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Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds
May 5, 2015

For all the dreamers graduating in May, this one’s for you. I’m glad you have decided to believe in your talents and dreams; you will make the world a better place. Now, listen: You’re going to be...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work
May 5, 2015

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school. One...

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015

Parting wisdom for the class of 2015
May 5, 2015

And there we have it: Just like that, May approached, and thousands more students are preparing for their departure from the University. Time flies when you’re having fun — and when you’re drowning...

University senior reflects on getting the most out of college experience

Lauren Reed (right), senior in LAS, and friend Michelle Rudin (left) in front of Busey-Evans Residence Hall. Reed says she is excited about graduating in May but is also nostalgic about her experiences at the University.
May 5, 2015

The thought of another school year ending brings relief and joy to many students on campus. For another group of students, it brings feelings of nostalgia as they prepare for a major milestone in their...

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation

Alternatives to joining the workforce post-graduation
May 5, 2015

Most college students usually join the workforce after graduation. However, there are plenty of other routes students can take that do not necessarily involve working right away. Some employers are flexible...

Seniors describe what they will miss most about University

Chris Liberio
Senior in Engineering
May 5, 2015

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="f6065f84-f1d8-11e4-adce-f71dbb1c1983"}} Mayuri Parmar Senior in LAS 1. Being around people who are interested in similar things. It’s easy to find groups with people...

International students share their U.S. experiences

Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, will be returning to her home country of Malaysia after graduating in May.
May 5, 2015

When Fera Mohamad, senior in LAS, arrived at the University in fall 2011, she was nervous, but excited for her freshman year. After living her entire life in Sepang, Malaysia, she was not sure what to...

A graduate’s bucket list

A graduate's bucket list
May 5, 2015

Stephanie Christopher Senior in Business “As a genuine foodie, I strive to try every food truck that is available around campus. The last couple weeks of my college career will not be dedicated to bikini...

A Q & A with professor and alumnus Mark Wolters

Mark Wolters in 1998 at the Bolivia-Peru border after studying abroad his first semester of senior year.
May 5, 2015

Mark Wolters is a visiting assistant professor of Business at the University and a 1999 University alumnus who earned a degree in business administration in marketing. Wolters met with The Daily Illini...

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