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Dance department defends against mumps outbreak

Dance department defends against mumps outbreak

By Ashni Gandhi

February 29, 2016

With spring weather quickly approaching, the mumps virus has reappeared within the University. Mumps, a highly contagious virus that affects the parotid glands, is confirmed to have spread to the dance department within the past three weeks, sending home both a male and female dancer in the process....

Seven University students to participate in Mark Morris Shadow Program

Sam Black, a company member of Mark Morris Dance Group, leads a class of Univeristy of Illinois students at the Nevada Dance Complex on Mar. 10, 2014.

March 13, 2014

It is not every day a teacher tells his students to begin class by tapping their heads or rolling on the ground from side to side. However, this is precisely how class began for the 14 University dance students who attended a modern dance class at the Dance Administration Building on Monday, taught b...