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UI education a ‘responsibility’ to solve world hunger, according to Tom Vilsack

UI education a ‘responsibility’ to solve world hunger, according to Tom Vilsack

By Marijo Enderle

September 14, 2015

Tweet: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calls on students to solve world hunger now.As some 300 students, faculty and community members sat in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack called on University students to solve hunger in their lifetimes....

High diversity sets comforts, setbacks for international students

High diversity sets comforts, setbacks for international students

March 19, 2015

Yangwentao Fang, junior in Engineering, has spent the last four years in the United States. He had dreamed of visiting the U.S. since middle school, and when his high school in Hunan, China, offered a foreign exchange program for his senior year, Fang jumped at the opportunity. During his first year spe...

‘West Side Story’ takes the stage this Dads Weekend

‘West Side Story’ takes the stage this Dads Weekend

By Taylor Lucero

November 13, 2014

This Dads Weekend, Illini Student Musicals will perform “West Side Story” in Lincoln Hall Theater from Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m.  The musical is directed by first-time director, Shawn Kimbrel, sophomore in Music. More information and tickets are available on the Illini Student Musical’s ...

Malaysian airliner still missing; officials check on 2 passengers with stolen passports

By Julie Makinen

March 10, 2014

BEIJING — Forty ships and more than 20 airplanes were searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet Sunday but by nightfall had not found any wreckage, Malaysian authorities said. Meanwhile, Interpol confirmed that two stolen passports — one Italian, one Austrian — used by passengers on the plane h...