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Chodzko-Zajko named Illinois Graduate College dean

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:June 30, 2015

Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko, the head of the kinesiology and community health department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2005 and past president of the American Kinesiology Association, has been named the new dean of the U. of I.'s Graduate College.

Published Date: June 30, 2015


Jeffrey R. Brown, the William G. Karnes Professor of Finance, has been named the 10th dean of the College of Business, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees.

U. of I. finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown named dean of College of Business

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:June 30, 2015

Jeffrey R. Brown, the William G. Karnes Professor of Finance and the director of the Center for Business and Public Policy at the University of Illinois, has been named dean of the university’s College of Business, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees at its July 23 meeting in Chicago.

Published Date: June 30, 2015


Freedom Writer to speak at annual new teacher conference

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:June 25, 2015

New teachers will have opportunities to reflect on their first year on the job, share best practices and learn from a former at-risk youth whose life was transformed by his high-school English teacher at the annual Beginning Teacher Conference, June 30-July 1, in Champaign.

Published Date: June 25, 2015


Sixteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grants

Author: Steve Witmer, News Bureau

Published Date:June 18, 2015

Sixteen Illinois students and recent alumni are among the 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-16 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.

Published Date: June 18, 2015


Workers next week are expected to return the popular Peace Memorial artwork to prominence in the south courtyard of Lincoln Hall. The concrete bas-relief work, created by Dan Molner, a retired campus landscape architect, was commissioned by the U. of I. Classes of 1918 and 1919 to mark the 50th anniversary of World War I. The 2-ton piece honors soldiers up to the Vietnam War era.

'Peace Memorial' returns to Lincoln Hall May 28-29

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:May 21, 2015

A popular memorial dedicated to U. of I. students who served in the U.S. military during wartime will be returned May 28-29 to its original place of honor in the south courtyard of Lincoln Hall.

Published Date: May 21, 2015