blog posts75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am60611 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern GermanyAugust and December 2018 graduates, Dean's List honorees namedMar 21, 2019 10:30 am19046 views The University of Illinois lists the 7,690 students named to the Dean's List in December, as well as the 2,909 December graduates and 1,385 August graduates.'Race': A historian looks at Jesse Owens' impact on Germany and the U.S.Feb 17, 2016 8:15 am17423 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyClass of 2023 sets records for enrollment, diversity, excellenceSep 12, 2019 11:00 am16698 views The new freshman class at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the largest, most academically talented and most diverse in the history of the university.Western media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am15766 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureLibrary offers Rosetta Stone service free to campus membersMar 10, 2016 9:00 am13926 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.Carle Illinois College of Medicine welcomes first class of studentsJul 3, 2018 10:00 am13079 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, welcomed its first class of 32 students July 2. A partnership between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Carle Health System, the college aims to create a cohort of physician-innovators who exemplify the qualities of compassion, competence, curiosity and creativity. The students will receive full four-year tuition scholarships, privately funded, valued at more than $200,000 each.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 22, 2019 9:00 am11858 views Eight faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named to the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list, a global listing of scientists who produced the past decade’s most influential papers.When a minor becomes pregnant, must schools notify the parents?Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am11537 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerDid news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am10823 views News coverage of the Vietnam War did not have the effect on popular support that many believe, says a University of Illinois researcher. Eleven Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 29, 2018 10:15 am10527 views Eleven faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named to the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.How is Illinois contributing to the Event Horizon Telescope Project?Apr 10, 2019 8:15 am9208 views The Event Horizon Telescope Project announced that it has captured the first image of a black hole. The feature is located at the center of Messier 87 – a giant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with University of Illinois physics and astronomy professor Charles Gammie, who heads up the theory working group for the large, multi-institutional collaboration.Antibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am8322 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.Li selected as dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 30, 2016 9:00 am8166 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 am6775 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 am6517 views Six researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Six Illinois researchers receive Presidential Early Career AwardJul 3, 2019 1:15 pm5982 views Six researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. Do politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm5556 views A U. of I. professor who specializes in the history of sports says it’s not realistic to see sporting events as free of politics or protestCarle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:15 am5439 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.How former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am5181 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesScott R. White, pioneer of self-healing materials, has diedMay 31, 2018 10:45 am4798 views University of Illinois aerospace engineering professor Scott R. White, an innovator of self-healing and self-regulating materials, died Monday of cancer at age 55.Carle Illinois College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditationOct 16, 2017 12:00 am4762 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. Homecoming 2019 brings new events, parade routeOct 7, 2019 12:30 pm4550 views Illinois Homecoming takes place Oct. 13-19 with new events, a new parade route and former University of Illinois President Stanley O. Ikenberry serving as the parade grand marshal.U of I students, alumni awarded Fulbright grantsJun 18, 2019 8:30 am4533 views Thirteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni accepted Fulbright grants for the upcoming academic year, providing opportunities for international educational, research and teaching experiences.The ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am4445 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerEight Illinois faculty members elected AAAS FellowsNov 26, 2019 10:00 am4336 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected 2019 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.How has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am4273 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismSuperfluidity: what is it and why does it matter?Dec 20, 2018 8:45 am4270 views 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the landmark physics discovery of superfluidity. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian asked University of Illinois physics professor and 2003 Nobel Prize winner Anthony Leggett about the significance of the historic finding.Eleven U. of I. students, recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 25, 2018 1:30 pm4265 views Fulbright grants providing opportunities for international educational, research and teaching experiences are available to 11 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni this coming year.What is the coronavirus spreading across the globe?Jan 23, 2020 10:30 am4228 views The first case of a novel strain of coronavirus has been confirmed in the United States. Virologist Leyi Wang, a professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois, discussed the outbreak of the new strain with News Bureau biomedical sciences editor Liz Ahlberg Touchstone.What does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am4138 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 ReaganTwo Illinois professors named Sloan Research FellowsFeb 12, 2020 9:00 am4006 views Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This honor is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers. What are the novel coronavirus health risks?Feb 28, 2020 9:45 am3974 views The novel coronavirus that first broke out in Wuhan, China in late 2019 has now spread to 111 countries. As the first case of possible community spread has been reported in the United States, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign discusses how the virus spreads and what makes it a public health concern.U of I among top producers of Fulbright awardsFeb 20, 2020 8:00 am3636 views For the ninth time in the past 10 years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Thirteen students from the Urbana campus received Fulbright awards for the 2019-20 academic year.What does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3541 views The current tax bill fits with a 30-year trend that doesn’t favor income from work, says sociologist Kevin LeichtIs Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3434 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. Six Illinois faculty members awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 13, 2017 3:00 pm3429 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 am3416 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.Students give input on Nesbitt black cultural center building, futureJan 7, 2016 8:45 am3386 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.The edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am3292 views A Minute With...™ Illinois Professor Chris Roegge, executive director of the Council on Teacher Education Fourteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 20, 2017 2:00 pm3283 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.Is there a cure for potholes?Feb 27, 2019 2:00 pm3249 views Temperatures may be on the rise, but many motorists and pedestrians remain focused on the ground as they attempt to navigate safely around the many potholes that develop this time of year. Industrial and enterprise systems engineering professor Henrique M. Reis spoke with Illinois News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian about how potholes form and if there are any potential solutions.Five professors named University Scholars for Urbana-Champaign campusSep 12, 2019 10:45 am3241 views Five Urbana-Champaign campus professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Why not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am3168 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceMedia advisory: Coronavirus forum on campus Tuesday to discuss local responseJan 27, 2020 2:15 pm3160 views A panel of local health officials will discuss the coordinated local response to the global coronavirus concern at a 9 a.m. forum Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Fire Service Institute, 11 Gerty Drive, Champaign. Experts will be available onsite for media interviews.'Ebertfest' full schedule announced, with actresses Gershon, Madsen, Tilly as guestsMar 21, 2019 9:00 am3158 views This year’s Ebert Film Fest will include “Almost Famous” and “Sideways,” documentaries on Maya Angelou and Fred Rogers, and guest actresses Gina Gershon, Virginia Madsen and Jennifer Tilly.Six academic professionals honored with CAPE awardsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am3153 views Six academic professionals were honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.Are global warming, recent Midwest cold snap related?Feb 12, 2019 8:15 am3125 views Last month, the Midwest experienced record-breaking cold temperatures and many are wondering how, when the climate is experiencing an unprecedented warming trend, we can still experience such frigid cold. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian asked University of Illinois atmospheric sciences professor Don Wuebbles to explain.How does parents' methamphetamine use affect their children?Aug 7, 2006 9:00 am2960 views A Minute With™... Wendy Haight, a professor of social workHow are drones changing warfare, threatening security?Apr 30, 2018 9:45 am2951 views A U. of I. professor discusses drones and the implications of their use in terrorism and warfare.