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Four Best Business Schools in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.18.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois has dozens of universities with prestigious undergraduate programs. But what about the state's graduate programs? Which schools are best for which areas of study?

(Pay)Rate my Professor

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.21.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

In the wake of the faculty members strike at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we took a look at the salaries of tenured and non-tenured college instructors, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Illinois' Top Ten Universities

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.09.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We took the U.S. News & World Report's ranking of universities in America and boiled it down to Illinois schools.

UIC Student Insurance Will Now Cover Gender Reassignment

Posted 05.30.2013 | Chicago

Trustees at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Wednesday approved a student insurance plan that, for the first time, includes coverage for gender r...

Good Organizing Was Key to CTU Victories

Barbara Popovic | Posted 11.22.2012 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

If you were following the CTU strike, you might have been dismayed by the union's failure to suspend the strike last Sunday night. We have an inside perspective from UIC Professor Steven Ashby, who helped organize the contract campaign.

WATCH: UIC Upsets #12 Illinois

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Darrin Williams scored five points in the final 1:10 Saturday and Illinois-Chicago rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit to ...

Bill Ayers Denies Dedicating Book To RFK's Killer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In September, 1960s radical and retired professor William Ayers was denied emeritus faculty status by the University of Illinois at Chicago for an all...

Bill Ayers Denied Emeritus Status By University Of Illinois After Chris Kennedy's Plea

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois on Thursday denied 1960s radical William Ayers emeritus faculty status after trustees Chairman Christo...

State Universities Skim Profits From Cap-And-Gown Rentals

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A final round of tuition payment isn't the only expense many graduates faced before collecting their diplomas: Roughly half of Illinois' public univer...

Study: Chicagoans Crossing County, State Lines To Avoid Steep Cigarette Tax

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A cigarette tax increase is one source of revenue that legislators often see as win-win: either people will choose to keep smoking and pay an extra pr...

Celebrating the Contributions of Chicago Entrepreneurs

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rod Shrader

It will be the Midwest, the Chicago region in particular, that will lead the nation out of the recession. The reason is the diversity of our economy.

John D'Emilio Lecture: Chicago's Gay History, Richard Nixon's Accidental Support Of Gays

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Kate Lowry, Justin Sherwood | Posted 10.01.2012 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Was Richard Nixon a gay liberationist? Many would scoff at the question. But John D'Emil...

UIC Sues Over $20M In Construction Overruns

Chicago Breaking News | Ameet Sachdev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois has sued two architects and an engineering company for damages after construction of a new residence hall and other facilit...

University Of Illinois Increasing Tuition At All Campuses

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(AP) The University of Illinois has raised tuition for freshman starting next fall by about 2.6 percent on each of its three campuses. University tru...

UIC Closing Pilsen Medical Clinic For Low-Income Latinas

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago says it's closing a medical clinic geared for low-income women in a mostly Mexican neighborhood. But a community...

UIC Gives Chicago Olympics Free Rein Of School Venues

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois-Chicago has agreed to let the city use five campus venues for the Olympics if the games come to town in 2016. University t...

Doing the Right Thing in Somalia

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frankie Martin

An international stabilization force may well be what is needed in Somalia, but the tough groundwork will have to be laid first. And for this, the Somali people must be on board.

Global Warming To Bring Drought And Floods To Chicago: Scientist

Chi-Town Daily News | Jennifer Slosar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Retreating glaciers, rising sea levels that threaten coastal cities, and the extinction of species have become part of the familiar litany of horrors ...