Alumni & Campus Stories

Illini Replay: Renee Slone

University of Illinois senior Renee Heiken Slone ’02 BUS, the most decorated golfer in UI history, caps her 1993 season by taking women’s honors at the Big Ten championships. She was named 1993 National...

Things we love about Illinois: Ebertfest

Ebertfest All things cinematic—including films, stars, writers and directors—converge on downtown Champaign’s Virginia Theatre each spring, courtesy of a native son who made “thumbs up” synonymous with good movies. The annual Ebertfest—a marathon of...

Things we love about Illinois: The Armory

The Armory A marvel of early 20th Century engin-eering, UI’s 98-foot-tall, 80,000-square-foot Armory was designated the largest structure in the world without a central support upon completion in 1914. Instead, it is supported by...