The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

All content by Emily Scott
The postdoctoral experience

The postdoctoral experience

So far, life as a postdoctoral researcher is what Kenneth...

Uncovering the past

On the south side of campus, a wealth of knowledge...

University libraries are going digital to preserve specimens

University libraries are going digital to preserve specimens

On the south side of campus, a wealth of knowledge...

Your new, future robot co-worker

Your new, future robot co-worker

In the future, your co-worker might be a robot.

Pat Malik is the Director Divison of Disability Resources and Educational Services.

Stories of Strength: Pat Malik

Twenty-four years later, Pat Malik still forgets certain...

Students build their own startup during the 54.io event held by Founders, an entreprenurial student organization on campus, at the Grainger library basement on Sunday, Sep 25 2016.

University entrepreneur event encourages collaborative thought

A chemistry major, an anthropology major and an aerospace...

Rachel Wilson, a second year masters student in Urban Planning, performs on Goodwin Avenue for Parking Day in Urbana, IL on September 16, 2016.

More than just a parking space: Students reimagine the roles of urban areas

Friday morning was seemingly just like any other at...

University researchers work to make solar energy more affordable

University researchers work to make solar energy more affordable

In the ongoing search for reliable renewable energy...

Behind the Vet Med Basic Sciences Building on Sept. 6, a newly introduced bald eagle named Rose has found a home in Urbana.

Wildlife Medical Clinic welcomes its first bald eagle

Outside the Wildlife Medical Clinic on the south side...

Student startup caters to health-conscious peers

Student startup caters to health-conscious peers

Amidst a growing number of meal delivery services such...

Frank Warren, author of the New York Times best seller, PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death, and God, holds introspective presentation at the Foellinger Auditorium on Nov. 5, 2015.

Before and after a year at the University

The Daily Illini interviewed a group of freshmen at...

85 new trees will be donated to the Urbana Cooperative Tree Planting Program by The Rotary Club of Urbana.

Illini Emergency Medical Services gives tips on how to beat the heat on Quad Day

On Aug. 21, thousands of students will flock to the...

Professor Steve LaValle wears an Oculus Rift headset.

Q&A with virtual reality expert Steven LaValle

In 2012, Steven LaValle, professor of computer science...

Using dance to design robotics control systems

The worlds of dance and robotics are merging in an...

Tovala cooking device seeks to provide fresh, healthy meals in minutes

Tovala cooking device seeks to provide fresh, healthy meals in minutes

About two years ago, David Rabie was having a normal...

Portrait of Mary Dailey.

Take Note: University alumna brings passion for science to 3M

Mary Caruso Dailey doesn’t just take notes, she makes...

University to lead Midwest Big Data Hub

Every day, vast amounts of data are created, with sources...

Marco Fabrega, developer of the app The Mouve, stands in the Quad on November 13, 2015.

UI alumnus pursues entrepreneurship passion through design

Marco Fabrega was out one night after attending a boring...

New wearable device automatically calls 911

New wearable device automatically calls 911

As University students, Nikita Parikh and her friend...

UI's entrepreneurial ecosystem gaining another key player

UI's entrepreneurial ecosystem gaining another key player

The University was recently ranked as the number 10...

Conference highlights dangers of sedentary behavior

Conference highlights dangers of sedentary behavior

“Sitting is the smoking of the 21st century” —...

Photo by Emily Scott | The Daily IlliniNate Ruess performs at Foellinger Auditorium on Sunday night. Ruess sang audience favorites as well as new music from his solo album, Grand Romantic.

Nate Ruess captivates crowd with high-energy show

Nate Ruess has been in bands for fifteen years, but...

Photo by Fueled By Ramen | The Daily Illini Singer-songwriter Nate Ruess has been in bands for 15 years. He released his first solo album, “Grand Romantic,” in June. 

Q & A with singer, songwriter, lead singer of fun. Nate Ruess

Nate Ruess is a singer and songwriter, who is the...

C-U locals create new way to "SNOOZ"

C-U locals create new way to "SNOOZ"

Eli Lazar and Matt Snyder are polar opposites in almost...

Illini Athletics creates campus-themed icons with new app

Illini Athletics creates campus-themed icons with new app

In case you have ever wanted to send your friends a...

University alumnus adds new heights to campus with YouTube series 'Fly High'

University alumnus adds new heights to campus with YouTube series 'Fly High'

Nick Yi used to shoot photo and video from the ground,...

Sousa Archives exhibit honors experimental musician

The life and music of American composer Harry Partch...

A destined duo: UI professor to develop robots that aid elderly

It’s like a scene in “Cinderella,” but not...

Error page or a work of art

The squirrel has become more of a campus icon than...

Larry Harris, Senior in Political Science, has been named a fellow in the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program.

Student earns fellowship, job offer from U.S. Department of State

The 2008 presidential election gave Larry Harris his...

Keeping cool with The Pop Stop crew

Matthew Dick and his younger brother Barrett Kendall...

The Pop Stop, a Champaign-Urbana based ice pop food truck, will open at the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon on Saturday.

Keeping cool with The Pop Stop crew

Matthew Dick and his younger brother Barrett Kendall...

Pi Day palooza to celebrate once-a-century holiday

Pi Day palooza to celebrate once-a-century holiday

It’s the perfect day for pi.Saturday fulfills the...

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