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$100-Million Pledge to College of Engineering at Illinois

January 28, 2013 - Yesterday was a big day at the University of Illinois as Chancellor Phyllis Wise announced that the Grainger Foundation has pledged $100 million to support the College of Engineering through establishment of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative.  You can read more about the pledge here.
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Diversity at Illinois

January 24, 2013 - Earlier this week I attended our spring SURGE/MERGE meeting at the College of Engineering.  MechSE, together with the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, is committed to the principle that a diverse community enhances our living, learning, and working environment.  The Multi-Cultural Engineering Recruitment for Graduate Education (MERGE) and Support for Under-Represented Groups in Engineering (SURGE) programs are just a couple ways in which we enhance our department.
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January 22, 2013 - We’ll be using this blog to update you on events in the Graduate Programs Office. Check back often to see what’s new!