Monthly Archives: January 2017

Illini Everywhere: Irish Illini, Since 1895

Since at least 1895, Irish students have been attending the University of Illinois. Early Irish Illini have included athletes, lawyers, orators, professors, stock raisers, and writers. Read on to learn about early Irish Illini!

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Illini Everywhere: Haitian Illini, Since 1914

Since at least 1914, Haitian students have been coming to the University of Illinois. Haitian Illini have included agriculturalists, engineers, food scientists, historians, language scholars, philosophers, and transfer students. Although many Haitian Illini have been graduate students who left few records behind, the first Illinois-Haiti connections are documented in agricultural education during the early twentieth […]

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