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UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget

UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget
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...

Moms Weekend: A brief history

Moms Weekend: A brief history
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...

HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

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...

University alumnus reflects on his time at the 1965 Selma protests

John Baird, University 1968 alumnus, participated in the march through Selma, Alabama, in 1965 along with four other University students.
March 16, 2015

John Baird felt the edges of a large envelope.  He found it at his home buried in a box, wedged between newspaper front pages and term papers from his years at the University. The basement of his house...

Q&A with counterculture enthusiast and alumnus, Steven Hager

Q&A with counterculture enthusiast and alumnus, Steven Hager
October 20, 2014

Steven Hager sat on a small, wooden bench in the Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. His tall, thin frame leaned against the wall, legs crossed, hands escaping a finger-laced position only to gesture...

Computers: Now and Then

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....

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

Member's of the University's Belegrath Medieval Combat Society practice on the South Quad on Monday evening to prepare for the RSO's frequent battles and tournaments.
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....

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