System & University News

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Posted on 10/19/2017

The University of Illinois System will lead a new research institute that will be developed on a donated site in downtown Chicago where world-class researchers will work side-by-side with students and businesses to foster next-generation innovation and workforce development, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Thursday.

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Posted on 10/13/2017

For 82 years, the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois have worked together to secure and manage private gifts from donors who are committed to the University and advancing its excellence in teaching, research and public engagement.

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Posted on 09/14/2017

More than 150 high-achieving high school students from across southern Illinois attended a first-ever event hosted by six of the state’s public universities to keep talented students from the region in Illinois for college.

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Posted on 09/13/2017

Total enrollment increased 2.9 percent to more than 83,300 students across the University of Illinois System this fall, setting a record high for the fifth straight year, according to admissions data released Wednesday.

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Posted on 09/07/2017

The University of Illinois System has launched a new initiative that will provide $60 million over three years to help recruit “superstar” faculty and expand leading-edge scholarship across its three universities, President Tim Killeen told the Board of Trustees on Thursday.

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October 19, 2017

The News Tribune (Oct. 18) Illinois researcher Stacy Harwood, co-authors argue that the white working class is far more diverse in its views than its stereotype.

October 19, 2017

U.S. Army Research Laboratory to join innovation complex based on Chicago’s South Side in the first tangible part of a statewide plan for tech and economic development

October 19, 2017

Return to your campus, explore the University's 150 year history, and share your photos, memories and stories via social media

October 19, 2017
Recognized for efforts in voter registration, education and turnout
October 19, 2017
$6.75 million NIH grant funds new Center of Excellence
October 18, 2017
Pharmacy services go beyond dispensing medications

 

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