University of Illinois

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Renovations set to begin at UI large-animal clinic

CHAMPAIGN — Construction is expected to start next month on a renovation of the large-animal clinic at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Jonathan Foreman, associate dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine, said this week's gift of $2.1 million from the state will cover nearly all the project's expenses.

UI vet med gets state money for renovation

Construction is expected to start next month on the renovation of the large animal clinic at the University of Illinois.

Associate Dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jonathan Foreman said this week's gift of $2.1 million from the state will cover nearly all of the expenses for the project.

UI, University of Chicago working together

Engineering students at the University of Illinois are working with Chicago business students to develop ideas that could lead to new tech startups as part of a new pilot program between Illinois and the University of Chicago.

UI undertakes new strategy with free online courses

The University of Illinois is expanding its offering of free online courses known as MOOCs.

Illinois bands corner

Here is what the UI Bands are doing this weekend:

SATURDAY:

8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.: Illini Marching Band Championships at Memorial Stadium.

The public is welcome to enjoy the music and watch as 50 Illinois bands perform for the finest adjudicators in the nation. The Marching Illini perform at 2:18 p.m. and again at 9:18 p.m.

UI, BTW team up for lessons with real - and fake - bugs

CHAMPAIGN — If Tyler Hedlund can convince one second-grader not to smash an insect as soon as he or she sees it, it's been a good day.

Ewald named interim president of UI Foundation

URBANA — The University of Illinois Foundation has chosen a senior administrator to serve as the interim president.

Edward Ewald, senior vice president for development, will be the interim president as of Oct. 18.

The UI Foundation's Board of Directors made the announcement Monday.

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines

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Quotes from faculty meeting

Selected quotes from Monday's annual faculty meeting:

Faculty meeting brings more airing of grievances at UI

URBANA — Despite calls for unity, University of Illinois faculty still appear divided — some of them angry and fearful — in the wake of the administration's decision to reject American Indian Studies professor Steven Salaita last month.