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  • 2019 ALUMNI AWARDS

    The University of Illinois Alumni Association held its annual Alumni Awards Gala as part of Homecoming 2019. The UIAA is proud to honor the recipients of the University of Illinois Alumni Achievement and Distinguished Service Awards, and recognize the fir

  • The Power of I

    A new marketing campaign will have everyone seeing Orange

  • 2019 Chicago Illini of the Year Awards

    Sieracki and Wine-Banks honored for achievement and impact

  • Hall of Fame

    The University of Illinois honors the 2018 class of Fighting Illini Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

  • Delivery man

    Divey Gulati makes shipping—and more—a snap for small retailers

  • Home Field Advantage

    Three Illini take to Wrigley Field in the highly coveted role of Chicago Cubs’ ball boys

  • INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA 2018

    The young professionals from the ICBC 2018 team stopped by the Alice Campbell Alumni Center on Thursday, August 16th, before taking off for the last leg of their specialized training program in Chicago. They have spent the last 6 months on the University

  • The Alumni Interview: Judson Todd Allen

    The corporate chef and cookbook author talks about his addiction to eating, how to make ice cream from bananas and what it’s like to work in “the Disneyland of food”

  • Jennifer Neubauer named president of UI Alumni Association

  • Win Illini prizes, join Illinois Alumni Insiders

    Join the UI Alumni Association’s new virtual advisory panel—Illinois Alumni Insiders—and help shape future alumni programs and services by sharing your needs, wants, values and preferences with us.

  • 2017 Chicago Illini of the Year Awards

    Join the University of Illinois Alumni Association and the Chicago Illini Club, March 7, for the 2017 Chicago Illini of the Year Awards. Honorees will include Rebecca A. Snyders Darr, '90 LAS, Mary Kay Kretch Haben, '77 BUS, and Judge James F. Holderman J

  • Celebrate 2017 National Signing Day With Illinois Football

    Celebrate the 2017 Fighting Illini football recruiting class with Athletics Director Josh Whitman and Head Coach Lovie Smith at the Feb. 1 Illini Quarterback Club’s National Signing Day event.

  • Don’t miss the 2016 Bragging Rights Pre-Game Party hosted by the Metro St. Louis Illini Club!

    Are you heading to the Braggin' Rights game? Join the Metro St. Louis Illini Club for a pre-game party at Ballpark Village!

  • The Art of Coach Bob Zuppke Exhibition

    Many know Robert Zuppke as Illinois’ longest-serving football coach. This Homecoming, the University of Illinois Alumni Association celebrates Robert Zuppke, the artist.

  • 2016 Alumni Leadership Conference Slated for Oct. 27-29

    Alumni leaders: You’re invited to attend the UI Alumni Association’s 2016 Alumni Leadership Conference. Join fellow leaders from near and far Homecoming weekend to enjoy networking, participating in interactive workshops and hearing from University le

  • How do you define Illini pride?

    It may mean wearing Illini colors, supporting University programs or attending Illinois sporting events. Hear what Illini pride means for Athletic Director Josh Whitman in this inspirational video.

  • UI Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate Oct. 29

    Join fellow University of Illinois Alumni Association members and friends for a pre-game tailgate prior to the Illinois vs. Minnesota Homecoming game.

  • EXPLORERS Alumni Travel Program: Big Ten Alaska Tour

    Join alumni from all 14 Big Ten universities on an Oceania cruise to Alaska with star guest Jerry Hester in June 2017. Book by Sept. 15, 2016, and receive two-for-one cruise fares, free airfare (select cities) and more!

  • Illinois Alumni Insiders

    Young Alumni: Join the University of Illinois Alumni Association’s new virtual advisory panel—Illinois Alumni Insiders—and help shape future young alumni programs and services by sharing your needs, wants, values and preferences with us.

