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August 9, 2016

Did you know it was Earth Day last Friday? If yes, did you know because you actually knew Earth Day was an event every year on April 22nd, or did you know because you saw the Earth Day geofilters when...

Editorial: Non-tenure faculty strike exemplifies peaceful protest

May 12, 2016

We live in a time when every public misstep is met with widespread criticism. It’s the age of scrutiny, and people would do well to consider the potential consequences of their plans before taking...

Top ten tech stories: from exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer

Chancellor Phyllis Wise, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano and Research Park Director Laura Freirichs testify on University budget.
May 9, 2016

From exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer, this year had its fair share of intriguing and notable tech stories in the news. Along with an increasing emphasis on entrepreneurial opportunities,...

Year in Review: Infant death on campus

May 9, 2016

On March 13, Lindsay L. Johnson was found by University Police near the music building after allegedly murdering her infant son in Bousfield hall. Last week, Tuesday, May 3rd, Assistant State's Attorney...

University partners with Homeland Security to create infrastructure protection center

April 11, 2016

The University partnered with the Department of Homeland Security to create a multi-million dollar national infrastructure protection planning institute. On Tuesday, April 12,IL the University, Homeland...

University professors named Guggenheim Fellows

April 11, 2016

Six University professors were named to the 2016 Guggenheim Fellows list. Over the past three years, 13 University faculty members have been given this distinction. MS https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/349472According...

Police blotter for April 12, 2016

April 11, 2016

Champaign- A 19-year-old male was arrested on the charge of armed robbery in the 400 block of East Clark Street around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to the report, the offender stole the victim’s...

University receives tree campus USA® recognition

The Main Quad at the University of Illinois.
April 11, 2016

TWEET: University recognized for its “forest environment” #treehuggersThe University was recognized by Tree Campus USAIL RB for sustaining an on-campus forest environment. The group, which is a part...

Graduate student turns love of animals into groundbreaking research

Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in Animal Sciences, conducts research in the Animal Sciences Lab.
April 11, 2016

Kathryn Polkoff, a graduate student in animal sciences, stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall.RB No longer does she gear up in her kneepads and Fighting Illini volleyball jersey, but instead in her white...

?Police blotter for April 7, 2016

April 10, 2016

ChampaignA case of disorderly conduct was reported in the 1200 block of North Walnut Street around 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday.agAccording to the report, an unknown offender set a trashcan on fire outside of...

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus
April 10, 2016

A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action from the campus community and the University administration.Call for ActionOn Friday, April 8 the...

Campus development to be discussed at upcoming Master Plan forums

April 10, 2016

The ongoing 18-month process of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Master Plan will be outlined and discussed at two separate public forums on April 12 and 14mk.Robin Kaler, campus...

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