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Study: Pension law only tweaks Illinois budget woes
Jan. 21, 2014
Illinois is still facing multi-billion dollar budget shortfalls over the next decade even after savings from the state’s new pension law are calculated.
U of I hopes to break the record for largest serving of salsa
Aug. 22, 2013
The university aims to prepare more than 7,500 pounds of salsa made from local produce. The record attempt is part of a university tradition that dates back to 2011, when they prepared the world’s largest smoothie for new students.
Moody's downgrades 7 IL universities
Aug. 13, 2013
Moody's Investors Service downgraded debt ratings on seven public Illinois universities, and warns more decreases could take place in the future.
IL tuition law helps families, hurts schools
Jul. 24, 2013
The Illinois Truth in Tuition law requires schools to predict the future four or six years ahead.
Bionic eye comes to Illinois hospital
Jul. 5, 2013
The University of Illinois and 11 other hospitals are running a nationwide clinical trial for an eye implant that restores vision, albeit not completely.
The plot thickens in the mystery of bee die-offs
May. 3, 2013
A new U.S. report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of honeybees across the country since 2006.
University of Illinois introduces new supercomputer
Mar. 28, 2013
The Blue Waters supercomputer may help predict the weather.
University of IL raises tuition (just a little)
Jan. 24, 2013
University of Illinois trustees have raised tuition for in-state students starting school this fall by 1.7 percent. It is the smallest increase in almost two decades.
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