  • Alumni Lecture and Reception in Washington, D.C., July 21

    You’re invited to hear Justin Spring, Illinois men’s gymnastics coach and Olympic bronze medalist, and Dr. Antonio Sotomayor, University of Illinois professor and librarian, share their unique perspectives on the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • Call to Action: President Killeen asks for alumni support

    What does the University of Illinois mean to you? As Illinois heads into another fiscal year with no state budget, President Killeen encourages you to join our chorus, urging approval to fund our public universities for both fiscal 2016 and 2017.

  • Alumni Reception in St. Charles, Ill., June 23

    Join Chairman William F. Stratton, President and CEO Loren R. Taylor, and members of the University of Illinois Alumni Association Board of Directors for a cocktail reception following their board meeting.

  • 2016 University of Illinois Alumni Awards

    Each spring, the UI Alumni Association grants its highest honors to distinguished alumni. Meet our 2016 Alumni Achievement and Distinguished Service honorees.

  • Join Us: GradFest 2016

    Members of the Class of 2016 and their families are invited to join the UI Alumni Association at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center this Saturday for Gradfest.

  • Continuing Education/Professional Development Summer Programs

    The U of I offers a number of opportunities for alumni to continue their education post-graduation. This summer, the College of Media will offer a series of data analytics workshops—open to all U of I alumni—in Chicago, Los Angeles and Urbana, Ill.

  • Be the voice of the University of Illinois at Day at the Capitol May 18

    Your Alma Mater needs you. In light of the budget crisis, a strong alumni voice needs to reach the General Assembly. Show support for your University and higher education by attending the annual University of Illinois Day at the Capitol.

  • Celebrating Illini in Chicago - the Chicago Illini of the Year Awards

    The 20th Annual Chicago Illini of the Year Awards are March8, 2016 at the University Club of Chicago.

  • Study Abroad Alumni Gathering Jan. 30

    Join the Office of Study Abroad and Global Exchange and the University of Illinois Alumni Association in downtown Chicago for a special opportunity to network with study abroad alumni and learn about the value of study abroad on today’s campus.

  • U of I Legislative Basketball Watch Party

    Join Illinois Connection and the Office of Government Relations on Feb. 16 in Springfield for a party to watch Illinois take on Rutgers.

  • Happy Holidays from the University of Illinois Alumni Association

    The UI Alumni Association sends best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year to all University of Illinois alumni!

  • Three-campus Alumni Gathering Nov. 13 in Springfield, Ill.

    Join the Greater Springfield Illinois Club and UI Alumni Association for a three-campus alumni gathering prior to the Illinois vs. North Florida men’s basketball match-up at the Prairie Capital Convention Center.

  • Make a Call for Your Alma Mater Oct. 19

    On Oct. 19, Illinois Connection will coordinate a “Light up the Lines” event. Alumni and students from all nine of the state’s public universities will participate in a mass call-in to encourage lawmakers to act for the good of their constituents an

  • U of I Legislative Reception in Wheaton, Ill.

    Join University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen and the University of Illinois Alumni Association Oct. 16 for a morning reception with your region’s elected officials.

  • U of I Legislative Reception in Chicago, Ill.

    Join University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen and the University of Illinois Alumni Association Oct. 15 for an evening reception with your region’s UI Caucus members.

  • Illinois Connection Annual Meeting is Sept. 26 in Urbana, Ill.

    Join us to learn why the University needs your voice more than ever, meet others who are interested in building support for higher education and hear how U of I President Timothy L. Killeen plans to help us prosper in the future.

  • Fighting Illini at UNC Pre-Game Party

    Join the UI Alumni Association and the Triangle Illini Club on Friday, September 18 for a club social and Saturday, September 19 for a pre-game party in Chapel Hill!

  • Alma is coming to Chicago Aug. 7!

    Mark Aug. 7 in your calendars because Illinois is bringing "Alma Mater" to the streets of Chicago! Come for your chance to be pictured with a real-life Alma Mater and receive some cool Illini swag.