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Research suggests race similarities may lead to better performance

Research suggests race similarities may lead to better performance

By Imogen Lindsley

September 29, 2015

Undergraduates with teaching assistants of the same race or ethnicity are more likely to achieve higher grades, experts say. These findings were first published in September by graduate student Lester Lusher, his advisor Scott Carrell of the University of California at Davis, and Professor Doug Campbell ...

Women’s basketball sputters through 2013-14 season

Women’s basketball sputters through 2013-14 season

By By: Stephen Bourbon

May 13, 2014

Coming off Matt Bollant’s first season as head coach of the Illinois women’s basketball, where Illinois posted its best winning percentage since 2007 and advanced to the WNIT quarterfinals, the Illini regressed in 2013-14. The losses of graduated Karisma Penn and Adrienne GodBold left a void of leadership and...