President Barack Obama speaks on UI Labs and other manufacturing hubs at a news conference on 2/25/14. Audio courtesy of the White House.
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Here is the announcement by the White House Tuesday morning about the UI Labs/Digital Lab for Manufacturing project and a second similar project.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2014
CHAMPAIGN — How do you design and make a product quickly using high-quality materials? How can you get that product quickly to your customers? And how do you make the best use of your company's resources, like the employees?
Monday's taping for the The Ellen DeGeneres Show wasn't the first time a festive crowd gathered at the Quad. Here are five others.
Oct. 24, 1960
Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy speaks to an estimated 10,000 people on the Quad on a chilly Monday morning.
Sept. 15, 1960
URBANA — University of Illinois trustees are considering a proposal to cover sex reassignment surgery as part of the student health insurance plan at the Urbana campus.
Amid chants from a rally outside, the board's Committee on Audit, Budget and Finance Committee on Monday reviewed proposed student insurance rates for 2014-15, which include a small premium to cover the surgery.
Ellen-mania officially struck the University of Illinois Monday afternoon.
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres herself was nowhere in sight, but that didn't matter to the screaming thousands who jammed the UI Quad for a chance to be on her show — or win a prize.
On deck in the global sports spotlight: Rio de Janiero, Brazil, which will put on the 2016 Summer Games. The News-Gazette asked Mary Paula Arends-Kuenning, director of the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies at the University of Illinois, to give us three things people ought to know about the first South American country to host the Olympics.
Before Sochi was the center of the world for the past couple weeks, it was a focus of research for Diane Koenker, University of Illinois history chairwoman and professor. In her book, "Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream," she explores vacation and tourism in a country with some dark aspects to its history.
Here is a recipe for Swiss-Thai Asparagus Quiche that comes from the mind of Chef Watson, a computer.
It yields 14 quiches and requires some special equipment: tart molds 2 inches in diameter and 1 inch tall.
8 ounces sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg yolk
2.5 ounces water
CHAMPAIGN — When the University of Illinois unveils its $165 million renovation of the State Farm Center at the first home game in 2016 and members of the band pick up their sousaphones, when Orange Krush members lock arms, and when the announcer welcomes everyone to the State Farm Center, Fighting Illini basketball players will sprint down the tunnel toward ...
Lou Henson Court?