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  • Travel Award Winners Announced
    4/15/2014

    Congratulations to the recipients of the spring 2014 President's Research in Diversity Travel Award who were selected from a highly competitve group of sixty applicants. These awards support student candidates who will be presenting papers, posters, or creative work at conferences related to issues of diversity or identity More->

  • 3/28/2014
    On March 30, 2014, the University of Illinois Press book “Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women’s Sport” by Jaime Schultz was reviewed in the New York Times Sunday Books section. The review also ran online on March 28.
  • 3/7/2014Tim Gilles writer Tim Gilles by Tim Gilles published by Tim Gilles
    A new scholarship for students transferring from Illinois community colleges to the University of Illinois will be first awarded this spring to high-achieving students who have applied for admission to begin attending in Fall 2014. No separate application will be required from students; the limited number of recipients will be selected based on their application for admission.
  • Vice President Pierre Leads Delegation to Capitol Hill
    2/7/2014
    Vice President Christophe Pierre leads a University of Illinois delegation to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The group, which includes the provosts from the three campuses, will speak with congressional staff advisors about University of Illinois’ initiatives regarding access, affordability, innovation, and accountability and transparency, topics which are a focus of Congress and the Obama administration. The delegation will outline programs currently in place at the University of Illinois and will address top priorities such as student completion and student access in the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
  • 1/15/2014
    On January 10, 2014, Edward Caudill author of the University of Illinois Press book “Intelligently Designed: How Creationists Built the Campaign Against Evolution” was interviewed on the nationally distributed public radio program “On the Media.”