Alma Mater

U of I's "Alma Mater" on a truck headed back to Champaign from Forest Park. (Credit: Terry Keshner)

‘Alma Mater’ Sculpture Heads Back To U Of I From Western Suburbs After Restoration

The famed “Alma Mater” sculpture at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign is returning home today after spending nearly two years being restored in the western suburbs.


Workers removed the iconic Alma Mater sculpture for repairs on Tuesday. (Credit: U of I)

Iconic U of I ‘Alma Mater’ Sculpture Removed For Repairs

Students taking a stroll along the University Of Illinois campus may notice something missing this fall.