Health Officials Establish Mumps Vaccination Clinic At U Of IThe first week of school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign included a crash course in vaccinations, as health officials struggle to contain a growing mumps outbreak.
Another Top Official At University Of Illinois ResigningProvost Ilesanmi Adesida said in an emailed statement Monday he'll step down Aug. 31. His resignation follows this month's exit of the top official at the flagship campus, Phyllis Wise.
Lake County Offering Free Mumps Vaccines For U Of I StudentsThe university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Biden To Speak On Sexual Assault Prevention At University Of IllinoisAccording to the White House, Thursday's talk is expected to highlight the "It's on Us" campaign President Obama kicked off last year. The president's initiative began as sexual assaults on college campuses became a frequent topic of news coverage.
University Of Illinois To Create Center Honoring Roger EbertEbert's wife, Chaz Ebert, and the school made the announcement on Thursday. The Ebert Center's goal would be to combine the studies of film and ethics to encourage writers and filmmakers to think critically about film.
University Of Illinois Trustees Approve New Medical SchoolThe unanimous vote on Thursday means the university and Urbana-based Carle Foundation hospital will negotiate the details of the hospital's pledge to provide $100 million to the project over 10 years.
University Of Illinois Launching App For Students Walking HomeOfficials of the university's police department said Thursday the Student Patrol will make the app for its existing SafeWalks program available to students in the next few weeks.
Two Charged With Killing U Of I Student From ChicagoVicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.
Professor Sues U Of I After Losing Job Offer Over TweetsA professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday, saying they denied his right to free speech and that the school should rehire him.
University Of Illinois Names Timothy Killeen New PresidentKilleen 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.
Police At U Of I Warn Of Attacks, RobberiesPolice at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were encouraging students to walk in pairs, or take public transit, in the wake of recent attacks on campus.
U Of I Trustees Vote Not To Hire Professor After Controversial TweetsUniversity of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some, raising the likelihood of a lawsuit and further campus protests.