SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — A mountain lion that was struck and killed last weekend along a northern Illinois highway will be analyzed by biologists seeking to uncover the rare animal's origins, state wildlife officials said.
CHICAGO (AP) — A necropsy on a a beloved, endangered shorebird in Chicago named Monty the Piping Plover shows he died of a respiratory infection, experts said Tuesday.
The Lincoln Park Zoo said it partnered with the U.S.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state's most powerful politician once explained that while mulling a tough decision, he'd often glance across his desk at a photo of the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley “and just ask myself, ‘What would he do?’ It's very helpful.”
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois authorities are investigating reports of anti-Semitic flyers left across the Champaign-Urbana campus this weekend.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Three faculty members at the University of Illinois have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, according to the university.
They are among 111 new U.S. members and 22 international members elected this year.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina on Friday named a former professor and provost as its new president, turning toward a familiar person to end another problematic search for the school's next leader.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Students, staff and faculty in the University of Illinois system will be required to get a COVID-19 booster shot once they are eligible for a shot, school officials said.
In a mass email sent Thursday announcing the policy, school President Tim Killeen said “there is now significant evidence that vaccinations plus boosters are effective at preventing infections from developing into serious illness.”
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois will temporarily switch to remote learning in January before opening classrooms to students.
Students and staff in Chicago and Champaign-Urbana will need to show negative COVID-19 tests, the university said Monday.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A new administrator at the University of Illinois flagship campus will advise school leadership on Native American issues.
Jacki Thompson Rand was appointed the Urbana-Champaign campus' associate vice chancellor for Native affairs last week.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago educational institutions have received donations from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the largest gifts from a single person in their histories, officials said Tuesday.
Kennedy-King College, a branch of City Colleges of Chicago, was given $5 million by Scott.
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois trustees voted to remove the name of the longest-serving U.S. Supreme Court chief justice from the University of Illinois-Chicago law school after a task force said John Marshall's history as a slave owner and trader "render him a highly inappropriate namesake for the law school.”
FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. (AP) — A team of Illinois researchers is using dogs to track down a threatened species of turtle.
Researchers believe ornate box turtles, once living in half of Illinois' 102 counties, are found in less than 10...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa's governing board on Friday picked the University of Illinois System's No...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — An $11.1 million grant to create high-resolution topographical maps of the entire planet will extend the life of the Blue Waters supercomputer by another year.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois senior has been charged with sexually assaulting a female student at a fraternity in 2017...
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Tuition and fees: $31,194 out-of-state / $15,074 in-stateUndergraduate enrollment: 33,955Percentage of undergraduates from out-of-state: 11%SAT Math: 710-790SAT Reading: 630-710
The University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program.
The classes will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays, starting March 18 and ending May 20, at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve in Genoa.
Several local students recently graduated from the University of Illinois’ Springfield campus, including: Andrew P. Windmiller, of Bourbonnais, Master of Science in human development counseling; Carey McKinley Vaughn, of St.
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The state of Illinois is releasing $16 million in agricultural grants Friday for the University of Illinois Extension, soil and water conservation districts and county fairs — all of which have experienced funding cuts in the past three years.
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois and Microsoft are launching a new partnership to help students with autism pursue science and technology careers...
Stanley Allen, a fifth grade student at David City Public Schools, qualified to compete in the National MathCON 2018 Finals in Chicago, Illinois, on May 5 at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Forum.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois researchers are using a $4 million grant to study how information moves across social media, affecting people's beliefs and shaping events...
To me, freedom of speech is a serious thing.
But I also find it funny.
Funny in how people can twist it. Funny in how some seem to feel it only applies to arguments with which they agree.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a man accused of killing a University of Illinois scholar from China say they need more time to prepare their case...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is going to be arraigned on new charges...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A 28-year-old man charged in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has pleaded not guilty to the charges...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Surveillance cameras at the University of Illinois helped find a suspect in the disappearance of a Chinese scholar, investigators said...
CHICAGO (AP) — The suspect in the kidnapping of a University of Illinois scholar from China marched in a vigil for the victim a day before his arrest last week, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, adding that he also spoke about what makes an ideal victim and talked about how she fought and resisted...
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois made his first appearance since being arrested last week...
CHICAGO (AP) — The 28-year-old Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physics graduate program in 2013...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the Illinois disappearance of a Chinese scholar (all times local):...
University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering garden questions at the Horticulture Help Desk.
The Horticulture Help Desk will be open from 9 a.m.
With cool fall weather upon us, our thoughts turn to closing up the house tight for the winter.
Most of us do a fall cleaning to collect the last of that summer pollen and dust, check the batteries in the smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and make sure windows and doors are sealed tight.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.
But students at the central Illinois campus don't just bury their heads in books, they also party — so much so that they've earned the top spot on The Princeton Review's annual list of top party schools in the U.S., the college guide said Monday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Officials at the University of Illinois say they've finalized a contract to start construction on the school's solar panel project.
The News-Gazette in Champaign reports (http://bit.ly/1EqYpGk ) that the university has come to terms with Phoenix Solar to have the Ramon, California, company build the 20.8-acre installation in Champaign.