Requirements for the C-U Scholars Program:
– Academic courses:
Four years of English; three years of math; three years of laboratory science; three years of social science; two years of a language other than English.
– Physical fitness:
URBANA – Altgeld Hall's rough-hewn Romanesque architecture has always made it stand out in a sea of green-roofed Georgian buildings on the University of Illinois campus.
News from the home cities and states of the Big Ten universities:
PURDUE: Scientists join battle against egg-borne salmonella
Marvin Meadows and Angela Alwardt already have two bar-and-grills, and they've come up with a road-tested concept to get people to stop at their third.
CHAMPAIGN – A charity group headed by city police officers got a big advertising bump this year after local speedskater Katherine Ruetter's success in the Vancouver Olympics.
But Champaign Cops for Kids, a consistent Reutter sponsor, said the economy is hurting just like it would for any for-profit business.
URBANA – Concrete poured incorrectly more than a century ago will mean major disruptions for months for those who work or study in the oldest academic building on the University of Illinois campus.
PAXTON – The American Red Cross was contacted to assist a Paxton family whose mobile home was gutted by fire Friday evening.
Paxton Fire Chief Denny Kingren said his department was sent to the fire shortly after 7 p.m. Friday to the Pine Street trailer park in Paxton.
Two teens who were in the mobile home escaped without injury, Kingren said.
The 40th Taste of Champaign-Urbana offers plenty of food, entertainment, arts and crafts and much more at West Side Park in Champaign, Ill on Saturday, June 12, 2010. The event began Friday and will continue through Sunday until 6p.m.
CHAMPAIGN – Work will begin soon on the next phase of the Ikenberry Commons construction project, now that administrators have satisfied trustees' questions about participation by minority contractors.