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Western Illinois University 09/17/2013 AT&T Contributes $100,000 for WIU-QC PACERS Program
Western Illinois University 09/11/2013 WIU Chemistry Professors Receive National Science Foundation Grant
U of I - Chicago 09/11/2013 Federal policymaker to head UIC Urban Health Program
Western Illinois University 07/22/2013 WIU Peace Corps Fellows Program Awarded $130,000 Grant for AmeriCorps Service
Loyola University of Chicago 04/25/2013 Loyola University Chicago Graduate School Wins Excellence and Innovation Award
Western Illinois University 04/23/2013 WIU Offers 100th Centennial Honors Scholarship
Illinois College 04/23/2013 Grants support Asian Studies and the Environment Initiative at Illinois College
Illinois College 04/19/2013 Illinois College Enactus team wins U.S. Regional Competition
St. Xavier University 04/02/2013 SXU receives $10,000-plus Cooperative Work Study Program Grant
North Park University 03/28/2013 North Park Student Named Best Presenter at Regional Scientific Meeting
Western Illinois University 03/25/2013 WIU Libraries Awarded ALA/NEH Grant for Muslim Journeys Bookshelf
U of I - Springfield 03/06/2013 UIS named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for fifth year in a row
U of I - Springfield 12/26/2012 Endowed fund allows for collaborative research between UIS and the SIU School of Medicine
Eastern Illinois University 12/18/2012 EIU Lauded by City, State Officials for Proactive Approach to Fire Safety
Western Illinois University 12/12/2012 WIU Installs Small Wind Turbine
North Park University 10/30/2012 Johnson Center Construction Phase Begins at North Park University
Chicago State University 10/15/2012 Chicago State, IUPUI and Argonne get $2.5 million for regional STEM center with goal of increasing minorities in science careers
S I U - Medical School 09/06/2012 SIU Med School Offers Dual Degree in Medicine, Public Health
U of I - Chicago 09/04/2012 $2.4M Gift To Establish Russian History Chair at UIC
Governors State University 08/23/2012 Governors State University Family Development Center Receives National Accreditation
Lewis University 08/06/2012 Devotion to student learning and development earns Lewis University national recognition as a College of Distinction
Illinois State University 07/17/2012 Mennonite College of Nursing Receives $1.1 Million Grant
U of I - Springfield 06/29/2012 UIS part of $450,000 Gates Foundation grant to improve access to online education
North Park University 06/06/2012 North Park University Introduces New Graduate-Level Nursing Curriculum
S I U - Carbondale 05/25/2012 Partnership will benefit student veterans, families
North Park University 05/22/2012 North Park University Board of Trustees Confirms Decision to Build New Science, Community Life Center
North Park University 05/01/2012 North Park University Student, Art Professor Selected for 2012 Fulbright Awards
North Park University 04/24/2012 University Unveils New Master's Degree in Literacy, Language, and Culture
DePaul University 03/28/2012 DePaul Becomes Second University in Illinois to Offer Doctorate in Early Childhood Education
North Central College 03/22/2012 North Central College earns national recognition for community service
Western Illinois University 03/21/2012 WIU Named to Presidential Honor Roll with Distinction for Community Service
North Park University 03/14/2012 Microwave System to Enhance North Park University's Chemistry Program
Eastern Illinois University 03/05/2012 EIU Among Top 5% of U.S. Master's Institutions in Preparing Doctoral Students
Northern Illinois University 02/22/2012 Chemistry Professor Tao Xu receives CAREER grant from National Science Foundation
St. Xavier University 02/10/2012 SXU professor receives $10,000 Nurse Educator Fellowship
Eureka College 02/09/2012 Eureka College Receives Caterpillar Foundation Grant for Students to Study in China
Loyola University of Chicago 02/08/2012 Loyola University Chicago School of Law Co-Founds Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development
North Park University 01/18/2012 University Scientist Chairs National Meeting on Computer Programming Language
Northern Illinois University 01/11/2012 NIU Libraries awarded $575,000 grant from Institute of Museum and Library Service
