Organizers of the summer festival announced the news Friday at the Vermilion County Museum, and also announced six new grant recipients. The grants are awarded to 'schools and groups working to better the lives of our kids.'
Use the dead of winter to make plans for bringing your landscape back to life.
On Saturday, parishioners and families of the Philo chuch will dedicate the $4.6 million project that Dallas businessman Bob Trost jump-started with a $1 million donation.
During that time, over 90 UI employees have combined to contribute more than 10,000 hours to mentoring elementary, middle, junior high and high school students. Some have been with their mentees for over 10 years.
Among the 1,985 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: NBC veteran and 1974 journalism grad BOB EPSTEIN, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning network news producer.
The special-education teacher at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School always knew she wanted to go into a field where she helped people, but she quickly learned during college that she enjoyed helping struggling students learn.
Two weeks ago, the cast and crew found out they’d been selected as one of seven schools nationally to perform on the main stage at the International Thespian Festival in Cincinnati this June.
Among the 1,985 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: Bucknell University Professor Michelle Johnson, who earned her Ph.D. in anthropology while studying at the side of her mentor.
URBANA — The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center has chosen Miriam Larson as its new executive director following a national search.
Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH), at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the Chapel of St. John the Divine, will present a concert by “Les Délices” (“The Delights”), a Cleveland-based touring chamber ensemble. Soprano Clara Rottsolk will be heard in works that depict the tales from the Greek po…
Among the 1,980 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: two-degree grad Doug Litteken, now a Houston-based structural engineer for NASA.
On Thursday, months before the UI president's five-year anniversary, trustees approved an extension that raises his salary to $835,000, with an annual $100,000 retention bonus to be paid in a lump sum if he reaches the end of his contract in 2024.
Last weekend’s “Jackets For Jackets” event hosted by Pour Bros. Taproom in Champaign resulted in more than 100 donated coats. On Thursday, the pub’s co-owner, Jason Fowler, delivered them to Garden Hills Academy in Champaign.
The facility was established with a grant from the University YMCA’s national organization and offers services of all kinds — from connections to food assistance to financial help for students, health care and employment, among other things.
During her time at Rantoul Township High School, the math teacher has found a home teaching students of various abilities and learning styles in different ways.
As part of the annual Rock-O-Thon fundraiser for the America Field Service club, Purple Riders spent the night playing video and board games, dancing and tossing footballs.
Among the 1,979 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: two-degree grad, Indianapolis law partner and Champaign native Stacy Walton Long, an alumna of Booker T. Washington Elementary, Franklin Middle School and Centennial High.
Unit 4 school board members expressed exasperation at Monday’s meeting, the first after a school swap between Garden Hills and International Prep Academy was proposed at December’s board meeting.
Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The dean of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business.
The agenda for Thursday’s meeting in Chicago includes an item on the president’s extension, without any specifics. The UI typically doesn’t release contract details of high-profile officials until the day of the meeting.