blog postsPodcast addict? Subscribe to these podcasts by Illinois researchers, alumniDec 8, 2017 11:45 am920 views If you’re a podcast fanatic and looking for something new to listen to, read about a few podcasts created by Illinois faculty members and researchers, produced by Illinois alumni or hosted by Illinois students and staff. Illinois Open House Weekend, March 9 & 10Feb 21, 2018 3:30 pm663 views The University of Illinois welcomes thousands of students to campus for open house events in the College of Engineering, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and several other campus units.U of I Library launches open-access digital publishing networkMar 13, 2017 11:45 am32 views The Illinois Open Publishing Network has launched. Its first work: A new English translation of a memoir of Claude Monet.This week on Critter Cam: Coyote pupJul 13, 2016 11:15 am22 views The college of Veterinary Medicine's live cam features a new patient each week. This young coyote pup was admitted to the Wildlife Medical Clinic on Sunday, July 10.Brown armorated stink bugs are on the move in Illinois this fallSep 30, 2016 2:00 pm16 views An invasive stink bug species has been found in five newly invaded Illinois counties this year, according to Kelly Estes, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey coordinator in the Prairie Research Institute.Help a tick-tracking initiative combat tickborne disease this springMar 29, 2018 11:15 am15 views As the 2018 tick season gets under way, Illinois researchers are launching a surveillance program to learn more about where, when Illinoisans are encountering ticksKrannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am15 views A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum looks at such issues as migration, refugees and human rights as they relate to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – the 'Northern Triangle.'The statewide educational outreach of Engineering's Joe MuskinJul 5, 2016 9:30 pm12 views Muskin conducts engineering outreach for students from kindergarten through high school. “I kind of have the best job because with a lot of these activities...it’s the coolest thing they’ve done all year."No joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm9 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsAmerican Legion to establish post at IllinoisFeb 8, 2019 10:00 am8 views The new post will honor of the late Shawna Morrison, the first female Illinois National Guard member killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and an Illinois student at the time of her deathIllinois wins national awards for online educationMar 10, 2016 7:30 am8 views The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), which recognizes excellence in both individual and institutional achievements, has awarded two awards to the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Illinois first in the U.S. to offer new brachycephalic syndrome procedureSep 6, 2017 11:30 am8 views A new surgical procedure that addresses one of these pets’ anatomical problems was performed for the first time in the U.S. at the Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.'Quantum Rhapsodies' performance explores role of quantum physics in our universeApr 4, 2019 10:00 am7 views A new performance that explores the world of quantum physics will feature the music of the Jupiter String Quartet, a fire juggler and a fantastical 'Alice in Quantumland' scene.New humanities MOOC: Modern American PoetryMay 3, 2016 12:30 pm7 views Prominent faculty members from across the United States present their analyses of ground-breaking modern American poets—from Whitman and Dickinson to today’s Hip Hop artists—in richly illustrated video lectures.Surgery will give bald eagle a shot at flying again, but it's priceyMay 4, 2016 11:00 am6 views At Illinois' Wildlife Medical Clinic, a CT scan of the eagle revealed that her humerus—the bone connecting the shoulder and elbow—had been fractured by a gunshot.Critter Cam from Vet Med: A Sharp-Shinned HawkJan 5, 2017 9:45 am5 views The Wildlife Medical Clinic often cares for the sharp-shinned hawk’s larger (almost identical) cousin, the Cooper’s hawk, but sharpies are a rare visitor to the clinic.Chicago's Large Lot Program sowing change in inner-city communitiesMar 19, 2019 2:00 pm5 views Chicago’s Large Lot Program allows existing property owners to buy up to two vacant residential lots on their blocks for $1 each.Corn rootworm keeps evolving ways to resist pesticides that protect $50 billion corn industryMar 2, 2017 1:00 pm4 views Scientific American (Feb. 14) Illinois entomologist Joseph Spencer worries that technology to defeat the corn rootworm will work only briefly against an inventive foe. Study shows U of I's strong ROI for state and studentsSep 27, 2018 3:15 pm4 views Every taxpayer dollar invested in the U of I System nets $2.40, or a 6.4 percent annual return over the course of students’ lifetimes, according to the studyIllinois Summit on Diversity in Psychological ScienceFeb 12, 2018 9:45 am3 views The goal of this Summit is to set a new agenda for research in psychological science that will transform the way we think about diversity, its context in the academy, societyUniversity Library’s Small Press Fest celebrates small press, DIY publicationsApr 5, 2019 10:45 am3 views The Library's Sarah Christensen hopes the festival will develop a community of zine makers, comics artists and other self-published authors. 'Anyone can be an author and write about anything they want.'Professor collaborates on documentary to expose the effects of violenceAug 31, 2016 9:00 am3 views “What’s Left Behind” will consist of interviews with black mothers from Chicago who have experienced loss at the hands of violence.Illinois, French partners digitizing Proust's lettersDec 6, 2018 2:15 pm3 views Illinois researchers have created a website to make thousands of letters written by Marcel Proust available to the public35th Insect Fear Film Festival: TicksFeb 6, 2018 10:15 am2 views The 35th Insect Fear Film Festival will focus on a creature that is important for humans to understand but that is not actually an insect at allWhen trauma touches the classroom: Workshops train teachers to offer hopeFeb 13, 2018 4:00 pm2 views Eighty percent of children receive no mental health services, and among those who do, most receive the services at schoolFull schedule and additional guests announced for 2016 ‘Ebertfest’Mar 23, 2016 12:30 pm2 views The remaining films have been announced, along with the schedule and additional guests, for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as “Ebertfest,” coming April 13-17.‘Hair,’ 'Hysteria' and other films, guests announced for EbertfestMar 23, 2017 3:45 pm2 views The 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical of the same name, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, April 19-23 in ChampaignNCSA visualization team co-produces 'Birth of Planet Earth'Mar 29, 2019 9:45 am2 views Birth of Planet Earth, a new 24-minute giant screen science documentary for digital fulldome cinemas, had its global premiere at the Zeiss-Großplanetarium in Berlin this month.Artists at Krannert Art Museum want you to use your ears as well as your eyesApr 3, 2018 4:45 am2 views Artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme will talk about the importance of sound in their work, including an exhibition currently at Krannert Art MuseumCheck out the many planned eventsApr 5, 2016 1:00 pm2 views International Week seeks to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available to the Illinois campus and local community.