U of I - Chicago 01/11/2012 'Transformational Gift' Will Modernize UIC College of Dentistry
Illinois State University 01/10/2012 Illinois State a Science Without Borders-Brazil Partner Institution
U of I - Chicago 12/22/2011 Secrets of Medicinal Plants Stored in Database
Illinois College 12/21/2011 Grant will aid Illinois College in distinctive general education program
U of I - Chicago 12/20/2011 Curriculum Innovations Earn UIC College of Dentistry National Award
Loyola University of Chicago 12/16/2011 MS in Supply Chain Management Coming to Loyola
U of I - Springfield 12/16/2011 UIS College of Public Affairs and Administration Dean honored by the Illinois National Guard
North Park University 11/30/2011 North Park University President Writes Booklet on University's Educational Ideals
Eastern Illinois University 11/17/2011 Raybin Named 2011 Illinois Professor of the Year
S I U - Edwardsville 11/03/2011 Legislators, Officials Unveiling $3.5 Million In Equipment At NCERC
Illinois State University 10/31/2011 Redbox President Featured Speaker at E-Day Events
Lewis University 10/28/2011 Lewis University professor earns national recognition for aviation safety work
Eastern Illinois University 10/25/2011 Quinn Appointments to EIU Board Include New, Continuing Trustees
U of I - Chicago 10/20/2011 College of Pharmacy to Develop Programs to Improve Patient Safety
U of I - Chicago 10/13/2011 UIC Receives $2 Million for Asian American Students Initiative
U of I - Chicago 10/10/2011 UIC Awarded $14 Million to Study Tobacco Pricing and Media
S I U - Carbondale 10/07/2011 NSF grant funds unique science outreach program
S I U - Medical School 10/05/2011 SIU Med School to Hold Employment Open House in Springfield
S I U - Edwardsville 10/04/2011 SIUE Receives Collaborative $900,000 NSF Grant
U of I - Chicago 09/30/2011 Scholarship Targets Women for Chemical Engineering at UIC
Danville Area Community College 09/26/2011 ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville, LLC Donates $20,000 to Support DACC Students
Waubonsee Community College 09/22/2011 Waubonsee Embraces College Completion Challenge
U of I - Springfield 09/21/2011 UIS Downstate Innocence Project awarded Department of Justice grant for non-DNA cases
U of I - Chicago 09/20/2011 $3.3 Million Grant Expands UIC Disabilities Training Program
Western Illinois University 09/16/2011 Center for Military/Academic Transition and Health Now Open at WIU
U of I - Chicago 09/15/2011 UIC Professor Elected President of International Federation for Choral Music
Illinois State University 09/15/2011 Illinois State Receives Grant to Develop New Crime Scene Tools
University of St. Francis 09/12/2011 University of St. Francis named ‘military friendly’ for prioritizing veteran student recruitment
Northern Illinois University 09/08/2011 NSF awards $2 million grant to NIU to encourage students to study science, technology, engineering and math
U of I - Chicago 09/07/2011 Record Number of Students Enrolled at UIC
U of I - Springfield 09/07/2011 UIS enrollment tops 5,000 students for second year
Western Illinois University 09/06/2011 WIU: 10 Years of Accreditation
U of I - Chicago 09/06/2011 UIC Researchers Study Alternate Routes to Alternate Fuels
Illinois State University 09/06/2011 Illinois State University’s School of Social Work receives DCFS contract
Governors State University 09/01/2011 Education Under Secretary Kanter to Visit GSU
Northern Illinois University 08/31/2011 Make-a-difference majors
Moraine Valley Community College 08/31/2011 Moraine Valley receives scholarship pledge from Standard Bank and Trust Company
Eastern Illinois University 08/29/2011 EIU Maintains AACSB International Business and Accounting Accreditation
Western Illinois University 08/29/2011 WIU Recognized for "Beating the Odds" to Improve Student Success
Lewis University 08/29/2011 Record enrollment results at Lewis University
S I U - Edwardsville 08/19/2011 SIUE Engineering Students Place Second In National Design Competition
Waubonsee Community College 08/18/2011 Waubonsee Joins National Project to Improve Student Experience
Elgin Community College 08/16/2011 New ECC grant to help transition GED and ESL students to jobs
U of I - Springfield 08/11/2011 UIS finalizes transfer agreements with four community colleges in Illinois
U of I - Springfield 08/09/2011 UIS professor awarded national grant to study supernova imposters and massive stars
