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$21.5M gift to establish Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building

The Mechanical Engineering Building (MEB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been renamed the Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building, after receiving approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees today.

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News | May 16, 2019

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