blog postsTwo-week intensive foreign language program to be offered in MayApr 2, 2012 9:00 am15 views CHAMPAIGN,Ill. - The School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics will offer its Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program this summer.Two shows at U. of I.'s Chicago art gallery focus on recognition, readingOct 26, 2005 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Recognition and reading are the themes of two artist-organized group shows on view Oct. 28 through Nov. 26 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Two professors given campus's highest honorApr 14, 2000 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois professors have been recommended by Chancellor Michael Aiken for appointment as professors in the Center for Advanced Study - the highest form of recognition the campus bestows on faculty members for outstanding scholarship.Two new I space exhibitions focus on architectureJan 28, 2004 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions focusing on architecture are on view Feb. 6 through 28 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:Two new I space exhibitions focus on architectureJun 1, 2009 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Architecture - real and imagined - is the theme of two new exhibitions on view June 5-27 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:Two new I space exhibitions examine feminist health, aging issuesSep 4, 2009 9:00 am44 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Feminist health movements - past and present - and antidotes to the fear of growing old will be examined in two new exhibitions on view Sept. 11 through Oct. 10 at Two new exhibitions to go on view at I space March 3Feb 25, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions will be on view March 3 through April 8 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Two major exhibitions open Krannert Art Museum fall seasonAug 14, 2003 9:00 am5 views 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.Two I space exhibitions open Friday in ChicagoJan 8, 2002 9:00 am10 views 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:Two Illinois professors receive Guggenheim fellowshipsApr 7, 2011 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois professors - Anne Dawson Hedeman, in medieval studies and art history, and Kenneth Suslick, in chemistry - have received Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships.Two exhibitions at I Space showcase sculpture, painting and photographySep 3, 2004 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions will be on view Sept. 10 through Oct. 9 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.'Twilight Concerts' offer free summertime entertainment at IllinoisJun 13, 2011 9:00 am22 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A tradition that dates back more than 100 years continues this summer when the University of Illinois Summer Band performs two free "Twilight Concerts" on the Quad.Twenty students awarded scholarships for study at the UIJul 10, 2000 9:00 am47 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Twenty Illinois students have been awarded scholarships for study at the University of Illinois for the 2000-01 academic year.Trumpet virtuoso, Pacifica Quartet among performers at music festivalJun 13, 2011 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four-time Grammy-winner Arturo Sandoval has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra, the Boston Pops, the London Symphony, Celine Dion, Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake. On Sept. 2, he'll be playing in an old hay barn.Trio of exhibitions to open at U. of I.'s Krannert Art MuseumJan 20, 2012 9:00 am70 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three exhibitions open Thursday (Jan. 26) at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.'Tree of Life' demo, film workshop, discussions all part of 'Ebertfest' at U. of I.Mar 27, 2012 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Dramatic visuals for the Oscar-nominated film "The Tree of Life" were created at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and a demonstration of how they were produced is part of this year's Roger Ebert's Film Festival, coming April 25-29 to Champaign-Urbana.Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1609 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureTransformation is the theme of “BEAR,” part of a lifelong project on endangered animalsJul 26, 2016 8:00 am414 views “BEAR” is the fourth performance in “The Unreliable Bestiary,” a lifelong project by University of Illinois art professor Deke Weaver to present a performance for every letter of the alphabet, each representing an endangered animal or habitat. Weaver’s project tells the stories of animals and our relationships to them.Town meeting Sept. 26 to discuss national security challengesSep 11, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- "National Security Challenges for the 21st Century" will be the focus of a town meeting Sept. 26 at the University of Illinois.Top Latin American films to be showcased during April festivalMar 19, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Some of the best new films from Latin America will be screened locally during the second annual Latin American Film Festival April 4-10.Three U. of I. scientists join Scientific American's blog networkJul 5, 2011 9:00 am23 views CHAMPAIGN, lll. - When Scientific American unveils its new blog network Tuesday (July 5), the roster of hand-picked science communicators will include three University of Illinois bloggers. The university is one of the few institutions represented by multiple bloggers on the blogroll of the 165-year-old publication, the oldest popular science magazine in the world.Three projects curated by Chicago arts consultant on view at I space galleryApr 22, 2004 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three projects curated by Chicago arts consultant Lela Hersh will be exhibited April 30 through June 12 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:Three new exhibitions at Krannert Art MuseumJan 9, 2003 9:00 am15 views 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.Three Illinois professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 22, 2015 9:00 am131 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. Psychology professors J. Kathryn Bock and Gary S. Dell, and physics professor Taekjip Ha will join other new members in an induction ceremony in October in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Three Illinois professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesMay 1, 2014 9:00 am62 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. Tere R. O'Connor, a professor of dance; John A. Rogers, the Swanlund Chair of Materials Science and Engineering; and Wilfred A. van der Donk, the Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair in Chemistry, will join other new members in an induction ceremony in October at the academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.Three graduate students in Fine Arts win Kate Neal Kinley FellowshipsMay 9, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three graduate students in the fine arts, including two from the University of Illinois, have won the 69th annual Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship competition.Three faculty members awarded Fulbright Scholar grantsMar 12, 2001 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three University of Illinois faculty members have been awarded 2000-2001 Fulbright Scholar grants.Three exhibitions to open Friday at Figure One galleryNov 11, 2010 9:00 am18 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Performance