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Campus Features

  • 10/20/2014John Franch, University Archives (2005) writer John Franch, University Archives (2005) by John Franch, University Archives (2005) published by John Franch, University Archives (2005)
    Since 1910 the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has claimed to be the originator of Homecoming. Is it true? The answer is complicated.
  • 10/9/2014Kelsey Gould writer Kelsey Gould by Kelsey Gould published by Kelsey Gould
    Having a student farm isn’t what distinguishes the University of Illinois from its peers. Many institutions across the country have some version of a student farm. It’s the multi-disciplinary collaborations that make Illinois’ farm a real agricultural gem.
  • 8/15/2014Meaghan Downs writer Meaghan Downs by Meaghan Downs published by Meaghan Downs
    University of Illinois theatre professor Lisa Dixon prepares to address new students at Convocation on August 22. Her speech, Mix-tape 2018, will feature a variety of music.
  • 8/11/2014
    An office with a window can improve your sleep and your quality of life, according to a new study co-authored by Mohamed Boubekri, a professor of architecture at the University of Illinois.
  • 7/11/2014Meaghan Downs writer Meaghan Downs by Meaghan Downs published by Meaghan Downs
    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.
  • 5/9/2014
    Events surrounding 2014 Commencement exercises on the weekend of May 16 - 18, 2014, include opportunities to hear from both Col. Mike Hopkins and his wife, Julie.
  • 5/6/2014Meaghan Downs writer Meaghan Downs by Meaghan Downs published by Meaghan Downs
    The brainchild of ACES’ student advancement committee, the month-long “I Pay It Forward: Students Supporting Students” campaign hoped to provide at least one scholarship funded by student donations, according to ACES associate director of advancement Stacey Cole. They got more than 1,100 donors – the majority of whom were fellow Illinois students – and raised about $15,000 in 30 days to support need-based scholarships for agriculture students.
  • 4/17/2014
    These two brothers, both University of Illinois alumni, are starring in current Broadway shows – Brandon as Martin Luther King Jr. in “All the Way” with Bryan Cranston, and Jason opposite Denzel Washington in “A Raisin in the Sun.”
  • 4/16/2014Meaghan Downs writer Meaghan Downs by Meaghan Downs published by Meaghan Downs
    From Illinois to Pakistan, popular sport brings students, staff together through campus cricket club.
  • 4/3/2014Joel Steinfeldt writer Joel Steinfeldt by Joel Steinfeldt published by Joel Steinfeldt
    A list of items included in the Alma Mater time capsule.