News for or about alumni

Bill Liesse '88 JOURN

Bill Liesse, age 50, of Peoria passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, as a result of heart failure, following recent surgery to mend a torn aorta.

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06 Jan

Heidi Isenhart '93 ADV

Heidi W. Isenhart, a partner with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman, has been named one of the 50 Top Women Lawyers in Florida  by Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers, owned by Thomson Reuters, recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The selection process is multi-phased and rigorous. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research and validation of the attorney's professional accomplishments.

02 Jul

Judy Hsu '93 JOURN

Congrats to broadcast alumna Judy Hsu of WLS (ABC-7) Chicago. Judy is the new vice-chair to the Chinese American Service League in Chicago. She was nominated by friend/mentor Linda Yu. Judy's been at ABC-7 since 2001.

02 Jun

Robert Lowe '13 JOURN

UI journalism alumnus Robert Lowe has his first job in TV!!! Robbie will be the weekend anchor and three day reporter at KTIV-TV (NBC) in Sioux City, Iowa. Robert recently graduated with his master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in NY. As a senior, Robert was one of the anchors of the UI-7 student TV election coverage in 2012 that won several awards, including an SPJ regional award.

02 Jun