It's not exactly the Zapruder film, but a 70-year-old home movie shot by a university graduate has shed some light on a key question regarding the Alma Mater.
Namely, her original color.
Conservators restoring the 1929 sculpture by Lorado Taft have been waiting to see exactly what color the statue will be once the cleaning process is complete.
URBANA — Much like the blood sugar test which allows diabetics to quickly and easily monitor glucose levels, a new handheld device developed at the University of Illinois aims to quickly and accurately diagnose HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Southeast parking area to be closed a couple of years
CHAMPAIGN — The massive renovation of State Farm Center kicks off Wednesday as the university cordons off one of its parking lots for a staging ground.
Expert foresees status quo now but additions later
SAVOY — Central Illinois airports could eventually gain air service as a result of the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, an airport consultant says.
That merger, expected to be finalized Monday, would create a new American Airlines that would rival the size of competitors United and Delta.
URBANA — The latest exhibition at the Illini Union Art Gallery, "Love Less Violently," is a followup to the gallery's summer exhibition, "So Many Beasts of Burden," both featuring art by Maria Lux, Shayna Egan and Cherrie Fanning.
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CHAMPAIGN — On a dry erase white board in her room, Ellie Walker has been tracking her future.
Among the list of critical dates the Central High School senior has jotted down on her board: Dec. 13.
CHICAGO — After a year and a half of negotiations, the union representing faculty on the University of Illinois' Chicago campus has overwhelmingly approved a strike authorization.
The move does not mean a strike is imminent. It authorizes the union's bargaining committee to call a strike.
CHAMPAIGN — Krannert Art Museum's WAM — Week at the Museum — for elementary school children is here to stay, says museum director Kathleen Harleman,
The museum this week received a boost to expand KAM-WAM, as it's called, in the form of a $20,000 grant from the Lumpkin Family Foundation, a private foundation created in 1953 from the estate of Besse A. Lumpkin of Mattoon.
The University of Illinois bands are a beloved institution in Champaign-Urbana. Here is what they are doing this weekend: