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400 youth to compete in statewide 4-H Robotics Challenge

Author: Sharita Forrest, Education Editor

Published Date:April 27, 2015

Nearly 400 youth from across Illinois will be on the University of Illinois campus Saturday (May 2) to compete in the seventh annual Illinois 4-H Robotics Challenge.

Published Date: April 27, 2015


University of Illinois psychology professors J. Kathryn Bock and Gary S. Dell, and physics professor Taekjip Ha have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Three Illinois professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Author: Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor

Published Date:April 22, 2015

Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. Psychology professors J. Kathryn Bock and Gary S. Dell, and physics professor Taekjip Ha will join other new members in an induction ceremony in October in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Published Date: April 22, 2015


Grammy Award winners Los Lobos will perform at this years ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

ELLNORA Guitar Festival to showcase diverse styles of guitar music

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:April 20, 2015

The spectrum of music at ELLNORA: The Guitar Festival this fall will range from traditional Mexican guitar to southern rock, and from jazz to classical guitar. And the diversity is not just in the style of music, but the instruments as well. The guitar festival also features banjo, sarod, Hawaiian slack key guitar and pipa, a four-stringed Chinese lute.

Published Date: April 20, 2015


Carrie Anderson

Eight honored with distinguished staff award

Published Date:April 17, 2015

Eight civil service staff employees were honored with the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 13. The award recognizes exceptional performance.

Published Date: April 17, 2015


U. of I. humanities research program announces fellowship awards

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:April 13, 2015

Seven faculty members and seven graduate students are recipients of Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities fellowships for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowships support research and writing on topics chosen by the fellowship recipients.

Published Date: April 13, 2015