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The University’s 20th president will take over May 18

By Abigale Svoboda

May 10, 2015


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By abigale svobodaNews editorTimothy Killeen will serve as the next University of Illinois President, taking over for President Emeritus Robert Easter. Killen served as the former State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research President. At a Champaign press conference on Nov. 19, Killeen sa...

Commencement speaker Mike Hopkins credits UI with success

Commencement speaker Mike Hopkins credits UI with success

May 6, 2014


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On Sept. 25, 2013, Colonel Mike Hopkins was strapped in the Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft ready for takeoff on his first mission to space.  If this sounds like the beginning to a science fiction novel, that’s because even for Hopkins, preparing to blast through Earth’s atmosphere seemed like a surreal exp...

Business student reaches new heights at NASA

Business student reaches new heights at NASA

By Christen McGlynn

February 19, 2014


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A typical day for a sophomore at the University may include classes, club activities and maybe a couple of Blue Guys at KAM’s in the evening. But not for Tanaya Bhardwaj, sophomore in Business. Her days consist of extracting and analyzing data for the technical content, schedule and risk that acco...

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