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Sanders endorses, funds Carol Ammons campaign

Sanders endorses, funds Carol Ammons campaign

By Claire Hettinger, News editor

May 24, 2016

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders announced his support of State Representative Carol Ammons Tuesday. Ammons is the representative for the Illinois 103rd Legislative District which covers Champaign and Urbana. Sanders voiced his support through an email sent to his national f...

College of Medicine continues dean search, accreditation, fundraising

College of Medicine continues dean search, accreditation, fundraising

By Megan Jones

May 9, 2016

While the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s timeline to initiate its first class in 2017 has been pushed back to 2018, Carle Health Systems and the University is working to ensure that accreditation, dean selection and fundraising are all in place. This is the first new college the University...

Nourishing families and stronger communities

April 21, 2015

On Saturday, April 11, Eastern Illinois Foodbank staff had the great honor of attending the 2015 Community and Campus Day of Service at Memorial Stadium. This event, hosted by the University of Illinois’ Office of Public Engagement and the registered student organization Illini Fighting Hunger, is the...

Former preschool art teacher produces series of children’s books on artists

Former preschool art teacher produces series of children’s books on artists

By Earn Saenmuk

June 16, 2014

When Judy Lee, a 28-year-old freelance graphic designer in Urbana, got a job offer to become a preschool art teacher, she didn’t know what to do. She was terrified — she wasn’t sure if she could actually work with children or not. She planned to reject the offer; however, all her friends encourage...