blog postsCampus honored for fundraising excellenceJun 12, 2019 8:30 am1415 views Illinois has been named a recipient of the 2019 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).Four faculty and staff recognized for dedication to diversity and inclusionNov 8, 2019 9:30 am396 views The four were reipients of the 2019 Larine Y. Cowan Make A Difference Awards for their exceptional dedication to and success in promoting diversity and inclusionCarle Illinois welcomes Class of 2024Jul 22, 2020 5:45 pm99 views 'This talented cohort met challenging admission requirements that go beyond the typical premedical track. The majority have backgrounds in engineering, advanced mathematics, computer science and other quantitative disciplines,' said Dean King Li.Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor'Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am45 views 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor' was produced by Illinois' Kaitlin Southworth, Tim Hartin and Alison Davis Wood for BTN. Watch it now to see why it won a Mid-America Emmy Award for Arts/Entertainment Feature.Illinois announces Center for Digital AgricultureOct 8, 2019 9:45 am18 views The new center will bring together agricultural producers, researchers and industries to innovate on the technology that is transforming agriculture. Chancellor Jones' State of the University AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am16 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.Stories of inspiration, innovation and impactMar 12, 2020 1:15 pm14 views Backed by more than 150 years of ingenuity and imagination, the U of Iputs you in the same hallways as 23 Pulitzer Prize winners, 23 Nobel Laureates, and a long list of game-changing innovators.Watch 'William L. Everitt: An Optimist's Journey'Nov 7, 2019 1:45 pm9 views The man who helped transform the University of Illinois into one of the top engineering schools in the country is featured in a new 30-minute documentary airing this month on the Big Ten Network.Solar Farm expansion to increase campus renewable energySep 19, 2019 1:30 pm7 views The new Solar Farm expansion will generate the equivalent electricity use of more than 2,000 average American homes.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am6 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 22, 2019 9:00 am6 views Eight faculty members at Illinois have been named to the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list, a global listing of scientists who produced the past decade’s most influential papers.Four honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipJun 19, 2020 8:00 am5 views The awards recognize faculty members who distinguish themselves in their vision of the future and their efforts to enable and promote others in shaping that future.Plant physiologist Lisa Ainsworth elected to the National Academy of SciencesApr 28, 2020 8:45 am4 views Ainsworth's election to NAS recognizes her 'distinguished and continuing achievements in original research' on how crops are impacted by pollutants such as ozone and carbon dioxide.Six Illinois researchers receive Presidential Early Career AwardJul 3, 2019 1:45 pm4 views Six researchers were named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the nation's highest honor bestowed on young professionals at the outset of their research careers.Chancellor Jones named 2020 APLU ChairNov 13, 2019 10:45 am4 views 'Robert Jones is an exceptional leader with an extensive background advancing the work of public research universities. We’re thrilled he’s been selected as the next chair of the APLU Board of Directors.'Eight Illinois faculty members elected AAAS FellowsNov 26, 2019 10:15 am4 views Eight professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected 2019 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Prof. Charles Gammie named on Bloomberg 50 list of innovators, leadersDec 6, 2019 9:00 am4 views Gammie was recognized for his leadership of the Event Horizon Telescope team that unveiled the first image of a supermassive black hole in April.NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber SystemsJan 28, 2020 9:15 am3 views U of I is one of the first universities to partner with NSA on researching the science of security and has been working on cybersecurity problems with NSA for more than 19 years.Trio honored with Chancellor's Medallion for investigation of Zhang caseFeb 13, 2020 3:00 pm3 views In addition to many other personnel involved in the investigation, the actions and dedication of Sgt. James Carter, telecommunicator Kenny Costa and Det. Eric Stiverson were particularly noteworthy.Computer scientist, physicist elected to American Academy of Arts & SciencesApr 27, 2020 10:15 am3 views Computer science professor Sarita Adve and physics professor Philip W. Phillips have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest honor societies in the nation.Restoration projects in LAS receive Heritage AwardsMay 5, 2020 10:15 am3 views Jane Bergman received the award for her historical replica of the glass dome that once overlooked the library in Altgeld Hall. The other award went to a renovation project to improve the roof of the English Building.Keys to academic & athletic success for black male high school studentsMay 27, 2020 12:00 pm3 views Adeoye Adeyemo had great success in sports (Illini Football), in the classroom, and now in his professional life. His research is helping shed light on how other black males can experience the same success.NSF awards $15.5 million for math, statistics institute at IllinoisJul 14, 2020 2:00 pm3 views The new Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation will include a collaborative group of mathematicians and statisticians from Illinois, UIC, the University of Chicago, and Northwestern University.Illinois selected for AAU's PhD Education InitiativeSep 16, 2019 2:00 pm3 views Illinois will be one of eight universities to participate in a new initiative to change the culture surrounding doctoral education and career pathways.School of Architecture showcases women in the professionSep 19, 2019 1:15 pm3 views The School of Architecture is celebrating the contributions of female architecture graduates.Illinois students honored with Goldwater scholarshipsApr 8, 2020 10:00 am2 views The Goldwater Scholarships encourage the development of highly qualified scientists and engineers by awarding scholarships to sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue doctorates. Hammack receives Carl Sagan AwardMay 6, 2019 8:15 am2 views Illinois Professor Bill Hammack joins previous awardees Steven Pinker, Thomas Friedman, and Bill Nye. The first recipient was astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan.Khroma Quartet are silver medalists at Fischoff National Chamber Music CompetitionMay 13, 2019 2:30 pm2 views The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.Two Illinois students named Udall ScholarsJun 1, 2020 4:30 pm2 views Joseph Kreiling and Jonah Messinger were named Udall Scholars, representing the first time that two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students were honored in the same year. Meet the record-breaking freshman classSep 12, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Illinois freshman class sets records for enrollment, diversity and excellence.