First engineering curriculum to include both science-based lectures and experimental laboratory practice | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017
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Stillman Williams Robinson, the University of Illinois' first professor in the Polytechnic Department (which would later become the College of Engineering), institutes one of the nation's first engineering curricula to include both science-based lectures and experimental laboratory practice.

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Jan 01, 1870
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First engineering curriculum to include both science-based lectures and experimental laboratory practice
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