Flightstar acquires Bloomington firm

Article Source: The News-Gazette Fri, 01/13/2012 – 10:00am | Don Dodson, staff writer SAVOY — Flightstar Corp. has acquired the assets of Bloomington Avionics and transferred its five employees to Flightstar’s facility at Willard Airport. Bloomington Avionics had operated at Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington for more than 30 years. It had a full-service Read more »

Abbott, U of I form center to study nutrition in learning

Chicago HealthCare Daily December 20, 2011 (AP) — The University of Illinois and Abbott Laboratories say they have created a center for dedicated to the role of nutrition in learning and memory. Abbott and the U of I said Monday that the Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory will be at the school’s Urbana-Champaign campus. Read more »

Provena Covenant named a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital

Provena Covenant Medical Center is proud to be named one of the 2012 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States by Thomson-Reuters, making us the only hospital in the area and one of only three hospitals in Illinois to receive this honor. As a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital award winner, Provena Covenant provides cardiac Read more »

Now Accepting Innovation Celebration Nominations

We are pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Innovation Celebration in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in our Read more »

UI alum to appear on TV game show

Fri, 12/02/2011 – 8:00am | Paul Wood, staff writer, The News Gazette Bhibha Das. Which “Jeopardy!” contestant’s name rhymes with “diva”? according to Alex Trebek’s notecard. University of Illinois alumna Das — also Mount Zion class of 1998 valedictorian — met Trebek as a contestant a few months ago. She will appear on the show Read more »