Alumni & Campus Stories

In Class: Horse Doc

The veterinary medical degree program at Illinois has a unique curriculum. It’s one of the things we’re known for. The first- and second-year classes are mostly basic sciences—anatomy, histology, pathology—all the “ologies.” But students...

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...

In Class: Tale Teller

My experience of teaching Ulysses is that it takes almost two-thirds of the semester to get students in the mood because the resistance is very strong. It involves a certain amount of exuberance on...

Ingenious: Sonic surgery

Some called it “sonic surgery,” but William J. Fry described it as “surgery by sound.” Fry, a UI professor of physics, was one of the first to develop a system using ultrasound for surgical...