100 years of architecture student design work to be preserved, archived Nov 4, 2019 8:00 am1771 views A project led by architecture professor Marci Uihlein will archive and make accessible 100 years of student design work, representing a history of architecture education. 10-day numbers at Illinois show larger freshman class, higher ACT scores Sep 11, 2013 9:00 am278 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 2013-14 freshman class of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is larger than last year, its makeup more diverse and its test scores higher, according to fall enrollment statistics released this week. 10-day numbers at Illinois show record average test scores Sep 11, 2014 9:00 am55 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Average test scores for the 2014-15 freshman class of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the highest ever, according to fall enrollment statistics released this week. 130th Commencement to be held May 13 Jeff Unger, News Bureau (217) 333-1085 4/16/2001 Apr 16, 2001 9:00 am78 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The 130th Commencement of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be held in two ceremonies May 13 at the Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign. 139 Freshmen, sophomores at Illinois named Chancellor's Scholars Aug 18, 2006 9:00 am204 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and thirty-nine freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois have been designated Chancellor's Scholars in the Campus Honors Program this fall. 150 freshmen, sophomores at Illinois named Chancellor's Scholars Jul 11, 2005 9:00 am233 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and fifty freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellor's Scholars in the Campus Honors Program this fall. 16 Illinois students, recent graduates offered Fulbright grants Jun 9, 2022 9:00 am3626 views Sixteen University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students and recent graduates were offered Fulbright grants to pursue international education, research and teaching experiences around the globe this coming year. Another six Illinois students were named Fulbright alternates. 2002 homecoming court members selected Oct 22, 2002 9:00 am74 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twenty seniors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were selected to serve on this year's homecoming court (EDITORS: See list). 2010 fall Dean's List recognizes 6,371 students Feb 21, 2011 9:00 am183 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Dean's lists for the 2010 fall semester have been announced by eight colleges and another academic unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2010 spring Dean's List recognizes 6,121 students Jul 23, 2010 9:00 am236 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Dean's lists for the 2010 spring semester have been announced by eight colleges and another academic unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2013-14 Paul D. Doolen scholarships available for study of aging Jan 24, 2013 9:00 am35 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Applications are being accepted for the 2013-2014 annual Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging, sponsored by the Retirement Research Foundation. 2020 Ebert Symposium to explore changing times in film, media Oct 1, 2020 8:45 am607 views Films and the media industry in changing times will be the subject of this year’s online Ebert Symposium, on Oct. 8 and two later dates, with filmmakers, media professionals and academics part of the discussion. Participants will explore the effects of the pandemic, the racial justice movement and other factors on the media industry, documentary filmmaking and media representation. 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled Mar 12, 2020 5:00 pm1648 views This year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” has been canceled due to concerns related to the coronavirus. 2021 Roger Ebert's Film Festival moved to September Aug 10, 2020 1:45 pm1639 views The 2021 edition of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” has been moved to early September due to uncertainties related to COVID-19. 21 honored for excellence in teaching and advising Apr 26, 2012 9:00 am236 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twelve faculty members, four academic professionals and five graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois were honored (Tuesday) April 24 for excellence in teaching and advising. The group was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. $25M gift from tech entrepreneur and UI alumnus Thomas Siebel will fund construction of Siebel Center for Design Oct 4, 2016 10:00 am11726 views The 60,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will cultivate interdisciplinary design thinking and will foster innovation in undergraduate and graduate curricula in multiple colleges. 400 youth to compete in statewide 4-H Robotics Challenge Apr 27, 2015 12:00 pm35 views Nearly 400 youth from across Illinois will be on the University of Illinois campus Saturday (May 2) to compete in the seventh annual Illinois 4-H Robotics Challenge. 90th Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 8-15 Sep 25, 2000 9:00 am24 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois will mark its 90th annual Homecoming with a weeklong celebration Oct. 8 through 15. 9/11 memorial concert to take place in Smith Hall on U. of I. campus Aug 31, 2009 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The annual concert on the University of Illinois campus commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States will move back to its original venue this year. 93rd Homecoming celebration begins Oct. 19 Oct 13, 2003 9:00 am18 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois will mark its 93rd annual Homecoming with a weeklong celebration Oct. 19 through 26. Academy executive featured in Ebert Symposium on media representation Oct 29, 2020 9:30 am501 views The chief operating officer for the academy that awards the Oscars will be a featured guest for a discussion of inclusion and equity in the media, part of this year’s online Ebert Symposium. ACES Dean Robert Easter named interim provost at Illinois Jun 2, 2009 9:00 am11 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert A. Easter, the dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois, has been named interim-provost designate, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees at its July 22 meeting in Chicago. Actor and U. of I. alumnus Nick Offerman 2017 commencement speaker Apr 25, 2017 3:30 pm10561 views Illinois alumnus and actor, humorist, author and woodworker Nick Offerman, best known for his role as Ron Swanson on the NBC hit comedy series "Parks and Recreation," will be the U. of I.’s commencement speaker Saturday, May 13. Adaptation of classic play examines issues of politics, greed, public trust Feb 10, 2022 3:00 pm700 views Illinois theatre students’ adaptation of “An Enemy of the People” considers how the truth gets told (or not told) during a public health crisis. Adaptation of ‘The Turn of the Screw’ premieres at Krannert Center following artistic residency Sep 11, 2018 12:30 pm374 views The New York-based Builders Association theater company will premiere “STRANGE WINDOW: The Turn of the Screw,” a new take on Henry James’ novella, at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The company developed the production during