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 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]

Notable professors and scholars[edit]

College presidents and vice-presidents[edit]

College provosts and vice provosts[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Art[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Business[edit]

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

Engineering and technology[edit]

Panorama of the Bardeen Quad

Literature[edit]

Journalism and non-fiction broadcasting[edit]

Media[edit]

Michael Kernan, 1991 – Agent at ICM and Head of Digital Media, CEO of NuMedia Studios, named to Hollywood Reporter Digital Power 50.[13]

Military[edit]

Music[edit]

Politics[edit]

U.S. Senate[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Executive Branch Officials[edit]

Statewide Offices[edit]

State Legislators[edit]

Judiciary[edit]

Local Offices[edit]

Activists[edit]

International Figures[edit]

Science and mathematics[edit]

Sports[edit]

Administration[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Olympics[edit]

Other[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Presidents[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  15. ^ "Brown, Prentiss Marsh, (1889–1973)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
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  50. ^ Tamer Başar was elected in 2000 as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Electronics, Communication & Information Systems Engineering and Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering for development of dynamic game theory and application to robust control of systems with uncertainty.
  51. ^ Richard E. Blahut was elected in 1990 as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Electronics, Communication & Information Systems Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering for pioneering work in coherent emitter signal processing and for contributions to information theory and error control codes.
  52. ^ Petar V. Kokotović was elected in 1996 as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Electronics, Communication & Information Systems Engineering for development and applications of large-scale systems analysis and adaptive control theory.
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