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Business dean will lead search for Guenther's replacement

A search committee will be appointed immediately to find a successor to Athletic Director Ron Guenther, who has announced his retirement effective June 30, a top UI official said Monday.

UI's Guenther to retire


Illinois athletic director Ron Guenther announced his retirement today. Here are the details.

UI graduation speaker urges global interaction

CHAMPAIGN — Gray skies, drizzle and prairie winds did little to dampen the spirits of University of Illinois graduates Sunday.

At mid-day, they were lined up about two dozen deep in front of the Alma Mater at Wright and Green streets to have their picture taken in caps and gowns.

One Hundred Fortieth Commencement at the University of Illinois

The University of Illinois conducted the One Hundred Fortieth Commencement at the Assembly Hall on Sunday May 15 2011.

UI student to honor father at commencement

CHAMPAIGN — Antonio Cortez spent his working life picking lemons and onions for minimum wage, joined by his children in the summers to make ends meet.

A farm laborer from Mexico and later California, he had no formal education but made sure his children did.

Vitamin D, calcium can help fight osteoporosis

URBANA — If you're at risk for osteoporosis — and a lot of aging Americans are — consider reaching for the milk before you reach for the medicine, a new University of Illinois study suggests.

University of Illinois Convocation Ceremonies 2011


College, school and departmental convocation ceremonies take place across University of Illinois campus in Champaign/Urbana, Ill on Saturday, May 14, 2011. Campuswide Commencement takes place on Sunday, May 15, 2011. 

Economic Development Commission to tackle Willard governance

CHAMPAIGN — The search is on for a new governance structure for Willard Airport in Savoy.

The airport has been owned and operated by the University of Illinois since 1946, when the UI established the Institute of Aviation there.

Daley speech emphasizes UI's desire for Washington ties

As President Obama's chief of staff comes to Champaign for University of Illinois commencement, the UI is in turn stepping up its efforts in Washington.

William M. Daley will deliver the commencement address at the 140th commencement exercises on Sunday. He will speak at both the 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. campuswide ceremonies at the Assembly Hall.

Email update from UI president

Here is the text of an email sent Thursday morning from University of Illinois President Michael Hogan to all employees and staff at the UI: