UIS online leader Ray Schroeder honored as an Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education

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 Engineering

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 named Chancellor at Urbana-Champaign

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.

UIC launches Boys College Summer Literacy Institute

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.

UIS experiences highest summer school enrollment to date

More than 2,000 students have enrolled in classes at the University of Illinois Springfield already this summer.

UIC: $5 million gift largest in pharmacy college

Herbert Retzky has never forgotten his time as a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. A $5 million donation from his and his wife Carol’s estate will ensure his legacy of advocating for the practice of pharmacy is secured within the college in perpetuity.

University of Illinois Startup wins Cozad New Venture Challenge

One of the biggest factors in the profit margin for farmers is the moisture content of their harvest at the time of sale. A startup from the University of Illinois, Amber Ag, is providing a cost-effective way for farmers to monitor and even help alter the condition of their crops in silos.

UIF names Wesley W. Curtis vice president and general counsel

Wesley W. Curtis has been named vice president and general counsel of the University of Illinois Foundation effective August 1, 2016.

UIS and SIU School of Medicine researchers to collaborate on important health research

Seven faculty members from the University of Illinois Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine have been awarded grants from the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research.

UIC announces partnership with Shorelight Education

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Shorelight Education today announced the signing of an agreement to create UIC International, an innovative partnership platform that supports the recruitment, preparation, and success of international students.