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Questions about the University of Illinois' entry in Solar Decathlon 2007 should be directed to Susan McKenna, graduate student in journalism and director of publications, UI College of Communications, at

For high-resolution photos of the elementhouse, please see the Image gallery pages, in the link above. Photos from the ongoing competition are available for download there. Please use credit: "Photo courtesy of the University of Illinois at the Solar Decathlon."

The UI News Bureau issued a press release Feb. 15, 2006, to introduce the idea of the Solar Decathlon 2007 and the University of Illinois' participation in it: .

The most recent press release announces the results of the competition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-19, 2007: Download the Oct. 19 Press Release ... (Word, 76k)

Recent stories about the Illinois team are included in the Oct. 5 and Oct. 24 editions of The Daily Illini, the campus newspaper at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Oct. 4 and Oct. 21 issues of the News-Gazette, the hometown newspaper of Champaign and Urbana.

See the Oct. 4 Daily Illini story by Ebonique Wool ...

See the Oct. 24 Daily Illini followup story by Eric Heisig ...

See the Oct. 5 News-Gazette story by Greg Kline ...

See the Oct. 20 News-Gazette followup story by Greg Kline ...


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