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A fourth-year doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) may face deportation after being dismissed from his studies due to noncompliance with COVID-19 testing.
Yidong Chen, who goes by the nickname Ivor, lived with his mother in Champaign-Urbana while working remotely as a teaching assistant in the fall semester of 2020.
A documentary centered on the search for a visiting Chinese scholar who was abducted, raped and murdered in 2017 has been winning big at film festivals this year.
“Finding Yingying,” which won the Breakthrough Voice award at the SXSW Film Festival in March, was most recently featured at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) and the San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), where it also won accolades.
Hundreds of international students were robbed of their right to vote in a recent student election at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), an investigation revealed.
According to the university’s Student Justice Coalition (SJC), at least 450 students failed to cast their votes in the Spring 2019 election, encountering errors that resulted in incomplete ballots or prevented them from voting altogether.
The family of Zhang Yingying, the Chinese scholar who went missing in June, is facing criticisms and allegations over the fundraising effort supposedly used for her search.
Zhang, 26, is a visiting graduate student at the University of Illinois, and she has been missing from the Urbana-Champaign campus since June 9.
A visiting Chinese student, 26-year-old Zhang Yingying, has been missing from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus since Friday afternoon, local police reported.
The Fujian-native has degrees from Peking University and Sun Yat-sen University, and arrived in the U.S. about a month ago, according to Shanghaiist.