blog postsCampus LifeOutreach‘Hair,’ 'Hysteria' and other films, guests announced for EbertfestMar 23, 2017 3:45 pm0 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 LifeOutreachIsabelle Huppert, Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’Mar 21, 2017 5:45 am0 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.OutreachChoose from more than 300 coursesMar 20, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The promise of Illinois Online and the U of I is to provide a positive, rewarding and successful online learning experience.Campus LifeOutreachU of I Library launches open-access digital publishing networkMar 13, 2017 11:45 am0 views The Illinois Open Publishing Network has launched. Its first work: A new English translation of a memoir of Claude Monet.OutreachChicago waterways – still flowing after more than 100 yearsMar 8, 2017 3:15 pm1 views Chicago’s intricate waterway system, which included reversing Chicago and Calumet river flows, has protected the Lake Michigan water supply for over 100 years, but faces new challengesIllinois in the NewsOutreachTeam explores path toward endless supply of clean energy with controlled nuclear fusionMar 3, 2017 1:00 pm0 views R&D Magazine (Rockaway, N.J., March 2) – Controlled nuclear fusion has been a Holy Grail for physicists who seek an endless supply of clean energy. Scientists at Rice University, Illinois and the University of Chile offer a glimpse into a possible new path toward that goal.Illinois in the NewsOutreachCorn rootworm keeps evolving ways to resist pesticides that protect $50 billion corn industryMar 2, 2017 1:00 pm0 views Scientific American (Feb. 14) Illinois entomologist Joseph Spencer worries that technology to defeat the corn rootworm will work only briefly against an inventive foe. OutreachLyric Theatre’s “Viva Verdi!” to showcase highlights of Verdi’s operasFeb 22, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The production of “Viva Verdi!” by the Lyric Theatre, opening Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, is kind of a greatest hits show of the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.OutreachChanging methods for road salt application may ease environmental effectsFeb 10, 2017 4:00 pm0 views Road salt dissolves and flushes away into surface water, so high salt concentrations are often found in rivers and streams after a significant amount of snow has melted. But les could be used with proper training.OutreachNo joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsOutreachResearchLIS professor writes textbook on diversity issues for librariansFeb 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views Professor Nicole Cooke's new book textbook helps librarians understand the importance of serving diverse groups of people. It examines the political, social, economic and technological divides among library patrons.ResearchOutreachNew MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and careFeb 2, 2017 12:45 pm0 views Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is now one of a few veterinary research and clinical care schools in the U.S. with a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI facility.OutreachWhat does a Trump administration mean for science?Jan 27, 2017 3:45 pm1 views Panel discussion anticipating changes to national science policy during the new presidential administration. Friday, January 27, 4 pm, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory B102OutreachRegister now: Online conference March 1-3Jan 24, 2017 11:15 am0 views Health Communication Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices conference will showcase research on the relationships between technology, electronic communication and healthcare.OutreachKrannert Art Museum to host artist Autumn Knight for performances, art exhibitionJan 23, 2017 12:00 pm0 views Performance artist Autumn Knight experiments with elements in the gallery installation for her solo exhibition “In Rehearsal” at Krannert Art Museum. Knight will perform Jan. 26 at the opening night for the museum’s spring seasonOutreachConsidering Illinois? Get on our mailing listJan 22, 2017 8:45 am0 views Want to receive personalized communications from us and manage your admissions process in one place? We have one word for you: myIllini.OutreachCritter Cam from Vet Med: A Sharp-Shinned HawkJan 5, 2017 9:45 am1 views The Wildlife Medical Clinic often cares for the sharp-shinned hawk’s larger (almost identical) cousin, the Cooper’s hawk, but sharpies are a rare visitor to the clinic.OutreachIllinois veterinarians bring relief to New Mexico dogJan 4, 2017 9:15 am0 views when Toby's owners suspected he had breathing issues, they were fortunate their veterinarian knew where to turn: Illinois' Dr. Brendan McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert in respiratory diseases in dogs.Campus LifeOutreachThrough 3D drawing and CAD, program exposes East African youth to STEM careersDec 7, 2016 12:00 pm0 views The goal of Young Engineers Initiative is to expose students to engineering and start to teach them skills that will make them highly employable as adults.OutreachRegister nowNov 12, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Register now for online winter coursesOutreachPasses for Roger Ebert's Film Festival on sale starting Nov. 1Oct 31, 2016 10:45 am0 views The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, April 19 - 23, 2017OutreachIllinois 4-H celebrates alumni during National 4-H WeekOct 5, 2016 10:30 am0 views In honor of National 4-H Week, U of I Extension invites 4-H alums on campus to share their story and receive a 4-H alumni t-shirt to celebrate your 4-H heritage.OutreachResearchBrown armorated stink bugs are on the move in Illinois this fallSep 30, 2016 2:00 pm10 views An invasive stink bug species has been found in five newly invaded Illinois counties this year, according to Kelly Estes, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey coordinator in the Prairie Research Institute.OutreachA supercomputing solution to gerrymanderingSep 28, 2016 3:15 pm1 views Researchers create 800 million maps to help courts crack an age-old political problemOutreachVet Med Open House, October 2Sep 14, 2016 10:00 am0 views 300 veterinary students host the annual College of Veterinary Medicine Open House. More than 40 exhibits and demos, and lots of animals to see. This event is free and open to the public.OutreachKrannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am0 views A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum looks at such issues as migration, refugees and human rights as they relate to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – the 'Northern Triangle.'OutreachMeet the buoys of summer who help Purdue and Illinois study Lake MichiganSep 1, 2016 10:30 am0 views The two markers are run by the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program and staffed by researchers and specialists from Purdue University and the University of Illinois.ResearchOutreachProfessor collaborates on documentary to expose the effects of violenceAug 31, 2016 9:00 am1 views “What’s Left Behind” will consist of interviews with black mothers from Chicago who have experienced loss at the hands of violence.OutreachInvasive plants from water gardens, aquariums must be disposed of properlyAug 29, 2016 11:30 am0 views Water hyacinth has been described as “the world’s worst aquatic weed,” lovely in the garden, but a nuisance in the riverResearchOutreachScientific models use weather data to predict state’s West Nile Virus infection ratesAug 9, 2016 8:00 am0 views Researchers from Illinois have created forecasting models for each of the nine climate areas of Illinois to predict mosquito infection rates on a weekly basis. Mosquitoes transmit WNV to humans.