sculpture, endurance drawing and photographs that explore the ties between people and place will be featured in upcoming exhibitions at Figure One, the School of Art + Design's exhibition space in downtown Champaign. Three exhibitions open Friday at I space in ChicagoMay 7, 2003 9:00 am4 views 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.Three educator-scholars from Russia's Hermitage Museum to visit campusMar 12, 2001 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Central Illinois residents will get a rare glimpse of the collections of Russia's Hermitage Museum this month, without having to travel halfway around the world to do so.Three-day symposium takes in-depth look at Tennessee WilliamsOct 20, 2000 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois theater department is hosting a three-day symposium, "Tennessee Williams: the Apprentice Plays," Nov. 2-4 in conjunction with the 21st century premiere of a Williams' early play, "Stairs to the Roof."Those who perform in Foellinger Great Hall say ‘hear, here!’Jul 19, 2012 2:15 pm715 views The sound was softer than a whisper, the aural equivalent of a tiny speck of dust on the lush soundscape of Heitor Villa-Lobos’ “O canto do cysne negro.” It was loud enough, however, to catch the ear of flutist Jonathan Keeble as he listened to a recording of what would become the title track of the Aletheia Duo’s new CD, “Song of the Black Swan.”Ann Yeung, Aletheia harpist, heard it too.This website is watching you. Are you OK with that?Mar 3, 2017 9:45 am1508 views “Tracing You,” an online arts project by University of Illinois researcher Ben Grosser, tries to pinpoint the physical location of visitors to the website. Grosser said the project reveals a desire for surveillance.The spotlight's on architecture in three new exhibitions at I spaceOct 6, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The emphasis will be on architecture in three new shows on view Oct. 13 through Nov. 11 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.The piano concerto taking center stage in classes, recitals at IllinoisJul 16, 2013 9:00 am61 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - This year's Summer Piano Institute at the University of Illinois will focus on the art of performing concertos - those virtuosic, multimovement works that typically feature a soloist accompanied by an orchestra. Ian Hobson, an Illinois professor emeritus internationally known for his concerts, recordings, conducting and adjudicating, chose to emphasize concertos partly because the collaborative nature of these works requires special abilities, and partly because concertos are a crucial component in most piano competitions.'The Game of Love' is a labor of loveMay 31, 2012 9:00 am32 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It started as a casual, offhand comment from a lighting technician speaking to the director during an opera program rehearsal at the University of Illinois: "We should do a production just for ourselves sometime," the technician said. "You know, just for fun."Theatrical quilt sewn from seldom-seen Tennessee Williams worksFeb 2, 2004 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - From the recent Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to next summer's Kennedy Center festival featuring "Cat," "Streetcar Named Desire," "The Glass Menagerie" and other works, 20th century American playwright Tennessee Williams has once again become a hot property.Theater professor juggles directing, teaching and actingDec 5, 2013 9:00 am4 views Less than 48 hours after the curtain went up Nov. 7 on “Clybourne Park,” director Lisa Gaye Dixon was off to New York, leaving the cast of U. of I. theater students to carry on through the end of the show’s 10-day run.Theater professor first staged Pulitizer Prize-winning play for second year in a rowApr 19, 2001 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. For the second year in a row, the Pulitzer Prize for drama has been awarded to a new American play first staged by University of Illinois theater professor Daniel Sullivan.Tenth anniversary of IPRH film series to focus on films worth second lookSep 14, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The fall film series sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities will comprise a variety of films that have only one thing in common: They didn't attract large audiences during their initial showings early in the series' 10-year history and deserve second screenings, according to Christine Catanzarite, senior associate director at IPRH and organizer of the series.Tennessee Williams' play, related events scheduled at IllinoisSep 14, 2005 9:00 am26 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - For drama lovers everywhere, the name Tennessee Williams conjures up the complex, conflicted and often spirited characters that populate plays such as "The Glass Menagerie" or "A Streetcar Named Desire."Technologically turbocharged 'Astral Convertible' to be staged at IllinoisJan 22, 2010 9:00 am30 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A seminal dance production from the 1980s by acclaimed postmodernist choreographer Trisha Brown will be "reimagined" with interactive 21st-century technology by artists at the University of Illinois.Team USA goes for gold in Prague QuadrennialMay 3, 2007 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The next Olympic games won't take place until 2008, but a team at the University of Illinois has been going the distance to ensure that the U.S. is well represented in another major international event and competition held every four years.Tea ceremony at U. of I.'s Japan House to focus on disaster in JapanMar 16, 2011 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japan House will hold a public tea ceremony dedication at 1 p.m. Saturday (March 19) for the victims of the disaster in Japan.Symposium to focus on environmental impact of electronic wasteFeb 18, 2010 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - What is the life cycle of your new laptop computer and what's being done to make the flat-panel televisions that are flying off store shelvesSymposium looks at music and the Great WarMar 2, 2015 9:00 am19 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A two-day symposium hosted by the University of Illinois School of Music will look at creative responses to World War I, starting with the musical interpretations of the iconic poem "In Flanders Fields."Symposium celebrates new doctoral program in landscape historyAug 13, 2002 9:00 am4 views 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.Symposium at Illinois to focus on issue of electronic wasteMar 7, 2011 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - People who get a new smart phone, tablet computer, e-book reader or mp3 player rarely focus on the outdated devices they replace. But those discarded products represent a significant waste of energy and materials, and, if improperly disposed of, serious environmental risks.Symposium at Illinois to feature science fiction authors and musicSep 18, 2013 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Best-selling author Kim Stanley Robinson will deliver the keynote lecture at "Writing Another Future," a symposium on science fiction, the arts and humanities, Sept. 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to presentations and panel discussions, the event will include several concerts. Organizers hope the symposium will spark interest in science fiction writing as part of the university's ongoing explorations of science, technology and society.Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval MediterraneanMar 25, 2003 9:00 am1 views 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.