Stephanie Wheeler and Christina Young.
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On Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m., Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at Illinois presents the talk “University of Illinois Wheelchair Athletics: A Tradition of Excellence.” Adam Bleakney, the head coachof men's and women's track, field and racing, and Stephanie Wheeler, the head coach of women’s basketball, will discuss the program’s roots, its legacy and its continuing leadership and success in wheelchair sports.
The program is part of the Third Thursday Series and is held in conjunction with Spurlock Museum’s temporary exhibit “Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150.” The exhibit explores the history of campus as a community of educators, researchers and students engaged in learning, research and public service. The exhibit runs through Dec. 21.
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