blog postsA busy two weeks in Brazil for this Vet Med studentJul 12, 2017 1:00 pm1 views Once I stepped off the plane in Curitiba and entered my host family’s car, Brazilian culture surrounded me…and it was beautiful.ACES student blog: Not all classrooms have four wallsNov 6, 2017 10:15 am9 views Through study abroad, I learned that not all classrooms have four walls, and that there is something to be learned in every opportunity, regardless of where you are.A few minutes with paralympian Kelsey LeFevourSep 27, 2019 4:15 pm3 views LeFevour talks about why she took up wheelchair racing and her experiences at DRES.Anthropology students in Belize: Maya rituals unearthedAug 16, 2018 9:00 am5 views We are excavating two ancient Maya sites nestled in the sacred landscape of Cara Blanca in central Belize. Both date to A.D. 800-900,Carle Illinois' first ever Make-a-thon: Conceiving the 'health mirror'Dec 19, 2018 11:00 am1 views Participants spent a day brainstorming solutions to a simple question: 'What if healthy living was as simple as looking in a mirror?'Carle Illinois inaugural class profile: Phani GaddipatiNov 14, 2018 1:45 pm11 views 'Before coming to medical school, people always said it’s a lot of work. What’s kind of surprising is that I am doing a lot of work but it doesn’t feel like work, because I’m learning about things I’m interested in.'Carle Illinois inaugural class profiles: Aaron BrownJan 17, 2019 9:15 am7 views 'Math changed my life in showing me that problem solving is where I wanted to be. That’s what brought me to medicine'Casting a net for conservation, and catching ducksMar 22, 2017 8:00 am3 views "Using telemetry to track the birds from different sites allows me to know exactly where each duck is sitting, what habitats it likes to use, and how long it stays in the region."Choose Illinois: Accept your offer by May 1Apr 29, 2018 10:00 am0 views Why choose Illinois? Here are more than 200 reasonsChristina Moawad: Combining problem-solving and compassionOct 15, 2018 6:15 am4 views 'I didn’t want to limit myself to just creating, or just having human impact. I wanted to be able to be on both sides,' says the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine inaugural studentDesign students create virtual reality scenarios for those soon to be released from prisonMay 22, 2018 4:00 am1 views The immersive reality scenarios will help new parolees learn how to navigate public transportation, pay at the pump at a gas station or order from a digital kiosk at a fast-food restaurantEngineering launches City Scholars program in ChicagoJan 17, 2018 9:30 am7 views City Scholars work as paid interns at some of Chicago’s top companies, and take Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engineering courses, both online and locallyEngineering team seeks sponsors to fly miniature greenhouse to the moonMar 22, 2017 3:15 pm713 views Illinois freshmen Alex Darragh and Matt Steinlauf want to be the first engineering farmers to plant a seed and grow it on the moon.Enroll now in online winter coursesOct 25, 2019 4:45 pm0 views The winter online term offers you an opportunity to continue your education, persist toward graduation and learn valuable skills such as time management and goal setting.Final day for free phone carolsDec 13, 2018 5:45 am0 views For one week only, anyone from anywhere can call us round the clock and request any holiday tune, and we'll do our best to sing it over the phone. For free.Finding an ancient Maya city in the jungles of BelizeAug 7, 2018 8:45 am2 views 'The site is impressive, with monumental buildings and a temple that rises 30 meters above our heads. ...the west side of the temple platform is a sheer 10-meter drop'Four Illinois students awarded Barry Goldwater scholarshipsApr 12, 2018 12:00 pm18 views The national awards recognize students for their potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineeringGies Business senior reimagining handheld healthcareFeb 1, 2019 11:30 am0 views 'With one handheld device, you can now measure your important numbers, track your progress, and send that data to clinics and receive remote counseling.' Chang Hun Lee holds 10 patents for this technologyHistory class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”Illini Pride: Two thousand strong, full of spiritOct 23, 2019 9:45 am0 views 'Being involved in the student section (at athletic events) is an easy way to get students from all different backgrounds in one environment where they’re all coming together to cheer for one thing.'Illini Success Report shows recent grad accomplishmentsMar 5, 2019 8:30 am2 views Illinois Bachelor’s degree recipients continue to experience exceptional success in securing a 'first destination' – a job, enrollment in graduate school or a volunteer position – within six monthsIllini Summer Academies reveal new wonders for teensJun 20, 2017 1:45 pm14 views It's like suddenly seeing the world in a new way. That's how teens attending the Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies describe their time studying with University of Illinois instructors this week.Illinois again a top producer of Fulbright U.S. scholarsFeb 27, 2018 12:45 pm0 views For the seventh time in the past eight years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Student AwardsIllinois a top producer of Fulbright student granteesFeb 14, 2019 1:15 pm0 views Eleven students from the Urbana campus received Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year, placing Illinois among the top 15 public institutions in terms of numbers of student grantees. Illinois Chamber Singers in Vienna: Laughter, Schnitzel, and MusicAug 1, 2017 9:15 am2 views Undergraduate student Grace Currie writes of a few of her favorite things during a trip to Vienna, Austria, with the University of Illinois Chamber SingersIllinois junior Paige Jones: Where my ACES story beginsApr 14, 2017 10:30 am3 views As the university celebrates its 150th birthday, I think of all of my family members that were a part of those 150 years.Illinois Open House Weekend, March 9 & 10Feb 21, 2018 3:30 pm663 views The University of Illinois welcomes thousands of students to campus for open house events in the College of Engineering, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and several other campus units.Illinois student named Rhodes ScholarNov 20, 2017 10:45 am8 views The first Rhodes Scholar on the Urbana campus since 1998, Thomas Dowling is poised to become the first in his family to graduate from collegeIllinois students collaborate on emergency call simulationOct 8, 2019 4:30 pm1 views Students from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, UIC College of Nursing (Urbana campus), the School of Social Work and College of Applied Health Sciences collaborate on a 911 call simulation.Illinois technician combines engineering and creativity in a DIY synthesizerJan 27, 2017 10:30 am0 views Skot Wiedmann creates music on a palm-sized synthesizer he built in just a few hours. He can experiment with sound using his fingers on the surface to create chords and move up and down octaves.