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A robot and all that jazz

By Mariah Schaefer

November 1, 2015

Envision this: A jazz band plays on a stage in front of a live audience, and among the performers is a robot. The robot functions as another member of the group, being able to fully improvise jazz with the rest as they play naturally. Ben Grosser, an assistant professor in the School of Art and Design, is ...

Illinois upsets Arizona in 1st round of national tournament

By Sean Neumann

March 7, 2014

The No. 18 Illinois hockey team shocked No. 15 Arizona in the first round of the ACHA national tournament, defeating the Wildcats, 4-3 The Wildcats previously beat six top-10 teams and handed then-undefeated No. 1 Arizona State its first loss earlier this season. Illinois will advance to the next ro...