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College of Medicine continues dean search, accreditation, fundraising

Carle Foundation Hospital as seen from University Avenue. The Carle Illinois College of Medicine recently appointed two leadership members to permanent positions.
May 9, 2016

While the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s timeline to initiate its first class in 2017 has been pushed back to 2018, Carle Health Systems and the University is working to ensure that accreditation,...

Year in Review: Map grants

May 9, 2016

Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants have caused a large amount of uproar among Illinois students throughout this past academic year. Tight state budgeting has led to controversy and difficult decisions. “MAP...

Senate Executive Committee discusses campus budgeting in light of ongoing impasse

March 1, 2016

The Senate Executive Committee of the Academic Senate met Monday and discussed how the state budget impasse is affecting the University as well as other Illinois universitiesbr. The handling...

UI alumna could fill vacant supreme court seat

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February 24, 2016

As questions about the future of late Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court finds its way into presidential debates and national headlines, University alumna Patricia Millett could be the answer. Millett,...

UI suspends discovery courses due to state budget impasse

February 19, 2016

The University has temporarily suspended funding for fall 2016 Firsty-Year Discovery Program courses. The program, which was started in 1994, was intended to help students "enhance their education through...

The ever-changing hunt: the evolution of college football recruitment

Illinois football players sing Alma Mater with the Fighting Illini following Illinois' 27-25 win over Middle Tennessee State on Sept. 26. Front and center in the photo is Gabe Megginson (72), Illinois' highest-ranked recruit last season.
February 1, 2016

John Holecek fulfilled a lifelong dream when he committed to play football at the University of Illinois in 1991. Holecek was a three-sport athlete at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights,...

Illinois still undecided on college exam

Illinois still undecided on college exam
January 24, 2016

A state contract with the College Board — who supplies the SAT — or the ACT won’t affect University applicants or the admissions process.EJRobin Kaler, campus spokeswoman, said...

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment
January 21, 2016

Student Body President Mitch Dickey, senior in LAS, isn’t sure how he would pay for his last year of college if he doesn’t receive his MAP Grant.Despite Dickey’s involvement with the University he’s...

University Housing issues hoverboard ban, safety reminders

January 7, 2016

University housing issued a press release Monday with new changes and requests for the upcoming spring semester, including a ban on hoverboards, which are battery-operated self-balance scooters. Amid...

University pressures Facebook to shut down 'Illini White Student Union' page

November 19, 2015

Update: Campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said the University will continue to work with Facebook to have the Illini White Student Union page removed from the site.“It is disturbing and cowardly that someone...

Salaita, University reach settlement

Steven Salaita discusses his new book
November 12, 2015

The Board of Trustees has authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, the man who has been the center of many University conversations over the last 14 months.A University press release sent...

Search for Carle-Illinois College of Medicine founding dean to begin

September 30, 2015

The search for a dean of the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine will begin in October, the University announced Wednesday.According to a University press release, the committee will aim to have a founding...

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