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Top Party School? University Of Illinois, New Survey Says

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. But students at […]

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Mark Doose recovers in a hospital after being stranded in the Alps for more than two days. (CBS)

U Of I Student Survives Being Stranded In Alps

Mark Doose built snow shelters for protection for two nights.

02/06/2015

Vicente Mundo (photo provided)

Chicagoan Missing At U Of I

Vicente Mundo, 20, who lives in Champaign, was last seen at a friend’s apartment on Sunday.

01/29/2015

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University Of Illinois Gives President Bonus, Pay Raise

The University of Illinois giving President Bob Easter a $90,000 bonus and a pay raise.

09/12/2013

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U Of I To Offer Courses For Free — But Not For Credit

Want to take a class at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign for free, and never leave your home to do it?

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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U Of I Giving Raises To Faculty Members Despite Financial Woes

Despite growing financial problems, the University of Illinois is giving raises to faculty members.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Bill Would Ban State Universities From Using Executive Headhunters

A bill that has passed the Illinois House would bar state universities hiring executive headhunters.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

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U Of I President Resigns

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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Faculty Members Call For Resignation Of U Of I President

An effort by some University of Illinois faculty members to oust President Michael Hogan continues.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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U Of I: Assistant Law Dean Falsified Student Grades, Scores

An investigation at the University of Illinois has found that a College of Law assistant dean of admissions tampered with student data for years.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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U Of I Experiences Record Enrollment

The University of Illinois’ main campus downstate has a record number of students enrolled this year.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

Science Generic

U Of I Project Examines Choices Of Women In Science

A project at the University of Illinois may bust the stereotype of young women backing away from careers in science.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

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Students Start Up U Of I Crime Info Website

Some U of I journalism students have started a website to provide information about crime on the Champaign-Urbana campus.

12/17/2010

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U Of I To Hold Live Streaming Town Hall On Crime

Parents and students are invited to a town hall meeting at the U of I campus on Saturday. For those who can’t make it Urbana, the meet will be streamed live on the Internet.

WBBM Newsradio–11/12/2010

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Student Sexually Assaulted In U Of I Dorm

Tensions are high at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign after a woman was sexually assaulted in her dormitory.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010