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Engineering looks to continue collaborations

By Vivienne Henning

February 1, 2016

Engineering and medicine, on the surface, appear to be separate fields in separate colleges. But, the College of Engineering and the new College of Medicine — which will open in 2018 — are working together to have their students be involved in a curriculum that enables them to learn about...

Student-run ‘Rent’ musical to be performed during Mom’s Weekend

April 3, 2014

For its 104th student-run production, the Illini Union Board will put on a performance of the hit musical “Rent.” The show will be the newest addition to a long list of performances for the organization.  The Illini Union Board’s annual spring musical, “Rent,” will have shows Friday and S...

Targeting a virus and its stigma

By Aarsh Sachdeva

March 5, 2014

Every day, nearly 6,300 people contract HIV — that’s approximately 260 people every hour, reports the American Foundation for AIDS Research. In the United States, about 1 in 5 people with HIV are undiagnosed. To combat this pressing issue, Rashid Bashir, professor of electrical and computer enginee...