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University alumnus and former Google Exec Jeff Huber to speak at 2016 commencement

Graduates pose for photos as University officials enter Memorial Stadium for commencement on May 16, 2015.
March 31, 2016

University introduces Spring commencement speaker alum Jeff Huber, formerly of Google, currently CEO and creator of cancer research company Grail.Illinois alumnus Jeff Huber, former Google senior executive...

The Science of Juggling

Raymond Li, senior in Engineering, practices juggling on the Armory's indoor track on October 6th, 2014.
October 7, 2014

The anatomy of a juggler is an amalgamation of coordination, concentration, perseverance and skill. The eyes are trained forward, with a continuous, focused gaze. The hands move in a fluid, synchronized...

Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra performing at Krannert

October 7, 2014

There’s something distinctly different about the Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra group. As with professional orchestra groups, the musical talent is there. However, while many “Big Five” chamber and other...

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two
September 25, 2014

While Pygmalion Festival goers watch the music performances at the price of a ticket, book fans can enjoy the literary part of the festival for free. Now in its second year, the Literature Festival grew...

First Quad Day fostered bond between students-faculty body

Hound Dog Moses played Friday during Quad Day festivities. Quad Day allowed students and organizations to become more familiar with each other.
August 22, 2014

Unlike the current model of a registered student organization fair, the first Quad Day was an all-day event that featured a rock concert, talent show and other festivities that lasted until 1 a.m. On Friday,...

425,000 and growing: University alumni continue to span a variety of fields

Dianne Mohr, a 2011 alumna, worked with wild animals during her senior year study abroad trip to South Africa.
May 6, 2014

Graduation day can be a time for current students to look back on their college memories, but it can also be a time for University alumni to reflect on how much they have accomplished since their own days...

Notable University alumni find success after college

Notable University alumni find success after college
January 28, 2014

In need of inspiration? Take note of Illinois alumni who have found success after graduation. The featured individuals’ successes do not entirely conclude the many of Illinois alumni; however, their...

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