blog posts Zipcars are great alternative to having a car on campus Apr 1, 2010 9:00 am176 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 beyond Feb 5, 2009 9:00 am110 views Drivers, start those engines. Millikan and Martynas are ready to roll. Yale professor to give 2009 Thulin lecture in religion Feb 25, 2009 9:00 am6 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 Plaza Mar 23, 2001 9:00 am21 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 magazine May 20, 2004 9:00 am39 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - In the trade, they're often called "little" literary magazines. World affairs conference in Peoria to look at Cuban-U.S. relations Feb 11, 2000 9:00 am33 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 exhibition Feb 4, 2008 9:00 am63 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 students Sep 4, 2014 9:00 am105 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 exhibition Oct 28, 2002 9:00 am10 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 exhibition Oct 21, 2004 9:00 am104 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 Friday Jul 14, 2003 9:00 am22 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 exhibitions Apr 11, 2002 9:00 am124 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 together Nov 3, 2005 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Workgroup examining gender and global equity concerns Feb 21, 2008 9:00 am12 views Increase the percentage of female faculty members and students in underrepresented units Work by five artists featured in I space exhibition on artisitic process Apr 25, 2008 9:00 am67 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 exhibition Jul 11, 2007 9:00 am25 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 unsupported Aug 6, 2015 3:45 pm22 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 director Jul 17, 2014 9:00 am153 views The U. of I. News Bureau has a new director. 'With Illinois' fundraising campaign concludes with gift from Chancellor Robert J. Jones and Dr. Lynn Hassan Jones Jul 18, 2022 10:00 am3057 views The “With Illinois” fundraising campaign officially ended June 30 and concluded with a $200,000 personal contribution from Chancellor Robert J. Jones and his wife, Dr. Lynn Hassan Jones. Wise updates SEC on medical enterprise project plans Jul 3, 2014 9:00 am8 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. 6 Dec 1, 2011 9:00 am1 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 level Mar 21, 2013 9:00 am9 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 meeting Jun 5, 2014 9:00 am7 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 situation Sep 18, 2014 9:00 am12 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 world Jan 21, 2016 8:45 am823 views Winter session receives positive feedback Feb 5, 2015 9:00 am56 views It didn't take long for students to warm up to the idea of taking classes during winter break. Winter light show Dec 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 celebrations Mar 17, 2005 9:00 am5 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 energy Nov 17, 2005 9:00 am13 views Wind turbines, solar power to bring renewable energy Wilson says AAUP censure removal a top priority Oct 29, 2015 9:00 am336 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. priority Dec 3, 2015 9:00 am279 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 issues Jan 28, 2016 9:00 am448 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 years Aug 4, 2005 9:00 am308 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 groups Apr 19, 2012 9:00 am27 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 named Apr 20, 2006 9:00 am5 views WILL general manager named Willard plans for renovations – inside and out Jun 1, 2006 9:00 am20 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 online Apr 20, 2006 9:00 am23 views Wikis help teachers and students connect online Wife of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to deliver keynote at U. of I. Summer Lab May 31, 2007 9:00 am122 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 athletics Mar 1, 2016 11:15 am69 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 years Nov 17, 2005 9:00 am4 views White outlines priorities for next five years White formally inaugurated as 16th UI president Oct 6, 2005 9:00 am16 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 university Mar 2, 2006 9:00 am4 views White discusses financial future of university Whistleblower on Army Corps of Engineers to speak Oct. 12 Sep 21, 2001 9:00 am39 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 following Apr 21, 2011 9:00 am371 views Bob Douglas resembles neither Lewis nor Clark, but he's a trailblazer nonetheless. Welfare, war, marriage among topics in fall lecture series at Illinois Aug 24, 2005 9:00 am12 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 academy Nov 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 Back Sep 2, 2010 9:00 am41 views To: Members of the Campus Community Weeklong commemoration of 35th anniversary of Project 500 begins today Oct 13, 2003 9:00 am23 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, events Nov 18, 2010 9:00 am16 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.