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Whitman calling an audible on Memorial Stadium renovation

CHAMPAIGN — The $132 million Memorial Stadium renovation project that Illinois announced in October is now on the back burner, athletic director Josh Whitman revealed on Tuesday during a media roundtable at the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building.

UI law professor breaks down Supreme Court's decisive day

The Supreme Court made one big headline after another Monday, with decisions related to 9/11, gerrymandering, trademark protection and more.

We asked UI College of Law Professor JASON MAZZONE for his three takeaways from the day.

Part 33: 'We're lawyers for you, Illinois'

With the UI celebrating birthday No. 150 this year, we caught up with hundreds of graduates who have gone on to greatness. Every Tuesday throughout 2017, Editor JEFF D'ALESSIO will tell their tales. Today, in Part 33: the singing judge.

UPDATED: Separate $40,000 reward announced in case of missing UI scholar

CHAMPAIGN — There are now two different rewards for information leading to an arrest in the disappearance of a University of Illinois scholar visiting from China.

With Yingying Zhang’s family members on hand, the UI and Champaign County Crime Stoppers announced a reward of up to $40,000 for information in Zhang’s June 9 disappearance.

UI Open: Meinhart's the man

SAVOY — When Derek Meinhart sank his final putt on the 18th hole Sunday at the University of Illinois Orange Course, he let out a large sigh of relief.

Meinhart had just secured his second UI Open championship.

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 42, Griffin Palmer, TE

No. 42: Griffin Palmer, TE

'She's going to fly'

A trip to space wasn't exactly a childhood dream for newly minted astronaut Zena Cardman, an Urbana native, creative writer and microbiologist who studies "other worldly" life forms for a living.

Her path to NASA involved a top-notch biology teacher, two older brothers who made sure she wasn't a "princess," cave slime and a trip to Antarctica, among other stops.

FBI offers up to $10,000 reward for info leading to missing scholar

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Saturday night that it is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the location of Yingying Zhang.

The 26-year-old University of Illinois research scholar visiting from China was last seen shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, June 9, in Urbana.

AAUP vote removes UI from censure list

The University of Illinois is no longer on a censure list after an American Association of University Professors vote today.