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University history professor shines light on marginalization of black gay men through newly published book

April 3, 2016

Gay, black men have been marginalized throughout history, which spurred University history professor Kevin MumfordJT to take action.“I have been working in the history of sexuality department since I...

Engineering reaches out to youth

Correction: A previous version of this graphic incorrectly labeled the x-axis of the bar graph as the number of freshmen enrolled in Engineering. The graphic should have been labeled to convey the enrollment numbers reflect the whole college. Additionally, the graphic incorrectly inflated the number of African American students enrolled in Engineering. The Daily Illini regrets the error. 
September 29, 2015

The College of Engineering hopes to use specialized outreach and the implementation of new programs to attract a more diverse student population, and they’re trying to build their future classes early...

Report reveals racism on campus

May 10, 2015

By maggie sullivanstaff writerTanisha King, director of the University Tenant Unionmp, said an undergraduate professor at the University once told her as a student that, “Black people don’t go backpacking...

Optimism may make a healthy heart

Optimism may make a healthy heart
January 21, 2015

It turns out being happy could lead to more than just feeling good — it could also be associated with good health. A new study suggests a link between having a positive attitude and being in better cardiovascular...

New study re-examines the ‘just say no’ tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents

New study re-examines the 'just say no' tactic in drug refusal skills training for adolescents
September 15, 2014

It was a girl that changed *Derrick’s life the night she introduced him to alcohol. In high school, he was the kid that got mad at friends who used substances and often wondered why anyone would hang...

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