blog postsIllinois leads veterinary emergency response trainingMay 13, 2016 11:15 am0 views A semi-trailer hauling 156 hogs crashes on the interstate highway. Who you gonna call?Illinois music ensemble part of Vienna’s music scene this springMay 18, 2017 11:30 am0 views The University of Illinois Chamber Singers is performing in Europe this spring during a 12-day exchange trip with the University of Vienna choir.Illinois veterinarians bring relief to New Mexico dogJan 4, 2017 9:15 am0 views when Toby's owners suspected he had breathing issues, they were fortunate their veterinarian knew where to turn: Illinois' Dr. Brendan McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert in respiratory diseases in dogs.Illinois wins national awards for online educationMar 10, 2016 7:30 am8 views The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), which recognizes excellence in both individual and institutional achievements, has awarded two awards to the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Invasive plants from water gardens, aquariums must be disposed of properlyAug 29, 2016 11:30 am0 views Water hyacinth has been described as “the world’s worst aquatic weed,” lovely in the garden, but a nuisance in the riverIsabelle Huppert, Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’Mar 17, 2017 5:45 am1 views Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and TV legend Norman Lear are coming to this year’s “Ebertfest,” along with two films, the first announced in this year’s lineup.Krannert Art Museum exhibition deals with themes of migration and bordersSep 6, 2016 11:30 am0 views A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum looks at such issues as migration, refugees and human rights as they relate to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – the 'Northern Triangle.'Krannert Art Museum to host artist Autumn Knight for performances, art exhibitionJan 23, 2017 12:00 pm0 views Performance artist Autumn Knight experiments with elements in the gallery installation for her solo exhibition “In Rehearsal” at Krannert Art Museum. Knight will perform Jan. 26 at the opening night for the museum’s spring seasonLIS professor writes textbook on diversity issues for librariansFeb 3, 2017 8:00 am1 views Professor Nicole Cooke's new book textbook helps librarians understand the importance of serving diverse groups of people. It examines the political, social, economic and technological divides among library patrons.Lyric Theatre’s “Viva Verdi!” to showcase highlights of Verdi’s operasFeb 22, 2017 2:45 pm0 views The production of “Viva Verdi!” by the Lyric Theatre, opening Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, is kind of a greatest hits show of the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.Medical maggots? Old-school wound care still usedApr 11, 2017 12:45 pm1 views Maggot therapy is often used to debride—or clean out—wounds. “The maggots feed only on dead and dying tissue. They have no interest in the healthy flesh..."Meet the buoys of summer who help Purdue and Illinois study Lake MichiganSep 1, 2016 10:30 am0 views The two markers are run by the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program and staffed by researchers and specialists from Purdue University and the University of Illinois.Miss the premiere? Watch it nowMay 17, 2016 12:45 pm0 views A new documentary tells the story of Latinos in American baseball, much of it through the research of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos.New humanities MOOC: Modern American PoetryMay 3, 2016 12:30 pm7 views Prominent faculty members from across the United States present their analyses of ground-breaking modern American poets—from Whitman and Dickinson to today’s Hip Hop artists—in richly illustrated video lectures.New MRI opens door to innovative veterinary research and careFeb 2, 2017 12:45 pm0 views Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine is now one of a few veterinary research and clinical care schools in the U.S. with a state-of-the-art 3-Tesla MRI facility.No joke: Rat virus illustrates need for unified health approachFeb 7, 2017 1:15 pm0 views The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been investigating at least 10 human cases in Wisconsin and Illinois of exposure to Seoul virus, which is transmitted by ratsOrganizations partner with Illinois Extension to combat malnutrition in seniorsDec 6, 2017 9:45 am0 views Seniors may face emotional barriers to nutrition. 'Eating alone is one of the biggest risk factors, (and) 42.3 percent of Illinois seniors live by themselves'Passes for Roger Ebert's Film Festival on sale starting Nov. 1Oct 31, 2016 10:45 am0 views The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, April 19 - 23, 2017Precision Conservation Management program receives multi-million dollar investmentFeb 15, 2016 10:45 am0 views When making decisions about conservation practices, farmers must weigh financial risks, consider labor availability and cost, and more. The Precision Conservation Management program will help farmers make those decisions.Professor collaborates on documentary to expose the effects of violenceAug 31, 2016 9:00 am2 views “What’s Left Behind” will consist of interviews with black mothers from Chicago who have experienced loss at the hands of violence.Register nowNov 12, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Register now for online winter coursesRegister now: Online conference March 1-3Jan 24, 2017 11:15 am0 views Health Communication Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Best Practices conference will showcase research on the relationships between technology, electronic communication and healthcare.Science at Illinois feeds the world, furthers health, protects the planetApr 16, 2017 9:00 am0 views 'As a nation and as global citizens, we cannot thrive without continuing support for the kind of science going on here at Illinois and at our university peers across the U.S.' Scientific models use weather data to predict state’s West Nile Virus infection ratesAug 9, 2016 8:00 am0 views Researchers from Illinois have created forecasting models for each of the nine climate areas of Illinois to predict mosquito infection rates on a weekly basis. Mosquitoes transmit WNV to humans.September 18 to November 10Sep 27, 2017 7:00 am1 views The 2017 Campus Charitable Fund Drive kicks off September 18, 2017. Pledge your support today and make a donation. It's easy, and together we make a HUGE difference.Surgery will give bald eagle a shot at flying again, but it's priceyMay 4, 2016 11:00 am6 views At Illinois' Wildlife Medical Clinic, a CT scan of the eagle revealed that her humerus—the bone connecting the shoulder and elbow—had been fractured by a gunshot.Take two minutes to think about social media privacyApr 6, 2016 11:45 am0 views This two minute video from Technology Services at Illinois explains how companies and others are using your dataTeam explores path toward endless supply of clean energy with controlled nuclear fusionMar 3, 2017 1:00 pm0 views R&D Magazine (Rockaway, N.J., March 2) – Controlled nuclear fusion has been a Holy Grail for physicists who seek an endless supply of clean energy. Scientists at Rice University, Illinois and the University of Chile offer a glimpse into a possible new path toward that goal.The statewide educational outreach of Engineering's Joe MuskinJul 5, 2016 9:30 pm11 views Muskin conducts engineering outreach for students from kindergarten through high school. “I kind of have the best job because with a lot of these activities...it’s the coolest thing they’ve done all year."The World of Genomics at Chicago's Field MuseumMay 18, 2017 7:00 am0 views A special two-day 'World of Genomics' exhibit includes hands-on activities to discover the world of genomic science and its impact on our lives.