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Illinois alumnus and former faculty member named Social Work dean

Steven Anderson, the director of the School of Social Work at Michigan State University, was named the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign effective Sept. 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

Center for Advanced Study appoints seven new faculty members

The Center for Advanced Study has appointed seven new members to its permanent faculty – one of the highest forms of academic recognition the University of Illinois campus makes for outstanding scholarship.

University of Illinois hosting inaugural human-animal studies institute

The University of Illinois is hosting a Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute—the first of its kind in the emerging interdisciplinary field.

Chancellor’s Medallion awarded to three who have preserved University of Illinois history

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will award the Chancellor’s Medallion -- the highest campus honor -- to three men who have dedicated their professional lives to preserving the history of the university.

Book celebrates planning, building of University of Illinois campus

A new book, “An Illini Place – Building the University of Illinois Campus,” covers the history of the planning and building of the University of Illinois campus and why the campus looks the way it does.

Provenance exhibition shows challenges of tracing the path of ownership of artwork

A new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum, “Provenance: A Forensic History of Art,” shows the challenges of provenance research and the efforts to document the history of ownership of several of the museum’s works.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural faculty

The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has announced nearly 100 inaugural faculty members.

Diversity external review team submits report and recommendations

An external review team found that a more centralized organizational structure of diversity efforts would better align the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s institutional goals with outcomes.

Seven academic professionals honored with CAPE awards

Seven academic professionals were honored with 2017 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 6. Now in its 29th year, the program honors the accomplishments and contributions of academic professionals, who provide critical support for administration, research laboratories and educational programs, and offer important outreach programs throughout the state.