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Alumni receive highest recognition

Each year at Commencement, the University of Illinois Alumni Association grants its highest honors to distinguished alumni. This year’s recipients are Nick Holonyak Jr. ’50 ENG, MS ’51 ENG, PHD ’54 (left); Sylvia Puente, MS ’80 LAS (middle); Don B. Wilmeth, PHD ’64 LAS (right); Molly Jane Melching ’71 LAS, MA ’79 LAS; and Dale H. Flach ’59 ED, EDM ’64 ED.Read more...

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Alumni Reception in DuPage County, Ill.

Please join Chairman Mark R. Filip, President and CEO Loren R. Taylor, and members of the University of Illinois Alumni Association Board of Directors for a cocktail reception following their quarterly board meeting on June 5.Read more...

Illinois Alumni Magazine

21st Century Leader

The University of Illinois' new president, Timothy Killeen, is an award-winning teacher and geoscientist. His extensive administrative experience—most recently as vice chancellor of research for the 64-campus State University of New York system—will help the U of I prosper in the coming decades.Read more...

Illinois Athletics

Fighting Illini to play volleyball overseas

Senior Jocelynn Birks will represent Illinois on the first-ever Big Ten volleyball international tour this summer. “I’m always in favor of going to play overseas ... just because it's a different style,” says UI head coach Kevin Hambly. The June 13-25 trip will include competition on the court, plus community service and the opportunity to experience new cultures.Read more...

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