blog postsLibrary offers Rosetta Stone service free to campus membersMar 10, 2016 9:00 am11595 views The only things one needs to learn Mandarin Chinese or nearly 30 other languages is a computer with a microphone, a University of Illinois NetID and plenty of phonetic practice.Li selected as dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of MedicineAug 30, 2016 9:00 am6489 views Dr. King Li, a renowned researcher, educator, inventor and clinician in molecular imaging and radiology, will become the inaugural dean and chief academic officer of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine effective Oct. 1. Six Illinois researchers named AAAS fellowsNov 23, 2015 10:00 am6435 views Six researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influentialNov 18, 2016 9:15 am6382 views Eight University of Illinois researchers have been named to the Thomson Reuters / Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016. The list identifies scientists “whose research has had significant global impact within their respective fields of study."Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural facultyMay 3, 2017 9:15 am5070 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.What does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am3908 views With its easy-to-miss symptoms and link to birth defects, the Zika virus is very similar to German measles (rubella), according to history professor Leslie ReaganStudents give input on Nesbitt black cultural center building, futureJan 7, 2016 8:45 am3372 views By 2018, after nearly five decades of using temporary campus facilities, the U. of I.'s Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center will finally have a permanent building of its own.Is Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3308 views U. of I. anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy supports a federal legislative effort that would require universities to report – and federal funding agencies to consider – findings that any university professor engaged in discrimination on the basis of sex. Six academic professionals honored with CAPE awardsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am3062 views Six academic professionals were honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.New online master’s degree in strategic brand communication to prepare future brand leadersJan 5, 2017 9:00 am2947 views The online master’s degree in strategic brand communication, a unique joint program between the College of Business and College of Media, aims to prepare the strategic leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing global digital-media environment.Journalist Bob Woodward is first speaker in College of Law lecture series honoring Abraham LincolnJan 7, 2016 10:00 am2756 views In commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of President Lincoln’s death and then, two years later, of the founding of the University of Illinois, the U. of I. College of Law will host “The New Lincoln Lectures: What Abraham Lincoln Means to the 21st Century,” a series of several lectures to be held in 2016 and 2017.University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright studentsMar 4, 2016 3:15 pm2735 views The University of Illinois is among the top-five public universities in the nation for 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Students, according to information recently released from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 27, 2016 1:45 pm2674 views Faculty and staff members, and graduate teaching assistants at the U. of I. were honored April 26 for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising. Each was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.Kidwell named College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences deanJul 15, 2016 9:15 am2613 views Currently the executive associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University, Kimberlee Kidwell will be the new U. of I. dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences effective Nov. 1, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. She also will hold the inaugural Robert A. Easter Chair.Feser delivers hard dose of reality, path for future in campus budget meetingsMar 31, 2016 9:00 am2495 views Two things haven’t changed since Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Edward Feser concluded a month of campus budget presentations: The state still doesn’t have a budget, and the university still doesn’t have its annual appropriation.Fourteen U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsJun 20, 2017 2:00 pm2484 views Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni will pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year via student Fulbright grants. Applications are open for Fulbright grants for the 2018-19 academic year.'Race': A historian looks at Jesse Owens' impact on Germany and the U.S.Feb 17, 2016 8:15 am2466 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyStephens named Nesbitt Center directorJan 3, 2017 10:30 am2344 views Nathan Stephens will become the director of the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center effective Jan. 9. The center is named for Bruce D. Nesbitt, who led the U. of I.'s Afro-American Cultural Program for 22 years.Killeen pushes state ‘compact’ to ensure predictable fundingJan 28, 2016 9:00 am2287 views While continuing to advocate for an end to the state's ongoing budget impasse, President Tim Killeen said Jan. 25 that the university is also proposing solutions to provide stable, predictable funding in the future.A Family AffairMar 8, 2016 1:45 pm2246 views Celebrating five generations of Illinois students100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2216 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertFinal issue of Inside Illinois announcedMay 5, 2016 9:00 am2088 views This is the final issue of Inside Illinois, but it’s not the end of the campus news function.Hu named College of Liberal Arts and Sciences deanDec 22, 2016 9:30 am2062 views Feng Sheng Hu, the associate dean for biological, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will become the LAS dean Jan. 1 pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.Wilkin named interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost designateFeb 13, 2017 10:00 am2060 views Currently the dean of libraries and university librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, John Wilkin will become the interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost designate effective Feb. 18.Six Illinois faculty members elected AAAS FellowsNov 21, 2016 10:00 am1999 views Six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected 2016 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Jianjun Cheng, Brian T. Cunningham, Kevin T. Pitts, Bruce L. Rhoads, Chad M. Rienstra and Josep Torrellas.Report offers insights into Illinois students’ success after graduationApr 19, 2016 6:00 am1963 views Analysis of a first-ever campuswide survey of recent Illinois graduates provides extensive information on where those students ended up after college. Released today, the Illini Success initiative invited 7,701 bachelor’s degree recipients in 2014-15 from nine Urbana campus academic schools or colleges to participate.Western media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am1896 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureIs the Every Student Succeeds Act an improvement over No Child Left Behind?Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am1727 views A Minute With...™ Lizanne DeStefano, professor emerita of educational psychologyTwo Illinois professors awarded NEH FellowshipsDec 15, 2016 3:00 pm1726 views Illinois professors Erik McDuffie and Carol Symes have been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2017.Is affirmative action in college admissions under threat?Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am1662 views An Illinois expert on affirmative action in higher education talks about the Justice Department’s plans to investigate possible racial discrimination in college and university admissions policiesWhy not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am1648 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceEight honored with distinguished staff awardApr 27, 2016 2:00 pm1624 views Eight civil service staff employees were honored with the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 25 at the Student Dining and Residential Programs building. The award recognizes exceptional performance.Urbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 28, 2015 8:00 am1595 views Seven Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.On the Job: Brooke EisenmengerMar 24, 2016 10:00 am1568 views She just returned from Turkey and is planning a trip to Israel. This is the work life of Brooke Eisenmenger, the director of international advancement.How has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am1548 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismKlaus Schulten, pioneer in biophysics and computational biology, has diedNov 4, 2016 8:30 am1539 views University of Illinois physics professor Klaus Schulten, an innovator in the use of computational methods to study the chemical and biological processes driving living cells, died Monday, Oct. 31, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was 69.Feser: We must create a budget paradigm for the futureMar 10, 2016 9:00 am1515 views Edward Feser, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, discusses a new budgeting approach. He said the approach is needed to help the campus move toward less dependency on state funding, to increase transparency in budgeting, and to ensure fiscal stability and academic excellence into the future.New eText option making textbooks interactive, cheaperFeb 11, 2016 2:45 pm1504 views There is a revolution brewing in the textbook world and, of course, the University of Illinois is leading it.Georgian prime minister – an Illinois alumnus – to visit Urbana campus April 27Apr 20, 2016 9:15 am1492 views Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the prime minister of the country of Georgia and a 1998 master’s degree graduate in finance from the University of Illinois, will speak on campus April 27. He will make remarks and take questions at 4:45 p.m. in the Deloitte Auditorium of the Business Instructional Facility, 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. The event is open to the public.Carle Illinois College of Medicine receives preliminary accreditationOct 16, 2017 12:00 am1481 views The Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the first engineering-based medical school, has received preliminary acreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and is recruiting students for its first class. Laboratory Learning: Research teaches students about flexibility—in electronics and in lifeOct 22, 2015 4:00 pm1471 views “Fabricating flexible electronics is my thing. I love it!” said Seung Yun “Simone” Heo, her enthusiasm evident even while speaking about the technical processes of metal vapor deposition and electron beam lithography. “We’re making everything from scratch. I can do it myself from step one. It’s not that hard to do, it’s more about time and effort.”Electric performanceMar 17, 2016 9:00 am1433 views What has become a favorite feature of the annual Engineering Open House is the Tesla Coil Concert, hosted this year on the Bardeen Engineering Quad.Has fantasy sports crossed the line to become another form of online gambling?Oct 9, 2015 10:00 am1432 views A Minute With...™ John Kindt, expert on business and legal policyU. of I. is No. 2 in nation among public universities for international studentsNov 16, 2015 3:30 pm1429 views The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the second top destination for international students attending public universities in the United States, according to the annual Open Doors report, released Nov. 16 by the Institute of International Education. The report ranks Illinois as second in the nation for international students in 2014-15 (fifth when accounting for private schools) and ninth for students participating in study abroad programs in 2013-14. According to the report, there are more international students studying in the U.S. today than at any time in history.Can data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1428 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.Urbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 26, 2016 8:00 am1419 views Six Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 26 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1408 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureCan the FBI hack the iPhone?Feb 25, 2016 12:30 pm1400 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. CampbellStudent veterans say new center is a lifeline and oasisOct 1, 2015 9:30 am1393 views Returning service men and women have always faced the challenge of reintegrating into civilian life. But those returning with disabilities because of a combat injury face the additional challenge of having to redefine their physical identity.36 Illinois students awarded NSF Graduate Research FellowshipsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am1389 views Thirty-six University of Illinois students have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, including 31 graduate students and five undergraduates. An additional 52 students were accorded honorable mention.