'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.
Ahead of the vaudeville musical 'Drytown' playing tonight, Friday and Saturday at Krannert's Studio Theatre, staff writer Paul Wood caught up with one of the stars — Julie Gunn — who will co-host the production with husband Nathan.
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.
CHAMPAIGN — When allegations of sexual misconduct against former Professor Gary Xu were first made public last year on Chinese websites, one of Xing Zhao’s colleagues sent her an email with Xu’s name as the subject line.
The following Krannert Center for the Performing Arts concerts will take place in Foellinger Great Hall with a start time of 7:30 p.m., except as noted.
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.
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.
We asked University of Illinois political science Professor Brian Gaines for a scouting report on tonight's contest (7 p.m., ABC, live from Houston).
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.
The combined budget to renovate both Townsend Hall and the smaller Wardall Hall was originally estimated at $55.5 million, then later increased to $59.5 million.
At a business luncheon at Papa Del’s in Champaign, Jones said the newest class of students is expected to be the UI’s largest. Official enrollment numbers will be released later this week.
As part of Friday’s 19th annual Pink Panache scholarship benefit gala in Champaign, Reitumetse Mabokela will be honored for her impact on global society through her volunteer activities.
In conjunction with the ACLU, a policy was put in place that covers how the University of Illinois Police Department's cameras can be used and where they’re pointed. Audio recordings are prohibited. Cameras can’t be pointed into private areas, like dorm rooms or bathrooms or through windows of private residences.
CHAMPAIGN — ROTC students at the University of Illinois will join first responders and law enforcement in climbing the Memorial Stadium stairs Wednesday morning to mark the deadliest terrorist attack in history.