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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


Somi, a singer and songwriter who grew up in Champaign-Urbana, will perform her fusion of jazz and African music during the 2015-16 season of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts announces its 2015-16 season

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:May 12, 2015

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts’ 2015-16 season will feature international stars whose roots are in Champaign-Urbana or at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: May 12, 2015


University of Illinois commencement ceremony to take place May 16 at Memorial Stadium

Author: Steve Witmer, News Bureau

Published Date:May 7, 2015

The 144th Commencement of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will take place May 16 (Saturday) at Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign. The event begins at 9:30 a.m.

Published Date: May 7, 2015


Goldwater scholarship winners announced by University of Illinois

Author: David Schug, director, National and International Scholarships Program

Published Date:May 4, 2015

University of Illinois juniors Luis Real Hernandez and Patrick Slade have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year for demonstrating leadership and academic promise in science or engineering. Juniors Joseph Chapman and Nhan Huynh earned honorable mention in the national competition.

Published Date: May 4, 2015


Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at Illinois

Author: Steve WItmer, Director, News Bureau

Published Date:May 1, 2015

Faculty and staff members, and graduate teaching assistants at the U. of I. were honored April 30 for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising. Each was recognized during a reception at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.

Published Date: May 1, 2015