University of Illinois at Chicago
The foundation developing Barack Obama’s future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.
Bringing the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago might be a step closer to reality, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to unveil an ordinance he hopes will help ease concerns of the Barack Obama Foundation.
West Side residents staged a rally Thursday to make their case for building the proposed Obama Presidential Library in North Lawndale.
The Barack Obama Foundation voiced concerns about the University of Chicago’s bid for the presidential library and museum, because its proposals would rely on using property owned by the Chicago Park District, not the university.
The City Council has bristled under criticisms that it is little more than a rubber stamp for Chicago’s mayors, but a new study has revealed that label is more accurate now than ever.
Next week, a handful of President Barack Obama’s oldest friends and associates will start judging proposals from two universities in Chicago and one each in New York and Honolulu, and by the end of March, Obama and the first lady will announce the winner.
Killeen will become the university’s 20th president when current President Robert Easter retires in June. Easter, a longtime university administrator, became president in 2012, during a three-year period of turmoil.
The Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges.
The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it’s not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.
The town of Cicero honored a college freshman on Tuesday for helping detain a man who had sexually assaulted a female student inside a dormitory shower at the University of Illinois-at Chicago last week.
Tavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women’s showers Monday morning.
A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a dormitory shower on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus on Monday.
Salary has been the biggest issue in contract talks that have stalled after 18 months of negotiations.
Members of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union voted to approve a strike Thursday, although union negotiators will continue to attend previously scheduled mediation sessions with school administrators.
A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.
University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal in which New York Yankees star Curtis Granderson will pay for most of a new baseball stadium at his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Kyle Voissem was convicted Tuesday after a two-day bench trial, and now faces up to three years in prison. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Tuition for new in-state University of Illinois undergraduate students this fall will increase by 1.7 percent under a plan approved Thursday, marking the smallest tuition hike at the university in almost 20 years.
On the same day when the city of Chicago is paying out $32 million to settle two police misconduct cases, a new report details the extent of police crime, corruption and cover-ups.