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Why the Supreme Court needs more diversity

August 9, 2016

At a University composed of roughly 40,000 students from across the globe, diversity is everywhere around us. It makes us see different perspectives and promotes cooperation and compromise. It forces us...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

January 25, 2016

The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we...

Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

January 20, 2016

Schools in the Big Ten conference don’t only meet in the athletic world. Over the weekend, six delegates from the Illinois Student Senate participated in a three-day Association of Big Ten Students,...

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson encourages students to enhance diversity in spring semester

January 18, 2016

Every semester, campus leaders invite students back to campus, typically in the form of a University Massmail. On Monday, however, Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson acknowledged feedback about how she...

Professor named Presidential Fellow to focus on inclusiveness, equity

December 7, 2015

Professor James D. Anderson has been chosen as a new Presidential Fellow to focus on issues of inclusiveness and equity at the University. Anderson has worked as a professor in Education.President Timothy...

Student senate aims to highlight diversity

November 10, 2015

By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterEvery day, students pass by hundreds of strangers as they walk around campus. Briefly, they might take notice of what someone’s wearing or what they look like.Now, with...

University to hold events throughout week for i-Unite 2015

September 28, 2015

Students participating in i-Unite this year will be encouraged to “create the world that we imagine.” i-Unite is an annual week-long affair organized by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations...

Unifying cultures through cricket

Students play cricket on the South Quad on April 24. Participants are members of the Cricket Club of Illinois, a registered student organization. Cricket tournament finals will be Sunday on the South Quad.
April 30, 2015

Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation....

International Week celebrates University’s growing global community

A Taiwanese American Student Club member captivates onlookers as he performs with a Chinese yo-yo during the 2013 International Week's Travel Around the World event.
April 7, 2015

International Week offers students, faculty and local residents a chance to explore and participate in the University’s growing global community — but without leaving campus.  From April 6-12, various...

Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra performing at Krannert

October 7, 2014

There’s something distinctly different about the Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra group. As with professional orchestra groups, the musical talent is there. However, while many “Big Five” chamber and other...

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