Alumni & Campus Stories

Home Field Advantage

That ball boy who is supplying baseballs to the umpire? Chances are he’s an Illini. Two UIUC alumnus and a current student, Matt Pontikis, ’15 ENG, Vince Virgilio, ’15 BUS, MA ’16 BUS, and...

In Class: Fault Finder

I teach a graduate course on tectonics. I teach the undergraduate course in structural geology. I contribute to field courses. I teach an honors course on the future of the Earth’s resources. If I...

Delivery man

At his first start-up SnailMailPics, which shipped printouts of digital photos, Divey Gulati, ENG ’09, MBA ’13, regularly wasted 45 minutes in line at the post-office. His solution: ShipBob, which launched in September 2014...

Hall of Fame

This fall, the University will induct the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The 21 inductees include some of greatest athletes and coaches in Fighting Illini history. “These men and women represent all...

Encore!

A half-century ago, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts opened as a facility of unprecedented scale and design for any educational institution anywhere. In the coming two seasons, the U of I’s remarkable...