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President and Mrs. Obama -- Please Don't Approve the Taking of Public Parkland for the Obama Presidential Library

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.14.2015 | Chicago
Charles A. Birnbaum

President and Mrs. Obama, given this administration's exceptional legacy on the protection of open space, please don't make history by approving the confiscation of National Register designated public parkland for the Obama Presidential Library.

What Are the Best Colleges in Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We pulled out the 15 highest-ranked Illinois schools. The top two both placed in the top 25 overall. The rankings of seven of the Illinois schools are below, with their national rank in parentheses.

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...

Lit This Weekend: Prose And Poetry Karaoke

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Like to read? Like to drink? Well, you're in luck: tonight, the University of Illinois at Chicago's literary magazine is combining high-minded literar...

Bill Ayers SUES University Of Wyoming After Banning Campus Speech

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Bill Ayers and a University of Wyoming student are suing the school after it banned the former 1960s radical from speaking on ca...

The Chicago/China Connection

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rod Shrader

There is a remarkable body of work underway at UIC that is making a difference in the way business is done between the Unites States and China.

Cook County Wars

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Since February 2007, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has presided over a "war" as commissioners have battled over budgets, borrowing, and taxation.

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...