General Events

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute - Room 5269, 5th Floor Tower Room

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Illini Union, Room 314A, 1401 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL

    The Library Consultation Working Group will host a campus-wide Town Hall presentation/discussion of the 100% submittal of the Special Collections Research Center Redevelopment Plan Programming and Conceptual Design Study.

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • This is an online event. A Zoom link will be emailed to participants 2 days before the workshop.

    Disruptive student behaviors can present serious challenges to a positive learning environment. These challenging situations can occur in both face-to-face and online learning contexts. In this workshop you will learn effective strategies to deal with challenging situations and maintain the focus of your classroom on productive learning.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Spring 2020 Exhibition Opening Event! Join us at 3:10pm for a conversation with the exhibition’s curators, Dr. Cait Coker, Siobhan McKissic, Ruthann E. Miller, & Ana D. Rodriguez. This event is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.

    • 6:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    This spirited blend of reality and fantasy incorporates shadow play, pantomime, live music, and clever digital media for audiences of all ages.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N Broadway Ave, Urbana, Illinois

    Many research efforts are currently underway to address questions about microplastics. However, there still is a great deal of work to be done. Join guest presenter John Scott, Senior Chemist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, whose current research interests include microplastics, emerging contaminants in the environment and utilization of waste materials.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Japan House - 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy. Explore the practice of calligraphy as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy and learn about Shodo from the vision of a Tea Master.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Salon-Style

    The Winner of the 2018 Naumburg International Violin Competition, Grace Park is a dynamic violinist, dedicated chamber musician, and passionate pedagogue.

Monday, January 27, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day

    Open call! Picture your impact.

    • All Day

    Are you (or do you know) a student that's innovating and solving a problem that could have a positive societal impact? Ask a mentor to nominate you (or mentors--nominate a student!) for the $20,000 campus-wide Illinois Innovation Prize.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (Lobby)

    Looking for startup teammates? Or, just want to know what TEC is all about? Make your idea a reality at SocialFuse: a recurring pitching and networking event for you! Come pitch your ideas, find teammates to scale your startup, or just sit back and check things out.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture "Growth Hack Your Future" Rosemarie Truman, PhD Founder & CEO, Board Member of The Center for Advancing Innovation

    • 12:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

    • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

    Engineering @ Illinois hosts over 400 companies and 6500 students at our fall fairs and over 250 companies with over 3,000 students in attendance at our spring fairs. One of the many reasons why you should attend the Engineering @ Illinois Career Fairs and connect with top talent at Illinois!

    • 4:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801)

    • 5:00 pm
    • Student Dining & Residential Programs Building (SDRP)

    Lunar New Year is the most significant and widely celebrated holiday for many Asian cultures. It marks the beginning of a new year and is associated with a myriad of cultural traditions. In collaboration with University Housing, the Lunar New Year Celebration will be held on Tuesday, January 28th starting at 5pm.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Krannert Center has a beloved tradition of leaping into the spring semester with the beauty of classical dance performances—and this season we uphold that legacy with the exquisite artistry of the award-winning Shanghai Ballet.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • ARC (Activities and Recreation Center)

    See https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/experience/career-services/career-fair for information.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

    Having trouble connecting with your students? This workshop might be for you! Learn how to build long lasting rapport with your students.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Celebrate opening night for KAM’s newest exhibition HIVE, a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum. Refreshments and cash bar will be available in the Link Gallery by Michaels’ Catering.

    • 6:15 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal. Conversation with Hive curators Amy L. Powell and Clara Bosak-Schroeder to follow.

    • 6:30 pm
    • State Farm Center

Friday, January 31, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Arboretum

    Join Ryan Pankau, U of I Extension Horticulture Educator and the SWS for a tour of winter trees at the U of I Arboretum. Ryan will teach us how to tell the forest from the trees and how to key apart species we commonly see in Illinois. Just because there aren’t leaves on the trees doesn’t mean they aren’t interesting to look at!

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 1:00 pm
    • 1040 NCSA

Saturday, February 1, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum

    Mozambican musician Nyttu Chongo presents the workshop “An Introduction to the Traditional Rhythms, Sounds, and Instruments of Mozambique.”

