Published Date:June 19, 2014
Andrew Megill, Ollie Watts Davis, the Jupiter String Quartet and Chip McNeill are among the musicians scheduled to perform at the eighth annual Allerton Music Barn Festival.
Tickets go on sale Thursday (June 19) for the popular concert series held in the beautifully restored century-old Dutch hay barn at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center near Monticello, Illinois. This year’s festival runs Sept. 18-21 (Thursday-Sunday).
June 19, 2014
Published Date:June 18, 2014
Allen H. Renear, a professor in the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, has been named the dean of the school. His appointment becomes effective Aug. 16, pending approval of the university’s board of trustees. Renear has been serving as interim dean since February 2012.
June 18, 2014
Published Date:June 17, 2014
Fritz Drasgow has been named the dean of the university’s School of Labor and Employment Relations, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees.
June 17, 2014
Published Date:June 16, 2014
Thirteen University of Illinois students and recent alumni have been offered fully funded opportunities to research, study or teach English in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East through the U.S. Student Fulbright program. Another three Illinois students have been named alternates for this prestigious award. The U. of I. has consistently been among the top producers of Fulbright recipients in the U.S.
June 16, 2014
Published Date:June 10, 2014
Fifteen University of Illinois students have received Gilman scholarships to study abroad this summer and in fall semester, placing the U. of I. atop the Big Ten and in the top 20 in the country for Gilman Scholarship recipients during these terms.
June 10, 2014