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Illinois players celebrate after a goal during Friday's win over TCU.

Familiar faces found in Illinois soccer’s win over TCU

By Daniel Collins August 29, 2015

It might have been the first time in program history Illinois soccer (3-0-0) faced TCU (0-3-0), but for head coach Janet Rayfield and goaltender Claire Wheatley, the match was somewhat of a reunion. For...

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and  Urbana chancellor

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and Urbana chancellor

By Maggie Sullivan August 19, 2015

Barbara Wilson never expected she would be appointed the acting chancellor of the Urbana campus — it was never even one of her goals.“I just finished my first year as the Dean of LAS,” she laughed....

Rauner vetoes bill to decriminalize marijuana

By David Stage August 19, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana on Aug. 14. He amended the bill to make the legal amount smaller and increase fines for possession. The Illinois...

University researchers develop technology to better diagnose middle ear disease

By Caeli Clearly August 19, 2015

A team of researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ECE, have developed a new technological device that will enable physicians to look through the eardrum to better visualize...

JSM Campus Center Public Parking Deck opening Monday

By Daily Illini Staff Report July 11, 2015

JSM announced in a press release that it will open the Campus Center Public Parking Deck, located at 509 E. Healey St., Champaign, on Monday at 8 a.m.  The four-level...

Reginald Scott sentenced 55 years for Mundo murder

Reginald Scott sentenced 55 years for Mundo murder

By Daily Illini Staff Report July 2, 2015

Reginald Scott, 21, was sentenced to 55 years in prison Wednesday, according to the Champaign County Clerk.Scott pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges of University student Vicente Mundo...

Illini first baseman David Kerian at bat in Illinois' victory over Wright State at Illinois Field on June 1.

Illinois athlete spotlight: David Kerian

By Christina Lorey June 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Illinois baseball team packed its gear, walked off the field, and officially ended its record-breaking season. The Illini finished with an overall record...

UPD, Champaign County Sherrif offering free bikes Wednesday

By Daily Illini Staff Report June 23, 2015

A free bicycle giveaway will take place in Urbana on Wednesday. The event is hosted by the Urbana Police Department and the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office. Bikes will be free for Champaign...

University to build Center for Critical Infrastructure Resiliency

By Atoosa Sayeh June 22, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security has given the University $20 million to create a center dedicated to critical infrastructure resiliency.On June 9, the University announced it would lead the new center...


Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

By Atoosa Sayeh June 12, 2015

The Champaign County court sided with Steven Salaita and has asked the University to hand over the thousands of documents dealing with the professor’s hiring decision.At the Champaign County...

Tyler Jay drafted by Minnesota Twins

By Daily Illini Staff Report June 8, 2015

Illinois lefty pitcher Tyler Jay was selected by The Minnesota Twins at the number six overall spot.Jay has shown himself to be one of the best closers in college baseball. He has gone...

Illinois' starting pitcher Kevin Duchene shows his frustration during Vanderbilt's convincing 13-0 victory over the Fighting Illini during their first game of the NCAA Super Regionals at Illinois Field on June 6.

Illinois gets crushed by Vanderbilt

By Masaki Sugimoto June 7, 2015

The Illini baseball team had a rough outing against the defending College World Series champions, losing 13-0 to Vanderbilt Saturday.“We made nine major mistakes,” head coach Dan Hartleb said. “We...

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