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Editorial: Humanities must not fall by wayside

May 12, 2016

A diploma from an esteemed university used to mean something. It was something that many graduates proudly hung on their walls or put on their desks at their new businesses. But now, that doesn’t...

Women continue to be engineering minority

Women continue to be engineering minority
November 17, 2015

Less than 20 percent of students enrolled in Engineering are women. Although according to the Division of Management Information, the enrollment of women for Fall 2015 is up when compared to past years. “That’s...

UI professor awarded $50,000 to kick-start career

The Fout Group is a chemical research group committed to molecule work. Faut (fourth from left) and her group will now be working on an investigation on nitrite reduction, a process that can reduce blood pressure.
October 18, 2015

Just in time for National Chemistry Week, Alison Fout, assistant professor in chemistry, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to begin new research.Fout received a Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women...

Engineering reaches out to youth

Correction: A previous version of this graphic incorrectly labeled the x-axis of the bar graph as the number of freshmen enrolled in Engineering. The graphic should have been labeled to convey the enrollment numbers reflect the whole college. Additionally, the graphic incorrectly inflated the number of African American students enrolled in Engineering. The Daily Illini regrets the error. 
September 29, 2015

The College of Engineering hopes to use specialized outreach and the implementation of new programs to attract a more diverse student population, and they’re trying to build their future classes early...

University launches Entrepreneurship at Illinois iVenture Accelerator

Students busy at work for the Illinois Summer Entrepreneurship Fellowship at Research Park on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
June 28, 2015

This year, the University launched the Entrepreneurship at Illinois iVenture Accelerator, an opportunity for 36 students in 13 groups to work on their own startup companies.The year-long program is...

Program combats underrepresentation of African-American men in STEM

May 10, 2015

Underrepresented is not often the word that comes to mind when discussing males in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM; however, the mission of the St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy is...

Police blotter March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014

Champaign —Theft was reported in the 300 block of South Wright Street at 2 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole two laptop computers from a party. —A 22-year-old male was...

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