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Statement from University of Illinois President Tim Killeen on the Illinois Budget Outcome

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:17 am CDT

Over the last few days, the Illinois legislature has come together in bipartisan efforts to end a historic budget impasse, approving revenue and spending bills that will provide full-year funding for the University of Illinois System and other essential state services.

Springfield architect Paul O’Shea honored for Outstanding Advocate Leadership

Wed, 3 May 2017 9:52 am CDT

The University of Illinois Foundation today announces Springfield native and long-time resident Paul O’Shea as the recipient of the 2017 William E. Winter Award for Outstanding Advocate Leadership.

The award will be presented at the UIS Celebration of Philanthropy on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at UIS. The U of I Foundation is the fundraising arm of the University of Illinois.

Grainger Foundation pledges $25M to match engineering scholarship gifts

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 8:41 am CDT

The foundation will match scholarship gifts dollar-for-dollar—up to $25 million. An anonymous donor has already given a new $1 million gift to the initiative, which will be matched immediately.

Now Accepting 2017 CASE Reuss Advancement Internship Applications

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 1:51 pm CST

The CASE Reuss Advancement Internship at the University of Illinois Foundation seeks to increase and diversify the number of professionals in educational advancement. This program is designed to attract students (undergraduate and graduate) who may not have previously considered a career in institutional advancement. It was made possible by the generous foresight and vision of late University of Illinois alumnus and UI Foundation Board Director Robert P. Reuss ’39.

Chicago doctors use stem cells to cure sickle cell disease

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 9:45 am CST

Sickle cell disease can cause debilitating fatigue, chronic pain, even death. But now what was once a life sentence may be no more. Doctors in Chicago say they are curing sickle cell disease in adults.

Illinois Music

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 9:50 am CST

Opera singer and Illinois music professor Nathan Gunn has been nominated for a 2017 Grammy in the Best Opera Recording category. 


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