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University receives tree campus USA® recognition

University receives tree campus USA® recognition

By Michael Semaca

April 11, 2016


Filed under News

TWEET: University recognized for its “forest environment” #treehuggersThe University was recognized by Tree Campus USAIL RB for sustaining an on-campus forest environment. The group, which is a part of the Arbor Day Foundation, announced its 2015 members April 7 and included the University for the first time...

Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

By Susan Szuch

February 9, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

 As a three-year-old boy watching the TV series, “Sea Hunt,” Brad Knop became fascinated with breathing underwater. “It was on every week, and Lloyd Bridges was the diver in it, he was whom the plot was about,” Knop said. “I knew I wanted to be a diver, and he was my inspiration. ... That’...

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

By Saher Khan

September 4, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The earth often offers more than just food and sustenance to society. On Friday, it will also be giving people a history lesson at the Native American House during the Lessons From the Soil Chat ’N Chew.  Seven different units participate in the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations’ lect...

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?

By Eleanor Black

February 24, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

To see where the Republican candidates stand, click here. Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues at the Champaign City Council Chambers. All candidates beside the incumbent Rep. Rodney Davis were in attendance...