S I U - Edwardsville 08/05/2011 SWIC, SIUE Offer Dual Admission Program Open House
Loyola University of Chicago 08/03/2011 City Farm Inks Deal with Loyola University Chicago to Purchase Biodiesel Fuel
Illinois State University 08/03/2011 Illinois State Receives Grant to Prepare School Principals
Northern Illinois University 08/02/2011 Goldfinger
U of I - Urbana/Champaign 08/02/2011 Numbers of women, minorities in math, science don't add up, researchers say
U of I - Urbana/Champaign 08/01/2011 U of I Flash Index holds at 97.8 in July
Danville Area Community College 08/01/2011 DACC President Elected to National Board Service
Danville Area Community College 08/01/2011 DACC Foundation Announces $2 Million Campaign Goal
North Central College 07/25/2011 Chronicle of Higher Education names North Central a “2011 Great College to Work For”
Waubonsee Community College 07/21/2011 Board Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Waubonsee President’s Service
U of I - Chicago 07/18/2011 Medical Center Named to 'Most Wired' Hospitals List
U of I - Chicago 07/15/2011 Health Summit July 19 Aims to 'Reshape' Chicago
Northeastern Illinois University 07/15/2011 NEIU Appoints Frank E. Ross Vice President for Student Life
St. Xavier University 07/05/2011 SXU receives nearly $300,000 grant to train Chicago Public Schools teachers
U of I - Urbana/Champaign 07/01/2011 Flash Index Indicates Double-Dip Recession Unlikely
S I U - Carbondale 06/29/2011 $7 million grant fuels agricultural research effort
Elgin Community College 06/29/2011 ECC students’ success is golden at SkillsUSA nationals
Western Illinois University 06/27/2011 WIU Finalizes DoD Contract for QC Manufacturing Lab
Northern Illinois University 06/20/2011 Team of NIU scientists discovers simple, green method of producing highly touted graphene
S I U - Medical School 06/15/2011 Internships Begin at SIU’s Simmons Cancer Institute
Western Illinois University 06/15/2011 Borst Named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at WIU
Northern Illinois University 06/14/2011 NIU’s Gerald Blazey accepts two-year post at White House Office of Science and Tech Policy
Oakton Community College 06/01/2011 Adam Hayashi Selected as Dean of Science and Health Careers
University of St. Francis 05/27/2011 USF awarded $4,000 grant for college transition program
Illinois State University 05/23/2011 University Programs Benefit from State Farm Companies Foundation Funding
Lewis University 05/20/2011 Illinois State Board of Education grant supports Lewis University STEM workshops for teachers
Illinois College 05/19/2011 Community service efforts earn national recognition
U of I - Springfield 05/19/2011 UIS named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for third year
Loyola University of Chicago 05/18/2011 Loyola University Chicago Receives Presidential Award for Commitment to Community Service
Lewis University 05/17/2011 Lewis University student newspaper wins first place in national competition again
Western Illinois University 05/06/2011 Goldfarb: Diversity Award
Western Illinois University 05/05/2011 WIU Receives Veterans' Affairs Grant
Illinois State University 05/03/2011 Theatre Students Take Top National Honors
U of I - Chicago 04/28/2011 UIC Educational Psychologist Elected to National Academy of Education
U of I - Chicago 04/28/2011 $14M Grant to UIC to Develop Antibiotics for Bioweapon Germs
Western Illinois University 04/27/2011 Governor's Award for Excellence in Veteran's Education
Western Illinois University 04/26/2011 WIU Breaks Ground for Performing Arts Center
U of I - Springfield 04/26/2011 Downstate Illinois Innocence Project at UIS celebrates 10th anniversary
Western Illinois University 04/25/2011 "Above & Beyond Award"
Western Illinois University 04/21/2011 WIU Alum Wins Pulitzer For Local News Reporting
North Central College 04/20/2011 North Central College among first in state to seek gold under new Sustainability Compact
S I U - Carbondale 04/18/2011 ' 26:46' captures top national honor
U of I - Springfield 04/14/2011 UIS students create Box City to raise homeless awareness
North Central College 04/14/2011 College to observe Earth Day with signing of new Sustainability Compact
Illinois State University 04/13/2011 Illinois State a Top Peace Corps' Master's International School
