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A 3-D printer at Westtown High School prints out parts for an artificial hand designed by Westtown engineering students for eight-year-old Steele Songle, April 18, 2014, in West Chester, Pa. (Ron Tarver/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT)

Illinois Student Senate to fund 3-D printer for disability resources

By Lilly Mashayek October 26, 2015

Arielle Rausin, an Illinois Student Senator and member of the wheelchair track team, helped fulfill a need for wheelchair racers through her involvement with the student senate. The Illinois Student...

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner attends the Dedication Ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education in Urbana on October 2.

Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education dedication celebrated Friday

By Aaron Navarro October 3, 2015

Noted as the first of its kind, the University officially dedicated the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education Friday.Ron L. Chez, president of the foundation for which...

Veterans talk at the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. 

‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

By Samantha Jones Toal September 23, 2015

Veteran and student Garrett Anderson is excited for veterans on campus to have a “one-stop shop” to to find resources, guidance, counseling and more on campus. The Center for Wounded Veterans in...

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

By Maggie Sullivan September 13, 2015

Tim Nugent founded Disability Resources and Educational Services at the University in 1948. Nearly 70 years later Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, wants the government to recognize Nugent’s leadership.During...

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