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August and December 2013 graduates, Dean's List honorees named

Published Date:February 17, 2014

Dean’s Lists honorees and graduates for the fall semester 2013, as well as those who graduated in August 2013 semester have been announced by the University of Illinois.

Published Date: February 17, 2014


Michelle Kelley, of Schaumburg, Ill., is one of 40 students to receive a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

U. of I. senior wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Published Date:February 13, 2014

A senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the recipients of this year’s prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Published Date: February 13, 2014


Professor J. Gary Eden was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his work in micro-plasma and laser technologies.

Illinois professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 6, 2014

J. Gary Eden, the Gilmore Family Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

Published Date: February 6, 2014


Entomologist Gene E. Robinson, the director of the Institute for Genomic Biology, will deliver the 23rd Center for Advanced Study Annual Lecture on Feb. 19.

Renowned scientist Gene E. Robinson to deliver CAS lecture

Author: Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:January 31, 2014

Gene E. Robinson, the Swanlund Chair of entomology and the director of the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois, has been selected to deliver the Center for Advanced Study’s 23rd Annual Lecture, continuing the center’s tradition of showcasing the university’s most distinguished scholars. Robinson’s lecture, which begins at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Spurlock Museum on campus, is free and open to the public.

Published Date: January 31, 2014


Documentary based on Roger Ebert's memoir to be shown at 'Ebertfest'

Author: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor

Published Date:January 15, 2014

The new documentary “Life Itself,” about the life of Roger Ebert, will be one of the 12 films shown at this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 23-27 to Champaign and Urbana, Ill.

Published Date: January 15, 2014