blog posts10 Illinois students, recent alumni offered Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research, teaching experiencesMay 24, 2016 11:30 am0 views Ten University of Illinois students have been offered student Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year. These students and young alumni will be sharing their distinct Illinois experiences with others throughout Eastern and Western Europe, Latin America, Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.13 Illinois faculty members selected to receive 2019-2020 BRIDGE seed fundingSep 30, 2019 5:00 pm272 views The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of BRIDGE Seed Funding.1st Annual Community Interfaith Exploration: Cultivating Hope in Anxious TimesOct 4, 2019 12:45 pm66 views You are invited to attend the campus/community conference Cultivating Hope in Anxious Times/An Interfaith Exploration which will be held on November 7 – 10, 2019. There is no conference fee. See go.illinois.edu/CultivatingHope for full details.2014-15 Annual Report: 2014 International Achievement Award HonoreesMar 1, 2014 10:30 am71 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs were pleased to recognize the winners of the 2014 International Achievement Awards.2014-15 Annual Report: Accolades this past yearMar 1, 2014 2:15 pm1 views 2014-15 Annual Report: A New Scholarship for Study AbroadMar 1, 2014 2:15 pm35 views 2014-15 Annual Report: GET LaunchesMar 1, 2014 2:45 pm43 views 2014-15 Annual Report: Illinois Partnership Wins AwardMar 1, 2014 2:45 pm23 views 2014-15 Annual Report: New StudentsMar 1, 2014 2:15 pm32 views 2015 International Achievement Award honorees annoucedMar 9, 2016 10:30 am678 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 International Achievement Awards.2016 International Achievement Award honorees announcedMar 27, 2017 10:30 am346 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 International Achievement Awards.2017/18 International Achievement Award Recipients AnnouncedJan 31, 2018 10:30 am1078 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017/18 International Achievement Awards.2017 Joint Area Center Symposium "Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global Society" to take place March 31-April 1, 2017Mar 28, 2017 4:15 pm12 views On March 31 and April 1, the Center for Global Studies and the other six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Area Studies Centers will welcome students and scholars to campus for a two day conference examining a myriad of topics related to globalization and global governance.2018-2019 Bridge Seed Fund OutcomesJul 27, 2020 10:45 am149 views 2018-2019 Illinois International Annual ReportAug 22, 2019 9:15 am3 views The Illinois International Annual Report provides a “snap shot” of the accomplishments and activities of Illinois International during the 2018-19 academic year. This report also recognizes the generous support of our donors who gave between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.2019 International Achievement Award Recipients AnnouncedOct 2, 2019 10:30 am1426 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 International Achievement Awards.2020 International Achievement Award Recipients AnnouncedOct 12, 2020 10:30 am2608 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 International Achievement Awards.Adding commercial soy in developing countries brings unique challengesDec 5, 2017 4:45 pm27 views Growing commercial soybean in developing countries comes with a set of unique challenges according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Peter Goldsmith.A Great Conversation: Higher Education Leadership in a Complex Global 21st CenturyMar 31, 2021 3:00 pm831 views Chancellor Jones along with Vice-Chancellors Kupe and Marwala will discuss the changing landscape for higher education as it is impacted by major global trends including demographic changes, aging populations, political shifts, and national education policies. A guide to the Japan House gardens by Jim BierJun 6, 2016 11:30 am19 views An overview of Japan House and the Dry Garden at dusk. Jim Bier designed and built the gardens at Japan House and has maintained the gardens for 19 years.A Performance of Aeschylus' "The Suppliants" by Out of Chaos Theatre and Post-Performance Panel DiscussionMar 3, 2021 9:45 am2 views The European Union Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will host a virtual performance of "The Suppliants" by Aeschylus, a tragedy about migration and asylum. The performance will include an international, diverse cast, including American, British, and Greek actors. The director Paul O’Mahony and the actors are members of the innovative and acclaimed Out of Chaos Theatre in the U.K.Apply for the Kungstenen Scholarship, which sponsors an outstanding Illinois student's study at Stockholm UniversityDec 19, 2017 3:30 pm384 views Stockholm University is now accepting applications for the Kungstenen Scholarship, which will sponsor an outstanding student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for a one- or two-year Master’s Programme in Sweden.ASMC launches innovation hubs to improve cropping systems in Cambodia and BangladeshMay 23, 2016 12:45 pm1 views The Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium (ASMC) led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has established two regional innovation hubs for a project that will determine the tools, technologies, and methods that improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Asia and Africa.Barbara A. Yates Endowed Fund established to support Illinois students studying women and gender in a global contextAug 17, 2017 12:45 pm64 views The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP) has received a generous estate provision to make a gift to support an endowment for a graduate student fellowship and programming.Blog post: #NoMoreImpunity—Gender, Torture, and Political ReconciliationJun 27, 2016 9:45 am1 views June 26 marks UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Dr. Colleen Murphy, Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspective Program (WGGP), shares reflection on the gender aspects of torture, and the implications of torture for both reconciliation and transitional justice.Blog post: What is Political Reconciliation? Reflections on Reconciliation after the Karadzic TrialAug 14, 2016 2:45 pm1 views Dr. Colleen Murphy, a Professor of Law, Philosophy and Political Science as well as Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program at Illinois, reflects on the Karadzic Trial.BRIDGE-ing the gap between diagnostics and gestational diabetes (IGB)Jan 24, 2020 3:30 pm26 views Justina Zurauskiene, left, is a Birmingham-Illinois Partnership for Discovery, Engagement and Education (BRIDGE) fellow collaborating with Assistant Professor in Food Science and Human Nutrition