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Public higher education cannot survive like this

By Gabriel Costello, Columnist August 9, 2016

I worry about many things. I worry about the lack of funding for public education. I worry about oligarchy. When I step back, and remove myself from this worry, there is a word present. Not an answer,...

John Rogers, Chemistry professor, developed a sensor that can monitor brain injuries and dissolve when  the injury is healed.

Medical technology performs disappearing act

By Lilly Mashayek January 28, 2016

A chemistry professor at the University has developed new medical technology that performs a disappearing act.John Rogers, chemistry professor, said it was through conversations with neurosurgeons that...

UI alumnus creates new online study platform

By Yi Zhang October 28, 2015

It’s not uncommon for University students to bounce from Compass to Moodle and back to keep up with classes, but now some students will have to add another site to the mix.Study Cloud, founded by University...

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is sacked by Temple defenders Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 game against Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Temple won 27-10. (Abby Drewy/Centre Daily Times/TNS)

Dissecting a wild week one in the Big Ten

By Dan Escalona September 9, 2015

Week one in college football is normally pretty quiet as far as drama goes — upsets and season-defining moments are rarities. In the Big Ten, however, the season opened with a deafening bang. There...

University of Illinois ranked 18th out of top 25 universities to produce female entrepreneurs

University of Illinois ranked 18th out of top 25 universities to produce female entrepreneurs

By Jessie Webster August 25, 2015

Melonee Wise, University Engineering alumna, was named one of MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 in August. Wise, is currently the CEO of Fetch Robotics and cofounded a software operating company...

Optimism may make a healthy heart

Optimism may make a healthy heart

By Abrar Al-Heeti January 21, 2015

It turns out being happy could lead to more than just feeling good — it could also be associated with good health. A new study suggests a link between having a positive attitude and being in better cardiovascular...

University students among the most driven in U.S.

University students among the most driven in U.S.

September 8, 2014

It has been 10 years since arguably the most well-known dorm-room startup launched. In a dorm room at Harvard’s Kirkland House, Mark Zuckerberg’s 2004 creation of Facebook continues to be a benchmark...

With renovations to State Farm Center still ongoing, the Illinois men’s basketball team will host the first-ever #ILLINIALLIN event. The event will take place at the Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3:30 p.m. and will consist of an exclusive scrimmage only open to a select few Illini fans.

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

May 14, 2014

Oct. 1 — Transfer Ahmad Starks denied waiver by the NCAA to play the 2013-14 season. The guard from Oregon State who transferred to Illinois to be closer to his grandmother was told by the NCAA that...

Shi-Ai members pose at their philanthropic event, “Pet-a-Pup for a Buck,

Shi-Ai aims to become more prevalent in Greek community

March 20, 2014

On Tuesday, the service organization Shi-Ai held its election for a new executive board. With the new board members set, Shi-Ai hopes to become a more well-recognized organization. “We want to get our...

Urbana woman draws national attention with music video

By Eli Murray March 12, 2014

Lizzie Duckworth Carter has drawn national attention after her song “Let’s Move!” was featured in the National League of Cities newsletter commemorating the 4th anniversary of the Let’s Move! initiative. Duckworth...

Mary Joan Evans ‘putts’ ‘Evans’ into Evans Scholars House

Mary Joan Evans ‘putts’ ‘Evans’ into Evans Scholars House

By Mara Shapiro March 11, 2014

Imagine coming from an all-girls school on the south side of Chicago to the University of Illinois. Then imagine doing the same thing, except coming to the University to live in a house where the residents...

Stephen Alltop conducts the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra in front of an audience at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on March 9.

C-U Symphony Orchestra brings ‘A Season of Joy’ to Krannert

December 12, 2013

Just over 53 years ago, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra performed its first concert at Smith Music Hall. More than 250 performances later, the ensemble is still going strong, showcasing a variety...

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