Dive deeper into the crucial conversation on intellectual freedom in this follow-up Q&A session with Associate Professor Emily Knox.
Recording of our November 2023 Speaker Series event with Khan Professor of Applied Health Sciences Wendy A. Rogers. Professor Rogers explores the integration of technology for successful aging, sharing insights
What really lasts for 150 years? If the 1873 attendees of Illinois Industrial University visited the U of I campus today, what would they recognize? Perhaps they’d identify some of
For about a decade now, Nicholas Wu has thought about ducks. He’d long known about avian influenza and other infectious diseases. Wu was in elementary school in Hong Kong in
Illini 411: I read that the “land” of “land-grant” universities was stolen from Indigenous tribes. Is that true of Illinois?
A: Yes, unfortunately. The Morrill Act of 1862, which created the land-grant university system, gave each U.S. state an allotment of “public lands” that it could lease or sell to
So special. So romantic. So U of I, how Javan G. Samp, ’15 ENG, and Melissa Raney Samp, ’15 ACES, together inscribed their names in the membership log of a
George Kerr, Men’s Track & Field, 1958–60 Kerr won back-to-back NCAA Championships in 1959 and 1960 in the 800-meter and was a seven-time Big Ten champion in middle distances
Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier, ’10 LAS I first stepped foot on campus in 2002—a high school freshman from downstate Illinois, there to prove my mettle in a marching band competition. I got
When Nixon was Eisenhower’s vice president (1953–61), he visited Champaign-Urbana for campaign stops in 1954 and 1956. During his own 1960 presidential campaign, Nixon visited the small Illinois town of
The first concert at Foellinger Auditorium was right after it opened, as part of its Nov. 5, 1907, dedication program. The headliner was an orchestra led by Theodore Thomas, founder