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

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

By Aaron Navaro

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 and current CEO of cancer research company “Grail,” will be this year’s Illinois Commencement s...

Commencement speakers share hopes, advice for graduates

Commencement speakers share hopes, advice for graduates

By Allison McIlvain

May 17, 2015

Rain showers couldn’t cloud the excitement of graduates and their families as they attended the University’s 144th campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.The event opened with a speech by Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who shared her hopes for the graduates.“I hope that your experiences ...

GradFest a fun, but also beneficial event for grads

GradFest a fun, but also beneficial event for grads

By Mara Shapiro

May 6, 2014

When commencement comes to a close on May 17, graduation caps will be tossed and diplomas will be handed out, and seniors will officially become alumni.  The Student Alumni Ambassadors and the University Alumni Association recognize and celebrate the achievement of graduation annually with their co-...