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Chancellor search committee chair named

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 23, 2015


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Antoinette Burton, professor in history, will chair the search committee responsible for recommending a new Urbana chancellor. President Timothy Killeen announced Burton's appointment in a University Massmail on Monday afternoon. In the massmail, Killeen said Burton has over 15 years of experience at the U...

Some think the label of “felon” stigmatizes ex-criminals

By Christin Watkins

October 18, 2015


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Former governor George Ryan — who was convicted of fraud and racketeering charges in 2006 — recently called for legislation to end labeling people as “felons” once they serve their prison sentence. SORebecca Ginsburg, director of the Education Justice Project, supports informing peopl...

Prison Justice Project joins YMCA, holds first meeting

Prison Justice Project joins YMCA, holds first meeting

By Stephanie Kim

April 16, 2014


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After its recent induction into the YMCA, Prison Justice Project, a registered student organization, had its first general meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Murphy Lounge at the University YMCA. Amanda Hwu, president of Prison Justice Project and junior in Social Work, gave an overview of recent ev...