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  1. The Obama Administration and Immigrant EntrepreneursRead the original story

    Saturday | ImmigrationProf Blog

    In 1991, with just a few hundred dollars to our name, my family and I immigrated to the United States from the USSR, and landed in Chicago a couple of days after I turned 16 years old. Coming from a family of scientists, I was always strongly encouraged to seek out the best education available.

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  2. Libraries host Chinese colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Earlier this month, the MIT Libraries hosted 31 librarians through a program sponsored by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the Chinese Librarians Scholarly Exchange Program, for the second year in a row. Each year, the program brings academic library leaders from across China to the U.S., where they spend a month visiting and learning about libraries.

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  3. Engagement: Hale-SteeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Melissa Hale, of Bourbonnais, and Benjamin Steele, of Bradley, will be married May 27, 2017 at Manteno Church of the Nazarene in Manteno with the reception following. Melissa is the daughter of Roger and Joyce Hale, of Bourbonnais.

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  4. Email from Max Levchin: The next great immigrant inventorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The White House

    Max Levchin, co-founder of Paypal and other successful startups, writes about the new proposed rule to welcome more international entrepreneurs to America. In 1991, with just a few hundred dollars to our name, my family and I immigrated to the United States from the USSR, and landed in Chicago a couple of days after I turned 16 years old.

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  5. Why I'm leaving Illinois for IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Chicago Tribune

    I've lived in Illinois nearly all my life and have lived in Chicago since 1988. I'm a proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and have mostly been proud to say I'm a citizen of Chicago.

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  6. Structural, regulatory and human error were factors in Washington highway bridge collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | EurekAlert!

    When an important bridge collapsed on Interstate 5 near Mount Vernon, Washington, in 2013, questions were raised about how such a catastrophic failure could occur. A new analysis by a team of civil engineering faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign outlines the many factors that led to the collapse, as well as steps that transportation departments can take to prevent such accidents on other bridges of similar design.

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  7. Virginia Tech's Welcome Mat: Diversity EduRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Instapundit

    August 18th was the deadline for all first-year and graduate students at Virginia Tech to complete the school's new mandatory DiversityEdu training module. Students who do not complete the online course, along with two others, on sexual assault and alcohol, will be locked out of registration for their fall courses.

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  8. NSF awards $110 million for advanced cyberinfrastructure to nation's scientists, engineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | EurekAlert!

    XSEDE 2.0 to provide services and support for advanced computational and data-enabled research at the forefront of science and engineering IMAGE: An international team of researchers used resources from XSEDE to develop components that would serve as the basis for "Illustris, " the most ambitious simulation of galaxy formation ever done. The... view more Today, the National Science Foundation announced a $110 million award to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 18 partner institutions to continue and expand activities undertaken through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment .

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  9. McShane Companies names Galante as CFORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Herald

    Galante will managing the firms finances on a national basis from the Rosemont office, overseeing the firm's accounting, financial reporting, tax and treasury functions. Galante also serves as the company's primary liaison with banks, insurance companies, sureties and external auditors.

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  10. How The Internet Is Increasingly Taking Over Human MemoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | [H]ard OCP

    I don't know about the internet taking over human memory and all that, but I do know that people these days are lazy and, instead of using their brain, they use Google for everything. Not sure why we needed a study to find that out.

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  11. Why stock buybacks have become a big yawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | USA Today

    Why stock buybacks have become a big yawn Announcements of share repurchases used to cause prices to jump. These days not so much Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bo6Efg In late July, CBS announced that it was increasing the size of its share repurchase program to $6 billion.

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  12. Before charging that tuition bill, check for feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A majority of the largest U.S. colleges and universities that allow students to pay tuition with a credit card tack on a service fee to the charge, according to a new CreditCards.com survey. A majority of the largest U.S. colleges and universities that allow students to pay tuition with a credit card tack on a service fee to the charge, according to a new CreditCards.com survey.

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  13. UI campus pool closed "for the immediate future"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | WAND-TV Decatur

    URBANA A mechanical issue at a campus pool on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus is forcing it to close for repairs. The pool at Campus Recreation Center East on the U of I's campus reportedly had an issue with its filtration system.

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  14. NIH Names Winners of Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Design ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Bioscience Technology

    The National Institutes of Health announced six teams of undergraduate engineering students who won the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams Challenge with devices aimed at improving health and targeting underserved communities. The challenge, sponsored by NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering , along with non-profit higher-education network VentureWell, turned out tools that tackle a number of challenges, such as a "smart pill" to diagnose tuberculosis in children and a disposable chip that detects sepsis.

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  15. College Students Practice 'Drunkorexia' To Get DrunkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Daily Caller

    A new study on alcohol use among college students has found that students often skip meals before drinking so they can get drunk quicker. Dipali Rinker studied 1,184 college students and found that 80 percent practiced what has been dubbed "drunkorexia" in the past three months, VOA News reported Tuesday.

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  16. Two area universities say enrollment is upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    While SIU officials predict a decline in enrollment this fall - preliminary numbers from two area universities show enrollment on their campuses is up. SEMO is reporting a 1.1 percent increase in enrollment over last fall - with 11,536 students.

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  17. Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). Gets NSF FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The National Science Foundation has awarded $110 million to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 18 partner institutions to continue and expand activities undertaken through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment . Washington DC - infoZine - A virtual organization that has become the cornerstone of the nation's cyberinfrastructure ecosystem, XSEDE, which received initial NSF funding in 2011, accelerates open scientific discovery and broadens participation in advanced computing by lowering the barriers for researchers, engineers and scholars to use and access computing resources.

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  18. July home sales plunge in Chicago, suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A spring and early summer surge in home-buying in the Chicago area came to an abrupt halt in July, as local home sales slid 7.3 percent from a year ago. It was the first monthly decline in year-over-year existing home sales since November 2015, and much sharper than the 1.9 percent drop reported then, according to the Illinois Realtors Association.

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  19. Kaneland Marching Knights ready to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Classes may be just starting, but the Kaneland High School marching band has been working hard for weeks in preparation for the upcoming school year. The band has been attending camp every day to perfect their performances – not only for their football halftime routines, but also for the competitions and parades this fall.

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  20. IDG Contributor Network: Internet use is replacing human memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Network World

    There's more evidence that the internet is changing the way we think. Problem solving and recall are among the things people use the internet for.

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