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Mive Ovezova chats with international teachers at an indoor sushi picnic in the International Studies Building on Friday, June 26.

International secondary teachers learn about ‘American Dream’ through University program

By Mariah Schaefer June 25, 2015

The “American Dream” has been talked about, written about, taught, and explored by many Americans over the years. But this summer, secondary teachers from all over the world get to learn about it firsthand...

Kayla Smith, with members of JNET.

Cultural organizations provide international students a home away from home

By Earn Saenmuk August 22, 2014

With nearly 9,000 full-time international students enrolled in the University last spring, there is no question that the campus boasts a diverse student body. And, while being away from home in a different...

Malaysian airliner still missing; officials check on 2 passengers with stolen passports

By Julie Makinen March 10, 2014

BEIJING — Forty ships and more than 20 airplanes were searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet Sunday but by nightfall had not found any wreckage, Malaysian authorities said. Meanwhile, Interpol...

Malaysia Airlines loses contact with flight headed to Beijing

By Julie Makinen March 8, 2014

BEIJING — A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remained missing hours after it lost contact with air traffic controllers Saturday, and a search-and-rescue effort...

Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, delivers remarks at a program in Washington, D.C., in this file photo from May 16, 2005. Mandela died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.

‘We’ve lost our greatest son’: Mandela dies at 95

By Andrew Maykuth December 6, 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, an extraordinary moral authority who became South Africa's first black president and inspired the peaceful transfer of power in the harshly segregated nation, has died. South...

Gallup poll shows majority of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana

By Brittney Nadler November 7, 2013

A majority of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana for the first time since 1969 with support split between Democrats and Republicans, according to a recent Gallup poll. According to the...

Nicholas Wagner, '09 alum, puts on hand sanitizer outside his house in Urbana on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

No hot water? No problem when trying to kill germs

By Michael Norman November 12, 2009

Mothers think they know best when they tell kids to wash their hands with hot water instead of cold water. But many of the bathrooms in older buildings across campus fail to provide water that gets warm,...

Earthquake hits central Italy, University students abroad accounted for

By Alissa Groeninger April 7, 2009

An earthquake struck the central Italy city of L’Aquila at 3:32 AM local time this morning, according to a message from the United States Embassy in Rome. Erika Ryser, associate director for the Study...

President Obama arrives in Europe

March 31, 2009

President Barack Obama arrived in Europe, with a hefty economic and political agenda for his first journey across the Atlantic.

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