There's plenty going on down in Champaign and it's not all football related.
First, Yahoo announced that they're expanding to bring an office to campus, then Valleywag reported that the U of I will partner with the Library of Congress to preserve Second Life as a museum artifact.
All of it makes sense. It's a great engineering school who's churning out great talent. We need to do everything we can to keep those bright minds here in the state.