The Daily Illini

Startup fair offers diverse career opportunities for students

By Dan Corry

February 11, 2016

For the fourth time at the University, the entrepreneurial organization, Illinois Founders, will host a startup career fair.“Our mission is to help students gain the skills they need to be successful entrepreneurs, and also to expose students to entrepreneurship,” said Jay Bensal, senior in compute...

Urbana City Council hears economic development plan

By Eli Murray

March 4, 2014

At the Urbana City Council meeting Tuesday, Laura Frerichs, director of the University’s Research Park gave a presentation on how the city could improve on technology sectors. Frerichs detailed Research Park’s Business Cluster Development Report for attendants. The report calls for a focus on the dev...