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  • UI Computer Fear Film Festival to be held Sept. 8

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. This years Computer Fear Film Festival at the University of Illinois not only promises to be bigger than last years inaugural event, its guaranteed, thanks to the marquee lineup.

  • Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum showcases African art

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. African masks, woodcarvings, beadwork, and bronze and terra cotta pieces are among the art and artifacts on view through Nov. 4 in a new exhibition at the University of Illinois Krannert Art Museum.

  • UI project goal: increase physical activity for older Americans

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois, in conjunction with the American College of Sports Medicine, has received a grant of $568,767 from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a project aimed at making older Americans more active and healthy.

  • Japanese alum wins first international achievement award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Nobuko Matsubara has been named the first recipient of the University of Illinois Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement.

  • Annual fall open house at Japan House on Oct. 20

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Guest artist Isao Takahashi will exhibit the art of hanga woodblock print-making at the annual fall open house at the University of Illinois Japan House on Oct. 20.

  • Marching Band Festival to be Oct. 13

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fifty-five high school bands from across the state will compete in the 31st annual Illini Marching Band Festival on Saturday (Oct. 13) at the University of Illinois.

  • New exhibitions on view at I space Nov. 16

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The built environment will be the focus of two new exhibitions on view Nov. 16 through Dec. 22 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Two I space exhibitions open Friday in Chicago

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Ancient and contemporary architecture will be juxtaposed in two new exhibitions that open this week at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. On view Jan. 11 through Feb. 16:

  • Krannert Art Museum to open faculty exhibition Jan. 26; launch noontime lectures Jan. 30

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The diverse talents of faculty artists at the University of Illinois will be showcased in the annual School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition Jan. 26 through Feb. 24 at the Krannert Art Museum.

  • Lunch-hour lectures on international topic begin in Chicago Jan. 30

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Europe in the 21st Century New Fears, New Alliances" is the theme of a lunch-hour lecture series the University of Illinois at Urbana is presenting in Chicago beginning Jan. 30.

  • National architecture association gives Distinguished Professor Award to UI's Warfield

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture has awarded its 2001-02 Distinguished Professor Award to University of Illinois architecture professor James P. Warfield.

  • Works by four students selected for juried ceramics exhibition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Artwork by four ceramics students in the University of Illinois School of Art and Design has been selected for inclusion in a juried exhibition.

  • Photography, architectural projects on view at I space in Chicago

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two new exhibitions will be on view Feb. 22 through March 30 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

  • 'Planning Matters' institute set for March 7-8

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Thinking Outside the Box" is the title of the keynote talk at a two-day planning and zoning institute at the University of Illinois, but the featured speaker wont be the only one promoting innovative approaches to planning, according to organizers.

  • Architecture students honored

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Nine undergraduate students in the University of Illinois School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2001 fall semester. A total of $1,350 in fellowships, scholarships and prizes was presented.

  • Master of Fine Arts exhibition opens March 9

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. University of Illinois students will exhibit new works in the annual Master of Fine Arts Exhibition at the UI's Krannert Art Museum March 9-April 7.

  • Works by Bourgeois among four new Krannert Art Museum exhibitions

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. This country's most comprehensive museum exhibition of early works by Louise Bourgeois is among four new shows opening at the University of Illinois' Krannert Art Museum in the coming weeks.

  • Japan House annual open house April 20

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The welcome mat will be out on April 20, when the University of Illinois' Japan House invites the community inside and to experience Japanese arts and culture at its annual spring open house.

  • I space opens two exhibitions Friday

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two new exhibitions open Friday (June 7) at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • School of Architecture honors students for achievement

    CHAMPAIGN Robert L. Brackett III, Architecture Scholarship, Charles Clemens Councell Memorial Fund in Architecture, Gargoyle Society Sophomore Award of Excellence, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood E. Schwenk Scholarship; Scott C. Burge, Francis J. Plym Graduate Fellowship; Craig L. Carter, Bruce Abrams Memorial Award; Laura B. Inskip, Tyler Allhands Undergraduate Scholarship, Edward C. Earl Prize in Design in Versailles; Dana N. Krisch, The Womens Architectural League Foundation of Chicago Scholarship; Xuemei Li, The Louise Woodroofe Prize; Madhura S. Sane, Stephen J.Y. Tang Memorial Award in Architecture

  • Summer workshop for teachers to boost knowledge of world religions

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. For the first time, the University of Illinois at

  • Graduate students' exhibition to open Friday at I-space

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six graduate-student artists will exhibit their work July 12 through Aug. 10 at the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Symposium celebrates new doctoral program in landscape history

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The department of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is marking the establishment of a doctoral program in landscape history and theory with a two-day symposium, Oct. 4-5.

