#TBT - Commencement exercises wrapping up in front of Altgeld Hall 100 years ago, 1917. Only 17 more days until we celebrate #ILLINOIS2017
TBT Commencement exercises wrapping up in front of Altgeld Hall 100 years
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Dingjishechipin Liuxuequan
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Brain drain? How about brain gain. Engineering at Illinois has seen a steady rise in California applicants.

You might be surprised to learn California is the second-largest supplier of new students at the U of I's College of Engineering. (No. 1 is its home state.) In the fall, 125 freshmen came from California, outpacing China, which sent 118 students. The school says 858 of 1,472 freshmen...
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Brain drain How about brain gain Engineering at Illinois has seen a

U of I sees some brain gain from California

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Jamie Jean Padilla
Jeremy Mitchell
Kisurb Choe
Shout out to Amanda McGrory and Susannah Scaroni on taking second and third at the London Marathon

Race results: [ Virginmoneylondonmarathon.com Link ].
Shout out to Amanda McGrory and Susannah Scaroni on taking second and
Lawrence Saladin
A quick message from our #ILLINOIS2017 Commencement speaker ...

(For details, make sure to download the Commencement app at go.illinois.edu/commencementapp.)
Nel Oyessa Orgel
Molly Carnahan Ballinger
Sheri Steffes Menelli
Experts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have built a robot that can wheel itself around farms to monitor plants — an invention that could let farmers collect data on crops cheaper and easier than ever before.

The robot — called TERRA-MEPP — weighs about 65 pounds and drives itself around on two caterpillar tracks like the kind found on tanks. Able to transmit real-time...
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Experts from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign have built a robot

#ILLINOIS technology could shape the future of farming

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Mary Hendricks
Gail Joley
Katerina Anastasiadis
Another beautiful, busy day on the #ILLINOIS Quad
Nancy Claar Flom
Lisa Roche
Gearlean Parker
ICYMI: the Fighting Illini Men's Gymnastics team placed third at the NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships on Saturday night at the Christl Arena, recording a team score of 422.100. Four Fighting Illini gymnasts will return home with six All-American honors; Bobby Baker on still rings and vault, Alex Diab on rings, Chandler Eggleston on floor exercise and high bar, and Brandon Ngai on pommel...
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ICYMI the Fighting Illini Mens Gymnastics team placed third at the NCAA

Illini Finish in Third Place at NCAA Championships

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Carolyn Anne Gritter
Caron Barnhart
Nick Tarleton IV
Every year industry heavyweights descend on Champaign, Ill., to pay tribute to Roger Ebert’s lasting legacy in the world of film.

Ebertfest 2017, the annual week-long celebration of all things cinematic, was founded by the late The Chicago Sun-Times critic and his wife, Chaz, who presides over the event with fest director Nate Kohn in collaboration with the University of Illinois College of...
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Every year industry heavyweights descend on Champaign Ill to pay tribute to

Ebertfest Honorees Share Memories of Roger Ebert

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Audra Ebling
Happy Earth Day! We're throwing it back to 1980 and
Illinois students Kathryn Reinhard and Eugene Kornota demonstrating a solar powered radio during #EarthDay. Did you know that Illinois’ oldest environmental student group established in 1969, before the first #EarthDay in 1970? More: [ Illinois.edu Link ] #ILLINOIS150
Happy Earth Day We're throwing it back to 1980 and
Jeff Beyer
One hundred years ago, two Illinois alumni were part of an ill-fated expedition to the edge of the earth.
One hundred years ago two Illinois alumni were part of an illfated

Mirage and Murder in the Arctic

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Mollie Henry
Inner strength to reach your goals
Alma's ready to cheer The Illinois Marathon racers on this weekend! Did you know about 1,245 #ILLINOIS students and 3,299 alumni are participating this year?
Almas ready to cheer The Illinois Marathon racers on this weekend Did
Fady Najjar
Kevin Slanicky
Jeff McGuire
Roger Ebert's Film Festival, Ebertfest 2017 officially kicks off tonight at The Virginia Theatre.

"I loved the University. It took me from childhood to my life."
Roger Ebert, Life Itself, 2011

Roger Ebert was not a typical University of Illinois student.
His studies and experiences laid a foundation for his future, as they do for most students. But, unlike most students, they also shaped the...
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Roger Eberts Film Festival Ebertfest 2017 officially kicks off tonight at The
Richard Parsons
Ramya Mohan Iyer
Forty-eight years ago today, Illinois dedicated Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in 1969. A critic for The New York Times called the facility “one of the most ingeniously worked out art complexes anywhere."
Pictured (left) is an University Archives photo of Foellinger Great Hall under construction and the Great Hall as it appears today. More about #ILLINOIS150 at 150.illinois.edu
Fortyeight years ago today Illinois dedicated Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Rebecca Oswald
Chuck Klein
Dana Vierck
Scott E. Denmark, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Denmark is one of 228 new members, including national and international scholars, artists, philanthropists and business leaders. The newly elected members will be formally inducted at a ceremony Oct. 7 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Denmark’s research is...
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Scott E Denmark a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois
ICYMI: #ILLINOIS women take 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place in the Boston Marathon

Second: Amanda McGrory, UI grad student, in 1:33.13
Third: Susannah Scaroni, UI alumna, in 1:33.17
Fourth: Tatyana McFadden, UI alumna in 1:35.05
Fifth: Chelsea McClammer, a UI student, in 1:37.09
ICYMI: ILLINOIS women take 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th place in the Boston Marathon

McFadden's Boston win streak ends

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Linda Maibusch Krawczyk
Heather Salon
Ann LaBelle
Our scientists help power plants run more efficiently.
They design better, longer-lasting batteries and find new ways to target cancer tumors.
By tackling poverty in Arab countries and exploring the long-term effects of drug use among adolescents, Illinois researchers and the far-reaching impact of their work are why science matters.
Our scientists help power plants run more efficiently

Science at Illinois feeds the world, furthers health, protects the planet

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Everything is starting to look nice and green after our weekend rain showers
Everything is starting to look nice and green after our weekend rain showers
Julia Pryor
Susana Mejia
Rf Woody Gollay
Tatyana McFadden set to take on the Boston Marathon tomorrow morning!

The 27-year-old wheelchair racer won six medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 while also sweeping the world’s four major marathons — Boston, London, Chicago and New York — for the fourth consecutive year.

She was eager for more major marathon titles and to represent the United States at the IPC World...
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Tatyana McFadden set to take on the Boston Marathon tomorrow morning

After Surgeries For Blood Clots, Tatyana McFadden Is Refocused On Boston Marathon

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Joan Prokop-Roberts
Donna Stroh
Linda Maibusch Krawczyk
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine uses medical maggots, germ-free and from an FDA-approved company, as an old-school wound care for its patients.
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine uses medical maggots germfree and

Medical Maggots: Old-School Wound Care Still Used - Veterinary Medicine at Illinois

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Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate #ILoveIllinois week! Here's a quick snapshot of I Love Illinois Week, photographed by David Pollak, ED '19 and University of Illinois Student Alumni Ambassadors member.
Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate ILoveIllinois week Heres a quick
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