blog posts10-day numbers at Illinois show larger freshman class, higher ACT scoresSep 11, 2013 9:00 am103 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 scoresSep 11, 2014 9:00 am31 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 4/16/2001Apr 16, 2001 9:00 am25 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 ScholarsAug 18, 2006 9:00 am62 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 ScholarsJul 11, 2005 9:00 am102 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.2002 homecoming court members selectedOct 22, 2002 9:00 am10 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).2009-2010 Avery Brundage Scholarships availableNov 20, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in both academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 36th annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.2010-2011 Avery Brundage Scholarships availableNov 18, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in both academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 37th annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.2010 fall Dean's List recognizes 6,371 studentsFeb 21, 2011 9:00 am41 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 studentsJul 23, 2010 9:00 am54 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.2011-2012 Avery Brundage Scholarships availableNov 15, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in both academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 38th annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.2012-2013 Avery Brundage Scholarships availableNov 14, 2011 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 39th annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.2013-14 Paul D. Doolen scholarships available for study of agingJan 24, 2013 9:00 am16 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.2013-2014 Avery Brundage Scholarships availableNov 12, 2012 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 40th annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.2014-2015 Avery Brundage scholarships availableNov 11, 2013 9:00 am92 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois students who excel in academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 41st annual Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.21 honored for excellence in teaching and advisingApr 26, 2012 9:00 am97 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 DesignOct 4, 2016 10:00 am11117 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 ChallengeApr 27, 2015 12:00 pm20 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. 8-15Sep 25, 2000 9:00 am12 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. campusAug 31, 2009 9:00 am2 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. 19Oct 13, 2003 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois will mark its 93rd annual Homecoming with a weeklong celebration Oct. 19 through 26.ACES Dean Robert Easter named interim provost at IllinoisJun 2, 2009 9:00 am5 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 speakerApr 25, 2017 3:30 pm8827 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.Additional guests and events announced for 2008 'Ebertfest'Apr 3, 2008 9:00 am3 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 studentsJun 5, 2006 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... UI theater professor Daniel SullivanAllan M. Stratman named executive director of U. of I. FacilitiesJun 11, 2013 9:00 am58 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 foodAug 26, 2009 9:00 am19 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 stylesJun 19, 2014 9:00 am22 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 hiatusAug 2, 2017 9:00 am1446 views A new video celebrates the history of the Altgeld Chimes and the chimes players.Altgeld Tower closed for repairs, carillon on autopilotMar 19, 2017 7:15 am1506 views With the closing of Altgeld Tower for repairs, the iconic carillon will be limited to machine-controlled announcements of quarter-hour intervals.Alumnus wins fellowship, will work on prosthesis project in GuatemalaJun 13, 2012 9:00 am10 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.Anderson named College of Education interim deanAug 10, 2016 10:30 am1139 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.Andreas C. Cangellaris to lead U. of I. College of EngineeringJun 20, 2013 9:00 am1088 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 26-27Jun 4, 2018 1:30 pm224 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, advisingApr 17, 2000 9:00 am4 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 destinationsMar 7, 2018 8:00 am1843 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 artsJul 21, 2015 11:15 am55 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, virtuallyMay 8, 2013 9:00 am318 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 availableNov 11, 2013 9:00 am24 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.Art and music harmonize at Art Remastered performances at Krannert Art MuseumFeb 12, 2018 8:00 am216 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.Art exhibition encourages discussions about revolution during Russian Revolution centennialAug 29, 2017 8:45 am267 views An exhibition at Krannert Art Museum uses the centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and contemporary artworks to spark conversations about the broader concept of revolution.Artists and art critics are paired in new I space exhibitionApr 21, 2009 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An exhibition that explores the sometimes graceful, sometimes awkward pas de deux between artist and art critic will be on view April 24 through May 30 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Artists at Krannert Art Museum want you to use your ears as well as your eyesApr 3, 2018 8:00 am195 views Artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme want you to listen to, and not just look at, their work on view at Krannert Art Museum.Assaults and batteries up, robberies down in U. of I. crime reportJun 18, 2009 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The incidence of aggravated assaults and batteries increased while the number of robberies and criminal sexual assaults declined from Sept. 1, 2008, to May 17, 2009, in the University of Illinois district, according to the latest crime statistics released by the Division of Public Safety.Astronaut Michael S. Hopkins, a U. of I. alumnus, to be Commencement speakerApr 1, 2014 9:00 am364 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Alumnus Michael S. Hopkins, a U.S. astronaut who recently spent 166 days orbiting Earth in the International Space Station, will deliver the Commencement address at the University of Illinois on May 17 (Saturday).Athletic director search officially underwayDec 4, 2015 9:00 am1334 views A committee to identify and recruit the next director of athletics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will proceed expeditiously but thoroughly in that process, Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson said today in announcing the committee roster.Auburn father crowned King Dad at University of IllinoisNov 15, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Don Dixon, of Auburn, Ill., was crowned King Dad by the Dads Association at its annual banquet Friday (Nov. 12) during Dads Weekend festivities.August and December 2016 graduates, Dean's List honorees namedMar 9, 2017 8:30 am6512 views The University of Illinois announced Dean’s List honorees – all 6,643 of them – and graduates from August and December 2016.August and December 2017 graduates, Dean's List honorees namedApr 4, 2018 8:15 am1690 views More than 4,100 students received degrees last August and December from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 7,845 students earned Dean’s List status.Author, CBS commentator Bill Geist to be commencement speaker at IllinoisMar 30, 2005 9:00 am117 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Bill Geist, an Emmy Award-winning correspondent and commentator for CBS News, will be the speaker at the 134rd commencement of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 15 at the Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign. He will speak at the 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies.