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Fight and fend off illness with McKinley Health Center

Fight and fend off illness with McKinley Health Center

By Isabella Winkler, Assistant Opinions editor

August 1, 2017

Whether it’s navigating campus, joining clubs or balancing your new workload, what seems intimidating now for incoming students quickly becomes second nature as you become acquainted with the University. Dorm life takes some adjustments, but once you’re comfortable, you will start appreciating ...

Parkland College to hold free Anxiety Screening Day

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 16, 2016

daily illini staff reportParkland College will host Anxiety Screening Day, as well as an information session entitled “Understanding and Treating Anxiety” on its campus on March 2.During the information session, which will begin at noon, there will be a video screening followed by a discussion with a...

Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

By Samantha Jones Toal

January 20, 2016

Schools in the Big Ten conference don’t only meet in the athletic world. Over the weekend, six delegates from the Illinois Student Senate participated in a three-day Association of Big Ten Students, ABTS, conference at Rutgers University.ssIn attendance were representatives from all 14 universities in the Big Ten.“I love ABTS because ...

Champaign to consider new mental health program

By Stephen Nye

October 7, 2015

Members of the Champaign community are trying to change how the community treats mentally ill people whose illnesses may drive them to commit crimes.This change will hopeefully come in the form of a new program.The program, proposed by Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh and Champaign County Mental Health Executive ...

Student Senate discusses tuition, elects C-U liasions

By Abigale Svoboda

September 10, 2015

Tweet: Mitch Dickey, Illinois Student Senate president, is still dedicated to lowering the cost of college tuition.Illinois Student Senate met for the third time of the school year Wednesday but had to delay any resolutions for action.Matt Hill, vice president-external, said the student senate did...

Social Work dean set to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Social Work dean set to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

By Natalie Stewart

March 19, 2015

On March 25, the East Central District of the National Association of Social Workers will recognize one from the University. Barry Ackerson, associate professor in Social Work and associate dean for academic affairs, will receive the 2015 Illinois NASW Lifetime Achievement Award for the East Central Dis...