Phyllis Wise http://wuis.org en Chancellor Wise Says New U Of I Med School Should Be Small http://wuis.org/post/chancellor-wise-says-new-u-i-med-school-should-be-small <p>University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise says that a new medical school being proposed in Urbana-Champaign should be small and what she called complementary. &nbsp;</p><p>Wise spoke to a group of faculty in Urbana Wednesday about the idea. &nbsp;<br />According to The News-Gazette she said a lot of work still needs to be done on the proposal. But she said if done right the school could be an important addition to the area and the state. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:01:17 +0000 Associated Press 27638 at http://wuis.org Chancellor Wise Says New U Of I Med School Should Be Small U Of I To Open China Office http://wuis.org/post/u-i-open-china-office <p>The University of Illinois plans to open an office in China later this year.<br />&nbsp;<br />Pradeep Khanna is associate chancellor for corporate international relations at<br />the school. Khanna tells The News-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1ahCsrT) that the<br />university plans to hire up to three employees for the new office in Shanghai.<br />&nbsp;<br />A delegation of University of Illinois alumni is traveling to Beijing and<br />Shanghai next week. The group of about 50 people will meet with alumni and visit<br />companies and universities that have partnerships with UI.<br />&nbsp; Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:13:34 +0000 Associated Press 12153 at http://wuis.org U Of I To Open China Office