The Daily Illini

Top 10 visitors to the University this year

May 9, 2016

1. Bernie Sanders Like most college students, many Illini have been ‘feeling the Bern’ all year long, so it’s no wonder that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited the University in March ahead of the state primary. Thousands of students waited in line for hours to see the Vermont senat...

What you missed over winter break

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 19, 2016

Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control actionBy MaryCate MostAssistant news editorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois 13th district representative Rodney Davis reiterated his opposition to gun control.“I took an oa...

What you missed over winter break

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 18, 2016

By Peter Bailey-WellsSports editorInterim Illinois Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced that the University had selected an executive search firm to assist her previously chosen search committee with hiring a new athletic director.JTThe search firm in question is Korn Ferry, the world’s largest execu...

University alumnus elected Georgian Prime Minister

By Christin Watkins

December 31, 2015

University alumnus Giorgi Kvirikashvili was elected Georgian Prime Minister Wednesday. Kvirikashvili received his Master’s degree in Finance from the University. Morgan Lynge, Professor Emeritus of Finance who taught Kvirikashvili in his time at the University, was “amazed" to hea...