a residency at Krannert Center. Additional guests and events announced for 2008 'Ebertfest' Apr 3, 2008 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Additional events and guests - among them actor Timothy Spall - have been announced for the 10th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, or "Ebertfest," coming April 23-27 to Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois. A director to the stars and a professor to UI students Jun 5, 2006 9:00 am151 views A Minute With™... UI theater professor Daniel Sullivan Allan M. Stratman named executive director of U. of I. Facilities Jun 11, 2013 9:00 am105 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Allan M. Stratman, a captain in the U.S. Navy and the executive officer of the Navy Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, has been chosen to be the executive director of Facilities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Allerton Barn Festival a buffet of music, dance, nature and food Aug 26, 2009 9:00 am42 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Tickets are still available for the University of Illinois School of Music's third annual Allerton Music Barn Festival Sept. 3 through 7. Allerton Music Barn Festival this fall to offer wide variety of music, musicians and styles Jun 19, 2014 9:00 am63 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Andrew Megill, Ollie Watts Davis, the Jupiter String Quartet and Chip McNeill are among the musicians scheduled to perform at the eighth annual Allerton Music Barn Festival. Altgeld Chimes celebrated in video while chimes concerts on hiatus Aug 2, 2017 9:00 am1601 views A new video celebrates the history of the Altgeld Chimes and the chimes players. Altgeld Tower closed for repairs, carillon on autopilot Mar 19, 2017 7:15 am2311 views With the closing of Altgeld Tower for repairs, the iconic carillon will be limited to machine-controlled announcements of quarter-hour intervals. Altman grand marshal of 2018 Homecoming Parade Oct 5, 2018 9:15 am1449 views Former NASA astronaut and Illinois alumnus Scott Altman will serve as the grand marshal of this year’s University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Homecoming Parade on Friday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. Alumna named Schwarzman Scholar Dec 4, 2019 9:00 am1586 views Illinois alumna Katherine Pollman was selected as a Schwarzman Scholar, awarded to students who seek a better understanding of China’s role in the world. Alumnus wins fellowship, will work on prosthesis project in Guatemala Jun 13, 2012 9:00 am29 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A recent University of Illinois graduate has received a Whitaker International Fellow Grant to fund overseas bioengineering research during the 2012-13 academic year. Ancient and modern intersect in 'Hive' exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Jan 21, 2020 9:00 am2252 views “Hive” – a combination of 18-foot-tall inflatable sculptures and an immersive sound installation – is on view for the coming year at Krannert Art Musem. Anderson named College of Education interim dean Aug 10, 2016 10:30 am1182 views James D. Anderson, the head of the department of education policy, organization and leadership and the executive associate dean for the College of Education, will become the interim dean of the College of Education effective Aug. 16. Anderson to discuss 14th Amendment, citizenship, national identity in CAS Annual Lecture Oct 11, 2018 8:00 am571 views Illinois education scholar and dean James Anderson will deliver the Center for Advanced Study Annual Lecture on the 14th Amendment and citizenship, immigration and national identity. Andreas C. Cangellaris to lead U. of I. College of Engineering Jun 20, 2013 9:00 am1226 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill - Andreas C. Cangellaris, the head of the department of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been chosen to be the next dean of the College of Engineering. Annual Beginning Teacher Conference to be June 26-27 Jun 4, 2018 1:30 pm424 views Two Chicago educators who recently received Golden Apple Awards for their innovative teaching practices will be the keynote speakers at the 2018 Beginning Teacher Conference at the University of Illinois. Annual instructional awards honor teaching, advising Apr 17, 2000 9:00 am12 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sixteen University of Illinois faculty members, two academic professionals and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students Monday (April 24) at the annual UI Instructional Awards Banquet. Annual report quantifies Illinois graduates’ first destinations Mar 7, 2018 8:00 am2197 views Drawing from the experiences of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students who recently completed undergraduate degrees, an annual survey indicates that the campus will once again exceed national averages related to graduates securing first destinations. Annual STEM conference for new teachers expands to include the arts Jul 21, 2015 11:15 am96 views An annual statewide conference that focuses on helping new teachers prepare students to compete in science, technology, engineering and math fields in the global economy is expanding this year to include the arts.The STEM Beginning Teacher Conference, July 28-29 in Champaign, will be the third such event organized by the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative – but the first time that the agenda will include sessions focusing on instructional strategies for the arts. App brings missing campus icon home for commencement, virtually May 8, 2013 9:00 am996 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Commencement is a time rich in both tradition and anticipation for the future. Although a vital icon of tradition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Alma Mater sculpture, is absent in body, she is present in spirit - and in pixel. Applications for Doolen scholarships on aging available Nov 11, 2013 9:00 am33 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Applications are available for the annual Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging, sponsored by the Retirement Research Foundation. Archives exhibit documents role of Albert Lee, early advocate for African-American students Sep 6, 2018 11:00 am1046 views An exhibit at the University of Illinois Archives commemorates the contributions of Albert Lee, who is considered the unofficial first dean for African-American students. Aretha Franklin concert film 'Amazing Grace' to open Ebert Film Fest Mar 14, 2019 3:45 pm928 views An Aretha Franklin concert film from nearly 50 years ago, now restored and released, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest.” Art about Black experiences headlines faculty exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Sep 22, 2022 9:00 am615 views The “Black on Black on Black on Black” exhibition at Krannert Art Museum showcases the work of Black art and design faculty members in a new approach to the annual faculty art event. Art and Design seniors' work featured in Krannert Art Museum exhibition May 5, 2022 11:30 am700 views The annual exhibition includes work from a variety of disciplines and allows students to highlight their senior projects. Art and music harmonize at Art Remastered performances at Krannert Art Museum Feb 12, 2018 8:00 am307 views Krannert Art Museum will host Art Remastered, a performance by six local musicians who composed new music in response to a piece of art at the museum.