Campus Overload: University of Illinois


Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Number of college students from China booms

Last school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at U.S. colleges increased 30 percent -- making China the No. 1 place of origin for foreign college students, according to a new report released today. For years, India held that title.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Boston University, Columbia University, Michigan State University, NYU, Purdue University, UCLA, University of Illinois, University of Texas

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 10/05/2010

Already broke? Go find a campus job

You are one of several thousand able young adults on campus. Most of you are broke. Competition for jobs is stiff. But don't fear -- with a little creativity, you can find the job of your dreams. Well, a job, anyway.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:48 PM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  University of Illinois

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010

WSJ: U.S. companies favor state school grads

The Wall Street Journal has released its own college rankings, based on a survey of recruiters who make new hires for 479 of the country's largest public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies. The survey found that state universities were the favorite.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Penn State, Texas A&M, University of Illinois

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 08/25/2010

Transforming a boring dorm room

Illana Strauss, a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, gives college students tips for decorating their dorm room (so it can look less prison cell and more homey).

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:30 PM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  University of Illinois

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 03/16/2010

How to stay out of trouble on spring break

Thomas E. Betz is the director of University of Illinois Student Legal Service on its Urbana-Champaign campus -- and answers lots of questions from students about spring break. It is that time of year again when college students seek warmer...

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:00 PM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spring Break | Tags:  Spring Break, University of Illinois

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 01/28/2010

Thursday News Overload

OMG iPad The student newspaper at Apple-crazed Abilene Christian University in Texas announced they plan to be the first student media to publish on the iPad, The Optimist reports. They have 60 days to figure out how to do that....

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:23 AM ET, 01/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Abilene Christian University, California State University, Dartmouth, Greek life, Notre Dame, Oklahoma City University, Rutgers, TCU, UCLA, University of Illinois, University of Maryland, University of Washington

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/22/2010

Friday News Overload

The big story: California budget For the first time ever, the University of California might start wait-listing freshmen to give administrators at the state's 10 schools more flexibility in planning their budgets, The Daily Californian reports. But university officials said...

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Loyola University Chicago, The Daily Californian, University of California, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California