University of Illinois
URBANA – Proponents and opponents of the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation will get a public hearing next month.
Senate Executive Committee member Abbas Aminmansour told that group Monday that the hearing for the threatened aviation school will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. March 8 in 100 Noyes Laboratory.
CHAMPAIGN – The governing board of the University of Illinois Research Park on Monday gave the green light to local development firm Fox/Atkins to continue to expand the university's technology park.
The University of Illinois will open a lobbying office in Washington, D.C., this spring, hoping to expand its influence in the nation's capital.
The university has always had representatives in Washington but they've worked out of the Chicago or Urbana campuses.
The University YMCA Grand Re-Opening has been rescheduled for Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. It was postponed from last week due to the weather.
The building has had elevators and a stairwell added, as well as other improvements. It is at 1001 S. Wright St., C.
SPRINGFIELD – Two veteran state lawmakers say they no longer will participate in the controversial General Assembly scholarship program, and two new state representatives say they won't either.
But state Sen. Shane Cultra, R-Onarga, says that while he'll support efforts to abolish the scholarships, he will continue to award them for as long as he can.
URBANA – If it seems a little crowded on the University of Illinois campus, it's because spring semester enrollment is at an all-time high.
Enrollment on Feb. 1 was 40,239 – 201 more students than at the same time last year – according to the UI's 2011 statistical abstract of 10-day enrollment.
URBANA – Oh, the comfort of a nice face and ear rub while a veterinarian is inserting tiny needles into the fur on your back.
URBANA – Microwaving your broccoli might be the most convenient way to cook it, but to get benefit of this cruciferous veggie's cancer-fighting properties, steaming it lightly is the better way to go, a University of Illinois study suggests.