blog posts75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am46149 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern GermanyAugust and December 2018 graduates, Dean's List honorees namedMar 21, 2019 10:30 am17228 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 am14410 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyLibrary offers Rosetta Stone service free to campus membersMar 10, 2016 9:00 am13734 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.Western media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am13299 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureCarle Illinois College of Medicine welcomes first class of studentsJul 3, 2018 10:00 am12283 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.Class of 2023 sets records for enrollment, diversity, excellenceSep 12, 2019 11:00 am10947 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.Eleven Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 29, 2018 10:15 am10321 views Eleven faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named to the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.Did news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am9701 views News coverage of the Vietnam War did not have the effect on popular support that many believe, says a University of Illinois researcher. When a minor becomes pregnant, must schools notify the parents?Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am9455 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerHow is Illinois contributing to the Event Horizon Telescope Project?Apr 10, 2019 8:15 am9136 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.Li selected as dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 30, 2016 9:00 am8076 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. Antibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am6976 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.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 18, 2016 9:15 am6765 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 am6509 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 pm5887 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. Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:15 am5423 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.Do politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm4854 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 receives preliminary accreditationOct 16, 2017 12:00 am4734 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. Scott R. White, pioneer of self-healing materials, has diedMay 31, 2018 10:45 am4511 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.Homecoming 2019 brings new events, parade routeOct 7, 2019 12:30 pm4487 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 am4317 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.Eleven U. of I. students, recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 25, 2018 1:30 pm4147 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 does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am4079 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 ReaganHow former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am4040 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesThe ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am3944 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerHow has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am3866 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismWhat does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3514 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 pm3433 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. Students give input on Nesbitt black cultural center building, futureJan 7, 2016 8:45 am3383 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.Six Illinois faculty members awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 13, 2017 3:00 pm3362 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 am3354 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.Fourteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 20, 2017 2:00 pm3229 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.Six academic professionals honored with CAPE awardsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am3144 views Six academic professionals were honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.'Ebertfest' full schedule announced, with actresses Gershon, Madsen, Tilly as guestsMar 21, 2019 9:00 am3141 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.Is there a cure for potholes?Feb 27, 2019 2:00 pm3135 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 am3097 views Five Urbana-Champaign campus professors have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.Are global warming, recent Midwest cold snap related?Feb 12, 2019 8:15 am3074 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.The edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am3054 views A Minute With...™ Illinois Professor Chris Roegge, executive director of the Council on Teacher Education Superfluidity: what is it and why does it matter?Dec 20, 2018 8:45 am2994 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.University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright studentsMar 4, 2016 3:15 pm2827 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.Journalist Bob Woodward is first speaker in College of Law lecture series honoring Abraham LincolnJan 7, 2016 10:00 am2805 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 pm2796 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 am2780 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.Santos named iSchool dean at IllinoisJul 12, 2019 10:00 am2697 views Eunice Santos will become the dean of the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign effective Aug. 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Andreas C. Cangellaris, the vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost, recommended the appointment to Chancellor Robert Jones after the conclusion of a yearlong national search.Stephens named Nesbitt Center directorJan 3, 2017 10:30 am2550 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.Illinois a top producer of Fulbright student granteesFeb 14, 2019 11:45 am2533 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards, as announced recently by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.Will Illinois’ new education law fix the state’s teacher shortage?May 4, 2018 1:00 pm2510 views Chris Roegge, the executive director of the Council on Teacher Education at the University of Illinois, discusses whether new legislation in Illinois will remedy the state's shortage of teachers.Feser delivers hard dose of reality, path for future in campus budget meetingsMar 31, 2016 9:00 am2505 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.Can birthright citizenship be taken away?Nov 1, 2018 12:45 pm2499 views In adopting the 14th Amendment, Congress unambiguously intended that the children of immigrant workers would have birthright citizenship in the U.S., said University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy, an expert on immigration and employment law.