University of Illinois
CHAMPAIGN – For 12 years running, the women of Phi Mu (circa 1970) have gathered to relive their glory days at the University of Illinois.
Marty Williams' garden produced a ton of food this year. Actually, it was more like two tons.
And he donated it all to community organizations.
CHAMPAIGN — Organizers say this year’s University of Illinois homecoming parade will use the same route as a year ago.
The parade is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Friday on the UI campus.
CHAMPAIGN – An author and consultant on innovation, excellence and sustainability will be the featured speaker for a sustainability symposium in Champaign next week.
The campus senate will begin talks "very soon" on developing hiring policies for adjunct professors and other non-tenure-track instructors at the University of Illinois, a faculty leader said.
CHAMPAIGN – In his first meeting with the faculty senate about a proposal to restructure university administration, University of Illinois President Michael Hogan said the changes would reduce redundancies and costs, not create "homogenization" at the university.
URBANA – A University of Illinois faculty committee investigating the dismissal of adjunct professor Kenneth Howell says he lacked essential academic due-process protections, a situation faced by hundreds of other non-tenure-track instructors at the UI.
CHAMPAIGN – As Bridget Evans heads from class to class at the University of Illinois, her constant companion is a fuzzy 11-year-old black Labrador retriever named Coal.
URBANA – On the first day of veterinary school, University of Illinois students get their blue coats. The next day they're in the clinics.
First-year students don't actually operate on animals, of course, but the students are part of the process, learning not only about canine, feline and equine behavior, but human as well.
CHAMPAIGN – The on-again, off-again "Next Dance" honoring Chief Illiniwek is on again, still scheduled for Oct. 23.
The dance will be at 6 p.m. in the Assembly Hall, following the homecoming football game against Indiana, said Roger Huddleston of Mahomet.