Here & Now: Photos
Here & Now: Photos
- Veterinary student Laura Sutter and Illini Paycheck Nellie get into the holiday spirit and send their greetings from the South Farms.
- Photo by (and season's greetings from) Kivanç Avrenli, a graduate student in Civil & Environmental Engineering
- Grad student Anshuman Gupta supplied the photo, and a line from the English poet John Donne: "No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face."
This group of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) students went to Montana to conduct research - including tracking wolves. More details on the course and the trip are here.
- Members of the Illini 4000 student organization stop by the Alice Campbell Alumni Center as they pass through Urbana on their cross country journey to raise money for cancer research. Their ride will end in San Francisco.
- Members of the Class of 2013 from the Department of Landscape Architecture celebrate following their ceremonies.
- People flocked to the Activities and Recreation Center's pool with temperatures approaching 80 degrees on Tuesday (April 30, 2013). Some even swam with the family of ducks that has taken up residency until the ducklings mature a bit more.
- Japan House is capturing the beauty of cherry blossoms in bloom on their facebook page. Pictured here are Japan House interns: (left to right): Jiayi Yan, Kerry Howard, and Natsumi Kato. Feel free to share your photos under the blossoms while they last.
- The Holi holiday native to India has become a spring celebration of colors all around the world. Here on the Illinois campus, a diverse group of students participates in traditional activities like smearing colored powder on each others' faces, throwing colored water at each other, having parties, and dancing.
- This group of graduate students from the School of Labor and Employment Relations took a pre-graduation photo in customized T-shirts on Sunday, April 14th. Left to right: Dong Zhuang, Menghan Wang, Jingzhao (Jojo) Sui, Xian Cui, Xiaomei Yang, Chen (Lily) Liao and Peng Liu.
- The a bike rack outside Siebel Center for Computer Science wears a heavy coat of snow. This picture was taken by Thomas Moone on March 25, 2013, which was students' first day back on campus following Spring Break.
- "We wanted to show our school spirit at Magic Kingdom and found plenty of people who noticed we were Illini and recognized us very quickly. It was great to show our Illinois pride!" From the left: Rose Schmillen, Jovana Nguyen, Cecille Medina, Andie Pizzo, Jinu Thomas, and Kevan Lee Lum.
- Illini Pole Fitness members pose after their weekly practice. Pictured left to right: Regan O'Brien, Kurtis Nusbaum, Kelly Halpim, Jazmin Martin-Billups, Katie Chiang, Bottom: Cassie Landry
- Snowmen celebrate the snowfall on campus, February 22, 2013. Thanks to Colleen Cook for the picture.
The 1867 Society and Student Alumni Ambassadors are hosting "I Love Illinois Week" from February 25 to 28, 2013. The week-long event will be dedicated to celebrating our great campus and its 146th birthday, increasing school pride, and reminding students about the importance of giving to Illinois. To learn more about the event, visit 1867society.org. Photo by Ellen Reeder.
- Lara Troszak writes: "My boyfriend and I were out on the quad on Thursday December 20th. I took this shot and later noticed the couple sharing a moment in the middle of the picture. I think the picture captures all of the special moments that we share on the quad as students at U of I."
- Kyong Noh (left) and Yan Zhou (right), members of the Illini Dancesport (Latin and Ballroom) team, pose after competing in the 24th Annual Dancing Illini Dancesport Invitational, held at the Illini Union on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Kyong and Yan received 4 first-place trophies, and several other team members also placed highly in their individual events.
- The daughters of PhD student Osman Sarood enjoyed the colorful fall leaves on a recent visit to campus. Ayaana reaches up to get the most beautiful leaves she can reach.
- The daughters of PhD student Osman Sarood enjoyed the colorful fall leaves on a recent visit to campus. Adeena is playing in the leaves that have already fallen.
- Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences New Student Field Day was October 13. Despite a cloudy, damp morning, approximately 50 students and 20 faculty members, graduate assistants, and staff visited Allerton Park and Retreat Center.
- Dr. Tom Graves, director of the Chicago Center for Veterinary Medicine, helped one of the participants try the Breedin Betsy cow pregnancy palpation model during the All Hands on Pets! laboratory, part of Chicago Ideas Week, on October 9 at the College of Veterinary Medicines Chicago clinic, 2242 West Harrison.
The student group, Uniting Illini, offers a "direct approach to finding success. Large scale solutions, communication development and project managing. We offer students a direct way to change their campus." They recently met on the Main Quad.
- Illini Service Dogs, a campus student organization in which students foster and train service dogs, celebrated National Service Dog Month in September. The trained dogs are provided to individuals with disabilities free of charge.
- September 11, 2012 -- A student sits on the Main Quad surrounded by flags that commemorate those who died on September 11, 2001.
- New Illinois students took their 'class picture' at Memorial Stadium following their official welcome to campus at New Student Convocation.
- Student Justin Kaplan (in grey shirt) husks an ear of corn as the incoming students set a Guiness World Record for the most people husking corn at the same time. This was during the Sights & Sounds welcome event for freshmen at Memorial Stadium, August 24, 2012.
