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Medical students in Illinois graduate early amid pandemic

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associated Press

April 19, 2020

The University of Illinois has allowed medical students to graduate early as the pressing need for healthcare workers has increased amid the coronavirus outbreak. Graduates could start their residency programs early, the Chicago Tribune reported. “When we saw the way the pandemic was affecting the nation, we asked how we could provide physicians to the workforce as quickly as possible,” said Dr. Mark Rosenblat...

Federal prosecutors detail Chinese scholar’s brutal death in Illinois

This Oct. 11, 2018, file photo shows guests mingling after a ceremony to dedicate the memorial garden for Yingying Zhang, Chinese scholar who disappeared from campus in June 2017. A judge at the trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar says lawyers should be ready to deliver opening statements by the middle of next week. Thursday, June 6, 2019, is the fourth day of jury selection at Brendt Christensen's trial in Peoria.

Michael Tarm, Associated Press

June 12, 2019

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Wednesday shared with jurors grisly details of how they claim a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped a visiting scholar from China who aspired to return home and become a professor, then brutally beat and killed her. Opening statements...

Report: Two DePaul women’s basketball transfers faced verbal abuse at Illinois

Illinois' Jacqui Grant (34) attempts a contested jump shot during the match against Minnesota at the State Farm Center on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.The Illini won 95-69. (Sonny An | The Daily Illini)

Matthew Paras

May 25, 2015

The families of two of DePaul women’s basketball’s incoming transfers from the University of Illinois filed letters to the school this past week, accusing Illinois women’s basketball head coach Matt Bollant and former associate coach Mike Divilbiss of player abuse. Read More »...

Joe Biden on campus sexual assault: ‘No means no and no exceptions’

Courtney Jacquin

April 23, 2015

URBANA, Ill. – Vice President Joe Biden visited the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus Thursday to applaud the efforts of the university’s “It’s On Us” campaign. Read More »...

Interview: Professor Steven Salaita speaks out against academic censorship and Israel

Professor Steven Salaita lost his job offer at the University of Illinois due to controversial tweets about Israel. (Photo courtesy of Steven Salaita)

Brenden Moore

October 9, 2014

Professor Steven Salaita, the academic who lost his job offer at the University of Illinois due to controversial tweets about Israel, will be on campus today discussing academic censorship as well as the situation in Israel. Read More »...

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