A monthly e-newsletter where Chancellor Robert Jones shares campus news, stories, successes and information
I hope you'll take a moment to watch this short video welcoming students to campus. I am grateful to each one of you for making this a special place to live, learn and work. No matter how long you’ve been part of the Illinois community, there is always something new to discover. I look forward to seeing what we will accomplish together.
Sincerely, Robert J. Jones Chancellor
It's time to come home, Illini.
Illinois Homecoming will take place Oct. 13-19. From pancakes at the Homecoming 5K to family fun in Grange Grove, don’t miss out on all our community has to offer.
Application opens - The Illinois application for freshmen and transfer students opens Sept. 1.
Scholar endowment - A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign endowment to honor scholar Yingying Zhang has been established by the Zhang family. Yingying's Fund will assist international students in crisis and their families.
Student Success - A new Student Success Initiative aims to better understand the factors that lead to retention, graduation rates, placement, degree-completion time and more.
Discover Illinois Research
Better sleep - Optimistic people tend to sleep better and longer, according to a new Illinois study.
Cheaper flight costs - Illinois researchers are using artificial intelligence to design a customized pricing model that benefits airline customers.