Published Date:October 15, 2012
Despite a number of measures undertaken by the government in Albania to curb sex trafficking, rigorous comprehensive legal and social reforms are needed to address the practices that perpetuate it, a new study led by a University of Illinois researcher indicates.
October 15, 2012
Published Date:October 3, 2012
The American dream is alive and well in Illinois rural communities among Latino immigrant families, who demonstrate considerable resilience in the face of multiple challenges, a new study indicates.
October 3, 2012
Published Date:October 2, 2012
NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, honored over decades for both her explanatory reporting and major stories on the U.S. Supreme Court and its nominees, will be the 2012 recipient of the Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism.
October 2, 2012
Published Date:September 12, 2012
The war and military necessity are what prompted Lincoln to issue his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago, says historian Bruce Levine, but the Civil War itself was by then already working to dismantle slavery and upend the southern society built around it.
September 12, 2012
Published Date:September 11, 2012
Incidents such as the one that took place at Normal Community High School on Friday (Sept. 7), during which a student armed with a gun briefly took classmates and a teacher hostage at the Illinois school before being subdued, provide sobering reminders that crisis plans are as imperative as lesson plans in U.S. schools today.
September 11, 2012