04/09/2018 - The University of Illinois is reaffirming the significance of the arts and humanities by launching a new graduate fellowship program intended to attract the best and brightest students in these fie
02/19/2018 - The narratives of black emancipation and white settlement are usually separated in U.S. and Canadian history, but they are actually intertwined, says Professor Asaka.
02/07/2018 - Slavery and racism played their roles in planting beliefs about race and racial difference, but so did medicine, says Prof. Rana Hogarth in her new book.
01/29/2018 - The University's Open Illinois resource website provides undocumented and DACA students information and tools that will support their succe
01/16/2018 - The Humanities Without Walls Consortium, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, fosters interdisciplinary, collaborative research, teaching, and scholarship in the humanities, sponsoring new areas of inquiry that cannot be created or maintained without cross-institutional cooperation.
11/21/2017 - Thomas Dowling, a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursuing a double major in political science and
11/15/2017 - Thomas Dowling, a double-major in history and political science, has been named Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award, which recognizes university seniors for their excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
11/15/2017 - Several outstanding professors in the College of LAS have been selected by their peers to receive named professorial positions, which provide financial assistance to support their research and teac
11/10/2017 - Matt Eisenbrandt, a history alumnus, has spent his career litigating against perpetrators of abuse and atrocities in foreign countries who thought they had found safe haven in the United States and Canada.
10/26/2017 - Russia’s world-changing revolution came 100 years ago this November, but our view of it has been shaped by the repression and massive death that came in its wake, as well as by decades of Russian-U.S. conflict. History professor Mark Steinberg is taking a fresh look at the events of 1917, both in a book on the revolution and through a series of talks this fall, including stops in Moscow and at the Chicago Humanities Festival.
09/28/2017 - When and where professional athletes have the right to voice their political opinions became an issue following comments by President Donald Trump aimed at players in the NFL. History professor Adrian Burgos Jr. focuses his research on the history of U.S. sports, specifically as it relates to minority participation in sports, with books on the history of Latinos in professional baseball.
09/20/2017 - Hear Prof.
09/14/2017 - Health issues arising from Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam War have altered ideas about war wounds and the cause of birth defects, says U. of I.
06/26/2017 - Emeritus Professor Winton Solberg has been one of three awarded the highest campus honor. The Chancellor's Medallion has only
06/21/2017 - Professor Adrian Burgos, Jr. was featured in a segment on ESPN regardin