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  • Profile of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. against a gradient of blue clouds

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2022

    This year’s celebration will begin with the MLK Advocacy for Justice Celebration, Sunday, January 16 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. keynote by Dr. Derek Barber King, Sr., nephew of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Office of the Vice Chancellor Winter Open House. Glass front mult-story building. Snow is falling.

    Winter Open House 2021

    Please join us for an open house to celebrate the opening of our new offices on Friday, December 3, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Headshots of Leslie K. Morrow, JJ Pionke, Shardé McNeil Smith, and Avital Livny

    Four Illinois Faculty and Staff to be Recognized for Dedication to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    This year's recipients include Leslie K. Morrow, JJ Pionke, Shardé McNeil Smith, and Avital Livny.

  • Foellinger Auditorium at the University of Illinois on a spring day. Students are relaxing on the grass.

    Announcing the Call to Action Research Projects, 2021-22

    To read the list of this year’s projects is to begin to appreciate the full array of talent, creativity and commitment to use the power of research to transform lives and create an equitable and just world.

  • Headshots of Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe

    Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe to Visit the University of Illinois

    Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe, two internationally-recognized thinkers on navigating the deeply-held divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, will visit the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, October 7–9, 2021.

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