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Top 10 visitors to the University this year

May 9, 2016

1. Bernie Sanders Like most college students, many Illini have been ‘feeling the Bern’ all year long, so it’s no wonder that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited the University in March ahead of the state primary. Thousands of students waited in line for hours to see the Vermont senat...

Duncan visits UI, discusses challenges for students with disabilities

Duncan visits UI, discusses challenges for students with disabilities

By Aaron Navarro

September 16, 2015

The Men’s and Women’s wheelchair basketball teams had a special spectator at their Wednesday morning practice. Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, visited the ARC as part of his national “Back-To-School” bus tour. “[UI’s wheelchair basketball program] is extraordinary, and...

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits UIUC

By Connor Kennedy

September 16, 2015

Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, stopped by the UIUC campus today as part of the annual back to school bus tour. This year's theme is "Ready for Success." While on campus, Duncan participated in a panel discussion with members of DRES and also interacted with the Illinois Wheelchair Basketball ...

U.S. Secretary of Education to visit UI

U.S. Secretary of Education to visit UI

By Ali Braboy

September 9, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled to discuss disability resources Wednesday morning during his visit to the University. Duncan’s visit is part of the sixth annual Back-to-School Bus Tour. He will discuss the changes and challenges in education while “highlighting the champions...