2020 Vision: An Overview of the Scholarly Commons This Semester

The Scholarly Commons would like to wish you a warm welcome back as we gear up for an exciting new semester of research and opportunities together! We have officially resumed our regular semester hours. Come visit us anytime Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Image of Research 2017: Semi-finalists announced!

Please join us in congratulating the semi-finalists for the 2017 Image of Research! Winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 5th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at a reception in room 104 of the Illini Union. Attendees will be able to view the semi-finalists, speak with the researchers, and vote for the People’s Choice Award. […]

Image of Research – Undergraduate Edition: Now Open for Entries!

In conjunction with the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Scholarly Commons is pleased to announce the Image of Research Undergraduate Edition competition for 2017!   The Image of Research is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of undergraduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. All undergraduate students are invited to submit […]

Scholarly Smackdown: Scalar vs. Omeka

Scholarly Smackdown is the Scholarly Commons’ new review series comparing popular online research tools and resources. This week we’ll be taking a look at Scalar and Omeka, resources for presenting research digitally. No scholars were harmed in the making of this column. Scalar Scalar is a content management system for creating digital books of media scholarship […]

Image of Research 2016: Semi-finalists announced!

Please join us in congratulating the semi-finalists for the 2016 Image of Research! Winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 6 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at a reception in room 104 of the Illini Union. Attendees will be able to view the semi-finalists, speak with the researchers, and vote for the People’s Choice Award. […]

Submissions are Open for Image of Research 2016

In conjunction with the Graduate College, the Scholarly Commons is pleased to announce the opening of the Image of Research competition for the 2015-2016 academic year! The Image of Research is a celebration of the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate and professional students from all […]

Image of Research featured in Illinois Alumni Magazine

2015 Image of Research participant Ly Dinh and her design, Visualizing the Flow of Knowledge, were featured in the Summer 2015 edition of the Illinois Alumni magazine. The article, “Art meets science: Image competition celebrates breadth of research at Illinois,” appears on page 9 and discusses both Dinh’s entry and the goal of the competition. […]

Image of Research 2015

The 2015 Image of Research Competition for graduate and undergraduate students has officially come to an end. With over 100 combined entries, this year offered an array of fascinating images representing graduate and undergraduate multidisciplinary research projects and interests at Illinois. This competition creates an opportunity for researchers to create a visual representation of their […]

The Image of Research – UR Edition

Submissions for The Image of Research Competition – Undergraduate Edition are now being accepted! The Image of Research Competition – Undergraduate Edition, is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of undergraduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Who Can Submit?: The competition is open to all undergraduate students. Entries must […]

The Image of Research Gallery

Behold! All image entries from the very first Image of Research Contest are now viewable in the online gallery! The Image of Research is a multidisciplinary competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Inspired by the contest at the University of Chicago graduate college, this spring […]