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Grand Challenge Learning adds to curriculum

By Lauren Scafidi April 10, 2016

agThe Grand Challenge Learning program is broadening the array of courses available to students.The Grand Challenge learning program “enables students to connect their general education studies to real...

Altgeld Chimes Fundraisers

By Connor Kennedy September 26, 2015

Students held a fundraiser on Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a $1 to $2 donation, the Altgeld bells became a jukebox and those that donated were able to request a song.

Watch: C-U Pride Fest 2015

By JuYeon Kim September 20, 2015

The C-U Pride Fest was from September 18th through the 20th. The festival celebrated individuality and freedom to love whomever. 

Student Senate discusses tuition, elects C-U liasions

By Abigale Svoboda September 10, 2015

Tweet: Mitch Dickey, Illinois Student Senate president, is still dedicated to lowering the cost of college tuition.Illinois Student Senate met for the third time of the school year Wednesday but had...

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks at a discussion. Duncan will visit the University campus the week of Sept. 14 for the Back-to-School Bus Tour. | Photo courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education to visit UI

By Ali Braboy September 9, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is scheduled to discuss disability resources Wednesday morning during his visit to the University. Duncan’s visit is part of the sixth annual Back-to-School Bus...

Faculty members discuss increasing external funding

By Ali Braboy September 9, 2015

Members of the faculty involved with the humanities, arts and social sciences met Tuesday to discuss the development of proposals for external funding at the University. The meeting, held at Lincoln Hall,...

Police Blotter for Sept. 9, 2015

By Jason Chun and Charlotte Collins September 9, 2015

ChampaignTheft was reported Sunday around 12:45 p.m. at Walmart, 2610 N. Prospect Ave. According to the report, the offender stole several DVD disks from a Wal-Mart.Aggravated battery was reported Sunday...

Clinton's College Compact Plan appeals to students with loan refinancing options

By Charlotte Collins September 9, 2015

As the Democratic primary has progressed, Hillary Clinton has emerged as a leading Democratic candidate for the 2016 election. Historically, college students largely contribute to the Democratic vote,...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”

By Abigale Svoboda September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

Grand Opening of RailTEC's Research and Innovation Laboratory in the Harry Schnabel, Jr. Geotechnical Laboratory on August 19, 2015.

UI R.A.I.L. to help improve railroad conditions

By Jason Chun September 8, 2015

The Rail Transportation and Engineering Center at the University opened a new laboratory in August that is designed to assist in the improvement of rail transit infrastructure. The new 3,500 square-foot...

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

By Marijo Enderle September 8, 2015

The University unveiled a new website intended to provide sexual assault and domestic violence survivors with information about University reporting and support resources.According to Amy Thomson, assistant...

Shawn McLoughlin gives a thumbs up to motorists who honk their horn for Gay Rights during a Gay rights rally in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

By Abigale Svoboda September 3, 2015

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However,...

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