blog postsUrbana-Champaign Senate adopts policy granting university license to scholarly articlesOct 29, 2015 9:00 am26 views On Oct. 19, the Urbana-Champaign Senate approved a university policy on open access to research articles. This policy grants the university a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license to exercise all rights under copyright to the scholarly articles produced by faculty members.Gretchen Adams and Dipti Nayak to present for Chambana Science CaféOct 29, 2015 9:00 am104 views The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology will sponsor two upcoming Chambana Science Café events.FACTS legacy system to be replaced with new CRM databaseOct 29, 2015 9:00 am75 views The Advance Illinois Project is replacing the FACTS legacy system with a new customer relationship management database and related document management and business intelligence functionality.HungerU exhibit to visit U. of I., raise awareness of food security issuesOct 29, 2015 9:00 am32 views The U. of I. main Quad is a next stop on a nationwide tour of HungerU – a mobile exhibit to raise awareness of nutrition and food security issues. HungerU will be on the north end of the Quad from 9 am. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. Visitors can pedal tractors around the Quad and participate in events to win prizes. The interactive games and displays provide information about the significance of modern agriculture and how it affects the world’s food crisis and the state of food security in more than 100 countries.Miraftab and Robinson discuss ‘Mobilities’ at Uncorked and On TopicNov 5, 2015 9:00 am8 views Mobility has long been associated with success, power and adaptability. However, relocation of families, neighborhoods or whole ethnic groups has often been a matter of necessity or hardship. The College of Fine and Applied Arts will address how the worlds of art, culture and commerce have been marked by recent or historical migrations at Uncorked and On Topic at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Tryon Festival Theatre foyer at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.Educational Technology Leadership Summit will be Dec. 9Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am8 views The Educational Technology Leadership Summit will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9 at the I Hotel and Conference Center. The summit will bring state educational leaders to the U. of I. to participate in a unique professional learning opportunity on educational technology. Globalization at Illinois: Join the conversation at noon Nov. 10Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am23 views Illinois International Programs invites faculty members to “Globalization at Illinois: A Faculty Dialogue,” a town-hall style conversation about globalization at Illinois at noon Nov. 10 in Room 104 of the Illini Union. U. of I.’s ROTC units host Veterans Day ceremony at ArmoryNov 5, 2015 9:00 am38 views The U. of I. ROTC units will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at the indoor track of the Armory Building. The event is designed to commemorate veterans of all branches of the United States military. The event is organized by the Naval, Army and Air Force ROTC units of the U. of I.Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar: Luthey-Schulten to present Nov. 5Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am5 views Zaida “Zan” Luthey-Schulten, a part-time faculty member in the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, will present “Stochastic Simulations of Cellular Processes: From Single Cells to Colonies.” The lecture will begin at noon Nov. 5 in Room 1005 of the Beckman Institute as part of the Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar. Lunch will be provided.MGH Molecular Imaging Seminar Series presents lecture on radiochemical methods and technologies for human PET imagingNov 5, 2015 9:00 am20 views Dr. Neil Vasdev will discuss “Cutting-edge Radiochemical Methods and Technologies for Human PET Imaging” at noon Nov. 13, in Room 1005 of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.Richard Levin presents “Preparing Undergraduates for Global Citizenship”Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am18 views Richard Levin, CEO of Coursera and president emeritus of Yale University, will present two upcoming lectures on the U. of I. campus.Library hosts third annual Library Research Showcase Nov. 10Nov 5, 2015 9:00 am7 views The University Library invites the campus community to a Library Research Showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Main Library. Library faculty members and academic professionals will present their research, which impacts a wide variety of library services as well as the global library and information science profession and other scholarly fields.Illini Union Office of Volunteer Programs hosts annual Thanksgiving Basket DriveNov 5, 2015 9:00 am42 views The Illini Union Office of Volunteer Programs is sponsoring its annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive to provide families with a basket of nonperishable food items and a $25 gift card, which can furnish a Thanksgiving meal. The entire Illinois campus