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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 14, 2014

Paying A Visit To The University Of Illinois’ Unusual Landmark

By Jeremy Hobson

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The Morrow Plots are the oldest experimental cornfield in the Western Hemisphere.

Harvard has its yard. The University of Illinois has a cornfield. In 1876, agriculture professors Manley Miles and George Morrow planted the Morrow Plots, now the oldest experimental cornfield in the Western Hemisphere.

Categories: Agriculture, Education, History




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 10, 2014

U Of I Non-Tenure Track Faculty Union Certified

By Jeff Bossert

University of Illinois

About 500 non-tenure track faculty at the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus have formed a union.  A U of I spokeswoman confirms a notice was filed with the school by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. 

Categories: Economics, Education

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