blog postsCampus LifeCritter cam: Red-tailed hawk found in a cornfield unable to flyMay 24, 2017 8:45 am0 views The finder brought him to a raptor rehabilitator, who then transferred the hawk to us for medical treatment.Campus LifeReaping rewards of the university's largest solar arrayMay 23, 2017 9:00 am0 views By using the energy collected from the solar farm, Illinois pushes toward its pledge of being carbon neutral by 2050, a goal set in 2008.Campus LifeComputer science honored for increasing women's participation in computingMay 22, 2017 9:30 am2 views The Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has received the $100,000 Grand Prize for the NCWIT Extension Services Transformation (NEXT) Award.Campus LifeMajor sections of Green Street to close for MCORE Project, May 22May 19, 2017 1:30 pm0 views Two sections of Green St. between Wright and Goodwin will close to through traffic. Significant detours for vehicular and pedestrian traffic will occur for primary campus locations.Campus LifeU of I supercomputer provides $1.08 billion direct return to illinois’ economyMay 17, 2017 4:00 pm0 views Blue Waters has a projected $1.08 billion direct economic impact on Illinois' economy and will have created 5,772 full-time equivalent employment from October, 2007 to June, 2019.Campus LifeWhat will happen to your campus IT services after graduation?May 9, 2017 8:30 am2 views Here’s what you need to know to make sure your important files and software come with you after you leave the University of Illinois.Campus LifeHidden gems of University of Illinois a cappellaMay 8, 2017 1:15 pm451 views As the members of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s eight a cappella groups know, you don’t need instruments to make beautiful music.Campus LifeCongrats, #ILLINOIS2017May 4, 2017 10:00 am881 views In the last days before Commencement, we'll be sharing eight stories from #ILLINOIS2017 graduates about their time at Illinois -- the challenges, triumphs and places on campus they'll miss most.Campus LifeCommencement 2017: Get the appMay 3, 2017 3:30 pm2 views Get details on everything related to Commencement on your phoneCampus LifeCarle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:30 am0 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s nearly 100 faculty include prominent researchers, administrators and medical professionals with a broad range of expertise.Campus LifeActor, alumnus Nick Offerman 2017 commencement speakerApr 25, 2017 4:15 pm10 views Actor, humorist, author and woodworker Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson on the NBC hit comedy series "Parks and Recreation") will be the commencement speaker Saturday, May 13.SesquicentennialCampus LifeCampus life on the silver screen: The 1916 film “Pro Patria”Apr 24, 2017 10:15 am2 views Advertised as “the first all-University movie ever attempted,” virtually ever aspect of the film was connected to campus.Campus LifeEight honored with distinguished staff awardApr 21, 2017 11:00 am1 views Eight civil service staff employees were honored with the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award to recognize their exceptional performance.Campus LifeIllini Summer Academies for high school studentsApr 19, 2017 10:00 am1 views Participants attend academy sessions led by university professors and enjoy a variety of engaging activities that provide a taste of just how cool college life can be.Campus LifeIllinois chemist elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 17, 2017 12:15 pm0 views Scott E. Denmark, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Campus LifeChoose Illinois: Accept your offer by May 1Apr 15, 2017 8:00 am0 views A couple hundred reasons you should choose Illinois...Campus LifeStudent in history and political science awarded Truman ScholarshipApr 12, 2017 4:30 pm1 views Thomas Dowling, a junior from Chicago, was awarded a $30,000 Truman Scholarship. he was one of 62 Truman Scholars selected from a pool of 768 nomineesCampus LifeLaunching: Online master’s degree in accountancyApr 10, 2017 11:15 pm1 views The University of Illinois College of Business will launch an online-only master’s degree in accountancy, and will begin accepting applications on April 14.Campus LifeSexual Assault Awareness Month: Resources for the campus communityApr 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views We at Illinois recognize that deciding to report sexual misconduct and choosing how to proceed are difficult decisions. Here are some helpful resourcesCampus Life‘Being There,’ ‘Pleasantville’ and Cole Porter biopic among final slate for ‘Ebertfest’Mar 30, 2017 2:30 pm0 views Organizers have filled out the slate of films and schedule for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 19-23 to downtown Champaign.Campus LifeFinalists from the Image of Research contestMar 29, 2017 1:45 pm0 views Powerful images are paired with compelling descriptions of research in the 2017 Image of Research competition. Here are three of 20 graduate student finalistsCampus LifeOutreach‘Hair,’ 'Hysteria' and other films, guests announced for EbertfestMar 23, 2017 3:45 pm2 views The 1979 film “Hair,” based on the Broadway musical of the same name, will open this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, April 19-23 in ChampaignCampus LifeStudent ExperiencesResources to support our international communityMar 23, 2017 5:45 am0 views 'Our success rests on the principle of inviting the best and brightest into our community and supporting their capacity to thrive...' - Chancellor Robert JonesCampus LifeAltgeld Tower closed for repairs, carillon on autopilotMar 20, 2017 8:00 am2 views Altgeld Tower bells is closed for repairs for an undetermined length of time. Its carillon bells are limited to an automated quarter-hour timekeeping function.Campus LifeNASA awards contract Illinois startup for ‘smart’ color-changing air filters for space suitsMar 17, 2017 9:00 am1 views Colorfil smart filters let users know when they are working (pink) and when they’re spent (yellow) with an intuitive, unambiguous color changeCampus LifeOutreachIsabelle Huppert, Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’Mar 17, 2017 5:45 am1 views Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and TV legend Norman Lear are coming to this year’s “Ebertfest,” along with two films, the first announced in this year’s lineup.Campus LifeEU ambassador visits campus, highlights strengths of UnionMar 16, 2017 2:45 pm0 views David O’Sullivan, the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, told a standing-room only audience that it is imperative for US citizens, especially young people, to understand the importance of the European Union.Campus LifeIllinois Online researchers recognized for excellenceMar 13, 2017 1:00 pm2 views Coursera has recognized Illinois with an international award, and the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, has announced two awards to Illinois faculty members Campus LifeOutreachU of I Library launches open-access digital publishing networkMar 13, 2017 11:45 am3 views The Illinois Open Publishing Network has launched. Its first work: A new English translation of a memoir of Claude Monet.Campus LifeAndrew Singer named interim director of Siebel Center for DesignMar 7, 2017 9:00 am1 views Singer is currently the Fox Family Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the College of Engineering’s Technology Entrepreneur Center.