Killeen ready to take reins at UI

May 23, 2015 asianct 0

Timothy Killeen has had lots of on-the-job training since that day in mid-November when he arrived at Chicago’s Midway Airport to accept his new position at the University of Illinois. There to greet him at […]

UI professor pay near top in Big Ten

April 25, 2015 asianct 0

CHAMPAIGN — Faculty at the University of Illinois continue to be among the highest compensated in the Big Ten, according to an annual ranking of faculty compensation released this week. The university ranks 17th in […]

Uber Launched in Champaign-Urbana!

March 30, 2015 asianct 0

Photo: Holy Hart / The News-Gazette   Uber launched in Champaign-Urbana on February 15th. Before the launch, the company provided its services only in Chicago and Springfield. It also launched in four other cities in […]

Goodwill slates store opening for Friday

March 30, 2015 asianct 0

Photo by: Heather Coit/The News-Gazette Goodwill maintenance worker Roman Herring of Springfield finishes the flooring near the entrance of the store’s new location at the former Pages For All Ages at Savoy Plaza on Tuesday. […]

Urbana council to discuss city smoking rules

March 30, 2015 asianct 0

An Urbana councilman on March 23, Monday night is looking to jump-start the discussion about keeping second-hand smoke away from apartment residents who don’t want it. Alderman Dennis Roberts said the city has received complaints […]

Champaign mayor candidate Q&A: Karen Foster

March 30, 2015 asianct 0

Photo by: John Dixon/The News-Gazette Champaign mayoral candidate Karen Foster.   Get to know … Karen Foster Age: 64 Home: 2113 Blackthorn Drive Family: married, adult son and daughter Occupation: teacher of 3-year-olds at First Baptist […]

Tuition going up this June at Parkland

March 2, 2015 asianct 0

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College students will pay more to go to school, beginning with the summer term that starts in June. The Parkland board has approved an average 7.75 percent tuition increase to cover an […]

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