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Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

By Maggie Sullivan

September 29, 2015


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Kathleen Harleman, acting dean of FAA, said if she did not decline within the two minutes of Interim Provost Edward Feser asking her to serve as dean, she knew she’d have to say yes.“I have too much respect for Ed to say no,” Harleman said. “But it was never something I intended.”Harleman, who i...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster

January 29, 2015


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Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces for symphonies. He’s soloed on soundtracks for feature films, and he’s had his head smashed in a tr...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes

October 30, 2014


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Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends in stitches). For those of you who have yet to find your alter ego this Halloween, I have offered ...

Fire at FAA radar center grounds flights nationwide

By Peter Nickeas

September 26, 2014


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CHICAGO _ A fire deliberately set at an Federal Aviation Administration radar center in Aurora, Ill., grounded more than a thousand planes across the country Friday morning. The small fire in the basement of the Aurora facility was apparently set by a man who was found with self-inflicted wounds by em...

The Canopy Club to co-present first ILLrock Block Party

By Stephanie Kim

May 1, 2014


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To celebrate the end of the year, The Canopy Club will bring live music outdoors with its first ILLRock Block Party on Saturday. The party will take place on Oregon Street in Urbana near Manolo’s Pizza and Empanadas and the School of Music building. Gates will open at 1 p.m. and the show will end around...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

By Taylor Lucero

April 30, 2014


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As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting of Illini Student Musicals’ upcoming show, “In Progress: A Broadway Revue.” The performance is ...