Former Fighting Illini Women's Track & Field Gia Lewis-Smallwood won her fourth USA Track & Field discus title in five years, as the Champaign, Illinois native marked 205'6" (62.65m) to win the event on Thursday evening at Hornet Stadium. As one of the top three placers in the event, the United States record-holder qualifies for 2017 IAAF World Championships, held August 4-13 in London.
Former Fighting Illini Womens Track Field Gia LewisSmallwood won her fourth USA

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Congratulations to our very own Adam Bleakney, Paralympic National Coach of the Year, U.S. Paralympics Track and Field!

Coach Bleakney further established himself as one of this best wheelchair racing coaches in the world after leading the U.S. women to a podium sweep in the 1,500- and 5,000-meter events against one of the strongest wheelchair fields in Paralympic Games history. He guided 12...
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#TBT: Its beginnings were modest. When Illinois Industrial University opened its doors on March 2, 1868, the campus—if one could call it that—occupied a muddy pasture in the prairie town of Urbana. That day, the school’s three faculty members stepped forward to welcome an inaugural class of 50 men, all white, the majority from surrounding counties. By the conclusion of the first term, the...
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TBT Its beginnings were modest When Illinois Industrial University opened its doors
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Tomorrow (June 22) from 6:30-7:30 p.m., President Timothy Killeen will address the state budget crisis and share plans on how the University of Illinois System will weather the impasse in a live telephone town hall. He will then take live questions from those calling in. To participate, visit [ Bit.ly Link ].
Tomorrow June 22 from 630730 pm President Timothy Killeen will address the

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Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni have been offered student Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year throughout Eastern and Western Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.

The flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, the Fulbright...
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Fourteen University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign students and young alumni have been
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While rain has moved into the area, earlier today it was nothing but sun and clouds
While rain has moved into the area earlier today it was nothing but sun and clouds
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Warehouse startup ShipBob raised $17.5 million in a funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures, which will allow the company to open e-commerce distribution centers in more cities, the company said Tuesday.

*ShipBob co-founder Divey Galati is an ECE ILLINOIS and Illinois MBA alumnus!

“The more inventory we can distribute across the entire country…the share of same-day and next-day deliveries...
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Warehouse startup ShipBob raised 175 million in a funding round led by

Warehouse Startup ShipBob Raises $17.5 Million Amid Expansion Push

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The University of Illinois Police Department is searching for Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar who has been missing since June 9. We know our campus community has questions, and we want to keep you updated on the investigation.
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On this day in 1885, the state assembly recognized the university's name change from Illinois Industrial University to University of Illinois!

(Above, photo from 1873 courtesy of Student Life and Culture Archives shot from south of Green Street looking north across Green Street, the Silver Creek (Boneyard Creek), and the Champaign and Urbana Horse Railroad with the University Building ('The...
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On this day in 1885 the state assembly recognized the universitys name
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So how did Illinois get bike lanes and bike paths on campus? Three years of bicycle advocacy undertaken by community- and university-based environmental groups in the early '70s, in particular Housewives Involved in Pollution Solutions (HIPS) and Students for Environmental Concerns (SECS).

[ Illinois.edu Link ]
So how did Illinois get bike lanes and bike paths on campus

Bicycling, Advocacy at Illinois: A Marriage Made on Campus | ILLINOIS

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Meet the man who makes the New York Yankees best in baseball at exploiting the rules -- It's former Fighting Illini Baseball player Brett Weber '98 LAS.
Meet the man who makes the New York Yankees best in baseball

Meet the former Illini who is winning games for Yankees off the field

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This fund was created to assist the family of missing U of I scholar Yingying Zhang with expenses incurred as the search for her continues. [ News-gazette.com Link ]
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Click here to support Yingying Zhang Family Emergency organized by U of I Community Credit Union

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DYK: The University of Illinois system was ranked 18th in worldwide universities granted U.S. Utility Patents?

Learn more: [ Academyofinventors.com Link ].
DYK The University of Illinois system was ranked 18th in worldwide universities
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Dr. Madhu Viswanathan of ILLINOIS College of Business has traveled the world, often taking his students with him, to learn more about how people conduct business far removed from Wall Street.

For Viswanathan, teaching is as much about listening and learning as it is about lecturing.
Dr Madhu Viswanathan of ILLINOIS College of Business has traveled the world

Giving voice to poverty in India

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The University of Illinois Police Department is searching for Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar who has been missing since June 9. We know our campus community has questions, and we want to keep you updated on the investigation.
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Best of luck to University of Illinois Marching Illini featured twirler Miss Central Illinois 2017- Amelia Mugavero who has her eye on the Miss America Illinois crown this weekend
Best of luck to University of Illinois Marching Illini featured twirler Miss
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Foellinger Auditorium is gonna be lit: the iconic campus building is getting an LED upgrade this summer, replacing existing exterior dome night lighting with new LED lamps, conduits, electrical infrastructure including junction boxes, raceways, and a lighting control system.

Get a look at all the projects University of Illinois Facilities & Services is tackling this summer: [ Illinois.edu Link ].
Foellinger Auditorium is gonna be lit the iconic campus building is getting
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A team of Coordinated Science Laboratory at University of Illinois researchers, led by Research Assistant Professor Sibin Mohan, has been awarded $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to produce tools and strategies to protect renewable energy sources, such as electric vehicles, solar cells, and smart appliances, from cybersecurity threats.

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A team of Coordinated Science Laboratory at University of Illinois researchers led

Illinois team receives $900,000 grant to build cyber security defenses for renewable energy sources

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