Graduation for Second Class of Undergraduates

06/03/2009 - 8:00am

Members of the second class of Bioengineering undergraduate students.
Members of the second class of Bioengineering undergraduate students.
The second class of Bioengineering undergraduate students at the University of Illinois graduated on May 17th 2009. The 27 graduates included 5 bronze tablet winners, indicating the highest level of academic achievement in the College of Engineering. Additionally, Luke Edelman received the College of Engineering Harvey H. Jordan Award, the equivalent to the valedictorian award for the College. Of the graduates, most will continue their education in graduate school at universities such as Cambridge, the University of California at Berkeley, and Northwestern University. Others have chosen to enter medical school or law school. Several students will start their careers in industry at companies such as Ethicon Endosurgery. The Department wishes all of the Bioengineering graduates success in their endeavors.