'This has been a great year, but we do have challenges,' board Chairman Don Edwards said. 'We look forward to receiving ... recommendations for refined, clearer policies on sexual misconduct and student-faculty relationships.'
Gregory Nava, creator of the PBS series 'American Family,' which followed the lives of a Latino family in Los Angeles, will close out the Sept. 27 event, which focuses on inclusion and diversity in the media.
The event was started by former Principal Glenn Keever in 1977 and has been held every year since then. This year, about half of the 310 students' parents or grandparents participated.
Pam Lau, currently vice president of academic services, will take over the top role once President Tom Ramage steps down in December 2022.
Artists, students and community leaders will march at the University of Illinois on Friday as part of global “climate strikes” around the world to demand government action on climate change.
Alison Wilkinson, an attorney with the New York-based law firm representing two of Gary Xu's alleged victims, said her firm and the UI are working on an agreement, and if it's not in place before Friday, 'we will be filing on Friday.'
The University of Illinois interim vice chancellor for research talks about her experience as a woman in STEM, efforts to curb sexual harassment on campus and her work with national organizations to stop universities from simply 'passing the harasser' on to other schools.
A bigger-than-life portrait of Gary Wieneke painted and donated by his former athlete, Rob Mango, will be unveiled when the former coach is inducted into the UI’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night.
Senate Executive Committee Chairman Rob Kar, a law professor who also chairs the sexual-harassment committee, said one of its recommendations will be to provide 'regular, comprehensive, systematic reports to the communityr about sexual misconduct, with outcomes, protective measures, sanctions and remedies.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois geologist who is part of a team that has developed new computer models to help researchers better forecast volcanic eruptions.
On the chance you don’t already know it, back in July, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Coal Ash Pollution Prevention Act, and that’s cause for celebration. The act is designed to protect the public interest in clean water by placing more stringent rules on coal ash disposal sites.
That so many schools put on so many events to raise so much money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a wonderful thing. Especially to the organizations that benefit from the generosity, like Carle’s Mills Breast Cancer Institute.
The agenda for Thursday's board meeting in Urbana includes an item to approve "pay for performance compensation" for the UI president.
The new Illinois Commitment free-tuition program is credited with boosting diversity and the number of downstate students in this fall's record freshman class.
'Running around campus is great — people are able to see us out there on 9/11 — but this is different because we're actually climbing the stairs, going through what the firefighters were actually going through,' said senior Alexa Emano, who organized this year's event.
Under the arrangement that trustees are expected to approve, Ramage would be paid $269,694 annually through June 30, 2023, and Lau would be paid $159,647.
Alice Payne always shared that message with the young people she crossed paths with and supported them in their efforts to set and reach their academic goals as a Danville school district teacher and principal and as director of the Laura Lee Fellowship House.
And Katasha Butler's efforts to ensure that others at her alma mater get the chance to see what those schools have to offer has earned her recognition at Alpha Kappa Alpha's annual Pink Panache gala Friday in Champaign.
Under the 20-year contract, Sol Systems LLC would design, build and operate the 20-megawatt solar array and sell the energy to the campus at a fixed rate each year.
The federal suit filed by three alleged victims says Gary Xu, the onetime head of the UI's East Asian Languages and Cultures department, took advantage of his position and sexually and emotionally exploited his young Chinese students.