The Ebola outbreak in Africa has prompted the University of Illinois to suspend study-abroad programs in Sierra Leone this fall and plan some extra screening for international students arriving from West Africa.
But officials say there's no cause for alarm on campus.
URBANA — Local Palestinian sympathizers plan to hold a "Rally for Gaza" on Friday afternoon in front of the Urbana City Building.
"It's a Palestinian rally. I'm hoping that nobody say anything about the Israelis," said Patsy Howell, an event organizer. "I'm sure we'll have signs asking the government to not give more money to Israel. But this is an informational rally."
UPDATE: According to a blog post on Inside Higher Ed, Steven Salaita won't be teaching at the University of Illinois.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) Court records show the man accused of shooting a deputy at a Georgia courthouse filed a civil rights complaint against the sheriff's department in 2013.
Transcript, provided by the White House, of remarks by President Barack Obama at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York on May 15, 2014.
THE PRESIDENT: Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Cuomo, honored guests, families of the fallen.
An attorney who was involved with the recent U.S. Supreme Court case on prayer at public meetings says the ruling encourages but doesn't outright permit other public religious displays.