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3D printing technology helps Illini wheelchair track team

By Ryan Wilson

February 18, 2016

3D printing technology helps the Illini enhance their performance in races

Men’s wheelchair basketball coach leads Team USA in Japanese tournament

Illinois' Derek Hoot (30) attempts a shot during the wheelchair basketball game v. Missouri at the ARC on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Illinois won 53-46.

By Thomas Polcyn

November 18, 2015

One of the better opportunities that a coach or player can receive is to represent their country in international competition. This past week, men’s wheelchair basketball coach Matt Buchibr got that chance.Though it is still an honor, Buchi has plenty of prior experience coaching Team USA. He has b...

Tatyana McFadden wins fifth-consecutive Chicago Marathon

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By Lauren Mroz

October 11, 2015

Tatyana McFadden continued her dominance on the women’s wheelchair course at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Sunday morning, winning the women’s wheelchair division for a fifth straight time. The University of Illinois graduate set a new course record, finishing in 1 hour 41 minutes 10 second...

Women’s wheelchair basketball coach Stephanie Wheeler translates national success to Illinois

By Thomas Polcyn

October 5, 2015

Growing up in North Carolina, Stephanie Wheeler was attached to basketball at a young age.Wheeler is the head coach of the Illinois women’s wheelchair basketball team. During her time as head coach, the team has accomplished a lot. The team made a run to the national championship at the end of last s...

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

September 3, 2014

By seeking out the unique voices of Champaign-Urbana, the Humans of Champaign-Urbana project aims to share the stories and thoughts of local individuals one post at a time.  Stemming from Humans of New York, Humans of Champaign-Urbana uses a Facebook page, currently with over 1000 likes, to post the portr...