University of Illinois
U of Illinois requiring vaccination for on-campus students
Jun. 21, 2021 07:11 PM EDT
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois is requiring students attending classes in person this fall to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before stepping...
U. of Illinois official to be next U. of Iowa president
By Ryan J. Foley Apr. 30, 2021 05:36 PM EDT
FDA issues emergency-use authorization for U of I COVID test
Mar. 01, 2021 05:31 PM EST
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday it has authorized the emergency use of a COVID-19 saliva test developed by the...
Public health programs see surge in students amid pandemic
By Michelle R. Smith And Kathy Young Nov. 17, 2020 12:04 AM EST
USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus
By David Pitt Sep. 18, 2020 02:28 PM EDT
Illinois Editorial Roundup:
By The Associated Press Sep. 08, 2020 03:36 PM EDT
Here are excerpts of editorials that appeared in newspapers around Illinois. September 4, 2020 Chicago Tribune ...
The Latest: Beijing airport receives international flights
By The Associated Press Sep. 02, 2020 02:17 AM EDT
Illinois Editorial Roundup:
By The Associated Press Aug. 25, 2020 04:51 PM EDT
Here are editorials from newspapers published in Illinois. August 24, 2020 Chicago Tribune ...
Illinois officials hope testing can control virus on campus
Aug. 22, 2020 02:13 PM EDT
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois officials expect confirmed cases of the coronavirus to rise as classes begin Monday in Champaign-Urbana but they...
Cuomo takes over governors group as virus batters states
By Marina Villeneuve Aug. 05, 2020 07:09 AM EDT
UIC wraps up oral history project on former Chicago mayor
Aug. 02, 2020 09:51 AM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois at Chicago officials have wrapped up a two-year oral history project chronicling the leadership of former Chicago Mayor...
UIC get $22M in federal money for health research programs
Jul. 19, 2020 02:48 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago will receive $22 million in federal funding for health research programs over the next five years. ...
Illinois Editorial Roundup
By The Associated Press Jul. 08, 2020 01:37 PM EDT
Here are excerpts of editorial opinions from newspapers throughout Illinois. July 7, 2020 Chicago Sun-Times ...
Drool, please: University rolls out saliva tests for virus
Jul. 07, 2020 07:54 PM EDT
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Students and staff at the University of Illinois can be tested for the coronavirus with a saliva sample instead of an uncomfortable nasal...
University of Illinois announces fall in-person instruction
Jun. 18, 2020 09:42 PM EDT
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — In-person instruction will take place in the fall at the University of Illinois, with COVID-19 safety precautions in place to protect...
University of Illinois creates fund to offset tuition hike
Apr. 21, 2020 08:40 PM EDT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois System has created a fund to provide financial aid to students who are facing increased economic distress due...
Union gains COVID-19 pay for nurses at Chicago hospital
Apr. 03, 2020 07:08 PM EDT
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago hospital and its nurses union have agreed on hazard pay for nurses working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...