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Academic Senate to urge to Board to postpone implementation of background checks

Teresa Barnes, History professor, proposes a resolution to urge the Board of Trustees to postpone the implementation of a new background check policy.
September 22, 2015

The newly approved background check policy is expected to be implemented in less than two weeks, but the Academic Senate might put it on hold. Teresa Barnes, professor of history, presented a resolution...

Illinois celebrates modern mapmaking with International GIS Day

Illinois celebrates modern mapmaking with International GIS Day
November 19, 2014

The practice of mapping started approximately 16,500 years ago in central France, where prehistoric people painted the stars in cave walls. These were humanity’s first mapmakers. Since then, cartography...

Urbana accepts revised agreement with geographic tool consortium

Urbana accepts revised agreement with geographic tool consortium
February 6, 2014

Police officers in Champaign County have a unique tool at their disposal. When they receive a call about a disturbance, they can enter the address into a database that connects officers to an array of...

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