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UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget

UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget

By Stephen Nye

November 4, 2015

Six Illinois public universities credit ratings were recently lowered by Moody’s Investor Service, although the University and Illinois State University managed to avoid credit rating downgrades.Moody’s Investor Service rates organizations such as countries, states and universities on a scale from Aaa ...

Moms Weekend: A brief history

Moms Weekend: A brief history

By Bridget Hynes

April 7, 2015

Since Moms Weekend first began in 1922, it has evolved over the years to become what it is today.  According to a document in the University Archives titled “Mothers Association: 50 years of service to the U of I” by Ellen Ferber, both Moms Weekend and Dads Weekend began not long after World War I e...

HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

By Becky Nguyen

March 16, 2015

Lining the walls in Murphy Gallery, Art @ the Y is presenting its newest exhibition, HERstory, at the University YMCA. The show is free and open to the public Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. HERstory, which is on view through April 10, seeks to engage ...

Computers: Now and Then

By Minna Pui

September 10, 2014

We cannot survive without computers in the 21st century. College students in particular rely on their computers or laptops for almost everything from entertainment to studying to connecting with friends. But do you even know when computers were developed or what they were used for before they became...

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

September 9, 2014

Every Monday and Wednesday night, the South Quad becomes a fierce battlefield for approximately 100 students. Their medieval-inspired garb may confuse passing pedestrians as they travel past the battlegrounds. But the knights, marshals and commanders are hard at work as the fights and battles begin. Th...