Area residents protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline await the start of Monday Urbana's City Council Committee of the Whole meeting.
Jeff Bossert/Illinois Public Media
September 13, 2016

Urbana Council To Consider Resolution Against Dakota Pipeline

Urbana Aldermen will vote at their meeting next week on a resolution to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline. The vote to consider the resolution later was added to Monday night's Committee of the Whole agenda after a number of people spoke out against the proposal, saying it could pose an environmental hazard, and post a threat to tribal sacred sites in North Dakota.


University of Illinois Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson.
L. Brian Stauffer/UI News Bureau
September 12, 2016

U Of I Interim Chancellor Wilson Promoted to Executive VP Post

Barbara Wilson, who has led the University of Illinois' Urbana campus since Phyllis Wise abruptly resigned as chancellor, is taking on a new role over the 3-campus system.  As of Sept. 26, she'll assume her new duties as executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs, once Robert Jones arrives as the new campus chancellor.


Two bagpipers at the 9-11 memorial ceremony at West Side Park in Champaign.
Jim Meadows / Illinois Public Media
September 12, 2016

East-Central Illinois Ceremonies Mark 15th Anniversary Of 9-11 Attacks

East-central Illinois ceremonies marking the 15th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 included one held by Champaign firefighters. The ceremony began at 8:46 AM, marking the minute (8:46 AM Eastern Time) when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City.


Illini head coach Lovie Smith admonishes Ke'Shawn Vaughn after the latter's personal foul.
Vashoune Russell for Illinois Public Media
September 12, 2016

Mental Mistakes Crush Illini Upset Bid

The one-and-one Illinois football team is looking ahead to this Saturday’s game with Western Michigan, as it tries to shake off Saturday’s 48 to 23 loss to North Carolina.  


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