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SocialFuse helps students turn ideas into reality

Amrit Singh, sophomore in Engineering, presents Clean Connect, an app to connect cleaners and apartment residents, at one of the recurring SocialFuse events.

By Brittney Nadler

March 11, 2015

At a top-rated campus of more than 40,000 students, potential partnerships between those with ideas and those with skills can be difficult to create. But this challenge spurred the idea for SocialFuse.The event takes place two to three times per semester where student teams can pitch ideas and network wit...

Illinois men’s track and field takes third at Musco Twilight

Illinois sprinter Vanier Joseph only competed in one event over the weekend after a standout performance at the Drake Relays last weekend. The Musco Twilight was Illinois’ final regular season meet.

By Christopher Kennedy

May 5, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team took third at Iowa’s Musco Twilight Meet this weekend in its final competition before the Big Ten championships.  The meet also gave the No. 14 Illini a final preview of some teams they’ll see at the conference meet. They went up against fellow Big Ten fro...

Illini men’s track takes three events at Frank Sevinge Husker Invitational

By Nicholas Fortin

February 10, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team finished the Frank Sevinge Husker Invitational with three event wins and 22 top-10 finishes, its second impressive showing in as many weeks.  The Illini were able to build off a strong overall performance from last weekend at the Indiana Relays, where they re...

Stryganek’s 200 title leads Illini men’s track and field at Indiana Relays

By Thomas Donley

February 3, 2014

When the Illinois men’s track and field team traveled to Bloomington, Ind., for the Indiana Relays this past weekend, Brandon Stryganek viewed the 200-meter dash as just another race. Maybe that’s because it was his second time lining up against the defending Big Ten champion in as many weeks. S...