A horse-drawn caisson carries a casket and leads family members through Arlington National Cemetery.
(Chris Greenberg/AP)
November 03, 2013

2013: The Changing Military

When 12- and 13-year-old University Laboratory High School students interviewed veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, the students’ age and inexperience may have enabled them to get better stories from the people who served.


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August 07, 2013

1994: Covering Our Heritage

"Covering our Heritage: African-American Quilts of Champaign-Urbana" was a 1994 exhibit at the Krannert Art Museum featuring local quilters in 1994.


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September 22, 2012

2012: Beyond The Tie-Dye: Counterculture In Champaign-Urbana, 1965-1975

During the height of protests against the Vietnam War on the University of Illinois campus, students confronted the National Guard, conducted sit-ins to protest recruiting on campus by defense contractors and chemical companies, and met in “hippie” houses in the area where the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts is today. Beyond the Tie-Dye: Counterculture in Champaign-Urbana, 1965-1975 is a radio documentary and series by Urbana University Laboratory High School students about that era.


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(University of Illinois Archives)
November 25, 2011

2011: Breaking Down Disability Barriers, The Legacy Of Tim Nugent

How did the U of I help shape the way the nation thinks about disability? A radio documentary by Urbana Uni High students, airing at 10 am Thursday, Nov. 24, at 11 am Friday, Nov. 25, on WILL-AM 580, looks at the days when disabled students were new on the U of I campus and at the U of I Beckwith program that allows students with severe disabilities to live on campus.


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