The Daily Illini

Year in Review: Technology

By Lilly Mashayek

December 10, 2015

By Lily MashayekStaff writer University Receives RecognitionSeveral University faculty members received awards this year: professor of physics Mats Selen was awarded with the national Professor of the Year Award, six University faculty members were chosen as Fellows of the American Association for the Adv...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster

January 29, 2015

Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces for symphonies. He’s soloed on soundtracks for feature films, and he’s had his head smashed in a tr...