Student Program Brings Next Generation to Tour F&S

To best explore a potential career in the crafts and trades, local high school students were able to walk a mile in tradespeople’s shoes. Or in this case, carry the 40-pound tool strap of ironworker Erik “Cable” Davis. “It’s not too heavy now, but carry it on your back for a full day’s work and you’ll feel it,” Davis explained to groups visiting teens. Many … Continue reading Student Program Brings Next Generation to Tour F&S

Letter from Dr. Ehab Kamarah

As the university welcomes students back to on-campus learning, we again recognize the efforts of those like our building service workers, who adjust to new challenges brought by the response to the pandemic, and other staff who stayed on the front lines even during the height of stay-at-home orders. Properly and safely running essential services across campus had to continue. And yet our staff continue … Continue reading Letter from Dr. Ehab Kamarah

F&S Insider SPECIAL EDITION: F&S An Active Partner in Collaborative Research on Campus

As the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and the rest of the world, ramps up to a post-COVID reality, F&S can once again support a campus filled with students, faculty, and staff returning to on-site learning and living. Our mission is to provide and maintain a physical environment, like the Urbana campus’ facilities and grounds, conducive to supporting learning, discovery, engagement, and economic development. Simply put, … Continue reading F&S Insider SPECIAL EDITION: F&S An Active Partner in Collaborative Research on Campus