The University of Illinois’ Allerton Park and Conference Center is a frequent location to visit for touring the grounds, or special events like a wedding. But an event this weekend will give visitors a sense of what it was like about a century ago.
A new movie on the efforts to preserve artwork stolen during World War II is helping to highlight the work of a former University of Illinois art history professor.
Shirley Temple, who charmed the nation as a child movie star in the 1930s and went on to become one of the nation's diplomats in posts that included ambassador to Czechoslovakia during the Cold War, has died. She was 85.
Seven years ago, journalism faculty at the University of Illinois launched an effort to praise someone annually that’s served as an example to others entering the field.
Recently, Champaign’s famed Pogo Studio closed its doors after nearly 30 years when owner Mark Rubel left for a new job in Nashville, Tennessee. But the music that was recorded there will live on at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music at the University of Illinois.
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar for the title role in the 2005 film Capote, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment at the age of 46.
This Sunday, many will be watching the Super Bowl not just for the game itself but for the commercials that surround the broadcast. One personal in particular who will be watching is former Parkland College Theater Professor and professional actor Jim Coates. He is in a commercial vying for a one million dollar prize from Doritos.
Pedro Reyes says being Mexican is like living in an apartment where an upstairs neighbor has a leaking swimming pool.
The late Roger Ebert is the next recipient of the University of Illinois’ award for lifetime achievement in journalism.
Apple recently released its list of top apps for 2013. The award for best iPad app went to “Disney Animated” from Disney Interactive, Walt Disney Animation Studios…and the Urbana company Touch Press. Theodore Gray is the co-founder and CCO of the company. IPM's Jason Croft talked with him recently and asked him first to describe the app.