Vishesh Anand

Vishesh Anand

Illinois pair looking to reach new heights with '50 States, 50 Summits'

On a wintry Montana night in January 2017, two free-spirited, adventurous individuals with Illinois ties — Jason Yue and Alec Eickert — met for the first time while on vacation.

That night, they said, they instantly made a connection and shared with each other their life goals, ambitions and bucket lists.

UI freshman from Henning to attend Fulbright U.K. Summer Institute

One of the approximately 240 residents of Henning is now also one of 60 students selected from thousands of applicants to participate in a Fulbright U.K. Summer Institute.