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Child care poses a problem for academics

Child care poses a problem for academics
September 28, 2015

Students often only realize their professors’ role in the classroom, but another major part of a job in academia entails attending conferences to present the research professors conduct.Rachel S. Harris,...

Alumnae reflect on their time at Illinois

Alumnae reflect on their time at Illinois
April 7, 2015

Before the days of Facebook, Tinder, online class registration and air conditioning, our school looked very different. Tuition was significantly cheaper, rules were less strict and there were no co-ed...

Make your big lectures feel smaller

Make your big lectures feel smaller
July 26, 2014

As a humble College of Media student who came from a high school in the middle of a cornfield, I’m used to smaller class sizes. There’s really nothing like dodging an instructor’s gaze for 50 minutes,...

A letter from Chancellor Phyllis Wise

Phyllis M. Wise, University of Illinois vice president and chancellor, Urbana-Champaign campus
July 26, 2014

Whether this is your first semester on the campus or you are continuing your journey, on behalf of all our faculty and staff, welcome to Illinois!  It is amazing to me that this great university grew...

Cut your costs on textbook purchases

Cut your costs on textbook purchases
July 26, 2014

The costs of textbooks can add up fast. When added with the other costs of college — tuition, meal plan, booze, Fat Sandwich (the list goes on) — it makes sense to minimize what you can, and it just...

A letter from President Robert Easter

President Robert Easter
July 26, 2014

Welcome to the University of Illinois and I’m delighted that you have chosen our Urbana-Champaign campus as the next step in your educational journey. This is truly an extraordinary place — a global...

Study abroad: Expanding your horizons

Study abroad: Expanding your horizons
July 26, 2014

Expanding your horizons is part of the Illinois experience. One way to step outside your comfort zone, immerse yourself in a new environment and gain new experiences is through study abroad.  The University...

Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life

Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life
July 26, 2014

You know how to do this. You’ve done it since you were in grade school. You must know how to do it well if you are attending this University in the fall.  You know how to study.  But do you know how...

Connect with your professor to enhance your college experience

July 26, 2014

College life can be nerve wracking at times. Meeting new people, living away from home, time management — all these tasks can be challenging. One of the important adjustments a freshman has to go through...

Minors an important consideration for students

Minors an important consideration for students
July 26, 2014

When preparing for the college journey, there are a number of critical decisions that need to be made, the most obvious being which college to attend. And maybe even of equal or greater importance to some...

Five for 2015: Five Illini basketball recruits to watch

With renovations to State Farm Center still ongoing, the Illinois men’s basketball team will host the first-ever #ILLINIALLIN event. The event will take place at the Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3:30 p.m. and will consist of an exclusive scrimmage only open to a select few Illini fans.
June 30, 2014

The start of college basketball season is still about four months away. But for coaches, the recruiting season never stops. Especially during the summer. During summer, college basketball recruiting is...

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