University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The 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.
Provost 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.
The university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
According 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.
Ebert’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.
The 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.
Officials 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.
Vicente 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.
A 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.
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.
Police 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.
University 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.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reportedly decided not to hire a controversial professor whose anti-Israel writing has lit up Twitter like gasoline on a fire.
A team of archaeologists has been excavating the yard of a west suburban home for the past two weeks, after the residents unearthed several graves from a 19th century cemetery.
The basketball arena’s renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related to a new scoreboard, video boards, marquee and other items.
Some state lawmakers seem to want to play the role of Big Ten commissioner, and have taken steps to study the feasibility of having another Illinois college join the conference.
Hopkins had 10 minutes to answer questions from Illini aerospace engineering students at the University of Illinois National Center for Supercomputing Applications. He is a 1991 engineering graduate and was co-captain of the Illini football team.
A 19-year-old man is facing a reckless conduct charge after two people were shot with blowgun darts as they walked on the University of Illinois campus.
The show will go on. Next Wednesday, the 17th annual Ebertfest begins in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, home to the film festival for 15 years.
The Chief Illiniwek saga took a strange twist when it was revealed by the Daily Illini that unofficial results for all referendums on the 2013 student ballot had been released – except for the one involving the Chief.