University of Illinois
In honor of the Super Bowl's 50th anniversary, staff writer Paul Wood unearthed 50 nuggets about the big game
URBANA — With the Illini sports world fixated on the identity of the next athletic director, a search for his or her boss has been plugging quietly along.
The University of Illinois is close to hiring a search firm to assist the committee charged with recommending candidates for the chancellor's job, vacated when Phyllis Wise abruptly stepped down amid controversy last August.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in western Illinois have resumed deliberations in the murder trial of a former local prosecutor accused of killing his wife on Valentine's Day in 2006.
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Nov. 20, 2015
A big payday for MIKE THOMAS, who got his $2.5 million payout from Illinois just 11 days after being forced out as athletic director on Nov. 9.
URBANA — More than 37,000 students applied to the University of Illinois' flagship campus this year — a new record — and about 22,000 of them will be very happy later today.
Today is Decision Day, when applicants learn whether they've been admitted to the Urbana-Champaign campus.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set to begin in the first-degree murder trial of a former Quincy prosecutor and University of Illinois football captain accused of killing his wife on Valentine's Day in 2006.
URBANA — As 38,000 freshman applicants to the University of Illinois head online Friday to find out whether they've been accepted, a doctoral student there has advice for those who get good news.
URBANA — After absorbing budget cuts this year of $20 million or more, University of Illinois academic departments are drawing up plans for more cost-cutting in 2016-17.
MAHOMET — When Ally Sussman launched Band Together 4 Music over four years ago, she wanted to ensure that all students — no matter their family circumstances — were able to participate in Mahomet-Seymour's band program.