Monthly Archives: April 2019

Housing at Illinois Industrial University

When Illinois Industrial University first opened, the entirety of the University was located in one building. The building served every need of the university as classrooms and office space, as well as a dormitory for the students. Vincent P. Bunce attended the Illinois Industrial University from 1869 to 1871. Letters from his family shed light […]

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Illini Everywhere: Sikh Illini, Since 1915

Since at least 1915, Sikh students have been attending the University of Illinois. Early Sikh Illini have included agricultural economists, agronomists, animal scientists, chemists, chemical engineers, civil engineers, dairy scientists, electrical engineers, entomologists, financial administrators, geneticists, mathematicians, mechanical engineers, mining engineers, physicists, plant pathologists, priests, and student leaders too. Read on to learn more about […]

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