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UPDATE: Illini-Alert issued for 600 block of White Street

UPDATE: Illini-Alert issued for 600 block of White Street

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 14, 2015

UPDATE: 11:15 p.m. — According to a press release from John Kroll, Champaign Fire Department fire marshal, fire crews responded to a call about a fire at 604 E. White St. at 8:18 p.m. Upon arrival, crews noticed "heavy fire" from the second story extending to the third story, on the north...

University collaborates with Carle for Cancer Community program

By Abigale Svoboda

May 10, 2015

The University recently established yet another collaboration with Carle Foundation Hospital. Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research, or C*STAR, is a new graduate fellowship program within the Cancer Community at Illinois, which comes just weeks after the announcement of the Carle-Ill...

Program combats underrepresentation of African-American men in STEM

May 10, 2015

Underrepresented is not often the word that comes to mind when discussing males in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM; however, the mission of the St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy is to eliminate the underrepresentation of African American boys in STEM subjects.The academy hosted it...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 17, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team was ranked No. 13 on Forbes Magazine’s 2014 list of college basketball’s most valuable teams. Among the top 20 most valuable teams ranked, Illinois came in as No. 13 with a team value of $15.8 million and a profit of $10.3 million. The two NCAA tournament gam...