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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner attends the Dedication Ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education in Urbana on October 2.

Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education dedication celebrated Friday

By Aaron Navarro October 3, 2015

Noted as the first of its kind, the University officially dedicated the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education Friday.Ron L. Chez, president of the foundation for which...

Veteran students study in the Veteran Student Lounge in the basement of Illini Union on Monday. Study groups allow student veterans to be with “like-minded people.”

University ranked No. 37 for ‘Best for Vets’ school

By Stephanie Kim December 9, 2014

The Military Times ranked the University as a top-tier school in the annual list of “Best for Vets” colleges. The University was ranked No. 37 among the top 100 four-year institutions. The publication...

University to celebrate veterans all month long

By Declan Harty November 11, 2013

When the United States celebrated its first Veterans Day in 1938, the University had already established a deep tie to military service after having 189 students and alumni die during World War I. Now...

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Staff editorial: Not the solution

By Editorial Board September 2, 2004

This year, more than 1,000 students in D.C. will take advantage of a new voucher program approved by Congress. The vouchers give scholarships and financial aid to students whose families meet low-income...

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