The University of Illinois and Deloitte Foundation establish industry leading center for analytics educationOct 25, 2016 03:37 PM
The Illinois College of Business is pleased to announce the launch of the “University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics” at Urbana-Champaign. A $5 million gift from the Deloitte Foundation and Deloitte’s retired and current partners, principals, managing directors and employees will allow Illinois College of Business to move to the head of class in business analytics education and talent development.
For 81 years, the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois have worked together to secure and manage private gifts from donors who are committed to the University and advancing its excellence in teaching, research and public engagement.
It started in March 2016, with the hire of coaching icon Lovie Smith. It continues now, with dramatic upgrades coming soon to the Fighting Illini football facilities. Plans call for a brand-new 107,650 square foot, $79.2 million Illinois Football Performance Center to be constructed next to the Irwin Indoor Practice Facility, and adjacent to Memorial Stadium. Future Phase 2 plans call for expansions of Memorial Stadium's south and east sides.
$25M gift from tech entrepreneur and UI alumnus Thomas Siebel will fund construction of Siebel Center for DesignOct 04, 2016 10:10 AM
The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign today announced a $25 million lead gift to establish the Siebel Center for Design.
The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve outcomes for patients with sickle cell disease.
Ray Schroeder, associate vice chancellor for online learning at the University of Illinois Springfield, was honored with the 2016 Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education by the Univeristy of Wisconsin on August 10, 2016, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Engineering faculty members appear in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and EngineeringJul 28, 2016 03:50 PM
The U. of I. is represented in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data.
Robert J. Jones, president of the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), an experienced and accomplished scientist and research university leader, was named chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Tuesday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its July 21 meeting. He would take office on Oct. 3.
The Boys College Summer Literacy Institute, a new program created by UIC, launched this summer to provide black boys with an academic foundation not typically offered in elementary school. Boys College gives black boys in grades 3 and 4 the reading and writing skills needed to prepare for and get admitted to top colleges and universities.