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Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017

Upcoming Events

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New Student Convocation Friday 25 August 2017

More information coming soon!

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Urbana-Champaign
Krannert Center / ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Opening Night Party with James Jones Trio, Samantha Fish, and Soulive Thursday 14 September 2017

When the calendar rolls around to September, it’s time to head to Krannert Center for one of the biggest can’t-be-missed moments in the community—the Opening Night Party. And this year, we’re not just opening the season, we’re celebrating the...

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Krannert Center / ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Opening Night Party with James Jones Trio, Samantha Fish, and Soulive
Department of Asian American Studies
Urbana-Champaign
The 10th Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans Tuesday 19 September 2017

RECOVERING AN ASIAN AMERICAN RADICAL TRADITION:  
The Asian American Movement, Third World Solidarities, and the Power of Accompaniment 

Speaker: Dr. Diane C. Fujino 
Professor, Asian American Studies and Director of...

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Professor Pallassana R. Balgopal
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Office of Vice Chancellor for Research
Urbana
Enduring Legacy of Sol Spiegelman Saturday 21 October 2017

In honor of University of Illinois microbiologist Sol Spiegelman and his work with recombinant DNA technology, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology is hosting the symposium “The Enduring Legacy of Sol Spiegelman.” We are featuring a...

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Enduring Legacy of Sol Spiegelman
Department of Asian American Studies
Urbana-Champaign
20 Years of Asian American Studies at Illinois Fall Lecture Series: Feminist Refugee Epistemology: Reading Displacement in Vietnamese and Syrian Refugee Art Monday 23 October 2017

Speaker: Dr. Yến Lê Espiritu 
Distinguished Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies 
UC San Diego

Joining the fields of transnational feminist studies with critical refugee studies, this talk introduces the concept...

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Dr. Yến Lê Espiritu, Distinguished Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Earth, Society and Environment, School of Integrative Biology
Urbana-Champaign
Homecoming Open House at the Natural History Building Saturday 28 October 2017

The complete renovation of Natural History Building on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is now complete! During the past three years, the building was completely gutted and rebuilt inside.

From 2-4:30 p....

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Natural History Building
Department of Mathematics
Urbana-Champaign
Four Color Theorem Festival Thursday 02 November 2017 The Department of Mathematics will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the proof of the Four Color Theorem with a multi-day event November 2-4, 2017 celebrating the mathematical, historical and cultural significance of Appel and Haken’s achievement.... more
Four Color Theorem Festival
Department of Asian American Studies
Urbana-Champaign
20 Years of Asian American Studies at Illinois Fall Lecture Series: Archives, History, Undocumented Knowledge Wednesday 08 November 2017

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Lowe 
Professor of English and Humanities 
Director, Center for Humanities 
Tufts University

This paper reflects on the possibilities, limits, and alternatives to the archives that authorize...

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Dr. Lisa Lowe, Professor of English and Humanities, Director Center for Humanities, Tufts University
University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign
Final Sesquicentennial Event: Commencement Saturday 12 May 2018

The Final Sesquicentennial event will end with the graduating class of 2018. 150 years ago, the first class of the University of Illinois graduated.


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State Farm Center
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Urbana-Champaign
Allerton Garden Party Sunday 20 May 2018

Allerton's annual Garden Party fundraiser features an afternoon stroll and music in the lovely Allerton Gardens, along with dinner and a live auction in the Mansion. This year we hope to model the event after Former/Past President Stoddard's "...

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Allerton Garden Party