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

By Abigale Svoboda May 10, 2015

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...

Colonel Mike Hopkins will speak at the University Commencement May 17 at Memorial Stadium.

Commencement speaker Mike Hopkins credits UI with success

May 6, 2014

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...

Tanaya Bhardwaj, sophomore in Business, currently works at the NASA Johnson Space Center Pathways Co-Op in Houston, Texas.

Business student reaches new heights at NASA

By Christen McGlynn February 19, 2014

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...

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