University of Illinois
That idea that state Sen. Bill Brady has to turn Illinois' nine public universities into private, not-for-profit institutions and to use their state appropriations to provide tuition support?
A version of it was tried about 10 years ago at Miami University in Ohio.
It ended after about four years.
By MELISSA GIESE/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Rehabilitation comes from the Latin word rehabilitare, which means to restore ability. As a certified veterinary technician and certified canine rehabilitation practitioner at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Kim Knap helps pets with a variety of conditions daily using specialized equipment for each situation.
CHAMPAIGN — Fans heading out to Illinois Field to watch next week's Big Ten baseball opener are in for a $442,000 treat.
A new video scoreboard, installed behind the right-field wall, will make its debut during the University of Illinois' home games against Northwestern next weekend.
PODCAST: U of I's John Wilkin, Dean of Libraries 3-26-15: Play now!
Brian Moline talks to the University of Illinois' John Wilkin about the largest public research library in North America.
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A University of Illinois spokesman said the school is expecting a cut of about $15 million as a result of the budget fix passed by lawmakers.
Here's your chance to see arena rock in an intimate setting.
Foreigner plays at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.
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SPRINGFIELD — Public universities would be prohibited from using public funds to pay for commencement speakers under legislation approved by the House Higher Education Committee on Wednesday.
The approval came with a proviso, however, that sponsor Rep. Reggie Phillips, R-Charleston, would return to the committee with revisions to the bill before a full House vote.