Five professors named Swanlund Chairs

December 20, 2012 asianct 0

The University of Illinois has announced five new Swanlund Chairs, the highest endowed titles for professors on the Urbana campus. The new Swanlund chairs include Eric Freyfogle, law; Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, chemistry; Thomas Huang, electrical and […]

Police agencies to give bikes away

December 20, 2012 asianct 0

The Urbana and University of Illinois police departments will be offering free bicycles to citizens of Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding areas on Dec. 14. The bike giveaway is set for 10 a.m. to noon Dec. […]

Champaign bus company

December 20, 2012 asianct 0

Federal officials ordered a Champaign-based bus company to shut down its operations on Friday.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it had issued an order requiring LEX Express Inc. to shut down. […]

Champaign-Urbana prints its own currency

August 11, 2012 asianct 0

BerkShares, the local currency in the Berkshires region of Massachusetts are the most successful local currency. Champaign-Urbana community will print their own money to promote local economy. Local currency will work same as dollars at […]

West Urbana formed first

July 15, 2012 asianct 0

West Urbana formed first Historically the city of Champaign-Urbana was not city, but a wilderness that had been located west of Danville, Vermilion County. State government decided to found a new county at the west […]

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