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FIve UI alum on recent Forbes "30 under 30"

By Daniel Corry

January 20, 2016

This year Forbes magazine’s annual “30 under 30” featured five “game changers, movers and makers” with University backgrounds. The annual issue highlights the 30 brightest people under the age of 30 in 20 different fields. This year, Phil Ansell, Qian Chen, Nisha Chittal, Scott Daigle and P...

University Housing issues hoverboard ban, safety reminders

By Joeseph Longo

January 7, 2016

University housing issued a press release Monday with new changes and requests for the upcoming spring semester, including a ban on hoverboards, which are battery-operated self-balance scooters. Amid recent fire risk concerns, hoverboards will not be permitted in any University-owned facilities. Students liv...

University student dead after being struck by train

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015

A 20-year-old University student was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 5:05 a.m. after being struck by a train in Savoy, according to a statement from the Champaign County Coroner’s Office. The student was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital Emergency Department after the incident.An autopsy performe...