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From the South Farms to the Netherlands

From the South Farms to the Netherlands

By Mara Shapiro

April 28, 2015

Mary Dickerson has always loved animals. This summer, however, she will combine this love with adventure while working for a dairy farm in the Netherlands. Dickerson, sophomore in ACES, is the first and only University student to be accepted into the ACES in the Netherlands Summer Internship program. S...

University continues promoting women in STEM, but lacks representation in numbers

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

March 18, 2014

Over the past 10 years, the percentage of women in Engineering has increased slightly — slightly being the key word. Although the increase is small, it’s by no means insignificant in a program dominated by nearly 82 percent men, according to a report by The Daily Illini.  The significance lies n...