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Go figure, UI edition, Oct. 2, 2015,

A numerical look at what's making headlines on the UI campus

3 million

Estimated crowd that will see the Marching Illini play in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade next month.

'We are on the brink of serious operational damage'

URBANA — Presidents of the state’s nine universities wrote to top lawmakers Thursday, warning that they are “on the brink of serious operational damage” without a state budget resolution.

The letter urges Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders to end the budget stalemate for fiscal 2016, which began July 1.

Chief critic calls on UI to sever ties

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CHAMPAIGN — Chief Illiniwek merchandise is back — online at least — as it has been almost every year since the former University of Illinois symbol was officially "retired."

Fraternity pulls sexist signs after criticism online

CHAMPAIGN — Social media was abuzz late Wednesday after Sigma Chi Derby Days at the University of Illinois took a turn for the socially offensive.

Search committee to start work soon

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois' engineering dean and a Carle physician will co-chair the search committee to find the Carle Illinois College of Medicine's first dean.

The panel will begin work this month, with the goal of naming the dean by spring 2016, according to a UI release. The founding dean also will serve as chief academic officer for Carle.

Updated: Missing kestrel was found at Colony West

CHAMPAIGN — An exhausted Thistle was resting safely again Tuesday at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic after a lucky call from a woman who was out taking a walk.

'Everything is on the table': Q&A with Barbara Wilson

Barbara Wilson has hit two themes since taking over as the University of Illinois interim chancellor under fairly trying circumstances: "trust" and "communication."

#SundaySneak: Q&A with Barbara Wilson

A preview of Sunday's extended interview with University of Illinois Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson.

You and President Killeen have repeatedly hit upon the "restoring trust" theme since the resignations in August. How big a problem is it?

Go figure, UI edition, Sept. 25, 2015,

A numerical look at what's making headlines on the UI campus


UI women featured in a new documentary called "Making Their Mark," which premieres at 8 p.m. today on BTN following the Illinois-Maryland volleyball match.

Escaped kestrel sighted in Trails at Brittany

CHAMPAIGN — Thistle, the American kestrel missing from the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic since Wednesday, could be in or nearby a southwest Champaign subdivision, a veterinarian said.