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Grainger Library undergoes $680,000 renovation

By Lilly Mashayek November 19, 2015

By Lilly Mashayek Staff writer Grainger Library is undergoing renovations that will create new collaborative spaces for students and faculty to work together on new ideas and innovations.The remodeling...

Aspiring student entrepreneurs pitch startups

By Stephen Nye November 12, 2015

Touch-feedback, affordable prosthetic hands. A positive reinforcement app designed to stop texting and driving. A product designed to help find visually similar fashion products online.Aspiring...

Y-Combinator offers students chance to share ideas

By Joe Longo October 3, 2015

Champaign-Urbana resembled Silicon Valley Thursday when Y Combinator, an American seed accelerator, held a panel about entrepreneurship.The panel — held at the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer...

Students busy at work for the Illinois Summer Entrepreneurship Fellowship at Research Park on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

University launches Entrepreneurship at Illinois iVenture Accelerator

By Christopher Reinhart June 28, 2015

This year, the University launched the Entrepreneurship at Illinois iVenture Accelerator, an opportunity for 36 students in 13 groups to work on their own startup companies.The year-long program is...

Photo courtesy of Supriya Hobbs

Engineering students create dolls to inspire young girls

March 18, 2014

It all started with a pack of gummy worms, a pressing competition deadline and two University students’ intent on changing the world. Just over a year later, Janna Eaves, junior in Engineering, and Supriya...

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