L. Brian Stauffer / University of Illinois
September 04, 2018

Study: Most Young Adults Lack Financial Literacy, Opportunities

A new study from the University of Illinois finds that a majority of surveyed young adults lack basic financial skills and access to mainstream financial institutions. The study's author said the findings point to a need for more financial education for young adults. 

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Ian Hobson
ianhobson.net
July 13, 2018

Piano Students To Learn & Perform At Summer Institute

The week of July 16th will be an intense one for participants in the annual Summer Piano Institute at the University of Illinois. Piano students from across the U-S and abroad will be studying with five guest faculty pianists — including the Summer Piano Institute’s artistic director, Ian Hobson. Both students and guest faculty will give public performances, and some will perform with Sinfonia da Camera.

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University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen
University of Illinois
June 20, 2018

U Of I President Touts New Chicago Research Institute

University of Illinois System President Timothy Killeen said he is excited the U of I system will lead the Discovery Partners Institute. The DPI is a new research institute where students will work alongside researchers and businesses. Killeen said this will spur economic growth in the state. 

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Gov. Bruce Rauner standing in front of a laboratory and speaking to a crowd.
Lee V. Gaines / Illinois Public Media
June 14, 2018

Rauner Wants Private Investors To Pay For U of I Expansion

Gov. Bruce Rauner said he wants to expand the University of Illinois system with billions of dollars from private investors. Rauner shared his plan with students and staff at the U of I’s Urbana campus during a tour of the university's electrical and computer engineering building on Wednesday. 

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