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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...

Researchers develop artificial whiskers to provide extra sense

By Caeli Cleary

September 1, 2015

Most mammals, like dogs, cats and seals use their whiskers to aid their vision, especially in the dark. Animal whiskers — primarily seal whiskers — inspired University researchers and researchers at the Advanced Digital Sciences Center, ADSC, to create artificial whiskers that could serv...

University’s Engineering program ranked number four in the world

By Fatima Farha

August 30, 2015

One of the largest engineering colleges in the nation, the College of Engineering here at the University is also one of the best. In the past few years, it has made it to the list of top 10 engineering schools in the nation, according to the college’s website. Recently, it was recognized as number four on...