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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
With 15 courses and two degree programs, the flagship of the Illinois university system sits at the No. 30 ranking. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
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Georgia and Illinois are the latest states to consider tax incentives for crypto miners in the U.S. (jnn1776/Flickr)
State Lawmakers in Illinois, Georgia Propose Tax Incentives for Bitcoin Miners
Lawmakers in Illinois and Georgia are hoping to give tax breaks to crypto mining companies
Georgia and Illinois are the latest states to consider tax incentives for crypto miners in the U.S. (jnn1776/Flickr)

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Top Blockchain University: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Students and professors at 22nd-ranked UIUC have won prestigious blockchain competitions and recognition globally.
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Illinois Legalizes Blockchain Contracts
With the new year Illinois became the latest state to recognize smart contracts and other blockchain-based records as legal instruments.
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Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments
Three U.S. states – Illinois, Arizona and Georgia – are now actively considering bills to allow tax payments made in cryptocurrency.
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Illinois Eyes Blockchain for IDs and Public Asset Management
An Illinois government task force is eyeing blockchain tech in the management of state citizens' identification and tokenizing public sector assets.
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Illinois Launches Blockchain Pilot to Digitize Birth Certificates
Illinois' state government has launched a new blockchain pilot focused on the digitization of new birth certificates.
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Illinois to Trial Blockchain Tech in Bid to Track Medical Licenses
The state of Illinois is expanding its work with blockchain to include possible healthcare applications through a newly announced partnership.
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Illinois Lawmakers Pass Bill Forming Blockchain Task Force
Lawmakers in Illinois have passed a bill to create an intergovernmental working group that will study public sector applications of blockchain.
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Illinois Government Sponsors Month-Long Blockchain Hackathon
The state of Illinois is continuing to engage with blockchain innovators, this time by throwing a month-long hackathon.
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