Alumni & Campus Stories

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Dome of lights sculpture viewed with women and dogs at night.

The Big Picture: Holiday Glow

Seasonal magic illuminates the grounds of the Allerton Park & Retreat Center, where visitors can enjoy an enchanting mile-long walk glittering with festive lights and attractions. Originally designed in 1900

The Big Picture: The new normal

U of I students began wrapping up their 2020–21 classes at the one-year milestone of coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Face masks, physical distancing, classroom- and event-capacity limitations all became

Turner Hall greenhouses plants

The Big Picture: Spring flowers

Spring’s sunnier skies and warmer weather bring renewed greenhouse activity to the Sustainable Student Farm. Founded in 2009, the farm offers a hands-on learning lab for environmentally and economically sustainable