blog postsCampus honored for fundraising excellenceJun 12, 2019 8:30 am1407 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 am381 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 inclusionEmmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor'Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am42 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 am15 views The new center will bring together agricultural producers, researchers and industries to innovate on the technology that is transforming agriculture. 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.Watch 'William L. Everitt: An Optimist's Journey'Nov 7, 2019 1:45 pm7 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.Chancellor Jones' State of the University AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am6 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.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.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.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.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.Chancellor Jones named 2020 APLU ChairNov 13, 2019 10:45 am3 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.'NSA and University of Illinois: Partnering to Secure Networks and Cyber SystemsJan 28, 2020 9:15 am2 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.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.Meet the record-breaking freshman classSep 12, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Illinois freshman class sets records for enrollment, diversity and excellence.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am2 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.11 faculty chosen for BTAA Leadership ProgramsOct 4, 2019 11:15 am2 views Eleven professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to participate in leadership programs held by the Big Ten Academic Alliance.Illinois: No. 1 global destination for international studentsDec 5, 2019 10:45 am2 views Illinois ranks No. 1 among public universities and No. 5 in the country for the most international students, according to Open Doors data.Hammack receives Carl Sagan AwardMay 6, 2019 8:15 am1 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.What does momentum look like at Illinois? Watch this.May 9, 2019 9:45 am1 views It's been another record-breaking year on campus, so we're celebrating!University invests $24 million into Investment for Growth ProposalsSep 17, 2019 12:00 pm1 views The university is generating new sources of revenue while continuing to invest in education, research and public engagement.Student receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate AwardNov 15, 2019 2:30 pm1 views Each year, the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award is given to an Illinois senior who has demonstrated exceptional attributes in leadership and a desire to make a difference in the world.Prof. Charles Gammie named on Bloomberg 50 list of innovators, leadersDec 6, 2019 9:00 am1 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.Illinois music professor awarded NEH FellowshipJan 15, 2020 1:00 pm0 views University of Illinois music professor Christina Bashford was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2019.U of I's highest honors: Stephen Long invested as a Stanley O. Ikenberry ChairJan 31, 2020 10:00 am0 views 'Steve has led the world in advancing our knowledge of the mechanisms of photosynthesis... especially towards the goal of increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis to help feed the world's burgeoning population.'Sottos elected to National Academy of EngineeringFeb 10, 2020 8:15 am0 views 'This is one of the very most prestigious honors an engineer can earn, and we are thrilled that Nancy’s distinguished reputation among her peers is being recognized,' said Dean Rashid Bashir of The Grainger College of Engineering. Two Illinois professors named Sloan Research FellowsFeb 12, 2020 9:30 am0 views Two U of I scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships. This honor is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers. Trio honored with Chancellor's Medallion for investigation of Zhang caseFeb 13, 2020 3:00 pm0 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.Tim Nugent honored by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of FameFeb 17, 2020 8:45 am0 views U of I's Tim Nugent, considered the 'Father of Accessibility,' has been posthumously awarded the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.