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Alumnus receives ‘Lincoln the Lawyer’ award

The Abraham Lincoln Association honored attorney Richard L. Thies ’53 LAS, JD ’55 LAW, with its “Lincoln the Lawyer” award in February. The recognition goes to those whose legal careers have reflected Lincoln’s character and ideals. Thies, age 83, continues to practice law at Webber & Thies in Urbana, Ill. (Photo by David Blanchette)Read more...


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For years, seasoned recruiters and outplacement executives have talked about The Hidden Job Market, where 75%-85% of jobs are found. Yet most job seekers continue to primarily focus on a passive search strategy, competing with dozens or hundreds of other applicants, answering online postings and responding to recruiters.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...

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Get your daily dose of Fighting Illini news

Get your Fighting Illini news at Oskee Wow Wow Today, a daily roundup that debuted April 13 on the University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics website. Updated each morning at 7 a.m., the summary, located at www.fightingillini.com, will be your source for UI athletic news.Read more...


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