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SPRINGFIELD — Supporters of a plan to share the appointment of members of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees between the governor and the UI Alumni Association believe they can have success, at least in the state Senate, this year.
SPRINGFIELD — The power to make appointments to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees — now solely the province of the governor — would have to be shared, under legislation approved Tuesday by the Senate Higher Education Committee.
Negotiators for the University of Illinois and its building and food service workers will meet again next week.
After two days of negotiations, building and food service workers still don't have a contract agreement with the University of Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN — An Illinois Bar Association report says government lending restrictions and a reordering of law school curricula are the best ways to control the growing debt load that law students face.
The report, issued last week after a series of hearings around the state, recommends that:
URBANA — The University of Illinois is joining forces with community volunteers to host a new "day of service" next month, including an effort to pack 146,000 meals for the poor.
URBANA — When something suspicious turns up on a standard mammogram, an ultrasound can be used to provide a few more clues about how dangerous it might be.
URBANA — University of Illinois officials and members of a campus labor union are scheduled to meet again at 9 a.m. Tuesday after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on Monday.
Representatives from the University of Illinois and Service Employees International Union Local 73 negotiated for six hours on Monday.
By Hannah Pitstick/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
In Birdland, the calendar says spring is coming soon, and on a sunny day like today, 30 degrees can seem almost balmy.
But I'm writing from campus today because this weekend is the Engineering Open House and other open houses and tours. The University of Illinois is alive with kids — from grade school on up, walking in groups between exhibits.
URBANA — Be sure to smile the next time you walk through the University of Illinois campus.
There's a good chance you are being watched on a UI police camera.
UI police have increased the number of surveillance cameras monitoring activity in the campus area from 13 in 2008 to 900 today, and the police department plans on adding another 200 cameras before the end of 2013.