blog postsPodcast addict? Subscribe to these podcasts by Illinois researchers, alumniDec 8, 2017 11:45 am963 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.Matsuri Festival at Japan House, September 8Aug 28, 2019 10:45 am18 views Japan House’s Matsuri Festival – an annual festival celebrating Japanese culture – will expand this year to include a recognition of Indian culture.Krannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am18 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.'Help a tick-tracking initiative combat tickborne disease this springMar 29, 2018 11:15 am17 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 ticksBrown 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.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."Watch: Life Without IllinoisSep 4, 2019 2:00 pm11 views University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2019 PSA. 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Special thanks to the Champaign County Humane SocietyNo joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm10 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 ratsIllinois first in the U.S. to offer new brachycephalic syndrome procedureSep 6, 2017 11:30 am10 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.American Legion to establish post at IllinoisFeb 8, 2019 10:00 am9 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. Chicago's Large Lot Program sowing change in inner-city communitiesMar 19, 2019 2:00 pm7 views Chicago’s Large Lot Program allows existing property owners to buy up to two vacant residential lots on their blocks for $1 each.'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.Study shows U of I's strong ROI for state and studentsSep 27, 2018 3:15 pm5 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 am4 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, societyCorn 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. NCSA visualization team co-produces 'Birth of Planet Earth'Mar 29, 2019 9:45 am3 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.University 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.'Carle, U of I to purchase 7 Tesla MRI for research, patient careJul 25, 2019 3:15 pm3 views New machine provides the highest magnetic field imaging strength commercially available in the nation approved by the FDA for brain and knee scans of patients greater than 66 lbs.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 schoolTermites on the big screen at Insect Fear Film FestFeb 19, 2019 11:15 am2 views The 2019 Insect Fear Film Festival at the University of Illinois features termites – a threat to all things wooden but also a valuable part of the ecosystem.