Alumni & Campus Stories

Father Figure

Like nearly 24 million children living in the U.S., David Hirsch, ’82 BUS, grew up in a home without a father. “I was 6 years old when my parents divorced,” said Hirsch in his...

“I”s on the World: Island Idyll

The cool blue of the Aegean Sea makes an alluring backdrop for the Hansen family, pictured here in Little Venice on Mykonos, the Greek “island of the winds.” From Alevkantra Beach, Linda Chalupnik Hansen, MEDIA...

Seven’s Illini

Stop by the plate glass window on State Street in Chicago to watch the ABC7 Eyewitness News, any time, any day, and you’re likely watching an Illinois graduate. You’d think there was a direct...

Children’s advocate

Amid the noise and energized movement inside Chicago’s Washington Park Fieldhouse, Kambium “Kam” Buckner, ’07 LAS, stops to savor a warm, cathartic moment. Just weeks into his role as the new executive director of...