‘Gathering’ concert series features new music to celebrate sesquicentennial
The University of Illinois Wind Symphony and Chamber Singers will perform a new composition written to celebrate the U. of I.’s sesquicentennial in April concerts at New York City’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and at Urbana’s Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Annual report quantifies Illinois graduates’ first destinations
Drawing from the experiences of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students who recently completed undergraduate degrees, an annual survey indicates that the campus will once again exceed national averages related to graduates securing first destinations.
Illinois again a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Student Awards
For the seventh time in the past eight years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the top producers of Fulbright U.S. Student Awards, part of the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars
The University Scholars program recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Six Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Jan. 31.
February Dance, presented by the University of Illinois dance department, will include performances that explore responses to crisis, look at protest in an airport setting and celebrate the music of Tom Petty.
Krannert Art Museum exhibitions rethink colonial narratives, cultural heritage
Krannert Art Museum will open two exhibitions on Jan. 25: Artist Allan deSouza looks at the legacy of colonial imperialism, and Palestinian artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme will have the U.S. premiere of their work, which offers new narratives from the Middle East.