Government Shutdown Affecting Missing Chinese Scholar CaseFederal public defenders for a man accused of kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China are asking for more time to prepare their case due to the government shutdown.
Lawyers for Man Accused Of Murdering Chinese Scholar Say He's The Victim Of An Illegal SearchDefense attorneys in the murder of a University of Illinois student say their client was the victim of an illegal search. 
Tel Aviv University Joins U Of I As Research PartnerThe facility in downtown Chicago will house more than 100 researchers who will conduct work in health care, cybersecurity, food supplies and the environment.
University Of Illinois Plans Full Tobacco Ban On Main CampusThe University of Illinois is banning all smokeless tobacco products from its main campus in Urbana-Champaign.
$3M Gift Concludes Fundraising For U Of I Football CenterThe University of Illinois has announced a $3.1 million gift to its Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.
University Of Illinois Panel Suggests Adopting New MascotA University of Illinois report suggests that the school consider adopting a new sports mascot to help quell ongoing turmoil over their 2007 decision.
University Of Illinois Says Total Enrollment Up 2.7 PercentThe University of Illinois says it has a system-wide record number of students enrolled for the fall semester, including an eighth straight year of record enrollment at its main campus in Champaign-Urbana.
Illinois To Spend $30 Million On Practice Facility UpgradeIllinois says it will spend $30 million on renovations to its 20-year-old basketball practice facility.
Deal To Provide Free Bus Service At U of I Extended 3 Years A decades-old agreement to provide free bus service to University of Illinois students and staff is being extended another three years.
U of I Officials Broke Email Rules To Hide Messages, University SaysThe disclosure comes a day after it was announced Chancellor Phyllis Wise is resigning.
U Of I Chancellor Resigns AbruptlyPhyllis Wise has become embroiled in a number of issues for which the university has drawn criticism. They include the decision not to hire a professor over his anti-Israel Twitter messages and allegations by athletes in three sports of mistreatment by coaches or other staff.