The Daily Illini

Illinois softball to rely on pitching, defense

Illinois' Allie Bauch (21) makes a backhanded throw to first base during the second game against Michigan at Eichelberger Field on Saturday April 26. The Illini lost 6-5.

February 4, 2015

One of the high points of the Illinois softball team’s season last year was breaking the school record for double plays turned in a season. With a majority of the starting position players returning, defense is sure to be a strength for the Illini as they look to make a dent in the Big Ten this year....

Advertising lecturer wins national award in teaching

Peter Sheldon won the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Distinguished Teaching Award.

By Stephanie Kim

August 27, 2014

For Peter Sheldon, lecturer in Advertising, his shoulder-length mane usually makes the first impression. But it is his passion for advertising and teaching that leaves a lasting impact on his students, faculty, and peers.  Sheldon received national recognition for his teaching style and dedication after winni...