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  • School of Chemical Sciences honors 81 undergraduates

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Eighty-one University of Illinois students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 2000-2001 academic year.

  • School of Architecture honors 109 students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois School of Architecture honored 109 undergraduate and graduate students for scholastic excellence during the 2001 spring semester. A total of $235,900 in prizes was awarded.

  • Three UI grads to continue study at Cambridge in fall

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three University of Illinois graduates will be continuing their studies this fall at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, as recipients of prestigious, merit-based scholarships.

  • Two hundred students named to Bronze Tablet

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two hundred names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the University of Illinois Library this fall.

  • Uni High class earns highest average ACT score

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The 2001 graduating class of University Laboratory High School, the laboratory school of the University of Illinois, achieved the highest average composite score in the nation on the ACT exam, among U.S. high schools with 30 or more students from that class taking the exam.

  • Forum to be held on stem cell research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. President Bushs recent decision on federal funding for stem-cell research only ended one part of the debate.

  • Teaching Excellence: Campus Curriculum for Instructional Excellence aims to enhance faculty members’ teaching skills

    The Campus Curriculum for Instructional Excellence, being initiated this fall on the Urbana campus, will give instructors the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills by learning from three of the university’s Distinguished Teacher/Scholars.

  • Wisconsin professor to be honored with UI advertising award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois advertising department will present a University of Wisconsin advertising professor with the S. Watson and Elizabeth S. Dunn Excellence in Advertising award during an afternoon reception Monday (Oct. 15).

  • Senior honored with 2001 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois student has been named a recipient of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois 2001 Student Laureate Award for maintaining an excellent academic record while contributing extensively to campus agricultural organizations.

  • Presidential Award and Medallion presented to Thomas M. Siebel

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Thomas M. Siebel, founder, chairman and CEO of Siebel Systems Inc., was presented with the University of Illinois Presidential Award and Medallion on Oct. 30 by UI President James J. Stukel.

  • UI students receive 2002 Siebel Scholars award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Five University of Illinois students received the 2002 Siebel Scholars award for their outstanding work in the computer science graduate program. Bhaskar Borthakur, Albert Chu, Hui Fang, James Jackson and Ryan Szypowski were honored based on academic merit and leadership excellence. Each received a $25,000 cash award to defray tuition costs and expenses for their second year of graduate study.

  • UI Flying Team wins regional competition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The student flight team of the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation placed first in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region Eight SAFECON competition Nov. 7-15 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

  • Six faculty members named University Scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to be the 2001-2002 University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence while helping to identify and retain the universitys most talented teachers, scholars and researchers.

  • Three faculty members receive 2001-2002 Fulbright Scholar grants

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three University of Illinois faculty members have received 2001-2002 Fulbright Scholar grants.

  • Nine students win scholarships for Asian studies

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Nine University of Illinois students are the first recipients of undergraduate scholarships in Asian studies.

  • Sophomores honored with Dads Association Library Awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A group of University of Illinois students has been honored with Dads Association Library Awards. Chosen from among students who have completed their sophomore year, the award winners were among the top three students in their respective colleges or had maintained a 4.0 (out of 4.0) grade-point average.

  • Dads Association honors outstanding staff member, student

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The Dads Association at the University of Illinois has honored an outstanding staff member and outstanding student with its Certificate of Merit Awards.

  • Ferber honored by Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Marianne Ferber, professor emerita of economics at the University of Illinois, was honored Friday by the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession at the Allied Social Science Association Convention in Atlanta.

  • Works by four students selected for juried ceramics exhibition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Artwork by four ceramics students in the University of Illinois School of Art and Design has been selected for inclusion in a juried exhibition.

  • UI physicist on symposium panel in Chicago for "Copenhagen" premiere

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. An emeritus professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who worked on the Manhattan Project will be a panelist at a free symposium for the premiere of the play "Copenhagen" in Chicago.

  • Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities awards fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six faculty members and six graduate students at the University of Illinois have been awarded fellowships to the UI's Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities for 2002-2003.

  • Junior wins grant for study in France

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi has awarded a UI student a grant to help defray study abroad program expenses.

  • Graduate student in metalworking wins scholarship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois graduate student in fine and applied arts has received a scholarship from the Society of North American Goldsmiths.

  • Doctoral students receive inaugural survey research awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois doctoral students will become the first recipients of new dissertation awards bestowed by the UI Survey Research Laboratory in memory of two longtime faculty members.

