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University of Illinois System, U of I Foundation Endowment Shows Impressive 14.1 Percent Return for FY17

Oct 12, 2017 05:30 PM

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.

UIS fundraising campaign seeks to raise $40 million to benefit students, faculty and the community

Oct 11, 2017 10:30 AM

The University of Illinois Springfield launched the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history on Tuesday, October 10. More than 300 people attended the day’s events to kick off the capital campaign, “Reaching Stellar: The Campaign for the University of Illinois Springfield.”

Report offers insights into Illinois students’ success after graduation

Oct 05, 2017 03:37 PM

Analysis of a first-ever campuswide survey of recent Illinois graduates provides extensive information on where those students ended up after college.

U of I System enrollment grows to more than 83,300

Sep 13, 2017 03:37 PM

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.

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

Jun 06, 2017 03:37 PM

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

Apr 24, 2017 03:37 PM

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.

Grainger Foundation pledges $25M to match engineering scholarship gifts

Apr 03, 2017 03:37 PM

Now through the end of 2019, The Grainger Foundation will match all donations made to the College's Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative.

U of I awarded $5.5 million Department of Defense grant

Dec 16, 2016 03:37 PM

The University of Illinois has received a $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to support economic revitalization in Illinois communities affected by reductions in federal military spending.

Chicago doctors use stem cells to cure sickle cell disease

Dec 12, 2016 03:37 PM

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

Dec 08, 2016 07:10 AM

Nathan Gunn of Champaign already has won a Grammy Award (2010). Still, he about jumped out of his opera tights when informed via Instagram that he was nominated for two more Tuesday.