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UI physics professor named national professor of the year

UI physics professor named national professor of the year

By Vivienne Henning

November 30, 2015


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The University hired Mats Selen in the Spring of 1993, and after his many years here, it’s become apparent of the effect he has had on the students and the physics department.SOSelen was awarded the national Professor of the Year Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the C...

Engineering reaches out to youth

Engineering reaches out to youth

By Vivienne Henning

September 29, 2015


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The College of Engineering hopes to use specialized outreach and the implementation of new programs to attract a more diverse student population, and they’re trying to build their future classes early on. “It is important what we do to engage more and more students, as early as possible, from und...

The value of the James Scholar cord

The value of the James Scholar cord

December 8, 2014


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Every year, the audience at graduation goes silent as “Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1.” begins to play. Among the sea of blue gowns, the distinguished cords of James Scholars pop against the standard academic dress. It’s an honors program meant to recognize the top students within their class....

Students should take advantage of opportunity to elect University faculty to Congress

November 7, 2013


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Did you know that our own Illinois 13th Congressional District is one of the most competitive districts in the U.S.? Did you know that our district also includes four other major public universities in addition to several other private schools and community colleges? That’s a huge student population...