The University of Illinois Foundation today announces Springfield native and long-time resident Paul O’Shea as the recipient of the 2017 William E. Winter Award for Outstanding Advocate Leadership.
Now through the end of 2019, The Grainger Foundation will match all donations made to the College's Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative.
The University of Illinois has received a $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to support economic revitalization in Illinois communities affected by reductions in federal military spending.
Sickle cell disease can cause debilitating fatigue, chronic pain, even death. But now what was once a life sentence may be no more. Doctors in Chicago say they are curing sickle cell disease in adults.
Nathan Gunn of Champaign already has won a Grammy Award (2010). Still, he about jumped out of his opera tights when informed via Instagram that he was nominated for two more Tuesday.
A Decatur man walked free from the Macon County Courthouse today thanks to the efforts of the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) at the University of Illinois Springfield. Newly discovered DNA evidence proves that Charles Palmer did not commit the 1998 murder of William Helmbacher.
Legislation introduced Thursday would redefine the state's long partnership with the University of Illinois System, providing predictable funding for university operations over the next five years in exchange for tangible performance goals that support Illinois students and serve the needs of the state.
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.