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Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits UIUC

By Connor Kennedy

September 16, 2015

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Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, stopped by the UIUC campus today as part of the annual back to school bus tour. This year's theme is "Ready for Success." While on campus, Duncan participated in a panel discussion with members of DRES and also interacted with the Illinois Wheelchair Basketball ...

UIUC Summer 2015 Recap

August 24, 2015

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Here are the UIUC news you may have missed this summerThe written stories:Athletics:Former Illini football player attacks Beckman on TwitterFormer soccer player sues University Illini women's basketball investigation: no evidence of racism, abuse Wise:Wise resigns as chancellor, will earn $300,000 as professor in MCB Salaita:Court sides with Salaita in release of documentsS...

Two students awarded new scholarship for students of Native American heritage

By Alicia Lee

August 2, 2015

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Two students from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) have received the first-ever Illinois Heritage Scholarship, a full-tuition transfer scholarship awarded to students of Native American heritage for up to six semesters of study.The scholarship, announced in February, is the product of a collabora...

University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

By Senait Gebregiorgis

June 27, 2015

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Six University students designed a therapeutic stuffed fox to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In addition to using the prototype to help others, the group submitted it for the 2015 James Dyson Award. The submission, called "TherapAlz," stands for ther...