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Illini Hackers named season winners by Major League Hacking

Members of Illini Hackers, an organization officially formed in fall 2014, pose outside the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science. 
February 11, 2015

On the night of Jan. 27, the long wooden tables of Siebel Center’s room 2405 were nearly filled by 8:15 p.m. With a Pandora station pumping music through the hall’s speakers, students pulled out takeout...

Veterans’ goals at University shaped by military experience

Alex Braem, senior in LAS and member of the National Guard, stands on a resupply mission on Turan Island in the Red Sea in March 2012.
December 10, 2014

Patricia Starks couldn’t sleep without hearing the sounds of fighter jets flying overhead when she returned to the University from Iraq. Starks is just one of about 300 veterans on campus. The transition...

University organizations help students get to polls

November 5, 2014

In an effort to encourage students to register for and vote in the midterm elections on Tuesday, several student organizations provided shuttle services to the Brookens Administrative Center in Urbana,...

Illini land lasting memories with highly-competitive internships

Cristina Valdez stands in the United Nations' Security Council Chamber in New York City in June. Valdez was one of the few applicants accepted into the U.N.'s internship program this last summer.
August 26, 2014

Every year, summer internships can give University students the opportunity to do everything from meeting international diplomats to feeding seals through these opportunities. Companies and organizations...

425,000 and growing: University alumni continue to span a variety of fields

Dianne Mohr, a 2011 alumna, worked with wild animals during her senior year study abroad trip to South Africa.
May 6, 2014

Graduation day can be a time for current students to look back on their college memories, but it can also be a time for University alumni to reflect on how much they have accomplished since their own days...

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