    • 2:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    The Spurlock Museum welcomes Nyttu Chongo for a concert of music from Mozambique. This event highlights traditional instruments such as the timbila, m’bira, inanga, xitende, xizambi, xipendani, djembe, xigovia, and kankubwe. The concert is free and all are invited.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine joins CUSO for Samuel Barber's "Violin Concerto."

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Saxophonist Joshua Redman is joined by drummer Brian Blade, bassist Scott Colleen, and cornetist Ron Miles to perform his latest project, the Grammy Award-nominated "Still Dreaming."

Sunday, February 2, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm

    Join artist Annie Hart for an afternoon of creating through repurposing! Annie’s look in the exhibit In Her Closet: How to Make a Drag Queen features garments and accessories she created by rethinking and reusing materials. See more of Annie’s creations on Instagram at @anniehartdrag.

Monday, February 3, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day

    Register by February 3 for the Cozad New Venture Challenge!

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

    • 6:30 pm
    • The Bike Project - 202 S Broadway Ave, Rm 24, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    Women and Trans Folk Night (WTF) is exclusively reserved for women and trans (including non-binary) people to learn about bike maintenance from other women and trans mechanics. Open hours for WTF occur on the first Monday of each month in the Downtown Urbana shop from 6:30-9:00 PM.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 607 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    IGB Special Seminar “Managing Foreign Influence.” David Richardson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research; Kathy Gentry, Export Compliance Officer; Chyvonne Gibson, Deputy Export Compliance Officer; Sponsored Programs Administration, University of Illinois

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Please Note: Register in person at the ARC or CRCE Member Services when facilities are open for operations. Does the new year have you feeling nostalgic for your childhood? Enjoy homemade hot pockets and cosmic brownies that will have you feeling like a kid again!

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Topics include how the EPI is structured; strategies for defining terms; practice with other workshop participants.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Jupiter String Quartet, an important voice in the world of chamber music, chose its name because Jupiter was the most prominent planet in the night sky at the time of its formation in 2001, and the astrological symbol for Jupiter resembles the number four.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am
    • Children's Research Center, 51 Gerty Drive, Champaign, IL

    Prospective families are invited to tour our school at our Community Open House on Wednesday, February 5, between 9 a.m. - noon (Preschool) and 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Kindergarten-5th grade).

    • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center | Music Room (208)

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute - Room 5269, 5th Floor Tower Room

    • 3:00 pm
    • 1104 NCSA

    This tutorial will teach how to gain access to the system, how to interact with the system through Open OnDemand interface, including Jupiter notebook, and through command line interface.

    • 6:30 pm
    • Author's Corner, Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL

    Meet the editors of Uncanny Magazine!

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 2:30 - 3:30 pm
    • The Urbana Free Library, Megan's Reading Room. 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Sinfonia’s principal musicians are also superior soloists, and tonight’s featured performers, bassoonist Henry Skolnick and percussionist William Moersch, are no exceptions.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Japan House - 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy. Explore the practice of calligraphy as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy and learn about Shodo from the vision of a Tea Master.

Monday, February 10, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

    Most teachers get evaluated by their students at the end of the course by implementing ICES.  But by then, it is too late to make changes that will make a difference for your current students. Come to this workshop to learn how to design, implement, and interpret Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to improve the class experience for everyone.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 407 Illini Union

    Dr. Heather Shotton, Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and Director of Indigenous Education Initiatives in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma, will present, "Unsettling Universities: Reimagining Higher Education as a Site of Love and Resistance for Indigenous Students".

    • 12:00 pm
    • 407 Illini Union

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    “The Neurogenomics, Inheritance and Evolution of Paternal Care” Alison Bell, PhD University of Illinois; Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior School of Integrative Biology; IGB Faculty, Gene Networks in Neural & Developmental Plasticity

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Learn how to properly meal prep! New Year, New Resolutions? Let McKinley and the Instructional Kitchen help you out with our meal prep series! Come to our kitchen and prep with us! We will even do the dishes. February 11: 5:30-7 pm March 10: 5:30-7 pm April 7: 5:30-7 pm

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    On the choir’s 100th-anniversary tour, which includes performances at Carnegie Hall and Severance Hall, Krannert Center audiences will once again experience the St. Olaf Choir’s warm tone and amazing technique, highlighted by the remarkable acoustics of Foellinger Great Hall.

