blog postsNow seniors, first cohort of Cancer Scholars set to graduateJan 10, 2018 11:00 am0 views Inaugurated in 2014, the Cancer Scholars program gave a small cohort of students the chance to mold their undergraduate experience around the idea of cancer researchIllinois 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.Learning from the LencaJan 29, 2018 10:15 am0 views We are in Llano Largo, the highest point in Central America and also the client community of my course in international water-system design, Honduras Water ProjectOur summer spent saving turtlesJan 29, 2018 1:45 pm0 views Last summer, two rising second-year veterinary students traded blue lab coats and lecture halls in Urbana for chest-high waders and wetlands in Lake County in northeast IllinoisGies 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 technologyInterested in Illinois? Visit us!Feb 11, 2019 6:30 pm0 views A guide to campus visit dates whether you're a propective student, and admitted student, or seek to transfer to Illinois from another institutionInterested in Illinois? Come visit us!Feb 13, 2017 7:45 am0 views There are many opportunities for you to see the campus, visit a class, meet some students, and check out housingIllinois 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 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 AwardsResources to support our international communityMar 23, 2017 5:45 am0 views 'Our success rests on the principle of inviting the best and brightest into our community and supporting their capacity to thrive...' - Chancellor Robert JonesOkavango Odyssey: Studying wildlife in BotswanaMar 30, 2017 10:45 am0 views U. of I. animal sciences students spent nine weeks studying wildlife in Botswana's Okavango Delta and Chobe Enclave Region.Image of Research: You are what you eatApr 3, 2018 10:30 am0 views Caitlyn Edwards' photo, a semifinalist in the Image of Research competition, features lutein-rich 'cupcakes' - part of a study to understand the role of nutrition in children’s brain healthHistory 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.”Image of Research: Bare WitnessApr 4, 2018 1:45 am0 views Graduate student Matthew Go established the first Filipino skeletal research collection in the world. He is a semifinalist in the 2018 Image of Research competition Undergraduate Research Week, April 23 - 29Apr 16, 2017 10:30 am0 views Undergraduate Research Week showcases the best of undergraduate research and creative inquiry at the University of Illinois.Snake Road SojournApr 19, 2017 9:15 am0 views Illinois Natural History Survey conservation biologist Mark Davis hopes treks to see snakes, frogs, salamanders and other creatures in the wild will instill in his students a commitment to work for conservation.MFA Exhibition to feature work by art and design grad studentsApr 20, 2018 8:00 am0 views The multidisciplinary artwork represents the culmination of their graduate education in an exhibition at Krannert Art MuseumChoose Illinois: Accept your offer by May 1Apr 29, 2018 10:00 am0 views Why choose Illinois? Here are more than 200 reasonsStudy: I-Promise grants boost low-income U. of I. students’ graduation ratesApr 29, 2019 9:00 am0 views Freshmen from low-income families who received Illinois Promise loan-replacement grants at Illinois were much more likely to graduate within five years compared with similar peers who did not get grantsSearching for turtles in a sea of grassJun 5, 2018 10:30 am0 views To survey local Ornate Turtles, one has to find them. Turtle tracking dogs help a lot.Work by Illinois dance student performed at national festivalJul 12, 2018 8:45 am0 views Krystal Collins’ senior dance thesis was inspired by games of double dutch, summer parties and family get-togethers – the things she and her friends remember from their childhoodsIn search of ‘white birds in a nest’Jul 24, 2018 8:00 am0 views Our willingness to tromp through swamps and brambles is fueled by the hope of catching a glimpse of “white birds in a nest” (Macbridea alba) in bloomWelcome New Students!Jul 30, 2017 9:30 am0 views Welcome days for new Illinois students are August 24 - 27. Dive in!Tracking a forest’s recovery one year after stormAug 1, 2018 10:00 am0 views In February, 2017, a tornado swept through this part of the Shawnee National Forest. There are few canopy trees left standing and invasive understory plants have taken overResearch Experience for UndergraduatesAug 7, 2017 3:15 pm0 views This summer, 10 undergrads performed research on imaging and microscopy technologies in the “Discoveries in Bioimaging” Research Experience for Undergraduates funded by NSFWeighing bears, corralling otters and healing wild beastsSep 30, 2019 2:00 pm0 views How do you weigh a fully grown American black bear? These veterinary medicine students know the answer, and it's a bit more complicated than just saying, 'very carefully.'Illinois students collaborate on emergency call simulationOct 8, 2019 4:30 pm0 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.Real growth in virtual reality learning experiencesOct 10, 2019 9:45 am0 views From courses in humanities to science, more students enhance learning through virtual reality.Undergrads choose their own adventure in wildlife research groupOct 20, 2017 10:15 pm0 views The students are told, ‘If you have an interest in a particular part of the lab, let us know. We’ll let you try it out and see if you still like it after you’ve tried it.’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.