The Daily Illini

University receives $28.1 million to research technology combating cyber-attacks

By Vivienne Henning

October 26, 2015

In recent years, cyber hackers have waged attacks on organizations ranging from Sony Entertainment to the U.S. government. University researchers will investigate another area of cyber vulnerability — the nation’s energy infrastructure.The University was selected to be a part of the Cyber Re...

Department of Entomology holds 32nd annual Insect Fear Film Festival

Tyler Hedlund, graduate in LAS, smiles as he introduces the whipspider on his face to curious spectators at Foellinger Auditorium on Friday.

March 2, 2015

Crickets hopped from hand to hand, and spiders crawled across students’ faces this Saturday at the department of entomology’s 32nd annual Insect Fear Film Festival. Community members of all ages gathered in Foellinger Auditorium for the event. Beyond the films, the festival included face paintin...