Robert J. Jones, president of the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), an experienced and accomplished scientist and research university leader, was named chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Tuesday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its July 21 meeting. He would take office on Oct. 3.
The Boys College Summer Literacy Institute, a new program created by UIC, launched this summer to provide black boys with an academic foundation not typically offered in elementary school. Boys College gives black boys in grades 3 and 4 the reading and writing skills needed to prepare for and get admitted to top colleges and universities.
More than 2,000 students have enrolled in classes at the University of Illinois Springfield already this summer.
Herbert Retzky has never forgotten his time as a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. A $5 million donation from his and his wife Carol’s estate will ensure his legacy of advocating for the practice of pharmacy is secured within the college in perpetuity.
One of the biggest factors in the profit margin for farmers is the moisture content of their harvest at the time of sale. A startup from the University of Illinois, Amber Ag, is providing a cost-effective way for farmers to monitor and even help alter the condition of their crops in silos.
Wesley W. Curtis has been named vice president and general counsel of the University of Illinois Foundation effective August 1, 2016.
Seven faculty members from the University of Illinois Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine have been awarded grants from the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research.
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Shorelight Education today announced the signing of an agreement to create UIC International, an innovative partnership platform that supports the recruitment, preparation, and success of international students.
Six UIC students have been awarded U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships to study abroad this summer.
He started his presidency at 2015 commencement ceremonies and ended his first year in May 2016 with another celebration of graduates. What a year 2015-16 has been for the University of Illinois System and the 20th U of I President Tim Killeen. Let's take a look back.