Zeynep Madak-Erdogan (GSP/ONC-PM). Zurauskiene is also a fellow at the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences in Birmingham, England.BRIDGE Seed Fund Fellow Justina Žurauskienė Arrives on CampusMar 26, 2019 1:00 pm169 views Dr. Justina Žurauskienė, a fellow at the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, will be joining the University of Illinois for a year to research health disparities in pregnancy. BRIDGE Seed Fund is now accepting applications: submit proposals for new collaborative research, education, or outreach projectsMar 7, 2017 11:45 am8 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are seeking proposals for new collaborative research, education, or engagement/outreach projects with colleagues at the University of Birmingham in the UK, under the BiRmingham-Illinois partnership for Discovery, enGagement, and Education (BRIDGE). Please consider applying for support of your collaborations with Birmingham colleagues.BRIDGE Seed Grant research highlight: Can drinking cocoa make you smarter?Nov 30, 2020 4:00 pm2 views Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables – can increase your mental agility, according to new research.Building cultural understanding, one building at a timeJun 10, 2016 3:45 pm1 views Through Spanish, alumnus improves communication, safety, and productivity in the construction industryCall for Proposals: 2018 BRIDGE Seed FundJan 26, 2018 10:15 am511 views The BRIDGE Project Seed Fund supports collaborative engagement between University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Applications from tenured or tenure track faculty members are now being accepted.Call for Proposals: 2020 BRIDGE Seed FundJan 15, 2020 10:15 am150 views The BRIDGE Project Seed Fund supports collaborative engagement between University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Applications from tenured or tenure track faculty members are now being accepted.Center for Global Studies collaborates on the development of series to promote open dialogue on global issuesFeb 22, 2017 11:45 am0 views The purpose of the dialogue series is to encourage open, honest discussions about growing global concerns over political, economic and social problems.CIEE's Passport Caravan Makes a Stop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign CampusMar 11, 2019 11:15 am93 views CIEE's Passport Caravan sponsored 167 passports for Illinois students.College of Law Panel Event: “President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration”Jan 31, 2017 2:45 pm1 views The University of Illinois College of Law will host a panel discussion at noon on Friday, February 3 to discuss the domestic and international legal aspects of President Trump’s executive order on immigration.Coring and Exploring Ancient Maya LifeJun 16, 2016 9:15 am0 views BEHIND THE SCENES is a first-person blog written by faculty, researchers, students and staff about the work that they do, the joys and obstacles they confront, and the process of discovery at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Deadline extended: 2016 International Achievement Awards NominationsSep 30, 2016 12:30 pm0 views Honor and celebrate the accomplishments of deserving alumni, faculty, and current students for their globally-focused work and/or scholarship with a nomination for the International Achievement Awards.Department of Speech and Hearing Science celebrates partnership with Karolinska InstitutetOct 14, 2016 12:00 pm4 views On June 20th, students and faculty from the Department of Speech and Hearing Science (SHS) at Illinois and the Divisions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Karolinska Institute (KI) gathered to celebrate their successful student exchange and research collaboration program.Director of Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange elected to The Forum on Education Abroad CouncilJun 4, 2019 9:45 am166 views The Forum on Education Abroad released the results of their Council elections, which included Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange Director Joy Phaphouvaninh.Drought and pilgrimage at the Cara Blanca Pools, BelizeJul 1, 2016 10:30 am1 views We are saving the first images of this structure for the annual Belize Archaeology and Anthropology Symposium at the end of June. Because looters dug through almost all of the floors and removed most of the artifacts, mapping what remains is essential.Enabled Abroad Scholarship recipient spotlight: Amelia O'Hare in Hong KongAug 16, 2016 12:15 pm15 views We first arrived in Hong Kong. It was a very long flight, about 16 hours. Traveling with a powered chair can be very challenging, but it is not impossible.Estonian ambassador to address the state of the EUOct 16, 2017 10:30 am0 views The European Union Center will host its 16th annual European Union Day with a “State of the European Union Address” delivered by His Excellency Lauri Lepik, Ambassador of Estonia to the United States.EU ambassador David O’Sullivan will deliver the “State of the European Union” Address during 15th Annual EU DayMar 9, 2017 9:00 am2 views The European Center at the U. of I. is holding its 15th annual EU Day.European Union awards prestigious research, teaching and outreach grant to the European Union Center at IllinoisAug 8, 2018 2:00 pm26 views The European Union Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been awarded its second Jean Monnet Center of Excellence grant.European Union Center at Illinois awarded two prestigious grantsAug 14, 2015 12:00 pm11 views The European Union Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been awarded its third Getting to Know Europe grant and for the first time, the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence grant.European Union Center's Maxime Larivé discusses recent EU Referendum in USA TodayJun 29, 2016 9:45 am2 views "Analysis: 'Brexit' unravels EU's dream" from USA Today features European Union Center's Associate Director Maxime Larivé.European Union Center's Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (TED) program highlighted in Education WeekFeb 2, 2017 10:15 am2 views The European Union Center at Illinois has created Transatlantic Educators Dialogue, a program open to anyone in the world that brings educators, administrators and others in the education field together in trans-Atlantic conversations on various topics.Expert Viewpoints: What should we make of Russia’s revolution now?Nov 3, 2017 11:00 am0 views Illinois history professor Mark Steinberg explores the Russian revolution in an Expert Viewpoints interview with the Illinois News Bureau.Expert Viewpoints: What’s it take to get asylum? And what’s driving those seeking it?Dec 18, 2018 4:15 pm4 views Anthropology professor Ellen Moodie has been sought out in asylum cases from Central America due to her expertise on El Salvador and its violence.