First lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon on Monday to discuss how the American Rescue Plan will support higher education in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that the Orr Building's mass vaccination site, as well as 18 other sites across the state, would participate in "College Vaccination Days," designed to help community college and university students receive a COVID-19 vaccine before the school year ends.
At the start of April, the group of Illinois residents with the highest coronavirus case count were those in their 20s. Over the past month, cases among those ages 18-24 have doubled, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.
The University of Notre Dame will require all students to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in order to enroll in classes next school year.
Illinois college students are next in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after dozens of county health departments, outside of Chicago and Cook County, broadened eligibility Monday to all residents over 16.
For at least six months, officials in Moline have been pursuing the possibility of bringing a University of Illinois school of engineering to riverfront land that will become available as the old I-74 bridge is demolished.
Young Asian Americans across Illinois are consumed by concerns for their older, more vulnerable relatives. They say they’ve lived with this anxiety for years, but anti-Asian violence is only now gaining mainstream attention.
Yaakov Ben-David, 20, a sophomore accounting major from Washington D.C., and Derek Nanni, 19, a freshman chemistry major from Normal, Illinois, drowned in the boating accident Sunday, Hamilton County and Iowa State police said.
Megan Thee Stallion wants to use her “voice to amplify causes that are important” to her, after she joined forces with Fashion Nova Cares for their Women on Top initiative.
Opinion: Describing something as a “war” envelops it in fog, distorting reason and obscuring common sense.
The University of Pittsburgh’s former director of emergency management stole more than 13,600 face masks meant for school employees and students and sold them online in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a federal indictment announced Wednesday.
Many colleges throughout the U.S. are assuring students that the fall semester will bring a return to in-person classes and more regular routines. But those promises come with asterisks.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Colleges throughout the U.S. are assuring students that the fall semester will bring a return to in-person classes, intramural sports and mostly full dormitories. But those promises come with asterisks.
Nearly half of all undergraduate applicants did not submit ACT or SAT scores to Illinois’ largest university during the pandemic-altered admissions cycle. Now, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wants to extend the policy.