blog postsLibrary offers Rosetta Stone service free to campus membersMar 10, 2016 9:00 am12734 views The only things one needs to learn Mandarin Chinese or nearly 30 other languages is a computer with a microphone, a University of Illinois NetID and plenty of phonetic practice.Li selected as dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 30, 2016 9:00 am7026 views Dr. King Li, a renowned researcher, educator, inventor and clinician in molecular imaging and radiology, will become the inaugural dean and chief academic officer of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine effective Oct. 1. Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 18, 2016 9:15 am6539 views Eight University of Illinois researchers have been named to the Thomson Reuters / Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016. The list identifies scientists “whose research has had significant global impact within their respective fields of study."Six Illinois researchers named AAAS fellowsNov 23, 2015 10:00 am6478 views Six researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:15 am5266 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.'Race': A historian looks at Jesse Owens' impact on Germany and the U.S.Feb 17, 2016 8:15 am4774 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyCarle Illinois College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditationOct 16, 2017 12:00 am4356 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the first engineering-based medical school, has received preliminary acreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and is recruiting students for its first class. What does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am3961 views With its easy-to-miss symptoms and link to birth defects, the Zika virus is very similar to German measles (rubella), according to history professor Leslie ReaganWestern media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am3910 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureStudents give input on Nesbitt black cultural center building, futureJan 7, 2016 8:45 am3372 views By 2018, after nearly five decades of using temporary campus facilities, the U. of I.'s Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center will finally have a permanent building of its own.Is Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3369 views U. of I. anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy supports a federal legislative effort that would require universities to report – and federal funding agencies to consider – findings that any university professor engaged in discrimination on the basis of sex. 75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am3348 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern GermanyWhat does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3312 views The current tax bill fits with a 30-year trend that doesn’t favor income from work, says sociologist Kevin LeichtSix academic professionals honored with CAPE awardsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am3077 views Six academic professionals were honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.Six Illinois faculty members awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 13, 2017 3:00 pm3034 views Six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2018. It is the third year in the last four that the Urbana campus has garnered more fellowship awards than any other single institution.New online master’s degree in strategic brand communication to prepare future brand leadersJan 5, 2017 9:00 am3009 views The online master’s degree in strategic brand communication, a unique joint program between the College of Business and College of Media, aims to prepare the strategic leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing global digital-media environment.University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright studentsMar 4, 2016 3:15 pm2788 views The University of Illinois is among the top-five public universities in the nation for 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Students, according to information recently released from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.Fourteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 20, 2017 2:00 pm2788 views Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni will pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year via student Fulbright grants. Applications are open for Fulbright grants for the 2018-19 academic year.Journalist Bob Woodward is first speaker in College of Law lecture series honoring Abraham LincolnJan 7, 2016 10:00 am2766 views In commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois, the U. of I. College of Law will host “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” a series of several lectures to be held in 2016 and 2017.Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 27, 2016 1:45 pm2695 views Faculty and staff members, and graduate teaching assistants at the U. of I. were honored April 26 for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising. Each was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.Kidwell named College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences deanJul 15, 2016 9:15 am2662 views Currently the executive associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University, Kimberlee Kidwell will be the new U. of I. dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences effective Nov. 1, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. She also will hold the inaugural Robert A. Easter Chair.Feser delivers hard dose of reality, path for future in campus budget meetingsMar 31, 2016 9:00 am2497 views Two things haven’t changed since Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Edward Feser concluded a month of campus budget presentations: The state still doesn’t have a budget, and the university still doesn’t have its annual appropriation.Stephens named Nesbitt Center directorJan 3, 2017 10:30 am2420 views Nathan Stephens will become the director of the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center effective Jan. 9. The center is named for Bruce D. Nesbitt, who led the U. of I.'s Afro-American Cultural Program for 22 years.Killeen pushes state ‘compact’ to ensure predictable fundingJan 28, 2016 9:00 am2291 views While continuing to advocate for an end to the state's ongoing budget impasse, President Tim Killeen said Jan. 25 that the university is also proposing solutions to provide stable, predictable funding in the future.A Family AffairMar 8, 2016 1:45 pm2274 