is invited to participate. The drive will run through Nov. 16.Jupiter String Quartet to present Bartók’s string quartets in three concerts, venuesNov 5, 2015 3:15 pm20 views The Jupiter String Quartet performs a series of three concerts this week that will feature the six string quartets by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. The string quartets are among Bartók’s greatest works and among the greatest in the genre.Culturally inspired painting exhibition to show in Illini UnionNov 12, 2015 9:00 am29 views Judith Adanma Johnson premiered her exhibition “Energy” last week in the Illini Union Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display in the gallery through Nov. 29. Located in the northwest wing of the Illini Union, the exhibition is free and open to the public.Expert on interventions for children with autism to give annual Goldstick LectureNov 12, 2015 9:00 am19 views Brian A. Boyd, an expert on autism spectrum and related developmental disorders, will give the annual Goldstick Family Lecture in the Study of Communication Disorders at the University of Illinois.Killeen and Wilson to host Nov. 18 town hall meeting.Nov 12, 2015 9:15 am72 views Faculty and staff members, students and other stakeholders are invited to the Strategic Plan town hall meeting from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 18 in the auditorium of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar scheduled for Dec. 3Nov 19, 2015 9:00 am14 views John Erdman, a professor emeritus of food science and human nutrition and a part-time faculty member in the Bioacoustics Research Laboratory at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, will present the next Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar at noon Dec. 3. Film screening, discussion of ‘This Changes Everything’ is Dec. 9Nov 25, 2015 9:00 am21 views A film screening and discussion of “This Changes Everything” will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 9 in Room 319 Gregory Hall.Local Asian restaurant to join Illini Union food court in early 2016Nov 25, 2015 9:00 am106 views KoFusion will open its doors in the Illini Union food court in late January, following the return of students from winter break. It will occupy the space next to Sbarro. This will be KoFusion’s third Champaign-Urbana location.First Street closed northbound between Peabody and Gregory drivesNov 25, 2015 9:00 am22 views First Street northbound between Peabody Drive and Gregory Drive is closed for repairs and will reopen on Nov. 30, weather permitting.BACH to perform Messiah sing-along Nov. 29Nov 25, 2015 9:00 am16 views The Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana will perform a Messiah sing-along at 4 p.m. Nov. 29 at the First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 S. Prospect Avenue, Savoy.IPRH accepting proposals for annual fellowships through Dec. 4Nov 25, 2015 9:00 am4 views Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities is accepting proposals for the 2016-17 IPRH fellowship year, which has announced the theme of “Publics.” The deadline for proposals is Dec. 4.New version of the Campus Profile now availableDec 3, 2015 9:00 am35 views The Division of Management Information has announced the latest version of the Campus Profile is now available online.Campuswide survey for December 2015 graduates seeks feedback on ‘first destinations’Dec 3, 2015 9:00 am17 views The U. of I.’s campuswide outcomes survey is now available for December 2015 graduates earning a bachelor’s degree. Faculty members are asked to encourage graduates to respond to the survey, which asks about employment, continued education and other next steps after graduation. Graduates can access their unique survey links online.Holiday Toy Drive provides chance for local and university communities to give backDec 3, 2015 9:00 am14 views The Illini Union’s Office of Volunteer Programs will host its annual Holiday Toy Drive through Dec. 9, with a goal of collecting 1,000 presents.Best-selling author Wes Moore visits Illini Union to deliver program keynote lectureDec 3, 2015 9:00 am37 views Author, educator and entrepreneur Wes Moore will present the One Book One Campus keynote lecture at the Illini Union at 7 p.m. Dec. 8. An informal reception and book signing will immediately follow the presentation.Competition to celebrate diversity of graduate student researchDec 3, 2015 9:00 am16 views The Scholarly Commons of the University Library and the Graduate College are partnering to host The Image of Research, a competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the U. of I.Herb Day 2016 set for Jan. 23Dec 10, 2015 12:45 pm128 views of I. Herb Day will be 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel and Conference Center, just off Lincoln Avenue at I-74 in Urbana.There’s still time to nominate a deserving civil service staff memberDec 10, 2015 12:45 pm11 views The deadline is nearing for the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award. This program is designed to recognize outstanding contributions to the U. of I. by members of the staff.U. of I.'s Alcohol and Other Drugs biennial report now availableDec 10, 2015 12:45 pm39 views The U. of I.'s Alcohol and Other Drugs biennial report is now available.BACH offers German Baroque ChristmasDec 10, 2015 12:45 pm27 views The Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana will offer the holiday music program "A German Baroque Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 405 W. Clark St., Champaign.Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy to talk about land reforms in AfricaDec 10, 2015 12:45 pm10 views The Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy will hold the event titled “Land Reforms in West and Central Africa: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Empowerment of Local Communities."Deadline approaching for predoctoral fellowships in the humanitiesDec 17, 2015 9:00 am33 views Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to select two predoctoral fellows in biohumanities for the 2016–17 academic year.Moms Association seeks nominations for Medallion of HonorDec 17, 2015 9:00 am35 views The Moms Association values the opportunity to honor pivotal leaders and to celebrate the achievements of all women affiliated with the U. of I. The association will honor the 2016 Medallion of Honor recipient at the Moms Association Annual Meeting during Moms Weekend, April 8-10.Record-setting December occurred in IllinoisJan 7, 2016 9:00 am50 views December was the warmest and second-wettest for that month on record in Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel, of the Illinois State Water Survey. Espresso Royale celebrates grand opening in Grainger Engineering LibraryJan 14, 2016 9:00 am105 views Espresso Royale will celebrate the opening of its fourth campus location, in Grainger Engineering Library, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Jan. 14.Krannert Center hosts free family concert Feb. 13: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam BandJan 14, 2016 9:15 am62 views The Emmy and Latin Grammy Award-winning family entertainment of Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band will perform a free concert at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at 10 a.m. Feb. 13. Friday Forum series organizes community discussions with racial justice activists, provides opportunities for actionJan 14, 2016 9:15 am60 views The University YMCA announces the spring Friday Forum lecture series “Breaking Down Racism: Fighting Racial Injustice in the U.S.”‘Experience the Hops’ at Allerton Park and Retreat CenterJan 28, 2016 9:00 am12 views Allerton Park and Retreat Center will host a winter weekend seminar on topics related to beer and brewing from 1 p.m. Feb. 27 to noon Feb. 28.Ollie Watts Davis and Jeffery Poss discuss “Memory” at Uncorked and On TopicJan 28, 2016 9:00 am28 views The College of Fine and Applied Arts will present a thought-provoking discussion about memory at its next Uncorked and On Topic at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Tryon Festival Theatre foyer.Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson to attend CAP meeting Feb. 4Jan 28, 2016 9:00 am25 views Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson will join the Council of Academic Professionals Feb 4.Free hearing screenings offered by the U. of I. Audiology ClinicJan 28, 2016 9:00 am44 views The U. of I. Audiology Clinic is offering free hearing screenings through April 22. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 217-333-2230; appointments are not available by email.Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Crimson Peak’ to open EbertfestJan 28, 2016 9:00 am35 views Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak” will open the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival.Einstein Bros. Bagels opens at Siebel Center and Vet MedJan 28, 2016 9:00 am1255 views Einstein Bros. Bagels has opened two more campus locations: the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science and the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Basic Sciences Building.University Primary School 2016-17 enrollment beginsJan 28, 2016 9:00 am19 views University Primary School is accepting enrollment applications for the 2016-17 academic year.Dance at Illinois presents February Dance 2016Jan 28, 2016 9:00 am141 views Dance at Illinois will present February Dance 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4, 5 and 6 at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.Preservation Working Group and University Library to presentFeb 4, 2016 9:00 am26 views The Preservation Working Group and University Library will host a hands-on informational event from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Champaign Public Library.Graduate College to screen ‘The PHD Movie 2: Still in Grad School’Feb 4, 2016 9:00 am50 views The Graduate College will host a free screening of “The PHD Movie 2: Still in Grad School” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in Foellinger Auditorium. The doors open at 6 p.m. The event is open to all graduate students.Education Justice Project accepting applications for teachingFeb 4, 2016 9:00 am17 views Since 2008, the Education Justice Project, a unit of the College of Education, has offered for-credit courses and other programs to incarcerated men at the Danville Correctional Center, a men’s medium-security prison.