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Illini women's tennis notes from weekend in Lubbock

By Tim Griffin

January 28, 2016

Over the weekend, doubles partners junior Louise Kwong and freshman Ines Vias, along with the rest of the Illini women’s tennis team, took on Virginia Tech and Texas Tech. The doubles pair didn’t finish their first match against Virginia Tech, but were leading 5-4 at the end of the match.On Sunday...

Dissecting a wild week one in the Big Ten

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is sacked by Temple defenders Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 game against Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Temple won 27-10. (Abby Drewy/Centre Daily Times/TNS)

By Dan Escalona

September 9, 2015

Week one in college football is normally pretty quiet as far as drama goes — upsets and season-defining moments are rarities. In the Big Ten, however, the season opened with a deafening bang. There was a big upset, heartbreaking defeat and disappointing performance — among others — high...

Engineering professor receives ASC Fellowship

Dr. Harry Hilton, professor emeritus in Aerospace Engineering, right, with former Ph.D student Alister Fraser in 1965.

September 10, 2014

Harry Hilton, professor emeritus in aerospace engineering, has recently been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Society for Composites. Hilton began teaching at the University in 1949, when the aerospace engineering program was still in its infancy — only five years old at the time.  Since then, h...

Men’s golf to compete at Augusta Invitational

By Dan Bernstein

April 4, 2014

The Masters has been called “a tradition unlike any other” by golfers around the world for years, but no words can describe the beauty of the sport’s most recognized tournament. “It’s amazing,” sophomore Charlie Danielson said. “The grass is just so green and so perfect. Augusta is a specia...