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Illinois a top producer of Fulbright student grantees

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards, as announced recently by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Illinois participates in new national effort to promote inclusive, diverse STEM faculty

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is taking part in a three-year institutional program to enhance faculty recruitment, hiring and retention practices in STEM fields at public research universities. The National Science Foundation-funded Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty promotes inclusive teaching practices and diversity.


Exhibition of Indian paintings passed 'From Hand to Hand' at Krannert Art Museum

Indian paintings depicting Hindu epics, royal portraits and stories of love can be seen at Krannert Art Museum’s “From Hand to Hand” exhibition, opening Feb. 28.

Illinois five-year strategic plan positions the next 150 years

Chancellor Robert Jones and Provost Andreas Cangellaris unveiled “The Next 150,” a five-year strategic plan for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, on Feb. 1. The full text of the plan is now online at

Krannert Art Museum to feature newly acquired Louise Fishman painting in spring exhibition

Krannert Art Museum recently purchased a painting by University of Illinois alumna Louise Fishman that will be part of an exhibition of 20th century paintings at the museum.

Chancellor’s Commission on Native Imagery: Healing and Reconciliation begins work

The Chancellor’s Commission on Native Imagery: Healing and Reconciliation begins its work today.

Krannert Art Museum to offer short films, panel discussion for World AIDS Day

Krannert Art Museum will screen short films about AIDS activism – the only downstate Illinois venue to show the films – for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1.

Checks and balances, presidential power the topics of Nov. 29 Cline Symposium

Constitutional checks and balances and the power of the presidency will be topics of a speech and roundtable Nov. 29 at the U. of I.

Irish artists Kennedy Browne grapple with ‘Real World Harm’ at Krannert Art Museum

The first solo U.S. exhibition by Irish artists Kennedy Browne at Krannert Art Museum raises questions about global commerce and technology.

EU ambassador to speak Nov. 9 as part of EU Day at Illinois

The EU’s ambassador to the U.S. will discuss the U.K. Brexit process and transatlantic relations as part of EU Day on Nov. 9.