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Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017

Upcoming Events

College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Music
Urbana-Champaign
Gathering: A Sesquicentennial Musical Celebration Sunday 11 February 2018

To mark a historical milestone in our university’s history, a special Sesquicentennial tour will visit Chicago, New York, and Champaign-Urbana in the spring of 2018. The concerts will be performed by two of the school’s flagship ensembles. The...

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Composer Dominick DiOrio (left) with soloists Todd Payne, Nathan Gunn, and Yvonne Redman
University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign
Illinois 150: The 21st Century University and Research for the Public Good Tuesday 10 April 2018

Fifty years ago, for the University of Illinois' 100th Anniversary, President David D. Henry looked forward to the coming century of service. Addressing the state legislature, Henry observed that "our strength in the future, as in the past, is...

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Illinois 150 Conference
College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Music
Urbana-Champaign
Gathering: A Sesquicentennial Musical Celebration Saturday 14 April 2018

To mark a historical milestone in our university’s history, a special Sesquicentennial tour will visit Chicago, New York, and Champaign-Urbana in the spring of 2018. The concerts will be performed by two of the school’s flagship ensembles. The...

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Composer Dominick DiOrio (left) with soloists Todd Payne, Nathan Gunn, and Yvonne Redman
College of Fine and Applied Arts, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, School of Music
Urbana-Champaign
Gathering: A Sesquicentennial Musical Celebration Saturday 21 April 2018

To mark a historical milestone in our university’s history, a special Sesquicentennial tour will visit Chicago, New York, and Champaign-Urbana in the spring of 2018. The concerts will be performed by two of the school’s flagship ensembles. The...

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Composer Dominick DiOrio (left) with soloists Todd Payne, Nathan Gunn, and Yvonne Redman
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 through the lovely Allerton Gardens, followed by dinner and a live auction in the Mansion. This year’s sesquicentennial event will be reminiscent of the "installation party"...

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Allerton Garden Party