What you need to know about tonight's "Moving Beyond Digital Hate"
Organization seeking to unionize faculty sees huge turnout at first press conference
A group hoping to unionize faculty at the University of Illinois says it's "very close" to having support from a majority of tenured and nontenure-track professors at the Urbana campus.
CHAMPAIGN — With the extension of Fourth Street last fall and Yahoo's groundbreaking celebration this week, the University of Illinois Research Park's expansion eastward is starting to pick up steam.
When a Purdue University teaching assistant walked into an engineering classroom and shot and killed a fellow TA last month, the campus went into lockdown.
URBANA — A University of Illinois forum on "digital hate," scheduled in response to the vitriolic responses posted online when Chancellor Phyllis Wise decided to keep the campus open during recent cold weather, has been rescheduled due to snow in the forecast.
URBANA — The University of Illinois flash index hit 107.2 in January, its highest level since April 2007.
The index, a measure of economic growth within the state, rose from a December reading of 107, according to the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs.
Generally, 100 is considered the dividing point between economic growth and decline.
The University of Illinois’ veterinary teaching hospital offers 2,000-plus different procedures. Here are just a few of them.
Neonatal intensive care
Just like human babies, newborn horses sometimes need to spend the first days of their lives in intensive care.
URBANA — On one side you have an award-winning, internationally-known scholar.
On the other side you have an equally respected researcher and professor with just as many publications and grants to his or her name.
One believes establishing a faculty union would protect and strengthen the university. The other insists a bargaining unit for faculty would weaken the institution.
If it's successful in organizing, a faculty union would join about a dozen other unions on the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus.
Here's a list of current unions at the UI:
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 698 (includes employees such as library technicians, shopkeepers, mechanics, nurses and others).
URBANA — WILL's Community Cinema screening and discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Spurlock Museum will focus on "Las Marthas," a documentary about the annual debutante ball for Mexican-American girls in Laredo, Texas.