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  • News Release: 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration to Reflect on Positions of Conscience

    The Rev. Dr. William J Barber II to speak as part of the MLK Advocacy for Justice Virtual Celebration, Sunday, January 17 at 3:00 pm.

  • The 2020 Larine Y. Cowan Award Recipients

    Five Faculty and Staff Recognized for Dedication to Diversity and Inclusion

    Five University of Illinois faculty and staff members have been recognized for their exceptional dedication to and success in promoting diversity and inclusion as the 2020 recipients of the Larine Y. Cowan Make A Difference Award.

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    Implementation Plan on Native Imagery

    Today, I am pleased to announce the release of this implementation plan, along with the next steps our campus will be taking over the next three years.

  • Our Commitment to Respect and Inclusivity

    All of us signing this message today extend our sincere apologies to our entire community, particularly those in our Muslim community, for the damage and pain these messages caused.

  • Union Cupola at Sunrise

    Post-Election Resource Guide

    As Election Day approaches, we would like to provide resources to assist the campus community in promoting strong dialogue and civic engagement. Here is a collection of on-campus resources and events, as well as external resources, that you may find useful as you navigate inter-political dialogue through your campus role.

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