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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


Six Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Author: Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor

Published Date:April 28, 2015

Six University of Illinois professors have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can garner.

Published Date: April 28, 2015