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Office Hours with Aldo: Sudarshan Krishnan (w/ video)

On Thursdays throughout the semester, staff writer Adalberto Toledo will book an appointment with a local professor. This week: University of Illinois architecture Professor SUDARSHAN KRISHNAN.

Buildings shouldn't move, right? If you ask Krishnan, he'll answer, "Why not?"

Former UI Institute of Aviation now a permanent program at Parkland

SAVOY — After three years as a grants-funded program at Parkland College, the former University of Illinois Institute of Aviation will become a regular academic program and institutional department at the Champaign-based community college.

Entertainment listings, March 22-29, 2018


Park district Easter-egg hunts

This weekend


What: A good, old-fashioned egg hunt for ages 0-13. Hunting in waves this year, with the first egg hunt starting at 12:15 p.m. for ages 0-4 years. At 12:30 p.m., 5-8 year olds, and 9-13 year olds at 12:50 p.m. Bring a basket.

When: Noon to 1 p.m. March 24.

UI official says Rauner's pension-shift plan would cost it $200M a year

URBANA — Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to shift some pension costs to the state's educational institutions would eventually cost the University of Illinois about $200 million a year, a top official says.

Ex-student suing UI over dismissal based on sex-assault allegations

URBANA — At a time when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is trying to give more rights to college students accused of sexual assault, one such student is suing the University of Illinois after it dismissed him for 2 1/2 years.

Pet Talk | Getting back on track

UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Physical rehabilitation for animals is the process of evaluating and managing patients with painful or functionally limiting conditions caused by illness or injury.

Getting Personal: Diane Gottheil

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, staff writer Paul Wood chats with Diane Gottheil, 78, of Urbana, president of the Josh Gottheil Memorial Fund for Lymphoma Research and member of the Urbana Civilian Police Review Board. She is retired from the University of Illinois.

What brought you to Champaign?

Wired In: Manfredo Seufferheld

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a high-tech leader. This week, meet MANFREDO SEUFFERHELD, a University of Illinois visiting scientist  and founder of FrostDefense Envirotech Inc., which works to reduce losses in grape and stone-fruit production due to spring frost.

What brought you to Illinois?

UI seeks to make online training on sex harassment mandatory for students in fall

URBANA — Online training programs about sexual harassment and misconduct may soon become mandatory for University of Illinois students.

A Life Remembered | UI English professor, author recalled for brilliance

CHAMPAIGN — An award-winning author and UI English professor for nearly three decades, Emily Watts could have easily carved out a career in math as well.