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CS History

Building upon a proud legacy stretching back to the 1940s, CS @ ILLINOIS stands today at the forefront of computing innovation. Collectively, our alumni and faculty have birthed entirely new industries, generated billions of dollars in commerce, created tens of thousands of jobs, and revolutionized the way that people communicate, shop, conduct business, and are entertained. For just some of this amazing story, please see the CS @ 50 History article and the CS History Timeline.