blog posts 10 Illinois students, recent alumni offered Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research, teaching experiences May 24, 2016 11:30 am 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 funding Sep 30, 2019 5:00 pm The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of BRIDGE Seed Funding. 13 University of Illinois faculty members selected to receive 2022-2023 BRIDGE seed funding Aug 4, 2022 5:00 pm The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce the 2022-20203 faculty recipients of BRIDGE Seed Funding. 1st Annual Community Interfaith Exploration: Cultivating Hope in Anxious Times Oct 4, 2019 12:45 pm 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 Honorees Mar 1, 2014 10:30 am 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 year Mar 1, 2014 2:15 pm 2014-15 Annual Report: A New Scholarship for Study Abroad Mar 1, 2014 2:15 pm 2014-15 Annual Report: GET Launches Mar 1, 2014 2:45 pm 2014-15 Annual Report: Illinois Partnership Wins Award Mar 1, 2014 2:45 pm 2014-15 Annual Report: New Students Mar 1, 2014 2:15 pm 2015 International Achievement Award honorees annouced Mar 9, 2016 10:30 am 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 announced Mar 27, 2017 10:30 am 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 Announced Jan 31, 2018 10:30 am 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, 2017 Mar 28, 2017 4:15 pm 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 Outcomes Jul 27, 2020 10:45 am 2018-2019 Illinois International Annual Report Aug 22, 2019 9:15 am 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 Announced Oct 2, 2019 10:30 am 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 Announced Oct 12, 2020 10:30 am The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 International Achievement Awards. 2022 & 2020 International Achievement Award Recipients Nov 18, 2017 3:30 pm 2022 International Achievement Award Recipients Announced Oct 6, 2022 10:30 am The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Illinois International Programs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 International Achievement Awards. 20 years and counting: ZJU and UIUC celebrate decades long partnership Jun 6, 2022 10:00 am The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and Zhejiang University (ZJU) commemorated 20 years’ worth of accomplishments on April 18, when representatives from the two universities met via Zoom. 8th annual B.E.S.T Conference kicks off July 20; public encouraged to attend Jul 19, 2022 9:15 am The Intensive English Institute is hosting this year’s Business, Education, Science, and Technology Conference at 9 a.m. on July 20. Adding commercial soy in developing countries brings unique challenges Dec 5, 2017 4:45 pm 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 Century Mar 31, 2021 3:00 pm 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 Bier Jun 6, 2016 11:30 am 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 Discussion Mar 3, 2021 9:45 am 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 University Dec 19, 2017 3:30 pm 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 Bangladesh May 23, 2016 12:45 pm 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 context Aug 17, 2017 12:45 pm 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 Reconciliation Jun 27, 2016 9:45 am 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 Trial Aug 14, 2016 2:45 pm 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 pm 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 Campus Mar 26, 2019 1:00 pm 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 projects Mar 7, 2017 11:45 am 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 pm 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 time Jun 10, 2016 3:45 pm Through Spanish, alumnus improves communication, safety, and productivity in the construction industry Business and Languages in Emerging Markets Symposium- Accent your career! May 13, 2016 2:45 pm Call for Proposals: 2018 BRIDGE Seed Fund Jan 26, 2018 10:15 am 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 Fund Jan 15, 2020 10:15 am 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: UI System/UNAM Joint Research Partnership Program Nov 1, 2022 10:30 am The University of Illinois System and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) have established a joint seed research grants program for one year, starting with the academic year 2022-23. Learn more about the funding opportunities available. Center for Global Studies collaborates on the development of series to promote open dialogue on global issues Feb 22, 2017 11:45 am 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 Campus Mar 11, 2019 11:15 am 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 pm 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 Life Jun 16, 2016 9:15 am 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 Nominations Sep 30, 2016 12:30 pm 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 Institutet Oct 14, 2016 12:00 pm 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 Council Jun 4, 2019 9:45 am The Forum on Education Abroad released the results of their Council elections, which included Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange Director Joy Phaphouvaninh. Do Engineers make the world a better place? - A symposium on engineers and social responsibility May 3, 2016 2:30 pm Do Engineers make the world a better place? - A symposium on engineers and social responsibility Drought and pilgrimage at the Cara Blanca Pools, Belize Jul 1, 2016 10:30 am 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. Drs. Allan and Elna Boesak talk media ethics, mobilization Jul 20, 2018 2:30 pm Drs. Allan and Elna Boesak sit down with Illinois International Communciations to share their views on media ethics and mobilizing for change in an increasingly interconnected world.