The Daily Illini

UI to offer additional hands-on learning classes

December 3, 2015

University students will have a few extra options when trying to fulfill general education requirements in the spring semester.In a University Massmail sent Tuesday, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Charles Tucker announced that 25 new general education courses will be available for the spring 2...

UI to embark on “Grand Challenge”

By Vivienne Henning

September 23, 2015

Students who prefer non-traditional classrooms may have found an outlet in new courses offered by the University.The “Grand Challenge Experience,” or GCE, courses are the product of a group of faculty and staff members, who chose topics based on what they felt reflected what was current and import...

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and Urbana chancellor

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and  Urbana chancellor

By Maggie Sullivan

August 19, 2015

Barbara Wilson never expected she would be appointed the acting chancellor of the Urbana campus — it was never even one of her goals.“I just finished my first year as the Dean of LAS,” she laughed. “I was imagining I would be continuing that role for the foreseeable future, and I was exci...