Published Date:November 21, 2014
The Education Justice Project (EJP) at Illinois is working to broaden the horizons and opportunities of incarcerated men through education, and helping individuals on the outside gain a more sophisticated understanding of issues related to incarceration and the abilities and potential of people who have been imprisoned.
November 21, 2014
Published Date:November 20, 2014
Samuel Kirk’s research – the first of its kind to study exceptional or special needs learners -- pinpointed gaping holes in curriculum for students with learning disabilities. His commitment to these students led to the founding of the first-ever Institute for Research on Exceptional Children more than 50 years ago, and a lasting foundation for today’s special education department.
November 20, 2014
Published Date:November 11, 2014
Illinois has been included in the “Military Times: Best for Vets: Colleges 2015” rankings. Schools are selected based on an assessment of veteran and military students’ success rates. The selection takes into account services, special rules, culture, accommodations and financial incentives offered to military and veteran students.
November 11, 2014
Published Date:October 20, 2014
Since 1910 the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has claimed to be the originator of Homecoming. Is it true? The answer is complicated.
October 20, 2014
Published Date:October 9, 2014
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.
October 9, 2014
Published Date:August 15, 2014
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.
August 15, 2014
Published Date:August 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.
August 11, 2014
Published Date:July 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.
July 11, 2014
Published Date:May 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.
May 9, 2014
Published Date:May 6, 2014
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.
May 6, 2014