- Madeline Brewster was at Quad Day supporting the School of Social Work as it launches its Bachelor of Social Work major for undergraduates. Her friend in the tux was not identified.
- Erik Halverson (Engineering, 2012) and Paul Stanton (Media, 2012) packed the school colors when they headed north to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota after graduating in May. Here they are contemplating a path back to civilization.
- Storm clouds roll over the South Quad on August 16. This shot, looking beyond the Morrow Plots to the McFarland Carillon, was taken by Tracy McAllister.
- The Alma Mater statue is secured to a flat bed in preparation for its move to the Chicago suburbs for restoration. Photo by Tom Moone.
- After documenting the historic removal of the Alma Mater statue for renovation, photographer Daryl Quitalig stepped up to fill Alma's big shoes -- temporarily. Photo by Brian Stauffer.
- "We all met our Freshman year in Snyder Hall and have lived with each other ever since. We are all recent grads going in different directions, but we'll always have U of I to keep us together. This was our last group shot before graduating." Left to Right: Megan O'Sullivan, Maggie Wolf, Gess Peri, Kristin Reents, Anna Warner.
- July 10, 2012- Students celebrate after climbing a glacier in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. The group traveled to Svalbard as part of the Arctic Climate Change course offered by the University of Illinois and Sweden's Royal Institute of Technology.
- This picture, looking up through the inside of the McFarland Carillon on the South Quad, was taken by Murat Cimen in May.
- The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center has 26 summer interns throughout the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri. This is the tenth year for the summer internship program at the Jerry Costello Confluence Field Station, situated along the banks of the Mississippi River in East Alton.
Tolu Taiwa, a student journalist who traveled to Istanbul with Professor Nancy Benson, filed this International Herald Tribune story about the reaction her dark skin elicits. "A little boy on the street stopped to stare at me for two full minutes. I tried to engage in a conversation about his bike with him, but he wasn’t having it."
- Class of 2012 Materials Science and Engineering graduates, from left: Pandu Wisesa, Eugene Cho, Erick Yu, Monisha Menon, Joseph Song, Natalie Zhang, Raymond Henka and James Lee.
- After graduating with Bronze Tablet honors, Suerfu visits with physics professor George Gollin. Suerfu and Gollin worked closely in the High Energy Physics group and in collaboration with scientists at Fermilab. Suerfu will be pursuing graduate studies in particle physics at Princeton University.
- The three daughters of Don and Kathi Bandur each point to their names on the Bronze Tablets, indicating that they graduated with University Honors. Pictured are Kelly Bandur Jakymiw (2002, Education), Kaitlin Bandur (2007, Education), and new graduate Corey Lynn Bandur (2012, LAS/Communication).
- Muhammad Ismaeel Iftikhar attended his father's graduation ceremony. Iftikhar Nagra says he was happy to have his wife and kids in attendance, but he missed his mother greatly. "I wish she was here to join us in the ceremony."
- As finals wind down and Commencement approaches, there's a continuous line to snap the traditional cap and gown photo with Alma. Of course, this is the last year she'll have a green patina. She'll be a deep bronze after her "visit to the spa" in the 2012-2013 school year.
- Students celebrating the Holi Festival spent the afternoon dancing, throwing colored powder, and pouring paint on each other on Saturday, April 21st. The event was put on by the Illinois chapter of ASHA. Photograph by Zach Dalzell.
Horticulture major and international photo contest winner Colby Silvert holds a wild snake for the first time while studying abroad in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica. This is International Week at Illinois (April 9 - 14).
Callie Croushoure, of the UI Global Health Initiative, takes notes on the protocols used by laboratory technicians to perform their hematology tests at a lab in Cape Coast, Ghana. This photo, by Markita Landry, was a winner of the international photo contest. This is International Week at Illinois (April 9 - 14).
International photo contest winner Claire Butkus holds an octopus she found while counting anemones in a tide pool during a study abroad program in South Africa. This is International Week at Illinois (April 9 - 14).
- College of Business graduate Ian Braverman spent his summer interning for KPMG and was selected to travel to South Africa with their Global Internship Program. Here he is petting a lion cub at the Lion Park in Johannesburg. He'll return to Illinois for grad school in the fall.
- A group of student musicians performed traditional Chinese music at the Asian American Cultural Center. More than 200 people attended the event on March 8, 2012.
- The Haiti Clean Stove Project boils water for ramen and grills hot dogs on the Bardeen Engineering Quad for Engineering Open House. The Clean Stove Project aims to reduce health hazards and environmental damage caused by open fire cooking, and provide a supplemental source of income to the people of Haiti. The by-product of cooking with the Clean Stove is high-grade charcoal.
- Campus firefighters demonstrate a dorm room fire to onlookers old and young on the Bardeen Engineering Quad during Engineering Open House. At the peak of the fire's development, temperatures in the room reach a scorching 1200 degrees Celsius, unbearable for even the bravest firefighters. Engineering Open House is an entirely student organized event that attracts thousands of visitors from across the country each year.