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Students must explore their passions outside the classroom

August 9, 2016

After attending TEDxUIUC’s conference last weekend, I came to one realization: I am doing absolutely nothing worthwhile with my time here at the University. Although the day-long conference had various...

Local health center holds 5k raising funds for the uninsured

April 3, 2016

Avicenna Community Health Center, a nonprofit organization protecting uninsured and underinsured, hosted a 5K run raising money Sunday morning. The 150 participants included University students, Champaign-Urbana...

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues
March 15, 2016

Hillary ClintonEducationClinton has taken a more moderate position on higher education than her opponent Bernie Sanders, calling for “debt-free” college tuition rather than free college tuitionClimate...

Indigenous Languages: Preserving a part of culture

November 8, 2015

By Mark SniderStaff writerNearly 40 percent of the world’s languages are endangered, according to Jenny L. Davis, assistant professor of American Indian Studies and Anthropology.“New generations are...

Trudie Jackson speaks on awareness for Native American LGBT health care

Trudie Jackson (Navajo), a Graduate Student in American Indian Studies-Tribal Leadership & Governance of Arizona State University, speaks about her experiences of a transgender Native American to a group of students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on Novemeber 3, 2015.
November 3, 2015

When Trudie Jackson returned to school in 2009 to earn her degree in social work she realized the need to address LGBT health. As a case manager in the human service field, she was supposed to serve 15...

Share the Vision to highlight University's pipeline of innovation

Aerospace Engineering professor Soon-Jo Chung holds a quadcopter while speaking at Share the Vision 2013, an annual research and start-up showcase sponsored by the Office of Technology Management and EnterpriseWorks.
October 6, 2015

The University’s pipeline of innovation flows stronger each year. To highlight this research, the fourth-annual “Share the Vision” technology showcase will connect researchers and start-ups with...

Board of Trustees discuss changes for University

July 10, 2015

Chair Edward McMillan called the University’s Board of Trustees to two meetings Thursday to discuss various topics pertaining to the University.Both meetings took place in Chicago with video conferences...

Study examines health care costs for obese and smokers

April 22, 2015

A new University study revealed that health care costs among the obese and smokers are substantially higher than for their non-obese and non-smoking counterparts. In addition, it suggests health care expenses...

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