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  • 7/30/2014
    The Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) Dominican amber collection offers new views of the ancient past.
  • 7/11/2014
    Sue Wood, a former analytical chemist with a Ph.D. in plant pathology, has been playing the chimes in Alteld Hall's bell tower for 43 years.
  • 7/7/2014
    The United States Olympic Committee announced its annual award recipients for 2013 national coaches of the year. Adam Bleakney (Paralympic track & field; Champaign, Illinois) took home Paralympic National Coach of the Year honors.
  • 7/7/2014
    This course will evaluate the entire history of life on Earth within the context of our cutting-edge understanding of the Tree of Life. This includes reconnaissance of ancient primordial life before the first cell had evolved, the entire ~4-billion-year development of single- and multi-celled life through the lens of the Tree of Life, and the influence of Earth system processes (meteor impacts, volcanoes, ice sheets) on shaping and structuring the Tree.
  • 7/1/2014
    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Jeffrey S. Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois, an HHMI Professor.
  • 6/23/2014
    One newly funded center, four sub-awards highlight range of campus expertise in energy generation, carbon storage, and transport.
  • 6/20/2014
    NCSA is playing an instrumental role that promises to "...advance manufacturing, by deeply connecting research, data and publication activities," according to Ed Seidel, director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a founding institution of the NDS Consortium. The National Data Service Consortium is launching a materials data facility for the advancement of materials science research through open data access and sharing.
  • 6/3/2014
    University of Illinois mechanical science and engineering professor Naira Hovakimyan has been chosen to receive the prestigious Humboldt Research Award (or Humboldt Prize) honoring a career of research achievements.
  • 5/21/2014
    University of Illinois broadcast journalism students have won a 2014 Crystal Pillar Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America region for the best college student TV newscast. The students won for the November 19, 2013 edition of UI-7 News, which among other things, extensively covered the Gifford, IL tornado.
  • 5/20/2014
    As a campus, we are excited by the possibilities ahead for our new graduates and for those students who will continue their Illinois journey. We hope the opportunities you have had in this past year are ones that challenged you, rewarded you and opened up new possibilities and perspectives for you.