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

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...

Commencement speaker Mike Hopkins credits UI with success

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

Business student reaches new heights at NASA

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