University of Illinois
URBANA – Small agriculture programs at Illinois community colleges and even a Chicago high school are teaming up with the University of Illinois for dual credit courses.
It's a win-win situation, said Heather Miller, the academic outreach program director at the Urbana campus' College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
CHAMPAIGN – If you take St. Mary's Road to get to across the south edge of the University of Illinois campus, think again.
A portion of St. Mary's Road is being closed to through traffic beginning Thursday until further notice.
And that notice won't be coming any time soon.
CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois plans to choose a developer for the next phase of its technology research park by the end of the summer.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — The body of a University of Illinois researcher was found in the Niagara River below Niagara Falls and his identity confirmed by New York authorities.
CHAMPAIGN – The Small Business Development Center in Champaign could go out of business itself if a rescue doesn't come soon.
News from the home cities and states of the Big Ten universities:
INDIANA: Bloomington joins Arizona boycott over new law
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Elected officials in the city that hosts the main campus of Indiana University plan to boycott Arizona businesses over that state's new immigration law.
By JOEL STEINFELDT For The News-Gazette
CHAMPAIGN – This summer, Tanya Weatherly will again decide between having Internet access at home and paying her other utility bills.
A board that oversees the University of Illinois Research Park is closer to a decision on who will take on the park's expansion, but that decision is not likely to happen at the board's meeting this week.
URBANA – A bioengineering researcher from the University of Illinois is missing at Niagara Falls in upstate New York.
Jayandran Palaniappan, 34, of Champaign, a native of India, is believed to have jumped into the falls on May 11, according to UI police Lt. Roy Acree, who is assisting New York State park police in their investigation into the missing man.
CHAMPAIGN – A budget review report on the University of Illinois Police Training Institute says the unit does a good job of training officers, but has little connection to the UI's educational mission.