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  • Ten U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grants

    Ten University of Illinois students have been offered student Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to build international relations to solve global challenges. 

  • Four receive awards for excellence in faculty leadership

    Four faculty members were honored with the Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership at the Celebration of Academic Service and Leadership event held at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center on May 11.

    Given by the Office of the Provost, the three annual awards recognize faculty members who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future. Each award consists of an honorarium of $2,000 for the personal use of the recipient and a personalized commemorative plaque. The event also recognized members of provost committees.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Four Illinois students receive national funding for overseas foreign language study

    Champaign, Ill. – Graduate students Bradford Coyle, Miriam Keep and Phoebe Shelor and undergraduate Daniel Levin have received prestigious Boren Awards for study abroad during 2016-17.

  • Awards recognize campus excellence in public engagement

    Outstanding individual and group outreach efforts were recognized April 26 with the 2016 Campus Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement. The awards were presented by Interim Chancellor Barbara J. Wilson and Pradeep K. Khanna, the associate chancellor for corporate and international relations, at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

  • Eight honored with distinguished staff award

    Eight civil service staff employees were honored with the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 25 at the Student Dining and Residential Programs building. The award recognizes exceptional performance.

  • Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at Illinois

    Faculty and staff members, and graduate teaching assistants at the U. of I. were honored April 26 for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising. Each was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • 36 Illinois students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    Thirty-six University of Illinois students have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, including 31 graduate students and five undergraduates. An additional 52 students were accorded honorable mention.

  • Six academic professionals honored with CAPE awards

    Six academic professionals were honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.

  • Campus promotions

    Jeff Moore will serve as the interim director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; Paul Ellinger became the new vice provost for budget and resource planning; Katherine Galvin will join the Office of the Chancellor as an associate chancellor.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Classroom assessment is central topic of campus workshops

    Assessment is a tool that can be used to measure anything, but according to Jennifer Amos, a professor of bioengineering and this year's Distinguished Teacher-Scholar, it's especially useful in the classroom.

  • University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students

    The University of Illinois is among the top-five public universities in the nation for 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Students, according to information recently released from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Campus Promotions

    Ed Ewald has been named acting vice chancellor for advancement; Lindsay Anderson will become executive director for governmental relations for the University of Illinois; Anna Westerstahl Stenport became the director of the campus Office of Undergraduate Research. 

  • Campus promotions

    Kimberly Armstrong will serve as the director of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s Center for Library Initiatives, effective March 1; Antoinette Burton, a professor of history and the Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, has been named director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, pending the approval of the U. of I. Board of Trustees.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Six Illinois researchers named AAAS fellows

    Six researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • 99 faculty members, academic professionals retire

    Between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31, 2015, 40 faculty members and 59 academic professionals retired from the U. of I., according to the Office of Academic Human Resources.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Retirees, long-serving staff members recognized

    Recently retired and long-serving staff employees will be honored at the 2015 Staff Service Recognition Banquet Nov. 5 at the I Hotel and Conference Center. The program will honor 110 employees who retired between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31, 2015. In addition employess will be honored for service completed during that time.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. 

  • Promotions, tenure announced

    In July, the U. of I. Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions in academic rank and changes in tenure status.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    Seven Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • President's leadership program delegation visits D.C.

    President Timothy L. Killeen recently led a delegation of more than a dozen U. of I. officials on a two-day trip to Washington, D.C., that provided rare access to high-ranking officials across the nation’s capital.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • Seven Focal Point projects funded for 2015-16

    The Graduate College recently announced seven Focal Point projects that will receive funding for 2015-16. Now in its seventh year, Focal Point is a Graduate College initiative designed to stimulate new interdisciplinary research through collaborations among faculty members and graduate students from multiple fields. The awarded projects include graduate student and faculty organizers from 16 different campus units or departments and will involve dozens of others as participants. Many of the projects have a strong international focus, and several tap into campus strengths in areas such as health, diversity and sustainability.

  • Illinois researchers selected for NCSA Faculty Fellowships

    Thirteen U. of I. faculty members have been selected to receive one-year fellowships that will enable their research teams to pursue collaborative projects with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • Four receive awards for excellence in faculty leadership

    Four faculty members are the inaugural recipients of the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. The three annual awards for excellence in faculty leadership, given by the Office of the Provost, recognize faculty members who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future.

  • Achievements

    A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members

  • Achievements

    Achievements: A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members