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Green Street lane closure

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 15, 2015

One eastbound lane of Green Street will be closed between Fifth and Sixth Streets starting Monday, December 21. The closure will be between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 23 and again between Monday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 29.The clo...

UI and Caterpillar relationship strong, despite cuts

A Cat980 wheel loader runs among finished products in open air in Caterpillar Co., Ltd. in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 14, 2011. (Liu Bin/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Ali Braboy

November 10, 2015

Recently, Caterpillar Inc. announced 4,000 to 5,000 job cuts by the end of 2016 and possibly cutting 10,000 jobs through 2018, according to the company’s Sept. 24 press release. What does that mean for University graduates interested in working for the company?

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

December 3, 2014

Imagine looking up into the sky and seeing winged robots flying high above construction sites. These mechanical bats have been programmed to take photographs and collect data on any potential safety threats or hazards before swooping back down to Earth. No, this is not the plot of a science-fiction novel, but...

Alpha Phi Omega mourns the loss of member, graduate

Members of Alpha Phi Omega hold candles commemorating Krzysztof Jablonski's life. Jablonski was an active member in the service fraternity.

May 19, 2014

He loved smiling. He loved Super Smash Brothers, Settlers of Catan and having fun, but most of all, Krzysztof Jablonski loved Alpha Phi Omega — his service fraternity. On Sunday, a crowd of about a hundred of his fraternity brothers and sisters joined with other campus friends to commemorate his life, ...

Lot J closes April 16, construction set to begin May 1

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 10, 2014

Construction is set to begin on Lot J, 524 E. Green St., by May 1, according to a press release from the city of Champaign’s Planning and Development office. The effort will turn the parking lot into a public parking garage, Marriott TownePlace Suites, apartment units and retail space. Parking Lot J will b...