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.

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

Nov 23, 2016 03:37 PM

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

Nov 10, 2016 03:37 PM

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.