Sir Anthony Leggett received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on superfluidity. Since then, he has been a physics professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His other titles and achievements include being a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences, and the American Physical Society. He was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2004 as a result his progress and services to the field of physics. Leggett was welcomed to IIT last week to present a lecture on campus.
Finance Board finished out the semester with our last hearing on Saturday, April 18. Advising was held the week prior to the hearing, from Monday, April 13 at 12 p.m., until Thursday, April 16, at 6 p.m. Over 56 organizations submitted proposals that were considered for funding. We’d like to share with you some statistics from the hearing and others that help us look ahead through the end of the semester.
The quarter final stage of the UEFA Champions league comes to an end with two nail-biting matches between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, and Monaco and Juventus. With all the teams in top form, it was an exciting week in the European Championship.
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Neymar did a double, as Barcelona head through to the semifinal when they hosted Paris SG at Camp Nou for the last leg of the quarter-final match. With Barcelona already 3-1 up on aggregate, Paris SG was expected to be menacing, but the story was opposite altogether.