June 2016 update: Union Pacific recently published a video about the University Field Day at Villa Grove featuring RailTEC/AREMA students from UIUC and students from Purdue. Click the link below to watch the short clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqOGVnngSJ8
April 2016: Union Pacific Railroad hosted a railroad engineering field day on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the UP Railyard in Villa Grove, IL. The theme was “Big machines. Bigger projects. Unlimited opportunity.” RailTEC students learned about career opportunities in railway engineering and met the people and machines that keep the rail network running. To see additional field day photos, click here.