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  • Former General Electric Co. CEO and chairman Jack Welch went to work as a chemical engineer at GE immediately after completing a Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1960.

    Alumnus Jack Welch, former General Electric CEO and chairman, dies at 84

    John Francis “Jack” Welch Jr., 84, the former CEO and chairman of General Electric Co., has died. He was a chemical engineer who earned a Ph.D. in 1960 in chemical engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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    Dolores Jane Byers ... Martin Joseph Knanishu ... Warren C. McCarty ... Kurtis Isaiah Pealer ... Patricia Eileen Price ... Selma Katharine Richardson ... Grace Christine (McCormick) Prestin Samford ... Winton U. Solberg

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    Phyllis Gordon ... Richard H. “Dick” Howard ... Paul Dale Shaw

     

     

     

     

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    Roy O. Walker Jr.

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    Annie “Anne” Laura Eckerty ... Peter G. Martens

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    Amy M. Blue-Short ... Joyce A. Butsch ... Kenneth Morris Davidson ... Virginia Guthrie ... Jean M. Jessee ... Ralph A. Smith ... William Murphy Tilton ... Harry C. Triandis ... Sherry Marie Weaver ... Jefferey “Jeff” Allen Welch

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    John C. Hough Jr. ... Janet D. Knesek (nee Scott) ... Joseph “Joe” Konitzki ... Richard Newport Wright III 

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    John “Jack” L. Hayes Jr. ... Wilma J. Parsons ... Jim Schuster

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    Katharine “Kay” Oline Aston ... “Carol” Margadene Bateman ... Lucille “Lucy” L. Finn ... Joseph A. Garza ... Gerald “Jerry” E. Miner Jr. ... Shirley Bash Rittenhouse ... Louis Allen Walthall

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    Robert W. McCleary

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    Janice Lynn Allen ... Donald Chien-Tao Chiang ... Doris M. Downs ... Max Elmer Reid ... Helen Louise (Camp) Ridlen

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    Tom Battershell ... Jeannine W. Corlas ... Keith Randall Erickson ... Philip Clayton Mitchell ... Shirley J. Smith.

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    Louis H. “Bud” Mesker ... Darcy Elizabeth Strack

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    Ronald L. Miner ... Charles Edward Olson ... James H. Wyatt Sr.

     

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    Janet Lynn “Jaelyn” Jefferson ... Sharon Jo Shiu

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    Manfred Raether ... Ralph Stoner Wolfe

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    Frank Gallo ... Charles E. “Charlie” Hartman ... Helen Wright

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    Allan G. Mueller ... Stephen Steele Slivon

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    Dick J. Albers ... Martha Baxter North

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    Paul D. Bermingham ... William “Bill” G. Dean ... Arthur J. Harper ... Lois Ann Allhands Harpst

     

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    Paul A. Boatman ... Marcel Franciscono

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    Lois B. Guiher

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    Roberta A. May ... James (Jim) P. Warfield

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    James W. “Jim” Chapman ... Willeta Mae Hassell Donaldson ... Elizabeth Fumiko Fujioka Easley ... Barclay George Jones ... Margaret “Eileen” Lyons ... Shirley Ann Perkins

     

     

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    Wanda Elliott ... Norma Yvonne (Creekmur) Jackson

     

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    Edward J. Armbrust ... Paul P. Bernard ... Richard “Don” Donald Brown ... Charles “Chuck” D. Elmer ... Barbara Ann Phillips ... Marilyn G. Vizek

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    Danny L. Elam ... Randall Joseph Lutz ... Glenn Gregory Simpson ... Kent Thompson

     

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    Edward E. Durbin ... Doris Patricia “Pat” Foster ... Judy Kurlakowsky ... Marjorie E. Nelson ... Frances Joann Pierce

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    Sammy Ray “Sam” Sommer ... Kerrin Thompson

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    William Curtis Blaylock ... Susan Blunier ... Paula Jo Goodwin ... Barbara Clarke Swain

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    Alva “Tad” LeRoy Addy ... Nancy J. Blackburn ... Belle Anna Brine ... John Roy Campbell ... Judith “Judy” Arlene Corray ... Terry Denny ... Marjorie Ellen (Keagle) Lange ... Alleta A. (Sue) Moore ... John (Jim) J.E. Mullen ... George Robert Young

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    James B. Sinclair

     

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    Stephen Mitchell ... Patsy R. Paye ... Alan Rankin ... Stanley James Rankin ... Arthur J. Slates ... Edward L. Young

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    Kenneth Nelson Dugan ... Henry William Lippold ... Dr. Thomas N. “Doc” Monfort ... William “Harry” Soloman

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    William Boyd Buck ... Emanuel “Manny” Donchin ... Les Gasser ... Marjorie Ellen “Marge” Gordon ... Alvin E. Gustafson ... Phillip I. Henson ... Matthew McClure ... Kurt A. Mitchell ... Pauline Rymer ... Rebecca J. Simon ... Bernard “Bernie” Daniel Taylor

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    Charles “Chuck” Richard Kibler ... Jennifer Joy Loy ... Yoko Muroga (Nakamura) ... Pauline Rymer ... James Wilburn “Jim” Seets

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    Rita Josephine Deters ... John L. Larson ... Marilyn Sue O’Hara ... Joseph H. Smith ... Gerald Durbin Wood ... David Zola

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    Martha JoAnn Milligan ... Charles William (Bill) Smith

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    Roy F. Block ... Carolyn Margaret (Rexroat) Dodd ... Mary Anne Hewing ... Timothy Gerard Hewing ... Raymond Ides ... David Kay ... Frederick “Fred” E. Payne ... Margaret R. Selin ... Joseph Tarbet Woolley

  • Nina Baym, pioneer in the study of American women writers, has died

    Nina Baym, an internationally recognized scholar of American literature and a pioneer in the field of study of American women’s writing, has died.

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    Charles M. Brown ... Norman C. Maske ... Terry D. Moore ... Eris E. Ponsler ... Ruth E. Shull

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    Tom Wyles Day ... Scott Ray White

  • Scott R. White, a pioneer of self-healing materials, died May 28 at age 55.

    Scott R. White, pioneer of self-healing materials, has died

    University of Illinois aerospace engineering professor Scott R. White, an innovator of self-healing and self-regulating materials, died Monday of cancer at age 55.

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    Daniel Lee Beckman ... Susan Kathleen Connelly ... Paul Krabbe ... Carolyn G. (Shaw) Mink ... Mete A. Sozen ... Marilyn Upah-Bant

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    Richard E. Henderson ... Lois Evelyn Overmyer ... Christie Tucker

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    Ray Boehmer ... Lawrence “Larry” Mervin Bowden ... Leo J. Clennon ... Dale F. “Marty” Eichelberger ... Robert “Bob” Allan Moff ... Christie Tucker ... Dan Weisman

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    Joseph Frederick Green ... Elmer Osterbur

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    Richard Francis Earl Crang ... Donald Earl Hiner ... Thomas E. Jean ... Michael Earl Schlesinger ... Leonard “Lennie” Dean Seward Sr. ... Mary Sleator Temperley ... Cora L. Williams 

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    Jennifer Kee Anderson ... Joel M. Dexter ... William H. “Doc” Pirkle ... Pola Fotitch Triandis 

     

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    Clinton Frederick Fink ... John T. Scott ... Helen T. Smith ... Al Ricco John Stasi