S I U - Medical School 04/11/2011 SIU Med Student Awarded NIH Fellowship
Illinois State University 04/06/2011 Corwin to Headline Science and Technology Week, April 18-22
Western Illinois University 03/29/2011 Celebrating Disability Week April 4-8
University of St. Francis 03/28/2011 University of St. Francis accreditation continued
S I U - Carbondale 03/24/2011 Student earns 'Posters on the Hill' distinction
U of I - Chicago 03/23/2011 2011 UIC Digital Accessibility Expo
Western Illinois University 03/22/2011 Award-Winning Journalist to Visit WIU for Journalism Day
U of I - Springfield 03/21/2011 UIS receives major National Science Foundation grant to study ethics in computer science
Western Illinois University 03/17/2011 Emergency Management Program Preps Pros for Natural Disasters
Western Illinois University 03/09/2011 2011 Dealing with Difference Institute
Western Illinois University 03/07/2011 WIU: Sustainability Commitment
North Central College 03/04/2011 Computer science students excel at regional competition
Western Illinois University 03/03/2011 Biology Professors Receive IDNR Grants
Western Illinois University 03/01/2011 IIRA Co-Sponsoring March 15 Tour of Eastern Illinois Renewable Energy Center
U of I - Chicago 03/01/2011 $1 Million USDA Grant Aims to Reduce Obesity in Preschoolers
U of I - Springfield 03/01/2011 Christopher Z. Mooney named the first Honorable W. Russell Arrington Professor in State Politics
University of St. Francis 03/01/2011 University of St. Francis offers programs designed for adult students
North Central College 02/28/2011 Student journalists earn Illinois College Press Association awards
U of I - Chicago 02/28/2011 Field Museum Scholar Named Director of UIC Latino Cultural Center
Illinois State University 02/28/2011 Illinois State Named Tree Campus USA for Third Straight Year
Governors State University 02/25/2011 GSU and Ivy Tech Sign Dual Admissions Agreement
U of I - Chicago 02/21/2011 UIC Receives $2M for Chair in Social and Emotional Learning
Western Illinois University 02/18/2011 School of Ag/IIRA Capacity Building Project Recognized by USAID; Funded for Additional $300,000
DePaul University 02/18/2011 DePaul to Implement Test-Optional Alternative for Freshman Admission Starting in Fall 2012
U of I - Springfield 02/16/2011 Central Illinois Nonprofit Resource Center at UIS offers workshops on grants and budgeting
U of I - Chicago 02/14/2011 UIC Sociologist to be Honored by Association
Eureka College 02/14/2011 Eureka College to acquire Reagan books, create Reagan research center with gift from Mark R. Shenkman
U of I - Chicago 02/11/2011 Researchers Find Reduced Levels of an Important Neurotransmitter in MS
U of I - Chicago 02/10/2011 Proposing Math Models to Enhance Two-Way Wireless Network Communication
U of I - Chicago 02/08/2011 Scholarship to Aid UIC Honors College Business Students
Moraine Valley Community College 02/07/2011 Moraine Valley offers Supply Chain Management certificate
Moraine Valley Community College 02/07/2011 Begin a Meeting Planning career at Moraine Valley
U of I - Springfield 01/31/2011 UIS students mentor children at Springfield school as part of the Black Male Initiative
S I U - Medical School 01/31/2011 SIU Med School Receives NIH Grant
U of I - Chicago 01/24/2011 UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender Receives Presidential Award
Western Illinois University 01/24/2011 Ag Ed Students/Alumni Benefit from GAST Grant Funding via ISBE
U of I - Chicago 01/19/2011 Six UIC Students Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad
S I U - Medical School 01/19/2011 SIU Med School Receives Three Federal Grants
U of I - Chicago 01/18/2011 UIC Oral Health for Homeless Program Receives National Award
U of I - Chicago 01/12/2011 UIC Library Receives Grant to Digitize 30,000 Chicago Photos
Illinois State University 01/12/2011 Tickets on Sale for An Evening with Soledad O'Brien
Illinois State University 01/12/2011 ISU Spring Speakers Series Authors, CFO and TV Host
U of I - Chicago 01/11/2011 UIC Distinguished University Professor Named AAAS Fellow
Northern Illinois University 01/07/2011 Carnegie Foundation recognizes NIU for engaged learning
Western Illinois University 01/05/2011 WIU: Carnegie Community Engagement Classification


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