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Posted on 07/19/2018

Chicago’s largest university will be home to the city’s first public law school under an agreement approved Thursday that will make the John Marshall Law School part of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

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Posted on 06/25/2018

The first seven professors have been hired under a new initiative launched by the University of Illinois System to add more world-class faculty and build on its global standing as a leader in education and innovation, President Tim Killeen announced Monday.

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Posted on 06/19/2018

At a press conference today, University of Illinois System President Tim Killeen, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel were joined by other public officials and U of I leaders for a progress report on the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) initiative announced last October.

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Read President Killeen's remarks
Watch the press conference video

Posted on 06/12/2018

I am delighted to announce a 2 percent, merit-based salary program for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Posted on 06/05/2018

A new statewide innovation enterprise led by the University of Illinois System that will accelerate economic growth in Illinois got a major boost when $500 million in funding support approved by the General Assembly in the fiscal 2019 state budget was signed into law Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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News from the universities

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July 20, 2018

NASA (July 10) One of the new flight directors, Adi Boulos, holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Illinois

July 20, 2018

Workshop offers music educators, performers a chance to study the playing and teaching techniques of Illinois' Paul Rolland, pioneer of a movement-centered approach to playing stringed instruments

July 19, 2018

Training Camp runs Aug. 3-18 and is open to the public; Fan Appreciation Day set for Aug. 18

July 19, 2018
First class expected to matriculate in fall 2019
July 18, 2018
Award honors emerging scholars, supports further innovation in undergraduate instruction
July 12, 2018
Gift continues support for high-achieving students with financial need


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