  • Krannert Art Museum opens fall season with two shows Sept. 4

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign opens its fall season Sept. 4 with two traveling shows one of which is being organized by the museum.

  • Exhibitions of mixed-media works on view at I space in Chicago

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Myths, metaphors and invented narratives abound in the mixed-media works of Claire Wolf Krantz and Les Christensen, on view Sept. 6 through Oct. 12 in two new exhibitions at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • 'Rethinking terrorism' conference set for Oct. 3-5

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The ceremonies and worldwide remembrances organized in conjunction with the one-year anniversary of the terrorist acts of Sept. 11, 2001, have come and gone. But the need to study terrorism -- its roots and what fuels it -- remains as critical as ever, say organizers of a conference scheduled to take place Oct. 3-5 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Annual fall open house at Japan House

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The annual fall open house at Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is planned for Oct. 19.

  • 32nd Marching Band Festival set for Oct. 19

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fifty-six high school bands from across Illinois will compete in the 32nd annual Illini Marching Band Festival on Saturday (Oct. 19) at the University of Illinois.

  • Faculty art, Lorena Johnson exhibitions to open Nov. 16 at KAM

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The most brilliant display of fall color to be found this season may be indoors - at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum.

  • Works by six artists displayed in I space exhibition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The most brilliant display of fall color to be found this season may be indoors - at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum.

  • New ideas in architecture to be featured at I space

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Architects will have the floor in January at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Three new exhibitions at Krannert Art Museum

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three new exhibitions will open on a staggered schedule throughout January at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum. All three will be on view through April 13.

  • Students in School of Architecture honored

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Nine undergraduate students in the University of Illinois School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2002 fall semester. A total of $1,500 in fellowships, scholarships and prizes was presented.

  • Photographs, video installation and sculpture to open at I space Feb. 7

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Photographs reflecting an architecture professor's field work in China, and a site-specific video installation and sculpture will be on view next month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • 'Inalterable Dreams': Architecture professor’s images speak to wide audience

    Prior to the opening of James Warfield's photographic exhibition at the Deke Erh Art Center in Shanghai in January, the UI architecture professor exchanged several rounds of e-mail messages with two women who had been assigned the task of translating English captions into Chinese characters.

  • Architecture featured in I space exhibitions March 14-April 5

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Architecture - both historic and futuristic - will be featured in three new exhibitions opening this month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Senior wins one of 11 Churchill Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - David Smyth, a senior majoring in mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 11 students nationwide to receive a Churchill Scholarship for study at Cambridge University, in Cambridge, England.

  • Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval Mediterranean

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Centuries of encounter and cultural interchange in the Mediterranean may reveal lessons that remain relevant for today's observers of that region, according to organizers of a symposium planned for April 4-5 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • International conference, other events focus on Beethoven

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Throughout April and early May, scholars and musicians from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and elsewhere will assemble at various venues on campus to compare and share notes by and about composer Ludwig van Beethoven.

  • Current state of European union to be examined April 10-13

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The current state of the European Union will be examined in-depth at a series of events planned April 10-13 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Japanese arts and culture to be featured in three events

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japanese arts and culture will be alive and thriving on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring.

  • Three exhibitions open Friday at I space in Chicago

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Paintings, pop-up books and installation work are among the artforms featured in three new exhibitions on view May 9 through June 7 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Russian and Eastern European Center hosting 30th annual summer lab

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - When Ralph Fisher organized the first Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1973, communist rule in the region made it difficult for Western scholars to travel there to conduct research and exchange ideas with colleagues.

  • Works by MFA graduates on view at I space beginning Friday

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Recent work by six graduates of the master of fine arts program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is on view Friday (July 18) through Aug. 13 at I space, the university's Chicago gallery.

  • Two major exhibitions open Krannert Art Museum fall season

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two major exhibitions - one featuring African art, the other photographic images of the American South - will open the fall 2003 season at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum in late August and early September.

  • Interactive art, installation, sculpture on view at I space

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Interactive art, installation work and sculpture are featured in two new exhibitions on view Sept. 5 through Oct. 4 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Artists, critics, curators converge in fall lecture series

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eight innovative artists, critics and curators whose work defies categorization will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this fall as participants in a lecture series titled "REAL LIFE: Expanding Economies of Cultural Production."

  • ACDIS celebrates 25th anniversary with forum on future of conflict

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hosting a forum on Oct. 4 to consider the future of international conflict.

  • 'After Whiteness: Race and the Visual Arts' symposium set for Oct. 11

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Artist Suk Ja Kang Engles initially began to ponder issues of race and identity as a teenager growing up in a small town in Korea.

  • I space presents two new exhibitions beginning Friday

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions open this month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both shows are on view Oct. 10 through Nov. 29.