blog postsLibrary acquires papers of Third World Press and its founder, poet Haki MadhubutiSep 25, 2017 10:45 am0 views 'This acquisition reflects our deep commitment to modern poetry...a commitment to Illinois poetry in particular, and it documents an important movement on the South Side of Chicago.'West Coast 'imagining' tour helps plan for Siebel Center for DesignSep 19, 2017 11:45 am1 views Last month, Andy Singer and David Weightman took a West Coast tour of some well-known university design centers prior to construction of the $48 million Siebel Center for DesignSeptember 18 to November 10Sep 18, 2017 7:00 am1 views The 2017 Campus Charitable Fund Drive kicks off September 18, 2017. Pledge your support today and make a donation. It's easy, and together we make a HUGE difference.Illinois BTN producer wins Emmy for Tim Nugent documentarySep 14, 2017 1:00 pm172 views Alison Davis Wood's writing was recognized with a Mid-America Emmy Award for The Game Changer, the story of Illinois accessibility pioneer Tim NugentThis is a guitar? Yep. See it played at Ellnora: The Guitar FestivalSep 14, 2017 11:45 am0 views A one-of-a-kind electric console guitar created by steel guitar performer Letritia Kandle in the 1930s will be demonstrated and on display at ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival.Campus sets new marks for undergraduate enrollment, diversitySep 13, 2017 11:00 am0 views The new freshman class is again among the 10 largest in the country and continues to become more diversePulitzer Prize-winning author to deliver Mortenson Distinguished LectureSep 11, 2017 9:45 am0 views Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen will talk about war, forced migration and refugees when he gives the 27th Annual Mortenson Distinguished LectureTurkey TangoSep 10, 2017 10:00 am0 views What we had witnessed was a pair of sibling males fighting for dominance.Visit the New American Welcome Center during Welcoming WeekSep 9, 2017 12:30 pm0 views The New American Welcome Center at the University Y helps immigrants integrate into our society and prepares receiving communities in this area to be welcoming and inclusiveFinal candidates for Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost announcedSep 8, 2017 10:00 am8 views The final candidates for Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost will be giving public presentations in September and October. Relationship science: How couples can keep moving forwardSep 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views Brian Ogolsky, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, researches romantic relationship maintenance.Campus landmark renovated: Natural History Building reopensAug 29, 2017 11:30 am0 views $70 million renovation transformed the Natural History Building into both a beautiful space filled with interesting display cases, and a 21st century learning spaceBook celebrates planning, building of University of Illinois campusAug 28, 2017 10:30 am0 views When the University of Illinois was established, its physical presence consisted of 10 acres for its main campus and a single five-story building. Today it's 4,550 acres (excluding farms) and 647 buildings.Tech support for new, returning studentsAug 23, 2017 11:45 am0 views Find help with setting up email, getting online storage space, and any other IT issues through Illinois' Technology services officeIllinois students create solar powered phone charging caseAug 16, 2017 10:00 am3 views Paul Couston’s love for making things can be traced back to “a huge case of LEGOs” he and his brother spent many Saturdays playing with at their suburban Chicago home.Illinois choreographer Abby Zbikowski garnering attention, honorsAug 16, 2017 9:30 am0 views Choreographer and University of Illinois dance professor Abby Zbikowski won a prestigious Juried Bessie Award this summer for her work.Bashir named executive associate dean of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 15, 2017 9:30 am0 views Bashir will work alongside Dean Dr. King Li to direct and oversee development and operations at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the nation’s first engineering-based college of medicine. Urbana campus consolidates to single logoAug 14, 2017 1:45 pm4 views This return to a single logo will ensure that the entire campus can leverage the full benefit of the university’s legacy and take advantage of the instant global recognition that the block 'I' enjoys.Q&A: Chris Silcox, former Illini gymnast and Spider-Man stunt doubleAug 11, 2017 8:30 am3 views If you saw Spider-Man: Homecoming, you saw Chris Silcox. You just didn’t realize it.Illinois historian receives NEH Public Scholar award, career prize for military historyAug 3, 2017 10:00 am0 views John Lynn has won two prestigious awards this year, one the highest career award in his field and the other a Public Scholar award from the National Endowment for the HumanitiesApply now for admission to IllinoisAug 1, 2017 8:15 am0 views Our Illinois application can be accessed through myIllini, our student portal, allowing you to manage your admissions process in one placeJapan House festival shares Japanese cultureJul 30, 2017 9:30 am0 views Japan House is preparing for its third Matsuri Festival, which drew 4,000 people last year. It will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 on the grounds of the Arboretum and Japan HouseNew dean announced for School of Social WorkJul 28, 2017 10:15 am2 views Professor Steven Anderson has most recently been the director of the School of Social Work at MSU, but he previously had been both a student and faculty member at IllinoisWondering about Move-In Day? Housing has an app for thatJul 28, 2017 9:30 am2 views App features information on what to bring, directions, safety and more. Search and rescue dogs do their jobs despite travel stressJul 20, 2017 3:45 pm0 views Search and rescue dogs fly on a moment’s notice to the site of a disaster, where they are expected to perform at the top of their game. But, just like for humans, flying can be stressful for dogs.Illinois has an online Master’s Degree for marketing, branding professionalsJul 12, 2017 11:00 am0 views This fall, Illinois will launch a new online Master of Science in Strategic Brand Communication, a joint program between the Colleges of Business and Media.Want a sneak peek at the Natural History Building renovation?Jul 7, 2017 12:00 pm0 views The renovated Natural History Building creates 'a beautiful gateway between a storied past and a sustainable present'Labor & Employment Relations remembers former dean Walt FrankeJul 6, 2017 10:15 am3 views In 1957, Franke joined what was then known as the Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations as a faculty member. He led the development of a modern Human Resources graduate programUniversity of Illinois hosting inaugural human-animal studies instituteJul 5, 2017 10:30 am0 views The University of Illinois is hosting scholars from around the world to look at our relationships with animals at an inaugural Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute.Girls Explore Biology Camp tackles a stereotypeJun 30, 2017 2:00 pm0 views Katy Heath teaches biology not only to college students, but to children during the Girls Explore Biology Camp, hosted each summer on campus.