Max Levchin's (BS CS ’97) 2018 Commencement Address

The PayPal co-founder and Silicon Valley tech mogul encouraged the Class of 2018 to not let the fear of failure deter taking risks.


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Featured CS Event

Illinois Computer Science Graduation Celebration

Dates: May 12, 1:30 - 3:30pm

Illinois Computer Science graduates and their families are invited to attend a reception in the atrium of the Siebel Center following the university’s commencement ceremonies.

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