217 Today: New provost comes to U of I after increasing diverse enrollment, long political science career
June 20, 2023
- A Democratic Illinois Congressman says lawmakers need to do more to prevent mass shootings.
- Illinois police departments can now use drones to patrol parades and other special events.
- An Illinois prison watchdog is calling on the state to act faster to meet its own goal of closing all youth prisons.
- University of Illinois researchers are working on a way to make it easier to locate cancerous tumors in the body.
In today's deep dive, we’ll hear a conversation with the incoming provost of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Reporting contributed by Alex Degman, Patrick Smith, Owen Henderson and Reginald Hardwick.