The Daily Illini

Report reveals racism on campus

By Maggie Sullivan

May 10, 2015

By maggie sullivanstaff writerTanisha King, director of the University Tenant Unionmp, said an undergraduate professor at the University once told her as a student that, “Black people don’t go backpacking because they are poor.” In response to the comment, King said she complained to the departmen...

Urbana campus pushes for engineering-based College of Medicine

December 16, 2014

The University is trying to create a new type of student studying medicine — one who is grounded with compassion and care but also in tune with technology and engineering-based applications. The Urbana campus has proposed creating its own College of Medicine, which will fuse engineering, computing, heal...