blog postsZipcars are great alternative to having a car on campusApr 1, 2010 9:00 am150 views Champaign and Urbana last year began to offer the community a car-sharing program called Zipcar. The company, which now has about 500 members in the area, allows users to pay for the use of a car only when they need it.Zipcar program ready to roll ... on campus and beyondFeb 5, 2009 9:00 am58 views Drivers, start those engines. Millikan and Martynas are ready to roll.Yale professor to give 2009 Thulin lecture in religionFeb 25, 2009 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jon Butler, the Howard R. Lamar Professor of American Studies, History and Religious Studies at Yale University, will deliver the 2009 Marjorie Hall Thulin Lecture in Religion at the University of Illinois.XTension Chords kick off new lunchtime entertainment series at new Arcade PlazaMar 23, 2001 9:00 am17 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The XTension Chords, an all-male a cappella group that intersperses comedy sketches with vocal arrangements, will kick off a new lunchtime entertainment series, "Picnic at the Plaza 2001," celebrating the new Arcade Plaza Courtyard at the University of Illinois.Writing program at Illinois publishes inaugural issue of literary magazineMay 20, 2004 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - In the trade, they're often called "little" literary magazines.World affairs conference in Peoria to look at Cuban-U.S. relationsFeb 11, 2000 9:00 am18 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As media reports and the court of public opinion have fixed on the fate of Elian Gonzalez, interest in Cuban-U.S. relations has never been greater in recent history.Works of five contemporary female artists focus of new I space exhibitionFeb 4, 2008 9:00 am51 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -The work of a cosmopolitan collection of artists will be featured in a new exhibition on view Feb. 8 through March 22 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Workshop series to address underrepresented studentsSep 4, 2014 9:00 am72 views Variety is said to be the spice of life, but it turns out to be an active ingredient in the learning process as well.Works by six artists displayed in I space exhibitionOct 28, 2002 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The most brilliant display of fall color to be found this season may be indoors - at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum.Works by self-taught artists featured in Krannert Art Museum exhibitionOct 21, 2004 9:00 am67 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new exhibition originating at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum seeks to reintroduce the public to the work of self-taught African-American artists Bill Traylor and William Edmondson by emancipating them from their "outsider" status and placing their art back in the context in which it was first discovered and acknowledged more than a half century ago.Works by MFA graduates on view at I space beginning FridayJul 14, 2003 9:00 am19 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Recent work by six graduates of the master of fine arts program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is on view Friday (July 18) through Aug. 13 at I space, the university's Chicago gallery.Works by Bourgeois among four new Krannert Art Museum exhibitionsApr 11, 2002 9:00 am114 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. This country's most comprehensive museum exhibition of early works by Louise Bourgeois is among four new shows opening at the University of Illinois' Krannert Art Museum in the coming weeks.Working togetherNov 3, 2005 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Workgroup examining gender and global equity concernsFeb 21, 2008 9:00 am4 views Increase the percentage of female faculty members and students in underrepresented units Work by five artists featured in I space exhibition on artisitic processApr 25, 2008 9:00 am64 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The artistic process - that mysterious zone between creative thinking and doing - will be explored in a new exhibition on view April 25 through May 31 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Work by art and design graduate students featured in I space exhibitionJul 11, 2007 9:00 am17 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Work by University of Illinois art and design graduate students is on view July 13 through Aug. 11 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Women's basketball: Investigation finds allegations unsupportedAug 6, 2015 3:45 pm7 views An outside investigation has concluded that allegations of racism within the U. of I. women’s basketball program are unsupported.Witmer named News Bureau directorJul 17, 2014 9:00 am104 views The U. of I. News Bureau has a new director.Wise updates SEC on medical enterprise project plansJul 3, 2014 9:00 am5 views Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise said she and her leadership team are working on the myriad details in a plan to create a medical "enterprise" on the Urbana campus, but cautioned it would take "many, many steps before this becomes a reality."Wise to host town hall meeting Dec. 6Dec 1, 2011 9:00 am0 views The campus community is invited to a town hall meeting hosted by Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise at 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Colwell Playhouse at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.Wise report to trustees: Ensuring diversity at every levelMar 21, 2013 9:00 am5 views Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise told trustees March 7 that campus officials are reviewing all institutional practices to ensure diversity is getting the attention it deserves.Wise discusses proposed medical college at SEC meetingJun 5, 2014 9:00 am2 views Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise plans to reach out to critics of a proposed venture with Carle Healthcare System that would create a campus-based medical college.Wise apologizes to SEC for handling of Salaita situationSep 18, 2014 9:00 am6 views Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise apologized to the Senate Executive Committee for the handling of the Steven Salaita appointment and promised to lead a campus conversation to help heal any faculty divisions caused by the incident.Winter worldJan 21, 2016 8:45 am750 views Winter session receives positive feedbackFeb 5, 2015 9:00 am47 views It didn't take long for students to warm up to the idea of taking classes during winter break.Winter light showDec 22, 2015 7:30 am547 views Campustown lights take on a holiday glow in this time-exposure photo at the