blog postsStudent ExperiencesA busy two weeks in Brazil for this Vet Med studentJul 12, 2017 1:00 pm0 views Once I stepped off the plane in Curitiba and entered my host family’s car, Brazilian culture surrounded me…and it was beautiful.Student ExperiencesIllini Summer Academies reveal new wonders for teensJun 28, 2017 1:45 pm2 views It's like suddenly seeing the world in a new way. That's how teens attending the Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies describe their time studying with University of Illinois instructors this week.Student ExperiencesInterested in Illinois? Come visit us this summer!Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am0 views See the Illinois campus for yourself. While on campus, you can also to visit a class or take a Housing tour.Student ExperiencesWhere the wild turkeys aren’tMay 19, 2017 8:45 am0 views Wild turkeys are not endangered or dying out, but environmental officials want to know how forest management may be tailored to increase turkey populations and harvest.Student ExperiencesSnake Road SojournApr 19, 2017 9:15 am0 views Illinois Natural History Survey conservation biologist Mark Davis hopes treks to see snakes, frogs, salamanders and other creatures in the wild will instill in his students a commitment to work for conservation.Student ExperiencesUndergraduate Research Week, April 23 - 29Apr 16, 2017 10:30 am0 views Undergraduate Research Week showcases the best of undergraduate research and creative inquiry at the University of Illinois.SesquicentennialStudent ExperiencesIllinois junior Paige Jones: Where my ACES story beginsApr 14, 2017 10:30 am0 views As the university celebrates its 150th birthday, I think of all of my family members that were a part of those 150 years.OutreachStudent ExperiencesHistory class organizes to fight hungerApr 4, 2017 9:00 am0 views It started as Leslie Reagan taught her United States history class about the Great Depression and the New Deal. “A third of the country was out of work, and people were starving.”Student ExperiencesOkavango Odyssey: Studying wildlife in BotswanaMar 30, 2017 10:45 am0 views U. of I. animal sciences students spent nine weeks studying wildlife in Botswana's Okavango Delta and Chobe Enclave Region.Campus 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 JonesStudent ExperiencesEngineering team seeks sponsors to fly miniature greenhouse to the moonMar 22, 2017 3:15 pm699 views Illinois freshmen Alex Darragh and Matt Steinlauf want to be the first engineering farmers to plant a seed and grow it on the moon.Student ExperiencesCasting a net for conservation, and catching ducksMar 22, 2017 8:00 am2 views "Using telemetry to track the birds from different sites allows me to know exactly where each duck is sitting, what habitats it likes to use, and how long it stays in the region."ResearchStudent ExperiencesRobotic arm gives architecture students more fabrication optionsMar 15, 2017 3:30 pm1 views The School of Architecture has a new fabrication tool for students to use in building objects they’ve designed.Student ExperiencesInterested in Illinois? Attend a campus summer program!Mar 1, 2017 3:45 pm0 views Considering Illinois for your college education? Explore Illinois this summer through these programsStudent ExperiencesInterested in Illinois? Come visit us!Feb 13, 2017 7:45 am0 views There are many opportunities for you to see the campus, visit a class, meet some students, and check out housingResearchStudent ExperiencesIllinois technician combines engineering and creativity in a DIY synthesizerJan 27, 2017 10:30 am0 views Skot Wiedmann creates music on a palm-sized synthesizer he built in just a few hours. He can experiment with sound using his fingers on the surface to create chords and move up and down octaves.