SAN DIEGO — University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones will chair the board of the Association of Public Land Grant Universities for the next year.
This year’s exchange students are Cato Kleijn of Amsterdam and Leo Gao of Guangzhou, China. Both are 17-year-old seniors.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Champaign County Board member about his time in public service at the UI. He's practicing what he preached: His 2016 doctoral thesis was on 'The thoughts of African American Christian religious leaders and university professors on seeking public office.'
Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the UI mechanical science and engineering professor who collaborated with MIT Professor Sangbae Kim to develop Little HERMES, a bipedal robot designed to go places that humans dare not.
Visitors to the Sousa Archives often ask me how John Philip Sousa’s original and published music found its way to the University of Illinois.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.
The agenda for Thursday's UI Board of Trustees meeting in Chicago includes an amendment to Josh Whitman’s contract, but it was not included when materials were posted Friday morning and UI officials declined to comment, saying the details are still being finalized.
Although leaf raking can really spruce up the landscape, consider leaving some fallen leaves as winter habitat for many insects, arachnids (spiders), small mammals, amphibians and birds.
Allyson Garrett and Tyler Jones helped spearhead Saturday's Andrew Bryant Day with the hope it would raise awareness for muscular dystrophy and give an opportunity to discuss how kids handle traumatic events.
Unit 4 art teacher Shannon Percoco nominated Keenan Dailey for the Student ACE Award he'll get today 'for creating multifaceted, impressive and thought-provoking work that speaks to a variety of viewers on themes.'
'This is something I always wanted to do, just go back and look out for my community,' Aaron Brown, 30, said of the event, set for noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club, 201 E. Park St., C.
With this year's wait list at over 1,600 people, board member Danielle Chynoweth said she doesn't think the housing authority should be paying the UI to put students in expensive dorms.
The athletes aren't far removed from a frustrating period in which practice locations were uncertain and their home base felt like anything but as referendum-related construction dragged past its planned end date.
The first-year faculty member at Centennial High school chose to pursue a career teaching Spanish because 'learning a language helps to bring people together. ... (and) helps make the world smaller and a more connected place.'
Urbana's offering, 'Theory of Relativity,' has a cast of just 12 'who have pretty much even weight,' director Tim Broeker said.
The district, which currently has a single part-time school resource officer, is considering having two full-time officers instead. They would be stationed at the middle and high schools.
The first CU Campus Community Interfaith Exploration series, an effort to connect faith communities, the UI, community groups, campus religious and student organizations, and UI students, faculty and staff, runs Thursday through Sunday on campus and at local houses of worship.
Champaign's Carrie Busey Elementary, Prairieview-Ogden Junior High and Monticello High School each received the 'exemplary' designation for the second year in a row, while St. Joseph-Ogden High School got it for the first time since the state began using the designations.
Bea Nettles, a pioneer of the kind of time-consuming and repetitive photographic experimentation that's easy today with a Photoshop subscription, will be honored with this year's Lifetime Award at 40 North's ACE Awards celebration Friday at The City Center in Champaign.
Champaign Central band director John Currey laughed as he looked at the pile of dirt at the edge of the practice field at Centennial.
The “Bias Response Team” at the University of Michigan is now history, a victim of its hostility to constitutional niceties like freedom of speech.
Cops and robbers, gunplay, and high society play major parts in the initial exhibit in Champaign County History Museum’s newly redesigned gallery, “Who We Are: Stories of Champaign County.” The gallery’s focus will change every six months or so. The first exhibition, the “Harris Mansion Heis…
For Morris Mosley, the highlight wasn’t the crown or the royal treatment he received on Dads Day a year ago. It was the fact that his daughter Maya, who nominated him, thought he was worthy.
CHAMPAIGN — An architect from the University of Puerto Rico was named Friday as the next director of the University of Illinois School of Architecture.