    • 8:00 pm
    • State Farm Center

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:30 am
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

    • 10:00 am
    • Drama Rehearsal Room

    If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe, welcoming environment.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Recognized with the 2018 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album, Somi and her vocal stylings have drawn comparisons to Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba, and Sarah Vaughan, but her mesmerizing singing and songwriting have created an identity all her own.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    At this free family program highlighting Russia and Eastern Europe, activities include a storytelling session, a Fabergé egg presentation and craft, and a table of touchable artifacts to explore. The program is held in collaboration with the University of Illinois Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Center.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Rooms 131, 126, East Lobby

    • 2:00 pm
    • State Farm Center

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    In 2017, Jonathan Swensen made his concerto debut performing the Elgar "Cello Concerto, with his father, Joseph Swensen, conducting the Porto National Symphony Orchestra in Portugal. Since that debut, he has featured as soloist with orchestras in Spain, the United States, Denmark, and Poland.

Monday, February 17, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 10:00 am
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    Each spring, the Center for Children’s Books (CCB) hosts our Annual Book Sale. For three days, we sell thousands of new children’s books for youth, ages birth through high school. Paperback books are $1 or $2 each, hardcover books are $5 each, and individual items are priced as marked.

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    • 3:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 10:00 am
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    Each spring, the Center for Children’s Books (CCB) hosts our Annual Book Sale. For three days, we sell thousands of new children’s books for youth, ages birth through high school. Paperback books are $1 or $2 each, hardcover books are $5 each, and individual items are priced as marked.

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • Room 428 Armory Building (Southwest corner of the building)

    A well-designed professional ePortfolio is a valuable way to demonstrate your achievements, goals, and beliefs to your prospective or current employer. It can also guide you as you seek out additional experiences to better prepare for your future career or career advancement. Bring your laptop or other device to this interactive workshop.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    "Practicing Interdisciplinary Teamwork" Jonathan Kramer, PhD Director for Interdisciplinary Science National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) University of Maryland

    • 2:00 pm
    • Beckman 2269 - 2nd Floor Tower Room

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Learn strategies for answering open-ended questions in teaching and everyday contexts.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Paint your 2020 Mantra Do you have your 2020 personal mantra selected yet? Paint a canvas to celebrate a new year, new growth and an outward expression of affirmation! Please Note: Workshops are first come, first served. Arrive early to secure your seat!

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Playwright, actor, and educator, Anna Deavere Smith uses her singular brand of theatre to explore issues of community, character, and diversity in America. She is probably most recognizable in popular culture as the hospital administrator on Showtime’s "Nurse Jackie" and the national security advisor on NBC’s "The West Wing."

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 10:00 am
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    Each spring, the Center for Children’s Books (CCB) hosts our Annual Book Sale. For three days, we sell thousands of new children’s books for youth, ages birth through high school. Paperback books are $1 or $2 each, hardcover books are $5 each, and individual items are priced as marked.

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • iSchool (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820). Room 24 (the CCB).

    • 7:30 am
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Following her one-woman presentation the previous evening, playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith will be joined by Julia Wolfe, composer, educator, and recipient of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Music, in CultureTalk, an exploration of the ideas surrounding the arts and culture.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 101 ISB; 910 S. Fifth St.; C

    • 12:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 210 (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

    Intended for students from across the campus, Inside Scoop conversations invite Illinois undergraduates to engage with the exciting work conducted by scholars whose work helps us understand what it means to be human in a world of rapidly shifting global complexities.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute - Room 5269, 5th Floor Tower Room

    • 3:00 pm
    • Beckman 3269 - 3rd Floor Tower Room

    • 3:00 pm
    • 1104 NCSA

    This tutorial will introduce how machine learning can be accomplished with neural networks and will go over various examples from simple dense networks to convolutional network architectures using TensorFlow on HAL system.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 428

