List of University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign people

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This is a list of notable people associated with the American University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bill Gates noted in a February 2004 speech that Microsoft hires more alumni of the university than from any other university in the world [1]. Notable people associated with the university have founded Oracle Corporation, Playboy, Netscape, PayPal, YouTube, AMD, Malwarebytes, and Siebel Systems. Notable people have invented the LED, integrated circuit, transistor, MRI, and the plasma screen.

Notable alumni[edit]

Not all listed alumni graduated from the University, and are so noted if the information is known.

Nobel Prize winners[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Academia[edit]

College presidents and vice-presidents[edit]

College provosts and vice provosts[edit]

Distinguished professors and scholars[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Art[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Business[edit]

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

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Engineering and technology[edit]

Panorama of the Bardeen Quad

Literature[edit]

Journalism and non-fiction broadcasting[edit]

Media[edit]

Military[edit]

Music[edit]

Politics[edit]

Science and mathematics[edit]

Sports[edit]

Administration[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Olympics[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Presidents[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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