views Celebrating five generations of Illinois students100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2236 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertWilkin named interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost designateFeb 13, 2017 10:00 am2214 views Currently the dean of libraries and university librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, John Wilkin will become the interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost designate effective Feb. 18.How has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am2136 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismHu named College of Liberal Arts and Sciences deanDec 22, 2016 9:30 am2112 views Feng Sheng Hu, the associate dean for biological, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will become the LAS dean Jan. 1 pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.Final issue of Inside Illinois announcedMay 5, 2016 9:00 am2095 views This is the final issue of Inside Illinois, but it’s not the end of the campus news function.Six Illinois faculty members elected AAAS FellowsNov 21, 2016 10:00 am2048 views Six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected 2016 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Jianjun Cheng, Brian T. Cunningham, Kevin T. Pitts, Bruce L. Rhoads, Chad M. Rienstra and Josep Torrellas.Illinois scientist named Packard FellowOct 18, 2017 12:30 pm2008 views Pinshane Huang, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 18 early career researchers to receive 2017 Packard Fellowships from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.Report offers insights into Illinois students’ success after graduationApr 19, 2016 6:00 am2003 views Analysis of a first-ever campuswide survey of recent Illinois graduates provides extensive information on where those students ended up after college. Released today, the Illini Success initiative invited 7,701 bachelor’s degree recipients in 2014-15 from nine Urbana campus academic schools or colleges to participate.Computerized testing pioneer Hua-Hua Chang to receive achievement awardApr 24, 2017 2:00 pm1901 views College of education faculty member Hua-Hua Chang will receive 2017 E.F. Lindquist Award from the American Educational Research Association and the American College Testing Program at the AERA Awards Luncheon on April 29. The luncheon will take place during the AERA’s annual meeting, April 27-May 1 in San Antonio.Antibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am1829 views Rates of antibiotic-resistant infections in companion animals are rising at an alarming rate. An Illinois veterinarian discusses what can be done about it.Why not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am1805 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceIs the Every Student Succeeds Act an improvement over No Child Left Behind?Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am1801 views A Minute With...™ Lizanne DeStefano, professor emerita of educational psychologyCan data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1790 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.Is affirmative action in college admissions under threat?Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am1784 views An Illinois expert on affirmative action in higher education talks about the Justice Department’s plans to investigate possible racial discrimination in college and university admissions policiesTwo Illinois professors awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 15, 2016 3:00 pm1761 views Illinois professors Erik McDuffie and Carol Symes have been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2017.Klaus Schulten, pioneer in biophysics and computational biology, has diedNov 4, 2016 8:30 am1658 views University of Illinois physics professor Klaus Schulten, an innovator in the use of computational methods to study the chemical and biological processes driving living cells, died Monday, Oct. 31, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was 69.Did news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am1637 views News coverage of the Vietnam War did not have the effect on popular support that many believe, says a University of Illinois researcher. Eight honored with distinguished staff awardApr 27, 2016 2:00 pm1634 views Eight civil service staff employees were honored with the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 25 at the Student Dining and Residential Programs building. The award recognizes exceptional performance.Urbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 28, 2015 8:00 am1632 views Seven Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.On the Job: Brooke EisenmengerMar 24, 2016 10:00 am1590 views She just returned from Turkey and is planning a trip to Israel. This is the work life of Brooke Eisenmenger, the director of international advancement.Feser: We must create a budget paradigm for the futureMar 10, 2016 9:00 am1531 views Edward Feser, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, discusses a new budgeting approach. He said the approach is needed to help the campus move toward less dependency on state funding, to increase transparency in budgeting, and to ensure fiscal stability and academic excellence into the future.Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1515 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureNew eText option making textbooks interactive, cheaperFeb 11, 2016 2:45 pm1514 views There is a revolution brewing in the textbook world and, of course, the University of Illinois is leading it.Laboratory Learning: Research teaches students about flexibility—in electronics and in lifeOct 22, 2015 4:00 pm1507 views “Fabricating flexible electronics is my thing. I love it!” said Seung Yun “Simone” Heo, her enthusiasm evident even while speaking about the technical processes of metal vapor deposition and electron beam lithography. “We’re making everything from scratch. I can do it myself from step one. It’s not that hard to do, it’s more about time and effort.”Georgian prime minister – an Illinois alumnus – to visit Urbana campus April 27Apr 20, 2016 9:15 am1502 views Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the prime minister of the country of Georgia and a 1998 master’s degree graduate in finance from the University of Illinois, will speak on campus April 27. He will make remarks and take questions at 4:45 p.m. in the Deloitte Auditorium of the Business Instructional Facility, 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. The event is open to the public.