    Students enter college with vastly different learning strategies and abilities. This workshop will explore how instructors can aid students in developing more effective learning strategies early in their college careers.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Learn how to make your favorite sushi! If you’ve ever wanted to learn to make your favorite sushi rolls like the professionals, then this class is for you! Come ready to make California rolls, sweet potato rolls, and a mouthwatering cucumber salad with all your favorite sauces.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Learn how to make your favorite sushi! If you’ve ever wanted to learn to make your favorite sushi rolls like the professionals, then this class is for you! Come ready to make California rolls, sweet potato rolls, and a mouthwatering cucumber salad with all your favorite sauces.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana)

    Following her one-woman presentation the previous evening, playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith will join composer Julia Wolfe in CultureTalk, an exploration of the ideas surrounding the arts and culture.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana)

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:00 pm
    • Room 1092 of Lincoln Hall; 702 S. Wright St.; Urbana

    • 2:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    • 2:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    For decades, the First Nations of North America suffered the loss of their children to government boarding schools, where they were forcibly “re-educated” in programs intended to speed their assimilation and “civilization,” at the cost of culture and identity.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Japan House - 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy. Explore the practice of calligraphy as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy and learn about Shodo from the vision of a Tea Master.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    Teller and activist Dovie Thomason (Lakota, Apache, and Scot descent) presents a concert of traditional stories.

    • 2:00 pm

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Each year, the 21st Century Piano Commission sponsors a competition with a cash prize for a composition featuring the keyboard instrument.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Has winter taken over? Has the frost crept across the fields, down the streets, maybe right into our very homes or even our own hearts? Quebec’s youthful, fearless, masterful Cirque FLIP Fabrique is a magically poetic cirque-style expedition that’s taking worldwide stages by storm.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

Monday, February 24, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

    • 7:00 pm
    • State Farm Center

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • I Hotel

    Join the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative for the annual leadership conference on February 25-26, 2020 at the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign, Illinois. This is a working conference with two full days of breakout sessions, keynotes, and networking opportunities.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Joseph Costello, PhD University of California, San Francisco; Professor, School of Medicine

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Is the winter getting you down? Fight the cold and enjoy watching a delicious cooking demonstration with all the warm winter classics you know and love.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    This ensemble is composed of Arab and Israeli musicians defying fierce political divides to make music together. Led by its concertmaster, violinist Michael Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Ensemble demonstrates that bridges can be built to encourage people to listen to the narrative of the other.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • The Metropolitan, 66th floor of Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago

    The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at Illinois—the first advertising program in the country—is bringing together advertising agencies, tech firms, and educators to collaborate on envisioning the future of advertising education, research, and recruitment.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1 Hazelwood Dr. in Champaign (metered and bike parking available; yellow bus stops 1 block away)

    • 3:30 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801)

    • 5:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr., Champaign

    Kate Brown is Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr. |Auditorium

    “The Great Chernobyl Acceleration” With Kate Brown, Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Art Education PhD students Catalina Hernandez-Cabal and Jody Stokes-Casey will encourage participants to inhabit the museum in a variety of ways as they create walking self-portraits.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Murray Perahia’s readings of landmark repertoire by composers from Bach and Beethoven to Chopin and Liszt offer timeless lessons in sophistication, sensitivity, and expressive intensity.

Friday, February 28, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • The Metropolitan, 66th floor of Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago

    The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at Illinois—the first advertising program in the country—is bringing together advertising agencies, tech firms, and educators to collaborate on envisioning the future of advertising education, research, and recruitment.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The outstanding musicians in the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra and Hindsley Symphonic Band excel at a wide range of musical styles and are committed to expanding band music's reaches.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 324, Main Library

    “‘Here I Have Lived’: Recreating the Land of Lincoln” explores the history of Central Illinois’s two most prominent Lincoln heritage sites. Featuring materials related to the reconstruction of Lincoln’s New Salem near Petersburg and the restoration of the Lincoln Home area in Springfield, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the places Abraham Lincoln called home.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • West, Light Court, Contemporary Galleries

    "Hot Spots" brings together international contemporary artists and art collectives who examine the environmental impact of the production, use, and disposal of radioactive materials by military and commercial industries.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 6:30 pm
    • Krannert Room

    Go behind the scenes with a pre-show conversation.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    With noted Russian pianist Peter Laul, the orchestra will present an exhilarating program of Russian symphonic classics, including an impassioned and once-banned Shostakovich composition and two works by Tchaikovsky.