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Class of 2020!

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Experienced, poised ‪#‎ILLINOIS‬ team enters SpaceX Hyperloop Challenge with a "strong competitive edge," drawing together an interdisciplinary network of faculty and students. WSJ feature:

"If you've got a resource like the UIUC's engineering school, you better use it," says Mark Tebbe, serial entrepreneur and the chairman of ChicagoNEXT, a council of technology leaders in charge of growing the tech, startup, and innovation community in Chicago. ChicagoInno piece:

With a conviction for providing girls with a “builder” mindset, Elizabeth Engele decided to help empower the women of the future by co-founding a start-up to encourage girls to pursue careers that make a difference:

#ILLINOIS to launch a pilot program to support more women and minority startup founders, thanks to a $100k NSF grant

Through 3D printing, MakerGirl introducing girls to the world of STEM

From nanocrystals to Earth's crust, solid materials share similar failure characteristics

Email security protects our most sensitive data, but thanks to CSL Assoc Prof Michael Bailey, things are improving


#ILLINOIS physics professor Mats Selen named U.S. Professor of the Year

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How Engineering will Revolutionize
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This is going to be the century of health and medicine. Groundbreaking inventions in mechanics, optics, materials, electronics, and computing in the past decades have ideally positioned the integration of the life sciences and engineering to address major challenges in medicine and healthcare. Find out how Illinois is leading the way.

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Brandon Nsiah-Ababio
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“You say the name Illinois and it turns heads. I feel really blessed to be a student here and am grateful to the donors who provide the financial support to make it possible.”
The Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative has made an immediate impact on the lives of hundreds of students. More than 600 talented students received scholarships from the College in 2014-2015. These scholarships covered about 31 percent of the total financial need.

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