October 17, 2019 Narayanan, who now leads the engineering team for Google Assistant, was profoundly influenced by Professor Emeritus C.L. "Dave" Liu.
Engineering Visionary Scholarship Helps Jacob Perakis’ Family Triple Their Educational PossibilitiesSeptember 10, 2019 “Receiving this scholarship is actually the major factor that influenced my decision to enroll," Jacob Perakis, CS class of 2021.
July 8, 2019 The Stahl family's connections to Altgeld Hall lead them to support renovation of the iconic home of the Department of Mathematics.
June 24, 2019 Scholarship financing a life-changing experience, financed by donors who have already made their marks in CS
April 15, 2019
Chicago Tribune -- The University of Illinois’ acclaimed College of Engineering has received a record $100 million gift and will be renamed the Grainger College of Engineering. Also covered by The Associated Press, Inside Higher Education,
March 12, 2019 Scott Fisher's admiration for Illinois CS faculty and the education they provide to students is part of the reason he continues to be a generous donor.
February 15, 2019 Golub believed in giving back, and his gifts to Illinois CS continue to fund scholarships, fellowships, and a professorship.
January 14, 2019 Nathan Handler sees his gifts to Illinois Computer Science as a way to help make sure student groups such as the ACM chapter continue to thrive.
December 14, 2018 Those who’ve taken advantage of the Grainger Match often say it was a key part of their motivation for giving.
November 15, 2018 Through their own scholarship support, Ira and Debra Cohen hope to help develop a culture of giving at Illinois CS. "These kids become mentors,” Ira Cohen said.
September 18, 2018 When he arrived at Illinois CS , Doug MacGregor was in a hurry to get an advanced degree and a job. But at Illinois, MacGregor found more than a path to employment.
July 27, 2018 “I certainly feel like giving back a little to Illinois just because it has given me a place to be – bring up my kids, work, do my research – that has a unique character.”
June 11, 2018 Since 2012, Sandra and John Rankin have funded a CS scholarship so that others can have the same opportunity that they had to get a college education at Illinois.
May 15, 2018 Illinois Computer Science graduate Ross Erlebacher and his wife, Susan Silver, have added to their longstanding ties to the University of Illinois with a new scholarship.
April 17, 2018 Before coming to Illinois, Paul Nash dreamed of working for Microsoft. His education helped make that happen. Now Nash is helping others follow their dreams with a gift to the Computer Science Visionary Scholarship Fund.
March 15, 2018 The Scott H. Fisher Computer Science Teaching Award recognizes instructors who embody an innovative spirit, dedication, and a focus on students.
February 18, 2018 David Simon (BS CS '05) has found CS's hands-on, group-based project coursework "to be incredibly valuable" in the real world.
January 11, 2018 Amy Moore-McKee won the Society of Automotive Engineers' Sid Olsen Engineering Executive of the Year Award in 2017.
Parents’ story, impact of Grainger Foundation match inspire Mei-Chin Tsai to provide major gift to fund scholarshipsDecember 15, 2017 Mei-Chin Tsai’s parents pushed her to focus on education. But that push came with a greater sense of urgency than most.
October 19, 2017 Dunn recently joined a growing list of CS @ ILLINOIS graduates leveraging matching funds from the Grainger Foundation.