blog posts75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am28182 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern GermanyLibrary offers Rosetta Stone service free to campus membersMar 10, 2016 9:00 am13570 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.August and December 2018 graduates, Dean's List honorees namedMar 21, 2019 10:30 am12997 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 am12320 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyCarle Illinois College of Medicine welcomes first class of studentsJul 3, 2018 10:00 am10438 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.Western media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am10361 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureEleven Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 29, 2018 10:15 am9921 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 am8224 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 am7869 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. Did news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am7434 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 Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 18, 2016 9:15 am6714 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 am6497 views Six researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.When a minor becomes pregnant, must schools notify the parents?Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am6482 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerCarle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:15 am5387 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.Carle Illinois College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditationOct 16, 2017 12:00 am4668 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. Antibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am4646 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.What does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am4038 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 ReaganScott R. White, pioneer of self-healing materials, has diedMay 31, 2018 10:45 am3980 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.Eleven U. of I. students, recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 25, 2018 1:30 pm3902 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.Do politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm3857 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 protestWhat does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3460 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 pm3408 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 am3378 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.How has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am3323 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismSix Illinois faculty members awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 13, 2017 3:00 pm3301 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 am3219 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.The ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am3142 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerFourteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 20, 2017 2:00 pm3129 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 am3122 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 am3056 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.How former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am2883 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesIs there a cure for potholes?Feb 27, 2019 2:00 pm2871 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.Are global warming, recent Midwest cold snap related?Feb 12, 2019 8:15 am2850 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.University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright studentsMar 4, 2016 3:15 pm2820 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 am2798 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 pm2763 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 am2748 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.The edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am2613 views A Minute With...™ Illinois Professor Chris Roegge, executive director of the Council on Teacher Education Stephens named Nesbitt Center directorJan 3, 2017 10:30 am2510 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.Feser delivers hard dose of reality, path for future in campus budget meetingsMar 31, 2016 9:00 am2501 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.A Family AffairMar 8, 2016 1:45 pm2343 views Celebrating five generations of Illinois studentsIllinois a top producer of Fulbright student granteesFeb 14, 2019 11:45 am2327 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.Wilkin named interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost designateFeb 13, 2017 10:00 am2321 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.Killeen pushes state ‘compact’ to ensure predictable fundingJan 28, 2016 9:00 am2303 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.Why not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am2288 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political science100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2276 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertIllinois scientist named Packard FellowOct 18, 2017 12:30 pm2235 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.Hu named College of Liberal Arts and Sciences deanDec 22, 2016 9:30 am2222 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.Illinois sociologist wins MacArthur fellowshipOct 4, 2018 11:45 am2217 views Illinois sociologist Rebecca Sandefur has been named the recipient of a 2018 MacArthur fellowship, or “genius grant.”Computerized testing pioneer Hua-Hua Chang to receive achievement awardApr 24, 2017 2:00 pm2184 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.