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A Look Back: Notable Homecomings of the Past

A Look Back: Notable Homecomings of the Past

By Bridget Hynes

October 20, 2014

In the spring of 1910, seniors Clarence Foss Williams and Walter Elmer Ekblaw came up with the idea of a University “Homecoming” while sitting on the steps of the University YMCA, now known as Illini Hall. After months of planning, the first Homecoming weekend was held from October 14 to 16 in 191...

Research Park hosts third annual Mobile Development Day

Research Park hosts third annual Mobile Development Day

February 3, 2014

Executives and developers from various corporations attending the Research Park’s Mobile Development Day filled the Chancellor’s Ballroom at the I-Hotel on Friday. The event consisted of keynote speeches and panels and allowed for companies to network and share ideas about mobile technology. “It...