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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's Nathan Gunn nominated for 2017 Grammy

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. 

Important 2016 Year-End Giving Announcements

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 8:00 am CST

The University of Illinois Foundation offices will be closed at 5:00 CST on December 22, 2016 through January 2, 2017 in observance of the holidays. Regular business hours will resume at 8:00 a.m. CST, January 3, 2017, however staff will be monitoring phone messages and email during the holiday break, should assistance be needed with a year-end gift intention. 

Illinois Innocence Project wins release of wrongfully convicted Decatur man imprisoned for 18 years

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 9:55 am CST

A Decatur man walked free from the Macon County Courthouse today thanks to the efforts of the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) at the University of Illinois Springfield. Newly discovered DNA evidence proves that Charles Palmer did not commit the 1998 murder of William Helmbacher.

New legislation proposes performance-based funding for U of I System

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 9:07 am CST

Legislation introduced Thursday would redefine the state’s long partnership with the University of Illinois System, providing predictable funding for university operations over the next five years in exchange for tangible performance goals that support Illinois students and serve the needs of the state.

The University of Illinois and Deloitte Foundation establish industry leading center for analytics education

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 8:55 am CDT

The Illinois College of Business is pleased to announce the launch of the “University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics” at Urbana-Champaign. A $5 million gift from the Deloitte Foundation and Deloitte’s retired and current partners, principals, managing directors and employees will allow Illinois College of Business to move to the head of class in business analytics education and talent development.


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