University Primary School, the laboratory school of the College of Education, is hosting an open house for the community Thursday, Oct. 19. The school is located at the Children’s Research Center, 51 Gerty Drive, Champaign.
To increase awareness of domestic violence and its consequences, the University of Illinois’ Women’s Resources Center and Courage Connection, along with other campus and community organizations, will host activities and events throughout October.
One Book One Campus features graphic novel tackling religious intolerance, gender politics
The Illini Union will feature “Ms. Marvel #1: No Normal” by G. Willow Wilson as this year’s One Book One Campus selection. Wilson will speak at a free public lecture Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Illini Union Ballroom. An informal reception and book signing will follow.
U. of I., Kenyan dignitaries introduce exhibition of Swahili arts
U. of I. Chancellor Robert J. Jones and Krannert Art Museum Director Kathleen Harleman welcomed visitors to “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” on the exhibition’s opening night at the museum Thursday, including Robinson Njeru Githae, the Kenyan ambassador to the United States, and Mzalendo Kibunjia, the director general of the National Museums of Kenya.
Illinois history professor to speak following Sunday, Aug. 20, screening of ‘Dunkirk’ at Virginia Theatre
John A. Lynn II, a professor emeritus of history at Illinois, will give a talk and answer questions covering the events depicted in the film “Dunkirk” immediately following the 1 p.m. screening Aug. 20 at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign.
Bashir named executive associate dean of Carle Illinois College of Medicine
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has appointed a permanent executive associate dean: Rashid Bashir, a professor and the department head of bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.