Alumni & Campus Stories

Jaya Yodh

In Class: Facilitator

I am one of four core medical education facilitators at U of I’s Carle Illinois College of Medicine. We come from different backgrounds—engineering, neuroscience, physiology, biochemistry. I’m the biochemist. We started with the College’s inaugural...

Dan Hartleb and RichardJones

Illini Replay: Dan Hartleb

In 1999, Dan Hartleb (left) was in his ninth season as pitching coach for Head Baseball Coach Richard “Itch” Jones (center) and the Illini. Two decades later, Hartleb is entering his 15th season as...

Anti-Vietnam march

Flash Point

EDITOR’S NOTE The 1960s were a period like no other in the history of higher education, as student unrest about the Vietnam War and other social issues overtook campuses nationwide, with thousands of students...

David Kroese

Park Rover

Lots of men facing a mid-life stall opt to get a divorce or a sports car. David Kroese, ’93 LAS, visited all of the U.S. National Parks.  “I’d had a very good run,” Kroese...

Julia Pryde

One of a Kind

The unwieldy head, with its single white horn and tri-color mane, towers and bobs. The inflated torso overwhelms her body. She gets someone to turn on the video on their phone, then prances a...