Alumni & Campus Stories

Bookworm: Sandy Koropp

It’s true that Prairie Path Books, a Wheaton, Ill., bookstore, was named one of the nation’s top small businesses when it received a Blue Ribbon as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dream...

Red Cross

Behind Enemy Lines

Jill Pitts Knappenberger, ’50 ACES, a native of Bloomington, Ill., was born in Evanston, Ill., in 1918. She attended Stephens Junior College for Women in Columbia, Mo., before enrolling at the University of Illinois...

Cynthia Olsen

Pet protector Cynthia Olsen

As Cynthia Olsen, ’04 VM, DVM ’06, walks around Ravenswood Animal Hospital in Chicago, the veterinary clinic she opened in September 2014, she points out the latest technologies: electronic medical records, an isolation bay...