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Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants
March 30, 2016

Matthew Eaglin wouldn’t be able to go here without the Monetary Award Program, MAP, grants. Eaglin, junior in Media, said he receives about $5,000 a year in MAP grant funds.Eaglin said as a low income...

Student trustee election leads to hearing

March 16, 2016

The Campus Student Election Commission, CSEC, heard Spencer Haydary’s contest of the unofficial student trustee election results at its meeting Tuesday night. Haydary, junior in LAS, said a campaign...

UIPD investigates death of newborn

March 15, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department is investigating the death of a newborn baby discovered on campus Sunday evening.According to a press release from the department, UIPD officers were dispatched...

University administrators remind campus of student code, state law prior to Unofficial St. Patrick's Day

March 1, 2016

Renée Romano, associate chancellor for student affairs, and Kenneth BallomCH, dean of students, sent a University Massmail regarding Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday. In the massmail, Romano and...

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm
February 24, 2016

Facilites and Services at the University sent a massmail to the University community Tuesday cautioning students, faculty and staff about a pending snowstorm Wednesday.The massmail stated that the National...

UI suspends discovery courses due to state budget impasse

February 19, 2016

The University has temporarily suspended funding for fall 2016 Firsty-Year Discovery Program courses. The program, which was started in 1994, was intended to help students "enhance their education through...

UI alumna to serve as new executive director for governmental relations

February 11, 2016

Lindsay Anderson, a University alumna and former legislative advisor in the state capital, will serve as the University’s executive director for governmental relations on March 1, pending approval by...

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

February 9, 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...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

January 25, 2016

The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we...

Students, professors push for addition of U.S. minority education requirement

January 25, 2016

The Committee on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) met with the Educational Policy committee of the Academic Senate on Monday to discuss how a U.S. minority education requirement would be integrated into...

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will undergo exterior maintenance renovations starting in October.
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...

UIPD reports assault near Ikenberry Commons

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...

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