blog postsChancellor, Provost offer reflections on 1 million COVID-19 tests at IllinoisDec 14, 2020 9:30 am3451 views In the space of just a few months, we built a comprehensive testing, tracing and monitoring infrastructure and ecosystem that is unmatched anywhere in the country.Campus 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 am424 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 inclusionIllinois history professor awarded Guggenheim FellowshipApr 9, 2021 1:45 pm233 views History professor Kevin Mumford has been awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. Mumford studies race, politics and sexuality, and how struggles over social difference and belonging have unfolded in America.For 25th year, iSchool at Illinois ranked number oneMar 31, 2021 9:15 am161 views U.S. News & World Report has once again named the iSchool the top graduate school for library and information studies, based on national rankings of accredited master's degree programs. The iSchool has held the top spot since 1996. Carle Illinois welcomes Class of 2024Jul 22, 2020 5:45 pm152 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.Cari Vanderpool elected Fellow of American Academy of MicrobiologyFeb 18, 2021 10:45 am71 views The academy is an honorific leadership group within the America Society of Microbiology. Its Fellows are elected through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions.Two Illinois professors awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 17, 2020 4:30 pm53 views Eduardo Ledesma is a professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Bobby Smith ll is a professor of African American studies. Each has been awarded an National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor'Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am51 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.Stories of inspiration, innovation and impactMar 12, 2020 1:15 pm42 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.Chancellor Jones' State of the University AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am30 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.Keys to academic & athletic success for black male high school studentsMay 27, 2020 12:00 pm24 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.Illinois announces Center for Digital AgricultureOct 8, 2019 9:45 am22 views The new center will bring together agricultural producers, researchers and industries to innovate on the technology that is transforming agriculture. Free COVID-19 course taught by Illinois experts is open to allAug 28, 2020 12:15 pm21 views Broaden and deepen your understanding of the pandemic in a free, multidisciplinary course taught by experts at the U of I. Four honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipJun 19, 2020 8:00 am20 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.Grammy nominations include undergrad, alums from Illinois School of MusicDec 2, 2020 9:45 am17 views Nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards include two alumni and one current student from the UI School of Music, Sophia Byrd.U of I's rapid saliva test for COVID-19 gains FDA Emergency Use AuthorizationAug 19, 2020 3:00 pm16 views 'This has potentially game-changing implications for our statewide testing program as well as for testing on a national level. I’m so proud - but not at all surprised - to see this type of groundbreaking work come out of our own U of I,' said Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.Heald selected for 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in FinlandFeb 19, 2021 12:30 pm10 views Professor Paul Heald, an expert in patent, copyright, and international intellectual property law, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland.New semester begins with detailed plans to address COVID-19Aug 21, 2020 11:00 am9 views The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will begin modified in-person instruction Monday with detailed plans to address the COVID-19 pandemic impact.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.Dance professor Cynthia Oliver awarded U.S. Artists FellowshipFeb 3, 2021 9:30 am8 views Oliver is one of five USA Fellows in the field of dance for 2021. The fellowships are awarded to artists in 10 creative disciplines in recognition of their accomplishments and to support their ongoing artistic, professional development.'Homemade, With Love' exhibition debuts at Krannert Art MuseumAug 25, 2020 2:45 pm8 views A new exhibition opening at Krannert Art Museum examines what it means to create space for Black girls and women to celebrate their creative lives.American Physical Society recognizes Baym with top research awardAug 20, 2020 12:30 pm7 views Professor Gordon Baym has been selected to receive the largest research prize of the American Physical Society, the 2021 Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research. Illinois performing arts adapt teaching for fall classesAug 24, 2020 3:00 pm7 views The performing arts departments at the University of Illinois are using creative ways to bring students and instructors together for performance classes.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am7 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.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.Illinois team receives $1.5 million grant to revolutionize wheelchair technologySep 24, 2020 8:00 am7 views The project, called PURE (Personalized, Unique Rolling Experience) offers users hands-free movement using an interactive and adaptive robot that is uniquely personalized for each user.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 22, 2019 9:00 am7 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.College of Education's online graduate programs ranked No. 3 in nationFeb 10, 2021 3:15 pm6 views Education at Illinois was ranked No. 3 on the U.S. News & World Report list, moving up five spots from last year, out of 296 institutions evaluated. It was ranked number one for online grad programs for veterans.Trio honored with Chancellor's Medallion for investigation of Zhang caseFeb 13, 2020 3:00 pm6 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.