Campus Features

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Cricket on the South Quad

Author: Meaghan Downs

Published Date:April 16, 2014

From Illinois to Pakistan, popular sport brings students, staff together through campus cricket club.

Published Date: April 16, 2014


Chancellor Wise seals the time capsule

Alma Mater Time Capsule Contents

Author: Joel Steinfeldt

Published Date:April 3, 2014

A list of items included in the Alma Mater time capsule.

Student iCard

Published Date: April 3, 2014


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Enabled Abroad!

Published Date:April 1, 2014

Robert Kozarek's study abroad trip came with hurdles most students don't have to overcome but, he says, "I never knew how adaptable I could be until I was forced into these positions."

Published Date: April 1, 2014


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Send your own greeting to 'thy happy children of the future'

Published Date:March 19, 2014

Add your own greeting to 'thy happy children of the future' through Alma's time capsule.

Published Date: March 19, 2014


Marching Illini head to Ireland for St. Patrick's Parade

Published Date:March 10, 2014

On Thursday, March 13, a group of 325 Marching Illini students, parents and alumni will travel to Dublin, marking the band’s 7th trip to Ireland.

Published Date: March 10, 2014


'Divine Nine': Together again at Illinois

Author: Arissa Moore

Published Date:February 27, 2014

Illinois is one of the few universities in the nation to host all of the nine original Black Greek Letter Organizations.

Published Date: February 27, 2014


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Ellen DeGeneres Show visits Illinois' Quad

Published Date:February 25, 2014

Thousands turned out to the Illinois Quad on Monday - many dressed as movie characters - to be part of the Ellen DeGeneres Show airing February 26.

Published Date: February 25, 2014


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Who lived here before you?

Author: Arissa Moore

Published Date:January 24, 2014

A University Housing program places plaques on the doors of residence hall rooms that were previously occupied by an Illinois student who went on to fabulous fame.

Published Date: January 24, 2014


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Campus awards first Certificate of Undergraduate Research

Published Date:January 23, 2014

A new Certificate of Undergraduate Research can be attained by students earning a bachelor’s degree who have made research a central component of their college education.

Published Date: January 23, 2014


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Illinois professor is one of Nature’s 10 People who Mattered for 2013

Published Date:December 20, 2013

An anthropologist unearths disturbing trends in sexual assaults at field sites — and suspects she’s just scratching the surface.

Published Date: December 20, 2013