The College of Law’s new Racial Justice Practicum wrapped up its two-week classroom portion Friday, and now the inaugural group of 17 students will be placed with various public-interest legal organizations this summer.
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Between June 11 and Aug. 13, employees at Human Kinetics, an academic book publisher, will have Fridays off with no reduction in pay.
The meeting will still be broadcast online and on public access TV, but public comments will be made in person and Zoom will no longer be used.
“The City of Champaign has honored its fallen heroes in numerous ways throughout the years,” staff wrote in a memo to council. “A true professional and devoted public servant, Officer Oberheim is remembered for his heroism, bravery, and the oath of office he honorably upheld in his commitment to duty.”
After a year-and-a-half dealing with COVID-19, Chancellor Robert Jones said the University of Illinois is ready to return to a “new normal” in the fall.
The Grainger College of Engineering hopes to launch the new institute this fall, Dean Rashid Bashir said.
“They have done quite a bit of work,” Village President Joyce Ragle said. “My understanding is that they were hoping to get the Lincoln Street tracks open by this week.”
The city hopes to open the pool in the first half of June, but hasn’t set a date yet.
More than 800 people and companies have donated to the GoFundMe campaign, which launched Friday.