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Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

Brad Knop, scuba instructor at the ARC and the Midwest SCUBA Center in Champaign, is gearing up to lead the three two-week sessions for scuba diving offered this spring.

By Susan Szuch

February 9, 2015

 As a three-year-old boy watching the TV series, “Sea Hunt,” Brad Knop became fascinated with breathing underwater. “It was on every week, and Lloyd Bridges was the diver in it, he was whom the plot was about,” Knop said. “I knew I wanted to be a diver, and he was my inspiration. ... That’...

ECE dedicates new building; Quinn speaks

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn proudly displays his cut of the ribbon in the Grainger Auditorium at the new ECE building on Oct. 10, 2014.

October 13, 2014

The new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building held its dedication ceremony Friday in Grainger Auditorium to showcase the finalized project to University members. Those in attendance included Gov. Pat Quinn, University President Robert Easter, Chancellor Phyllis Wise and Provost Ilesanmi Adesida....