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  • 12/22/2014

    Watch behind the scenes with Chaz Ebert, Spike Lee, Steve James, Oliver Stone, Brie Larson, Patton Oswalt at the 2014 Ebertfest Film Festival. This intimate and moving documentary, a 10-minute retrospective of the 16th annual festival,  took place April 23-27, 2014. It is directed by Luke Boyce and produced by Brett Hays of Shatterglass Studios.

  • 12/19/2014
    Amy Momsen’s passion for helping others is not an aberration; it’s what drives her. It had everything to do with her decision to major in materials science and engineering and study biomaterials at the University Illinois. Once on campus, programs like the university’s Learning in Community (LINC) were vehicles for the Hanover Park, Ill., native to express that passion in tangible ways.
  • 12/11/2014
    An international effort involving more than 100 researchers, nine supercomputers and about 400 years of CPU time has yielded the most reliable avian tree of life yet produced, reflecting the evolutionary relationshps of 48 species of birds.
  • 12/9/2014
    Five University of Illinois scholars have received National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2015. The U. of I. is the only institution to be awarded more than three of the fellowships for the coming year.
  • 12/5/2014
    Illinois Football announced Sunday that they have accepted an invitation to the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl, pitting the Illini against Louisiana Tech at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, on Dec. 26 at Noon CT on ESPN.
  • 12/4/2014
    The University of Illinois will offer a number of four week online courses over the winter break this year. Winter Session 2014-2015 begins on December 22, 2014 and ends January 16, 2015. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate degree-seeking students to take an active role in their education, learn time management, set goals, and meet them as they work toward degree completion. The high-quality courses are taught by Illinois facility and offered to University of Illinois undergraduate students at Urbana-Champaign and non-degree students at other institutions.
  • 12/4/2014
    Professor Shinsei Ryu has been awarded a prestigious New Horizons in Physics Prize by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for his pioneering work in theoretical condensed matter physics.
  • 12/4/2014

    The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has announced that Timothy L. Killeen will serve as the institution’s 20th president.

  • 12/3/2014
    The Gateway from Wright Street to the south side of Lincoln Hall has had no renovations since it was presented to the campus by the class of 1913. It's overdue.
  • 11/25/2014
    Six Illinois researchers are among the 401 new fellows chosen for their efforts to advance science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished. The new fellows will be honored at the AAAS annual meeting in February 2015.