Illinois

Insect Fear Film Festival examines insects’ close relatives: crustaceans

Lobsters, shrimp and crayfish look like marine versions of insects, with their antennae and segmented bodies. The resemblance is not by chance....

[Illinois] U of I student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been diagnosed with a case of bacterial meningitis, as...

Historic Latinx murals return to campus Feb. 21

Murals removed for restoration from the former home of the department of Latina/Latino studies and La Casa Cultural Latina at the...

Trio honored Feb. 24 for investigation of Zhang case

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert J. Jones will honor three Division of Public Safety employees Feb. 24 with the Chancellor’s...

Two Illinois professors named Sloan Research Fellows

Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation....

Music, Theatre, Dance at Illinois Present Cabaret Feb 27-Mar 8 at Krannert Center

Urbana, IL—As part of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts’ two-season 50th-anniversary celebration, Illinois Theatre, Dance at Illinois, the School of Music, and Lyric Theatre @...

[Illinois] Sottos elected to National Academy of Engineering

Nancy Sottos, an engineering professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. She...

[Illinois] Krannert Art Museum is featuring a new exhibition

"Hive" will be on view for the coming year in the glass-enclosed entrance to the Kinkead Pavilion. The project involves two artists—Nancy...

German diplomat recently posted in Ukraine to give EU Day keynote address

A German diplomat based in Chicago but recently posted in the conflict zone of eastern Ukraine will speak on the subject of...

Immigration justice talk part of CAS Abolition Initiative

Immigrant justice activists will talk about their work in a panel discussion that kicks off a series of spring events focused...

Jill Ellis, coach with most wins in U.S. soccer history, named 2020 commencement speaker

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Jill Ellis, who won back-to-back FIFA Women’s World Cups as coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team, will serve...

[Illinois] Feb 27 Murray Perahia Concert at Krannert Center Canceled

Pianist Murray Perahia has announced the cancellation of several performances due to illness, including his February 27 appearance at Krannert Center for...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...