blog postsChancellor, Provost offer reflections on 1 million COVID-19 tests at IllinoisDec 14, 2020 9:30 am3540 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 am1417 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 am428 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.Carle Illinois welcomes Class of 2024Jul 22, 2020 5:45 pm198 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.For 25th year, iSchool at Illinois ranked number oneMar 31, 2021 9:15 am164 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. 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.Emmy Award for 'Illinois Artists: Endalyn Taylor'Oct 11, 2019 10:00 am63 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.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.Stories of inspiration, innovation and impactMar 12, 2020 1:15 pm51 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.Keys to academic & athletic success for black male high school studentsMay 27, 2020 12:00 pm32 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.Chancellor Jones' State of the University AddressJan 31, 2020 9:45 am31 views Read or watch Chancellor Robert Jones’ January 24, 2020, remarks about our current challenges and ambitious plans for the future of Illinois.Four honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipJun 19, 2020 8:00 am28 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.U of I's rapid saliva test for COVID-19 gains FDA Emergency Use AuthorizationAug 19, 2020 3:00 pm22 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.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. Illinois honored with Purple Heart University designationJun 25, 2021 4:15 pm18 views The University of Illinois has been designated as a Purple Heart university, awarded by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, because of the university's longstanding commitment to military veterans. 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.Heald selected for 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in FinlandFeb 19, 2021 12:30 pm16 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.American Physical Society recognizes Baym with top research awardAug 20, 2020 12:30 pm15 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. New semester begins with detailed plans to address COVID-19Aug 21, 2020 11:00 am15 views The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will begin modified in-person instruction Monday with detailed plans to address the COVID-19 pandemic impact.'Homemade, With Love' exhibition debuts at Krannert Art MuseumAug 25, 2020 2:45 pm14 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.Illinois performing arts adapt teaching for fall classesAug 24, 2020 3:00 pm13 views The performing arts departments at the University of Illinois are using creative ways to bring students and instructors together for performance classes.Transformative idea earns prestigious DOD fellowship for PanesiMay 14, 2021 1:45 pm12 views According to the Department of Defense, the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship is its most prestigious single-investigator award. Professor Marco Panesi is the director of U of I's Center for Hypersonics and Entry Systems Studies.Trio honored with Chancellor's Medallion for investigation of Zhang caseFeb 13, 2020 3:00 pm11 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 am11 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.Dance professor Cynthia Oliver awarded U.S. Artists FellowshipFeb 3, 2021 9:30 am10 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.Marching Illini makes strides in sustainabilitySep 16, 2019 9:45 am9 views With improved technologies, the Marching Illini has transitioned to paperless.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.College of Education's online graduate programs ranked No. 3 in nationFeb 10, 2021 3:15 pm8 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.