Tag: University of Illinois

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Israeli, American Scientists Develop Water Filtration Breakthrough

A collaborative effort between researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has resulted in the development of a new method for filtering viruses from treated municipal wastewater used for drinking.

Students at Southern Illinois University (SIU) are now demanding a …

Students Demand ‘Sanctuary Campus’ for All Migrants

Students at Southern Illinois University (SIU) are now demanding a “sanctuary campus” policy that will shield not only students from federal immigration laws, but also “their families, and related community members,” according to a letter sent to the university’s administration.

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Harvard Rejects ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Ask

Harvard University will not designate itself as a “sanctuary campus,” which would have shielded illegal immigrant students from federal immigration law, university President Drew G. Faust announced.

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Illinois U. Rejects ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Request

Officials at the University of Illinois shot down a proposal which would have transformed the grounds into a “sanctuary campus”, harboring illegal immigrant students and banning federal immigration officials.

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Vandalized Menorah Rededicated In Illinois

TEL AVIV – A nine-foot menorah that was knocked over earlier this year at the University of Illinois has been repaired and rededicated, the Associated Press reported.  On Monday evening, the second night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel of the university’s

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Report: University of Illinois Fires Football Coach One Week Before Season

ESPN reported during Friday’s “College Football Live” that University of Illinois has fired head football coach Tim Beckman just one week before the season opener with Kent State, with University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas citing preliminary results of an external review