University of Illinois
URBANA — Wanted: world-class scholar for state flagship university: home to Nobel Prize winners, patent-generating professors, an international student body and a fiery contretemps that has included academic boycotts and votes of no confidence in university leaders.
URBANA — Spices and condiments may be capable of doing more than beefing up the flavor of foods.
Researchers are working on fortifying some of these commonly used products, such as soy sauce and curry powder, to help make up vitamin and mineral deficiencies in developing countries around the world.
A reminder to football fans who smoke: Lighting up at Illini tailgates is no longer allowed. Technically.
URBANA — Another department has added its name to the list of units casting votes of no confidence in University of Illinois leaders following the decision to not hire professor Steven Salaita.
Back-to-school time means area police have to haul out their own textbook for educating bicyclists who disregard the rules of the road: a pad of traffic tickets.
Faced with the sting of a three-figure fine in both Champaign and Urbana, bicyclists usually need only one ticket to complete that education.
CHAMPAIGN — A portion of a park on the University of Illinois campus could be temporarily dug up for the construction of a force main for a planned upgrade of sanitary-sewer facilities in the area.
URBANA — Another University of Illinois academic department has approved a vote of no confidence in university leaders in wake of the decision to not hire controversial professor Steven Salaita.
Krannert Art Museum will be taking a hard look at war starting Friday.
"After the Front Line: Artists Who Served in the World Wars" runs through Dec. 23 at the museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.
Find out what else is going on at Krannert this year Thursday at 4:20 on WDWS.
They call that a protest?
Student supporters of Professor Steven Salaita gave it the old college try Tuesday, holding a campus gathering to demand that Chancellor Phyllis Wise wise up. Next time, they need to try harder.
Jim Dey was on the radio Thursday morning. Listen here:
CHAMPAIGN — You're at the big game, trying to upload a selfie to Instagram or text your friends across the stadium — along with 40,000 other people. No signal — too much cell traffic in one place for the network to handle.