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New heroin pilot program in Champaign County

New heroin pilot program in Champaign County
April 20, 2015

In Illinois, heroin was the second most common drug and the most common illegal substance that individuals sought out treatment for in 2008 and 2009, according to the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy. But...

Community Learning Lab provides service learning network

November 6, 2014

The Community Learning Lab has connected nearly 100 local agencies to hundreds of University students.  “The students at the U of I have put in over 5,000 hours through this (program) into the community,”...

University graduate takes card players through the seasons with design

Alexander Chin, 2011 alumnus, has designed SEASONS, an artistic series of playing cards that mimic that passing of time. After using private funding and crowd-sourcing such as Kickstarter, Chin hopes to release the sets by the holiday season.
September 29, 2014

The playing cards that Alexander Chin designs aren’t suited for college drinking games. Instead, the cards are made as collectors’ items, valued for their artistic appeal. Chin is the creator and...

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