The program “Girls Who Code” aims to close the gender gap in technology by getting more girls interested in coding and tech careers. There are more than a thousand Girls Who Code clubs across the U.S.—and a new program is coming to the Champaign Public Library this month.
A transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary has been moved from a men's to a women's prison in what is a rare accommodation by state prison authorities, her lawyers announced Thursday.
Former University of Illinois administrator Lee Waldrep has been fired by the University of Tennessee, less than a week after the campus learned a 2017 U of I investigation found Waldrep sexually harassed female students.
A former University of Illinois administrator—who campus investigators say sexually harassed students—has been placed on paid administrative leave from his current job at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Documents obtained by Illinois Public Media through an open records request show an administrator at the University of Illinois School of Architecture resigned in August 2017—less than two weeks before campus investigators concluded he sexually harassed students in violation of campus sexual misconduct policies.
Students across Illinois are calling for tougher campus policies on sexual harassment and misconduct as the Trump administration proposes changes to federal law that victims’ rights advocates say would weaken guidelines that are already lacking.