blog posts Agreement puts new medical school on solid ground Jul 16, 2015 3:00 pm16 views It was just March when the U. of I. Board of Trustees approved the idea of partnering with Carle Health System to create an engineering-centered, Urbana-based college of medicine. And that idea keeps solidifying. Ahead of schedule Jul 18, 2002 9:00 am27 views Back to Index Airport crash drill Jun 7, 2007 9:00 am8 views Back to Index Alcohol Awareness Week to be observed on campus through Oct. 31 Oct 16, 2000 9:00 am21 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois will observe National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week through Oct. 31. Numerous organizations around campus will be sponsoring events and activities, including the following selected events. Allerton adopts two dogs to aid in humane pest control Apr 6, 2006 9:00 am16 views Allerton adopts two dogs to aid in humane pest control Allerton open for bow hunt to control deer population, Aug. 5, 2004 Aug 5, 2004 9:00 am3 views Allerton open for bow hunt to help control deer population Alma mater conservator to talk Oct. 25 Oct 17, 2013 9:00 am28 views The Alma Mater sculpture is still getting herself together but it is expected that she will be back to her old form in time for commencement 2014. Alma Mater sculpture restoration more extensive than originally thought Mar 4, 2013 9:00 am488 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Because deterioration to the Alma Mater sculpture is more extensive than an initial inspection of the exterior indicated, the restoration of the 5-ton bronze statue is going to cost more and take longer. Alma Mater sculpture's presence felt more than her absence May 16, 2013 9:00 am34 views You couldn't swing a sheepskin during commencement weekend without hitting some likeness of the Alma Mater sculpture, currently on sabbatical at a Chicago-area conservatory. Alternative medicine, quality of life among topics at symposium Oct. 16-18 Oct 8, 2003 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Alternative medicine and quality of life issues are among the topics to be considered when world leaders in the fields of aging and measurement meet at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Oct. 16-18 for the 10th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium. Alternative to furlough days announced Jan 21, 2010 9:00 am183 views University employees concerned about scheduling furlough days now have an option that allows them to comply with the mandated salary reduction without taking entire unpaid days off. Alumnus Hopkins talks about being an astronaut May 1, 2014 9:00 am329 views Michael S. Hopkins, the U. of I. aerospace engineering alumnus who recently spent 166 days orbiting Earth on the International Space Station, wasn't just along for the ride. Ambassador of Luxembourg to U.S. to speak during EU Day April 12 at Illinois Apr 4, 2005 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The state of the European Union will be considered during EU Day activities April 12 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ambassador program to connect U. of I. medical school with community Jul 11, 2005 9:00 am31 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Dr. Hugo C. Avalos, a small-town physician who has been retired for nearly four years, is helping the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign tackle a series of challenges facing the medical profession. American Indian Day to be observed Sept. 4 Aug 29, 2002 9:00 am16 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three leaders from the American Indian community in Chicago will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Sept. 4 (Wednesday) to participate in a discussion of current events affecting the American Indian community in Chicago as well as the community's history. American Indian imagery, ‘Three-in-One’ song discussed at faculty meeting Oct 29, 2015 7:00 am928 views Issues related to Chief Illiniwek, the former university symbol, were discussed at the Urbana-Champaign Senate-sponsored annual meeting of the faculty Oct. 26. American Music Month to feature Lincoln-themed concerts, exhibits Oct 29, 2008 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - For the fifth consecutive year, November is American Music Month at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Amid changes, department still offers basic printing services Dec 1, 2011 9:00 am137 views Rumors of the death of a one-stop, on-campus printing solution have been greatly exaggerated. A Minute With ... Commencement speaker Risa Lavizzo-Mourey on health care issues Feb 19, 2015 9:00 am140 views What led you to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation? Amnesty International director to speak Thursday Sep 16, 2002 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. William F. Schulz, the executive director of Amnesty International, will give a free public lecture Sept. 19 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Channing-Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon St., Urbana. Annual fall open house at Japan House Oct 3, 2002 9:00 am13 views 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. Annual fall open house at Japan House on Oct. 20 Oct 5, 2001 9:00 am18 views 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. Annual Instructional Awards banquet set for Monday Apr 23, 2004 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, three academic professionals and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising Monday (April 26) at the annual Instructional Awards banquet in the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Annual instructional awards banquet tonight honors the best at Illinois Apr 29, 2002 9:00 am19 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fourteen faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, four academic professionals and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students tonight at the annual Instructional Awards Banquet. Annual instructional awards to be given Monday Apr 25, 2003 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, four academic professionals and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising Monday (April 28) at the annual Instructional Awards banquet in the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Annual spring open house at Japan House set for April 17 Mar 29, 2004 9:00 am14 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A variety of traditional Japanese arts will be demonstrated and displayed April 17 at the annual spring open house at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Japan House. Annual teacher placement day Thursday to draw fewer recruiters Apr 15, 2003 9:00 am61 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Even as many schools face tightening budgets, their recruiters will be out in force Thursday (April 17) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for the annual Teacher Placement Day. Anthropologist to speak during Phi Beta Kappa