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Salaita to teach again

Salaita to teach again

Steven Saliata announced on Twitter that he was hired as the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at American University of Beirut for the 2015-16 academic year. "I've really missed the classroom," he wrote Wednesday.

Freedom Writer inspires new teachers at Beginning Teacher Conference

Freedom Writer inspires new teachers at Beginning Teacher Conference

Manny Scott was among 150 “at-risk” high school students whose lives were altered by a first-year English teacher in the mid- to late-1990s. Called the Freedom Writers, they expressed their thoughts in journals. Now, Scott, 38, is an author and motivational speaker who has delivered the keynote speech at the University’s Beginning Teacher Conference every year since its formation in 2010.

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

Come August 2015, three new apartments complexes, one new parking lot, a hotel and some restaurant changes will greet students and their families upon their return to Champaign-Urbana.