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REACT program connects chemistry students in teaching, learning

REACT Program staff member, Emilee Nawa, stands in front of the Noyes Laboratory on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

October 28, 2014

While the start of a new school year can mean sharpened pencils and fresh crayons for many students, it means visits from the University’s Reaching and Educating America’s Chemists of Tomorrow (REACT) Outreach program for local third graders. What started as an event during National Chemistry week ...

Champaign City Council increases funding for youth programs

By Angelica Lavito

March 19, 2014

The Champaign City Council reviewed its Annual Action Plan for 2014-2015 at Tuesday’s meeting. The council chose to pursue the recommended plan, which includes increasing funding to the city’s CommUnity Matters Program. “These are the types of things when we talk about facilitating and helping thin...