centennial celebration Mar 22, 2007 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of Illinois chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will be marked during a two-day visit in April of a Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar. Anti-discrimination exhibit, 'Boxes and Walls,' comes to UI Apr 5, 2000 9:00 am177 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- After former University of Illinois student Benjamin Smith went on a hate-filled killing spree last July through Illinois and Indiana, UI students and staff members wanted to counter the negative message that Smith sent. Anwhere is 'walking distance' Oct 20, 2005 9:00 am4 views Back to Index A Pet's Place provides a safe place for displaced pets Feb 21, 2008 9:00 am85 views A Pet's Place was the first to receive the campus's "Team Award" through the Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement, an honor recognizing teams comprising members of the campus community who have made a significant contribution in engaging with the public on a sustained basis to address critical societal issues. Applications for the Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging due Feb. 4 Nov 1, 2001 9:00 am31 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Applications are available for the 16th annual Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging, sponsored by the Retirement Research Foundation. April conference at Illinois to focus on improvisation in music Mar 16, 2004 9:00 am16 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Improvisation is a common thread that ethnomusicologist Bruno Nettl has found to be present in the musical practices and traditions of just about every culture he has examined during the past 40 years - whether among the peoples of Iran/Persia and India or the American Blackfoot Indians. April lectures at Illinois focus on ethics, and on legacy of pesticides Apr 4, 2006 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ethics will be at the heart of the first of two April lectures in the Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm lecture series at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The second lecture will focus on the health consequences of pesticide use. The lectures are the last in the series for the spring semester. Arboretum is great destination for walkers, gardeners alike Jun 7, 2012 9:00 am147 views For half the year, the UI's 57-acre Arboretum is one of the area's best places to take a relaxing walk off the beaten path. Arboretum's Family Fall Festival to be held on Oct. 13 Oct 9, 2001 9:00 am11 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A day of family fun will take place Saturday (Oct. 13) during the Family Fall Festival at the University of Illinois Arboretum. Children and adults can enjoy a variety of activities, contests and exhibits while learning more about horticulture. Arboretum to remove trees in January Dec 19, 2013 9:00 am4 views A group of about 30 mature and dying trees at the U. of I. Arboretum will be removed in January. Architect shares expertise with students Mar 6, 2008 9:00 am113 views Back to Index Architects to discuss Sept. 11 attack and the built environment Oct 12, 2001 9:00 am16 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Students in the University of Illinois School of Architecture are organizing a forum on Oct. 18 to discuss the World Trade Center attack and its impact on the built environment. Architectural sketches, mixed media in spotlight in I space gallery Jan 19, 2007 9:00 am186 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Free-hand architectural sketches and mixed media work will be featured in two new exhibitions on view Jan. 26 through Feb. 24 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Architectural work featured in new exhibitions at U. of I. gallery in Chicago Jan 26, 2005 9:00 am18 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Work by architects and architecture students will be featured in three exhibitions Feb. 4-26 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Architecture Award Winners for Spring 2005 Jun 28, 2005 9:00 am210 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred twenty undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2005 spring semester. A total of $328,135 in prizes was awarded. Architecture featured in I space exhibitions March 14-April 5 Mar 11, 2003 9:00 am11 views 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. Architecture students honored for academic excellence Jan 28, 2005 9:00 am29 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eight undergraduate students in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2004 fall semester. A total of $1,050 in fellowships, scholarships and prizes was presented. Architecture students honored for excellence Jan 6, 2004 9:00 am30 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eleven undergraduate students in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2003 fall semester. A total of $1,500 in fellowships, scholarships and prizes was presented. Architecture to be featured in I space exhibits Nov 20, 2000 9:00 am24 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The art of architecture takes center stage next month in two new exhibitions at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Archives' approach looks to the future, preserves the past Sep 5, 2013 9:00 am52 views Maynard Brichford wasn't thinking about the past when he was given the task of starting the University Archives. Area elected officials push to keep PTI open Dec 15, 2011 9:00 am8 views A group of area legislators as well as Urbana mayor Laurel Prussing, pressed the UI Board of Trustees Dec. 2 to keep the Police Training Institute open. Are science laboratories truly inclusive if not accessible to service-dog handlers? Feb 16, 2021 8:15 am4069 views According to a new commentary in Disability and Health Journal, people with disabilities who rely on service dogs often are prohibited from bringing their working dogs into teaching and research laboratories. This one barrier can stop them from pursuing careers in science, says Joey Ramp, a researcher in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and lead author of the commentary. Ramp spoke about the issue with News Bureau life sciences editor Diana Yates. Armory gets new track Nov 20, 2003 9:00 am143 views Walk this way With the autumn chill taking hold outdoors, walkers and joggers welcomed the reopening of the Armory's track on Nov 7. Closed since August for resurfacing, the reconditioned track and floor area now contains restrooms and a drinking fountain and can be accessed through Room 190 in the building's southwest corner. Through the end of the calendar year, patrons can use the Armory track without charge but will need memberships to Campus Recreation or the Armory to use it beginning in January. Details about memberships and facility hours are available by calling the Armory Message Center at 333-8333 or visiting the Web at www.uiarmory.com.