blog postsConsidering Illinois? Get on our mailing listJan 22, 2017 8:45 am0 views Want to receive personalized communications from us and manage your admissions process in one place? We have one word for you: myIllini.Critter Cam from Vet Med: A Sharp-Shinned HawkJan 5, 2017 9:45 am3 views The Wildlife Medical Clinic often cares for the sharp-shinned hawk’s larger (almost identical) cousin, the Cooper’s hawk, but sharpies are a rare visitor to the clinic.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.Through 3D drawing and CAD, program exposes East African youth to STEM careersDec 7, 2016 12:00 pm0 views The goal of Young Engineers Initiative is to expose students to engineering and start to teach them skills that will make them highly employable as adults.Register nowNov 12, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Register now for online winter coursesPasses 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, 2017Illinois 4-H celebrates alumni during National 4-H WeekOct 5, 2016 10:30 am0 views In honor of National 4-H Week, U of I Extension invites 4-H alums on campus to share their story and receive a 4-H alumni t-shirt to celebrate your 4-H heritage.Brown armorated stink bugs are on the move in Illinois this fallSep 30, 2016 2:00 pm11 views An invasive stink bug species has been found in five newly invaded Illinois counties this year, according to Kelly Estes, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey coordinator in the Prairie Research Institute.A supercomputing solution to gerrymanderingSep 28, 2016 3:15 pm2 views Researchers create 800 million maps to help courts crack an age-old political problemVet Med Open House, October 2Sep 14, 2016 10:00 am1 views 300 veterinary students host the annual College of Veterinary Medicine Open House. More than 40 exhibits and demos, and lots of animals to see. This event is free and open to the public.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.'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.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.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 riverScientific 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.Transformation is the theme of “BEAR,” part of a lifelong project on endangered animalsJul 26, 2016 9:30 am0 views “BEAR,” a performance presented over three seasons of the year, will be a reflection on time, the hibernation cycle and transformation.Here's what heat stroke can do to your dogJul 20, 2016 2:15 pm0 views “Heat stroke can cause severe damage to an animal’s organs, especially the bone marrow and liver,” says Dr. Maureen McMichael. “It can lead to death, even with treatment.” This week on Critter Cam: Coyote pupJul 13, 2016 11:15 am14 views The college of Veterinary Medicine's live cam features a new patient each week. This young coyote pup was admitted to the Wildlife Medical Clinic on Sunday, July 10.Can my pet get Zika?Jul 6, 2016 11:00 am1 views And is it possible for animals to serve as a “reservoir host” for the Zika virus or transmit the virus to people?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."Education Policy professor talks about black girls and school disciplineJun 16, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Federal data show black girls are suspended from school at a rate that is six times higher than that of their white female peers.Universal podium design helps keep the focus on a speaker’s messageJun 3, 2016 10:45 am0 views “The podium design may enable or interfere with communications. At worst, poor podium design may prove so distracting that it can undermine the speaker’s message altogether,” wrote designer Kathryn Anthony.Blog: A guide to the Japan House gardensMay 31, 2016 2:00 pm1 views Your guide, Jim Bier, designed and built the gardens at Japan House and has maintained the gardens for 19 years.Getting Fido from fat to fitMay 17, 2016 2:00 pm0 views As in people, extra weight in pets contributes to numerous health problems. Ignoring a pet’s round shape is not a responsible option.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.Illinois 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?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.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.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 dataCheck out the many planned eventsApr 5, 2016 1:00 pm2 views International Week seeks to raise awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available to the Illinois campus and local community.