Arvarh Strickland (PhD, '62, history) became the first tenured African-American faculty member at the University of Missouri when he joined its history department in 1969. Developed by ATLAS. (1974– ) shared the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting (Chicago Sun-Times) for his photography in an immersive documentation of violence in Chicago neighborhoods, probing the lives of victims, criminals, and detectives as a widespread code of silence impedes solutions. Nicknamed the Galloping Ghost, Harold "Red" Grange was a three-time All-American halfback from the University of Illinois who helped launch professional football as a player for the Chicago Bears. That and his 1967 translation of the Odyssey remain standard texts in university classrooms. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Arnold Beckman (BS '22; MS '23, chemistry) made discoveries at the root of a scientific revolution in instrumentation, from the pH meter to an oxygen analyzer. Our 70,000+ alumni lead some of the world’s most successful businesses and produce results that make the world a better place. Urbana is located in Urbana, in the U.S. state of Ohio, west of Columbus and northeast of Dayton. Bachelor of Science in 1953. He graduated from the University in 1907 with a Bachelor of Arts. Westfall is a 2002 journalism graduate. Mary Fallin as the state’s secretary of science and technology. (1920 – 2009 ) has twice won the Pulitzer Prize in Biography: in 1961 for Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War and in 1988 for Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe. Not all listed alumni graduated from the university, and are so noted if the information is known. 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