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University Archives Celebrates Sesquicentennial - Since its establishment in 1963, the University of Illinois Archives has served as the steward of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s institutional memory. Through the preservation of the administrative records of the University’s departments and campus units; of faculty papers that shed light on the fascinating twists and turns of research and the light-bulb . . . Continue Reading
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Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory: A Cybernetics Odyssey - What do the study of the computational principles in living organisms, the end of the world, and a counterculture student-produced guide to the university all have in common? These subjects are all documented in the personal papers of electrical engineering professor Heinz von Foerster (1911-2002), whose work and laboratory at the University of Illinois transformed a generation . . . Continue Reading
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