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University to hold presentations on campus budget

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 2, 2016


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Interim Provost Edward Feser sent a massmail to the University community Wednesday morning inviting all faculty, staff and students to attend presentations regarding the current campus budget situation. There will be three different discussion held throughout the month of March, which are in response...

UPDATED: University to hold forum for Chancellor search

UPDATED: University to hold forum for Chancellor search

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 1, 2016


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UPDATE (3/28/16): The committee heading the search for the next chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign posted job descriptions outlining the qualifications and responsibilities that it is looking for in its candidates for both the chancellor and associate chancellor for diversity...

Facilities and Services issues warning, reminder in midst of winter storm

By Dixita Limbachia

February 25, 2016


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Facilities and Services issued an email on February 23 encompassing the winter storm conditions and warning students for Wednesday morning. F&S reassured snow removal procedures for students, faculty and alternative staff members.Students were asked to prepare for the weather while F&S made sure that ...

University to test emergency notification system

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 25, 2016


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The University will test its emergency notification system on Tuesday, March 1, at 10:05 a.m., according to a University of Illinois Police Department massmail.Evaluators will monitor the speed and distribution rates of the emergency Illini-Alert system.Email messages will be sent to all active faculty, staff members ...

“Peace, Respect, and Community” showcased during Illinois Safety Week

By Vivienne Henning

February 22, 2016


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“Peace, Respect, and Community” will be the focus this week on campus with Illinois Safety Week running from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. Hosted by Student Affairs, the week consists of multiple events and workshops focused on creating a more welcoming campus, as well as addressing the issues of drugs, al...

UI research finds benefits of early ad education

UI research finds benefits of early ad education

By Yi Zhang

February 16, 2016


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by yi zhangstaff writerFood advertisements today bombard children on TV, in magazines and on the Internet. According to a study by a University professor, young childrens’ ability to understand the nutritional content behind advertisements plays a vital role in their education, especially in the face of American o...

UI revenue makes difference in state budget standstill

UI revenue makes difference in state budget standstill

By Samantha Jones Toal

February 10, 2016


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Chicago State University students and faculty protested the lack of a state budget Monday in downtown Chicago’s Loop.According to the Chicago State Office of Budget and Resource Planning, the university receives approximately one-third of their funding from the state; without the state funding that...

UI research finds students benefit from classroom views of green landscape

UI research finds students benefit from classroom views of green landscape

By Yi Zhang

February 9, 2016


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Students studying in a classroom with windows and a green view will perform better academically than students studying in a windowless classroom or a room without a green view, according to a new study.The research, conducted by Dongying Li, graduate student in Landscape Architecture, and William Sulli...

$700,000 grant awarded to help community college transfer students

By Vivienne Henning

February 8, 2016


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The Office of Community College Research and Leadership received a grant to help community college transfer students earn bachelor’s degrees.The University’s Office of Community College Research and Leadership, OCCRL, will use a $700,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fund n...

Massmail reminds students of We Care resources

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 3, 2016


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Renée Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, sent out a massmail to University students today reminding them of resources available to those impacted by sexual misconduct. The email began by stating, “As we begin a new semester, I want to make sure that you are aware of the resources availa...

U of I Employees Credit Union changes name

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 2, 2016


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The University of Illinois Credit Union is changing its name from U of I Employees Credit Union to U of I Community Credit Union. The name change is effective as of February 1, 2016.According to E.J. Donaghey, President and CEO of UICCU, the name change is in the hopes of “Eliminating the barrier t...

Black Lives Matter co-founder to visit UI

Black Lives Matter co-founder to visit UI

By Samantha Jones Toal

January 28, 2016


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The Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013 when three girls created the Twitter hashtag, #BlackLivesMatter, following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin.Opal Tometi, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, will visit the University on Feb. 19 to talk about t...

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