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  • 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

     

  • 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 30 for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising. Each was recognized during a reception at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.

  • Two Illinois professors receive 2015 Guggenheim fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 2015 Guggenheim fellowships to two University of Illinois faculty members: Wendy K. Tam Cho, professor of political science and of statistics, and Philip W. Phillips, professor of physics.

  • Awards recognize campus excellence in public engagement

    Outstanding individual and group outreach efforts were recognized April 14 with the 2015 Campus Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement. The awards were presented by Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise and Pradeep K. Khanna, the associate chancellor for corporate and international relations.

  • Eight honored with distinguished staff award

  • Six academic professionals to be honored with CAPE award

    Six academic professionals will be honored with 2015 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 2.

  • Two Illinois professors elected to American Academy of Microbiology

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois professors have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Steven Blanke and Bryan White are among the 79 microbiologists chosen by their peers for this honor.

  • Illinois among top producers of Fulbright Students, Scholars

    The U. of I.'s Urbana campus has been recognized as a "U.S. Scholar Top Producer" by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for academic year 2014-15, with six recipients of U.S. Fulbright Scholar awards. According to a report in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the campus ranks No. 5 among U.S. research institutions in the number of faculty members receiving the prestigious award in support of teaching and research abroad.

  • Three Illinois faculty awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois faculty members are recipients of 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • Center for Advanced Study associates and fellows named

    Twenty U. of I. faculty members have been named Center for Advanced Study associates or fellows for the 2015-16 academic year.

  • Illinois LED pioneers receive Draper Prize

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois professor and two of his former students are among the five pioneers of LED technology honored with the 2015 Draper Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in engineering.

  • Five Illinois scholars awarded NEH Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five University of Illinois scholars have received National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships for 2015. The U. of I. is the only institution to be awarded more than three of the fellowships for the coming year.

  • Entomology professor May Berenbaum receives National Medal of Science

    Champaign campus that addresses insect-related fear and loathing and the film industry's penchant for casting insects as villains.

  • Six Illinois faculty elected AAAS fellows

    Champaign faculty members have been elected 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Placid M. Ferreira, Brendan A. Harley, Joseph W. Lyding, Phillip A. Newmark, Dan Roth and William H. Sanders.

  • Five faculty members named CIC-ALP fellows

    Five U. of I. faculty members have been named 2014-15 fellows of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program.