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Doctors putting medical cannabis at risk in Illinois

Phoenix botanical located at  1704 S. Neil Street Linn St. it is now open for business.
Phoenix Botanical, which opened at the beginning of May, may suffer due to lack of approved enrollment in the medical cannabis program.
May 27, 2016

A new medical cannabis dispensary recently opened in Champaign. However, there is one thing they might be missing: patients. Phoenix Botanical, at 1704 S. Neil Street Linn St, is the first medical cannabis...

University partners with Homeland Security to create infrastructure protection center

April 11, 2016

The University partnered with the Department of Homeland Security to create a multi-million dollar national infrastructure protection planning institute. On Tuesday, April 12,IL the University, Homeland...

University professors named Guggenheim Fellows

April 11, 2016

Six University professors were named to the 2016 Guggenheim Fellows list. Over the past three years, 13 University faculty members have been given this distinction. MS https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/349472According...

University receives tree campus USA® recognition

The Main Quad at the University of Illinois.
April 11, 2016

TWEET: University recognized for its “forest environment” #treehuggersThe University was recognized by Tree Campus USAIL RB for sustaining an on-campus forest environment. The group, which is a part...

Graduate student turns love of animals into groundbreaking research

Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in Animal Sciences, conducts research in the Animal Sciences Lab.
April 11, 2016

Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in animal sciences, stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall.RB No longer does she gear up in her kneepads and Fighting Illini volleyball jersey, but instead in her white...

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus
April 10, 2016

A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action from the campus community and the University administration.Call for ActionOn Friday, April 8 the...

Campus development to be discussed at upcoming Master Plan forums

April 10, 2016

The ongoing 18-month process of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Master Plan will be outlined and discussed at two separate public forums on April 12 and 14mk.Robin Kaler, campus...

Grand Challenge Learning adds to curriculum

April 10, 2016

agThe Grand Challenge Learning program is broadening the array of courses available to students.The Grand Challenge learning program “enables students to connect their general education studies to real...

Over a thousand security cameras protect campus from crime

A security camera seen on the wall of a parking garage at the northeast part of the campus at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign on Sunday, April 10, 2016.
April 10, 2016

1,400 security cameras keep tabs on and protect the 44,087 students who roam about campus from the Ikenberry Commons to The Beckman Institute and everything in between. One thousand four hundred security...

"Sister, Sister" star Tia Mowry to speak on campus Thursday

Tia Mowry, right, and sister Tamera Mowry attend the NBC Universal TCA 2011 Press Tour All-Star Party at the SLS Hotel, in Los Angeles, California, August 1, 2011. (Baxter/Abaca Press/MCT)
March 29, 2016

"Sister, Sister" star Tia Mowry, speaking on campus ThursdayTia Mowry will be speaking at the Illini Union Thursday, March 31.JT The "Sister, Sister" star will engage in a Q&A moderated by Isabel Kadiri,...

Proposal revising general education requirements at standstill

March 28, 2016

The Senate Committee on Educational Policy discussed the proposal separating U.S. Minority and Non-Western course requirements. The push for revising the University’s general education requirement...

Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

March 27, 2016

An inmate of the Champaign County jail died at Carle Hospital Sunday morning after collapsing inside the jail.Paul Clifton, 59, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m.According to a press release from the Office...

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