Justin Balcor, PhD student in Musicology, has been awarded a fellowship from the American Councils Combined Research and Language Training (CRLT) Program to conduct up to nine months of research on the gendered relationships between sports, music, and musical instruments in the Republic of Georgi
This year's March 4th campaign to support the Marching Illini quickly surpassed goals to reach 515 gifts totaling $62,714.
An anonymous donor offered a March Forth Challenge Grant of $3000 for reaching the initial goal of $37,000.
University of Illinois alum and clarinetist Master Gunnery Sgt. John Mula is a member of the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, which provided music for the swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol while seated directly beneath the inaugural platform.