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World-renowned pianist Menahem Pressler, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, will play an all-Mozart program with Sinfonia da Camera.

Sinfonia da Camera announces its 31st season

Author: Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:September 16, 2014

The 2014-15 season of Sinfonia da Camera – the professional chamber orchestra affiliated with Krannert Center for the Performing Arts – will feature legendary pianist Menahem Pressler; Canadian Brass horn player Bernhard Scully; Sinfonia’s own music director, the internationally-known pianist Ian Hobson; and a rarely heard arrangement of Handel’s “Messiah.”

Published Date: September 16, 2014


10-day numbers at Illinois show record average test scores

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:September 11, 2014

Average test scores for the 2014-15 freshman class of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the highest ever, according to fall enrollment statistics released this week.

Published Date: September 11, 2014


Seven Graduate Students Awarded Prestigious NDSEG Fellowships

Author: Mike Helenthal

Published Date:August 28, 2014

Seven University of Illinois graduate students have been awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Defense. 

Published Date: August 28, 2014


Chancellor's Scholars named to campus honors program

Author: Diana Yates

Published Date:August 28, 2014

One hundred forty-two freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellor’s Scholars, chosen for their academic excellence and leadership potential, in the Campus Honors Program this fall.

Published Date: August 28, 2014


Nora, a documentary following Zimbabwean dancer Nora Chipaumire as she returns to South Africa and rekindles memories of her youth, is one of the 12 films being screened in the Dance Film Festival, presented by the University of Illinois dance department and the Art Theater Co-Op.

Illinois department of dance partners with Art Theater Co-Op to present Dance Film Fest

Author: Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:August 20, 2014

The University of Illinois department of dance has joined with the Art Theater Co-Op and Dance Partners to present a Dance Film Festival that they predict will become an annual event. The lineup includes a dozen films – some features, some shorts – that will be presented over three consecutive Tuesdays, beginning at 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 at the Art, 126 W. Church St., Champaign.

Published Date: August 20, 2014