09/10/2020 - The Fall 2020 Astronomy Newsletter has been published. Click here for details
08/26/2020 - We are proud to announce that the James B. Kaler classroom is ready for learning.
08/24/2020 - Congratulations to Ko-Yun (Monica) Huang who successfully defended her thesis on Friday, August 21, 2020.
08/19/2020 - Professor Brian Fields and graduate students Ada Ertel and Jesse Miller have published a paper linking a supernova to a mass extinction millions of years ago.
08/19/2020 - Congratulations to Wei-Ting Liao, who successfully defended her thesis on August 18, 2020. The title of her paper is "The evolution of the first stellar systems".
08/14/2020 - As we begin to transition into Fall 2020, we have new Astronomy Office Guidelines.
08/07/2020 - Prof. Charles Gammie answers questions on the formation of the Moon and imaging the first black hole in LAS Experts.
- Jennifer Li Wins Mr. & Mrs. Hsiang Pai & Wen-Hua Chu Department Of Astronomy Excellence In Research Grad Student Award
06/23/2020 - Celeste Lu earned her PhD on Monday, June 22, 2020. The title of her defense was "Simulations of Active Galactic Nucleus
06/22/2020 - Prof. Xin Liu has been named one of NCSA's Faculty Fellows for the 2020-21 school year.
06/19/2020 - "The Rise and Fall of Star Formation in Galaxies” has been selected as one of seven Symposia for the 2021 IAU General Assembly, and will be organized by Professor Tony Wong.
05/27/2020 - As you probably have heard, the U of I is beginning the process of returning to work in early June.
05/19/2020 - Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Holgado for successfully defending his thesis on May 18, 2020.