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Child care poses a problem for academics

Child care poses a problem for academics

By Yi Zhang

September 28, 2015

Students often only realize their professors’ role in the classroom, but another major part of a job in academia entails attending conferences to present the research professors conduct.Rachel S. Harris, professor in comparative literature, recently contested the child-care challenges many scholars fa...

Native American student writes letter to UI administration in an effort to ban the Chief

Stephen Kaufman, an MCB professor emeritus, speaks to a crowd during the Walk with Xochitl on the Main Quad on Tuesday.

By Megan Jones

April 9, 2014

As depicted in a letter sent to University administration last week, Xochitl Sandoval, a Native American student, struggles everyday with the remnants of the University’s former mascot: Chief Illiniwek.While administrators stopped supporting the Chief in 2007, students and the local community have...