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Report finds UI aid increases, ACT scores decrease

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 24, 2015


Filed under News

The University has increased financial aid and accepted lower test scores, according to a report from the Associated Press’ David Mercer.According to the report, the University increased financial aid by $5.4 million for the 2015-2016 academic year. Additionally, the average ACT score dropped for the ...

Seniors: By the numbers

Seniors: By the numbers

By Stephanie Kim

May 6, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In about two weeks, roughly 11,000 seniors will finish their undergraduate schooling with years of memories and a bachelor’s degree in hand. But even if they represent more than one-fourth of the student body, it is difficult to know who they are and what they do. Using data from the University’s D...

Workshop to discuss Americanization, reverse culture shock

By Stephanie Kim

April 22, 2014


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They make up 21 percent of the University’s student body, represent 115 countries from around the world and help make the University the most diverse public university in the Big Ten. They are the 8,850 international students on campus. On Tuesday, the Asian American Cultural Center aims to change ...

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

January 27, 2014


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A Starbucks store is set to open at the Illini Union Bookstore in late March. This is the first of three University-operated Starbucks franchises that will open over a three-year period. Another Starbucks store will open in the Illini Union, said Scott McCartney, senior associate director for retail operation...