intersection of Green and Wright streets. After a short break, business at the U. of I. will resume Jan. 4. Students return for classes Jan. 19.Winning Attitude: As Illini advance, campus works to promote responsible celebrationsMar 17, 2005 9:00 am4 views As the No. 1-seeded Illinois men’s basketball team headed into the Big Ten Conference Tournament in Chicago last week, officials on the Urbana campus and in surrounding communities had a game plan of their own: keep exuberant fans safe by promoting responsible celebration.Wind turbines, solar power to bring renewable energyNov 17, 2005 9:00 am10 views Wind turbines, solar power to bring renewable energyWilson says AAUP censure removal a top priorityOct 29, 2015 9:00 am333 views Interim Chancellor Barbara J. Wilson said removing the U. of I. from the American Association of University Professors censure list continues to be a top concern on campus and a top priority of her administration.Wilson: Diversity, inclusion always a top U. of I. priorityDec 3, 2015 9:00 am272 views A recent racially motivated incident aimed at U. of I. minority students is a reminder that racism continues to be a serious societal problem. Wilson addresses campus climate and diversity awareness issuesJan 28, 2016 9:00 am445 views Urbana campus administrators are considering a host of initiatives regarding the campus climate for underrepresented minorities and to increase awareness of issues of diversity and inclusion, including the possibility of creating a required general education course.WILL-TV celebrates 50 yearsAug 4, 2005 9:00 am136 views WILL-TV begins a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary this month by looking back at the station’s history, and by looking ahead to the digital era.WILL radio host makes music with different groupsApr 19, 2012 9:00 am18 views Kevin Kelly has four jobs, and they're all about making noise. He hosts "Live and Local" on WILL-FM (90.9), and directs three distinctly different musical groups - the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra, the choir at Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church and The Prairie Ensemble - a small orchestra known for its quirky programming and unstuffy presentation.WILL general manager namedApr 20, 2006 9:00 am4 views WILL general manager namedWillard plans for renovations – inside and outJun 1, 2006 9:00 am5 views It’s springtime in Illinois: Flowers are blooming, crops are sprouting and construction zones are popping up everywhere – including Willard Airport in Savoy.Wikis help teachers and students connect onlineApr 20, 2006 9:00 am21 views Wikis help teachers and students connect onlineWife of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to deliver keynote at U. of I. Summer LabMay 31, 2007 9:00 am39 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The wife of Nobel Prize-winning Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn will be the featured speaker at a University of Illinois conference devoted to her husband's contributions to modern Russian literature, history and political life.Whitman approved as director of athleticsMar 1, 2016 11:15 am63 views Josh Whitman was approved Feb. 29 as director of athletics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign during a special meeting of the U. of I. Board of Trustees Executive Committee.White outlines priorities for next five yearsNov 17, 2005 9:00 am2 views White outlines priorities for next five yearsWhite formally inaugurated as 16th UI presidentOct 6, 2005 9:00 am12 views The Marching Illini led the procession of nearly 500 students, faculty and staff members, alumni and 90 representatives of other American universities and learned societies clad in academic regalia from the Illini Union to Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Sept. 22. The occasion was the official inauguration of B. Joseph White as the university’s 16th president.White discusses financial future of universityMar 2, 2006 9:00 am4 views White discusses financial future of universityWhistleblower on Army Corps of Engineers to speak Oct. 12Sep 21, 2001 9:00 am33 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Donald C. Sweeney, the man who blew the whistle on a 1998-1999 $50 million study of the expansion of dams on the upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, will talk about his experience Oct. 12 at the University of Illinois.Welness walk (photo)Oct 5, 2006 9:00 am5 views Back to Index Wellness Center: 'Hoofing it' gets a followingApr 21, 2011 9:00 am306 views Bob Douglas resembles neither Lewis nor Clark, but he's a trailblazer nonetheless.Welfare, war, marriage among topics in fall lecture series at IllinoisAug 24, 2005 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Poverty and social justice will be the featured topic for three prominent journalists - Jason DeParle, Leon Dash and Nicholas Lemann - in talks this fall sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Welcome to the academyNov 18, 2004 9:00 am0 views Welcome to the academy Promoted and newly tenured faculty were honored Nov. 9 with a reception at Grainger Engineering Library Information Center and a book plating, sponsored by Acting Provost Jesse Delia and University Librarian Paula Kaufman. Participating faculty members were asked to select books, either extant volumes or new additions to the university's collections, of personal significance to them and explain their rationale in 50 words or less. The 54 volumes chosen were embossed with commemorative bookplates for the 77 faculty members who participated; the books are on display in the library's main corridor. The program is in its fifth year.Welcome BackSep 2, 2010 9:00 am38 views To: Members of the Campus CommunityWeeklong commemoration of 35th anniversary of Project 500 begins todayOct 13, 2003 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is marking the 35th anniversary of the inception of Special Educational Opportunities Program - also known as Project 500 - with a series of events this week.Website provides one stop for UI programs, eventsNov 18, 2010 9:00 am6 views Trying to find information about services and events hosted by the UI just got a little easier. The Office of Public Engagement is hosting a website that provides easy access to this information all in one place.Web site provides forum for discussion of Katrina aftemath, how to helpSep 9, 2005 9:00 am17 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Acting out of a sense of both personal trauma and political distress at the scope of the Katrina Hurricane catastrophe and what he calls the "failure of the response," a professor who taught at Tulane University in New Orleans has set up a public online forum to address the disaster.