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Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

By Atoosa Sayeh

June 12, 2015


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The Champaign County court sided with Steven Salaita and has asked the University to hand over the thousands of documents dealing with the professor’s hiring decision.At the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday at 9:30 a.m., presiding Judge Thomas Difanis called the hearing. Anand Swaminathan, attorney ...

Chiming Holiday Greetings

Chiming Holiday Greetings

By Saher Khan

December 9, 2014


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The sounds of Altgeld Hall’s bells are an all too familiar sound across the Main Quad. On Monday, Chancellor Wise sent out a video reminding campus that those spirited tunes are not automated, but the workings of the University’s chimes players. Tucked inside a cozy room at the top of Altgeld Hall Tower,...

Diverge from status quo to enhance access and affordability to college

February 3, 2014


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Late January, the University’s Board of Trustees approved an increase in tuition that will push the total cost of attendance into six figures for University students starting classes next fall.  Christophe Pierre, the University’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, claimed that the price hike will...

College of ACES to join in on agricultural education program

December 2, 2013


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The College of ACES, along with four other institutions, is partnering with Catholic Relief Services to join the United States Agency for International Development’s Farmer-to-Farmer Program in four East African countries.  The Farmer-to-Farmer Program connects American farmers, agribusinessmen and o...