Alumni & Campus Stories

Leisha Alcia

Illini Replay: Leisha Alcia

Goalkeeper Leisha Alcia made life difficult for opposing offenses 15 years ago. In 2003, Alcia set school records for the most shutouts in a season (12), most consecutive shutouts (six) and most consecutive shutout...

Jill Wine Banks

Pathbreaker

Jill Wine Banks, ’64 MEDIA—or Jill Wine Volner, as she was known in the early 1970s—was barely 30 years old when she became the only woman on the legal team that prosecuted the highest-ranking...

Lou Henson

The University of Illinois Alumni Association and Fighting Illini fans across the country are saddened to learn of the passing of legendary Illinois Head Basketball Coach Lou Henson. During his 21 years at Illinois...

Robb and Todd Mitchell

Sibling Reveille

Soldiers often head into military service as strangers and return bonded like siblings. Then there’s Col. Robb Mitchell ’94 LAS, MS ’05 UIC, and Col. Todd Mitchell, ’95 LAS, who are identical twins on...