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Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017

Upcoming Events

Library
Urbana
African American Student Experience at Illinois: The Early Years Wednesday 29 March 2017

Professors Tamara Hoff and Vanessa Rouillon share their research on African American experience in the earliest years of the University and in Champaign-Urbana. They illustrate how African American students organized and supported one another...

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Maudelle Brown Bousfield, Class of 1906
Gender Equity Council, Library
Urbana
150 for 150: Celebrating the Accomplishments of Women at Illinois Friday 31 March 2017

In celebration of the sesquicentennial of the University, the Library has created an exhibit which highlights some of the women who have made significant achievements during their time at the University either as students, staff, faculty, or...

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Library
Urbana-Champaign
Find Uggles Monday 03 April 2017

For all Mondays listed below.

20 February 2017

27 February 2017

06 March 2017

13 March 2017

27 March 2017

03 April 2017

10 April 2017

17 April...

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Uggles the UGL cat
Champaign
Champaign County Historical Museum – University of Illinois at 150 Exhibit Monday 10 April 2017

Explore the evolution of the Illinois student as we delve into daily life in 1867, 1917, 1967 and 2017. This exhibit features objects and stories that depict world and local events and explores how those change impacted campus life. This exhibit...

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 Champaign County Historical Museum
Department of History, University Archives, University of Illinois Press
Urbana
Celebrating the University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation Friday 28 April 2017

Join us as we celebrate The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, a new book edited by professor emeritus Fred Hoxie. Fred will discuss the book and its stories about our remarkable university’s key inventions, places, and people. Several...

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Celebrating the University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation
University of Illinois
Springfield
Celebration at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Wednesday 10 May 2017

Board of Trustees to attend a dinner/reception in The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library to celebrate the 150th Sesquicentennial.


Questions
Contact (217) 333-9525 or email...

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign
Sesquicentennial Event: Commencement Saturday 13 May 2017

The Sesquicentennial Commencement 2017 marks the 150th class graduating at the University of Illinois.


Questions: email sesquicentennial@illinois.edu


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State Farm Center
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Chicago
The World of Genomics at The Field Museum Thursday 18 May 2017

The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois approaches grand challenges in society such as antibiotic resistance, food security, reproductive health, and cancer treatment through the application of genomics...

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Field Museum of Chicago
Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Champaign
Armory Renovations-Home to New Innovation Studio, Innovation Tech Hub, and One-of-a-Kind Classroom Space Tuesday 01 August 2017

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is in the final stages of design and development of a new suite of interdisciplinary learning spaces within the Armory building. The new Armory Innovation Spaces include the Illinois Innovation...

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Armory Renovations - Home to New Innovation Studio
University of Illinois
Online
New Student Convocation Friday 25 August 2017

More information coming soon!

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 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
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.


Questions: email ...

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State Farm Center