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UI professor wins 'genius grant'

A University of Illinois environmental engineer who is measuring the effects of soot on global climate and human health has won a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant." 

UI professor wins 'genius grant'
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Old cars and teen angst

A little parental embarrassment can keep kids honest. And maybe they won't worry so much about who's cool and who's not.

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Dave Benton hoping to make the most of the time he has left

Dave Benton hoping to make the most of the time he has left

"I thought, the treatments aren't that easy to deal with, and I would make the most of the days I had."

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Villa Grove exchange students open up about their time in the States

Villa Grove exchange students open up about their time in the States

They look just like any average American kid, except two are from Germany, one is from China and another from France. And they're all in school at Villa Grove.

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Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

Monticello teacher a 'superstar,' state finalist

Monticello teacher a 'superstar,' state finalist

"She's never satisfied with just being good. She's constantly learning and bringing new innovative things into her classroom."


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:21am

Spread of virus forces hospitals to wave off visitors

Spread of virus forces hospitals to wave off visitors

Presence Covenant Medical Center and Presence United Samaritans Medical Center say they aren’t allowing visitors under age 18 until further notice.


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

Wise regrets polarization over Salaita

Wise regrets polarization over Salaita

Chancellor tells senate panel she should have sought more campus input 


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

Mixed reviews for first Phases of the Moon

Mixed reviews for first Phases of the Moon

"It's an outdoor music festival. It's going to rain. Sometimes, it rains too much."


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

UI panel gives preliminary OK for med school in C-U

A proposal for a new medical school in Champaign-Urbana received preliminary endorsement by a faculty committee Monday, marking the first step toward the idea becoming a reality.


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

UI genomics facility closer to being renamed for Woese

UI genomics facility closer to being renamed for Woese

On Monday, a proposal to rename the University of Illinois Institute for Genomic Biology after a renowned and longtime university scientist received a green light. 


Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00am

Iroquois board backs medical marijuana facility near Cissna Park

The Iroquois County board is throwing its support behind a proposed medical marijuana cultivation center north of Cissna Park.


 

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