The century-old Abe Lincoln statue sits atop Bascom Hill and looks toward Library Mall, which seamlessly connects campus and the city. Photo by Payton Archambault.
Victor Brar is making new light sources the old-fashioned way, developing one to fill a niche where lasers are too expensive and LEDs inefficient.
The university's strong showing is due in part to the development of new programs targeted at students earlier in their academic careers.
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