• 2023-01-26 - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign alumna Brittney Nadler (majored in Global Studies and Spanish) recently was awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Howard University, the Pickering Fellowship supports individuals who seek careers in the State Department’s Foreign...
  • 2022-11-07 - The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is now a sustaining member of Scholars at Risk (SAR), an international network of higher education institutions and associations dedicated to protecting scholars and promoting academic freedom around the world. A committee of faculty and students has been...
  • 2022-10-03 - The European Union Center will be hosting political scientist and writer Ivan Krastev, who will speak on “Russia’s War in Ukraine: Reimagining the East-West Divide in Europe,” on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in room 300 of the Levis Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana. Click here to read a story on the event published by the Illinois...
  • 2022-08-24 - Six area and global studies centers within the Illinois Global Institute will receive almost $13.2 million in competitive Title VI federal grants during the next four years to advance educational opportunities, programming, and public engagement. The University of Illinois is one of this year’s top Title VI funding recipients in the country.  Part of the...
  • 2022-06-21 - Illinois Global Institute is pleased to announce the IGI Summer 2022 Global Educator Workshop - 3 days of round-table discussions around the context of world languages and area studies with the theme of "World Languages & Area Studies: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Perspectives." K-12 educators from around the globe are encouraged to attend any of the events listed in the...
  • 2022-05-14 - The Illinois Global Institute (IGI) and its area and global studies centers and thematic programs mourn the unexpected and untimely passing of our very dear colleague, Dara Goldman. Dara was a Professor of Spanish, Director of the Program in Jewish Culture & Society, and a longtime member of multiple centers in IGI. She served as Director of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean...
  • 2022-04-25 - The European Union Center (EUC) has been a focal point for teaching, research, and outreach on Europe and the European Union at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign since 1998. The center received news that their proposal for a new Jean Monnet Center of Excellence grant under the European Commission Erasmus+ Program was awarded. This will be the third time the EUC has been awarded this...
  • 2022-04-04 - Russia, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) is hosting "A Conversation with Terrell Jermaine Starr" on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30pm. The event will be in the Auditorium of the Campus Instructional Facility (CIF), as well as on Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. To register for the...
  • 2022-03-31 - Do you have a passion for accounting and love of area and global studies? Are budgets your thing? Then we have a position for you! Come work for us at Illinois Global Institute as our Accounting and Operations Associate! Search has been extended through April 14.   Download job description here....
  • 2022-02-25 - Below is a joint statement from The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Illinois Global Institute stands with our colleagues in REEEC and the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, and those affected in our community and across the world.  The University of Illinois Urbana-...
  • 2022-02-02 - The Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies is offering Archaeology Field School in Peru, The Ancient Politics of Human-Environment Interactions (LAST 395), with associate director, Kasia Szremski. An online information meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 3, at 12noon for those interested in this spring/summer course. The course begins in Spring II session with the in-class portion...
  • 2022-02-02 - Kasia Szremski, associate director for Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, was selected by the Liberal Arts and Sciences award committee for the LAS Academic Professional Award. The award, along with the other staff awards, will be presented by Venetria K. Patton...
  • 2021-12-21 - The fall 2021 issue of Illinois Global Institute's newsletter is now available. The electronic (PDF) version can be found at the link below. This newsletter will be published twice a year (spring and fall), along with an e-newsletter that is published once a month during the academic months (August through May). IGI Newsletter Fall 2021. To subscribe to our e-newsletter...
  • 2021-11-11 - Founder and former director of the Program in Arms Control & Domestic & International Security (ACDIS) Edward Kolodziej spoke with the UI news division about the implications of the recent U.S-U.K. sale of nuclear submarines to Australia and his published paper, “What are the political, economic, and strategic implications of the U.S.-U.K. sale of nuclear submarines to Australia?”. https...
  • 2021-10-12 - On October 6, 2021, the College of Law celebrated the investiture of Colleen Murphy as the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law. Verity Winship, professor and associate dean for Academic Affairs, provided welcoming remarks, followed by Vice Provost Bill Bernhard and Venetria Patton, the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Murphy then provided an overview of her legal...