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Family of UI student offers $10,000 reward for information about assault

By Joe Longo

February 10, 2016

daily illini staff reportThe family of a University student assaulted on Dec. 13 near campus is offering a $10,000 reward for information about the assailants. The reward is being offered until May 31.The student was struck in the back of the head and subsequently collapsed around 1:14 am in the 700 ...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

Engineering looks to continue collaborations

By Vivienne Henning

February 1, 2016

Engineering and medicine, on the surface, appear to be separate fields in separate colleges. But, the College of Engineering and the new College of Medicine — which will open in 2018 — are working together to have their students be involved in a curriculum that enables them to learn about...

Black Lives Matter co-founder to visit UI

Black Lives Matter co-founder to visit UI

By Samantha Jones Toal

January 28, 2016

The Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013 when three girls created the Twitter hashtag, #BlackLivesMatter, following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin.Opal Tometi, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, will visit the University on Feb. 19 to talk about t...

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 25, 2016

The University of Illinois Police department issued a campus safety notice Monday morning regarding a robbery that took place early Sunday morning.The incident occurred around 2 a.m. in the parking garage of the Krannert Center for Performing Arts.According to the notice, the victim was walking to his car in the low...

UIPD reports assault near Ikenberry Commons

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 25, 2016

UPDATE: On Monday, police reported that the person who reported the attempted robbery recently told investigators the incident never occurred. No more information was available at the time of this report.***The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice Sunday after an attempte...

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson encourages students to enhance diversity in spring semester

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 18, 2016

Every semester, campus leaders invite students back to campus, typically in the form of a University Massmail. On Monday, however, Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson acknowledged feedback about how she communicates in a video message. In her video message, Wilson said that after conversations with studen...

Death of UI student to be investigated

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 23, 2015

The identity of the University student who was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at Carle was released by the Champaign County Coroner Wednesday.Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University, was found in a parking lot next to his apartment building located in the 500 block of South Third Str...

UIPD issues Campus Safety Notice following Campustown assault

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 14, 2015

A Campus Safety Notice was issued early Sunday morning after an assault occurred in the 700 block of S. Sixth Street around 1:15 a.m. Sunday.According to the notice, the victim was walking northbound on the west side of S. Sixth Street when an offender unknown to the victim struck the victim in the back ...

Illinois Student Senate meets for the final time of the fall semester

December 10, 2015

By Samantha Jones ToalStaff writerSenators Say Goodbye On their final day as the Illinois Student Senate vice presidents, Matt Hill and Sarah Hochman, along with former Chief of Staff Samantha Awad said goodbye to the student senate at its final meeting of the semester.Hill and Hochman are leaving due...

Interim Chancellor Wilson responds to vigil held to discuss racism and discrimination

Interim Chancellor Wilson responds to vigil held to discuss racism and discrimination

By MaryCate Most

November 17, 2015

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson released a statement Monday in response to the vigil held by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and a number of other student organizations on the Main Quad on Thursday.The vigil was held to discuss racism and discrimination present at the University. Students shared stories,...

YouTube founding team member shares advice with fellow Illini

By Aaron Navarro

October 25, 2015

In the 14 years since she left the University, Christina Brodbeck has made a name for herself; but the foundation for her career began on the Urbana campus, she said.Brodbeck, recipient of the 2015 LAS Outstanding Young Alumni Award, an original YouTube team member and class of 2001 alumna, spoke at a networking sem...

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