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||The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign began in 1867, it is in the twin cities of Urbana and Champaign in east-central Illinois. The University has a reputation as a world-class leader in teaching, research as well as public engagement.|
There is a variety of transportation options from the Willard and Indianapolis International Airport to Champaign County that include car rental companies, limo or taxi service, and the local MTD airport bus. There are various types of transportation that are available to students. These include the Greyhound, Amtrak or Suburban Express which are all accessible on campus. Students who have the Icard have access to all MTD buses which run all over campus and to off campus places like Walmart, the mall and movie theater.
About the University of Illinois
The university has more than thirty two thousand undergraduate students enrolled in nine undergraduate divisions. More than twelve thousand graduate and professional students are enrolled in more than one hundred disciplines.
Things to do in Urbana
The Spurlock Museum is both a research and educational institution. It shares its information and collection with the public through guided tours, events, exhibitions, and special programs. The museum is a resource for students, scholars as well as the public to learn about the Earth’s inhabitants.
The Museum has five feature galleries that house exhibits that represent people from Ancient Greece and Rome, Europe, Ancient Mesopotamia, East Asia, Ancient Egypt, and Africa, Southeast Asia, and Oceania as well as American Indian Cultures of North and South America.
Allerton Park is among the seven wonders of Illinois. The park is located in the Grand Prairie Natural Division and consists of over one thousand five hundred acres which include the Sangamon River, lowland, floodplains, and upland forests. There is a thirty acre demonstration prairie as well as over fourteen miles of hiking trails.
The Japan House which is located within the campus has a mission to bring about cultural understanding and offer exposure to new perspectives. It also gives refuge for all who wish to embrace tranquility in an immersive environment. The house helps people strengthen their inner self and provide a moment of clarity and resonate the vitalness of respect, tranquility and purity in people’s daily lives.