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Alumnus invents cure for parking headaches

What was the goal of Bob Youakim’s ’99 BUS business venture? To curb problems associated with parking. Now available in Chicago, Toronto and other major cities, PassportParking is a cloud-based tool that lets drivers pay for parking and extend meter times via mobile app, Web or phone.Read more...


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Webinar: Goal-Oriented Networking

Effective networking is about conversations and information exchange, staying on top of trends and sharing your knowledge of common professional interests. This session will provide guidance for turning networking into a lifelong relationship building effort and important career management strategy instead of a job search transaction.Read more...


Illinois Alumni Magazine

Mr. Comeback

In 2003, golfer Steve Stricker played so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card. So how did he climb his way back into golf’s inner circle of elite players? By the only way he knew how—working his you-know-what off.Read more...

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Alumnus golfer to help coach team

Former Fighting Illini golf standout Zach Barlow is returning to Illinois as the new assistant men's coach for his Alma Mater. A two-time All-Midwest Region selection, Barlow was part of Illinois' Big Ten championship teams in 2009 and 2010.Read more...


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