  • Kaler's latest book honored by Association of American Publishers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois astronomy professor has won an Association of American Publishers (AAP) annual award for his latest book on stars.S

  • Freshman honored for academic achievement, community involvement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois student has received a scholarship from Lifetouch Inc., a photography company, for her academic achievement and community involvement.

  • Two seniors win prestigious Gates Scholarships to Cambridge

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois seniors are among this years recipients of the prestigious Gates Cambridge Trust Scholarship.

  • Clarence Shelley to receive Chancellor's Medallion

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Clarence Shelley, a former dean of students and associate vice chancellor, will receive the Chancellor's Medallion today for his 33 years of exemplary service to the University of Illinois and the Champaign-Urbana community.

  • Graduate student wins fellowship in architectural history

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois graduate student in landscape architecture has been awarded a fellowship sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS).

  • UI Police officers honored with awards April 24

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Aaron Frederick will be honored as University of Illinois police officer of the year during a reception Wednesday afternoon hosted by the Division of Public Safety and held at the Levis Faculty Center in Urbana.

  • Two grad students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have won 2002-2003 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $4,000 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Two undergrads win Harry S. Truman Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have won Harry S. Truman Scholarships.

  • Graduate students win FMC Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Each of five University of Illinois graduate students including four from the Urbana campus has been awarded a $9,000 FMC Graduate Fellowship for the 2002-2003 academic year.

  • Annual instructional awards banquet tonight honors the best at Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fourteen faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, four academic professionals and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students tonight at the annual Instructional Awards Banquet.

  • College of Engineering honors nine students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Nine College of Engineering students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored April 19 at the 38th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their achievements in and out of the classroom.

  • College of Engineering honors eight accomplished alumni

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Eight alumni of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored April 19 at the 38th annual Engineering Awards Convocation.

  • College of Engineering honors 12 for outstanding teaching, research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Eleven faculty members and one academic professional in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored April 19 at the 38th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their excellence in research and teaching.

  • NCSA recognizes Caterpillar for partnership that spawned a series of technology breakthroughs

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present its 2002 Industrial Grand Challenge Award to Caterpillar Inc. during its Private Sector Program (PSP) award luncheon at noon today at the Holiday Inn, 1001 Killarney, Urbana. The event is open to the news media.

  • Four undergraduates to receive Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Four students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will receive the Goldwater Scholarship, which is awarded to undergraduate students who excel in the study of mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

  • Sophomore named one of 13 GE Fund scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Rynae E. Boler of Chicago, a sophomore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected as one of 13 GE Fund Scholars chosen for outstanding academic performance and leadership.

  • Students honored for international studies

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. More than 150 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, most of them in graduate study, were honored at a recent reception for their success in winning various awards, fellowships and scholarships related to international study.

  • College of Commerce honors top students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored its outstanding students at its annual Awards Banquet April 28 in the Illini Union in Urbana.

  • Ninety-six School of Chemical Sciences students honored

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Ninety-six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 2001-2002 academic year.

  • School of Architecture honors students for achievement

    CHAMPAIGN Robert L. Brackett III, Architecture Scholarship, Charles Clemens Councell Memorial Fund in Architecture, Gargoyle Society Sophomore Award of Excellence, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood E. Schwenk Scholarship; Scott C. Burge, Francis J. Plym Graduate Fellowship; Craig L. Carter, Bruce Abrams Memorial Award; Laura B. Inskip, Tyler Allhands Undergraduate Scholarship, Edward C. Earl Prize in Design in Versailles; Dana N. Krisch, The Womens Architectural League Foundation of Chicago Scholarship; Xuemei Li, The Louise Woodroofe Prize; Madhura S. Sane, Stephen J.Y. Tang Memorial Award in Architecture

  • Two named Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy-editing interns

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two journalism students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy-editing interns.

  • Phi Eta Sigma initiates 612 members

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national scholastic honorary society for freshmen, initiated 612 members at a campus ceremony this spring.

  • 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.

  • Two graduate students in engineering win scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have received scholarships from the Ford Motor Co./Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corp. Scholars Program.

  • NCSA Faculty Fellows selected for upcoming year

    NCSA Faculty Fellows selected for upcoming year The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has chosen eight faculty members at the UI's Urbana campus to participate in the 2002-2003 NCSA/UIUC Faculty Fellows program. The program extends opportunities in advanced computing and information technology to faculty members on the UI campus. In addition to financial support, Faculty Fellows have access to NCSA's high performance computers, visualization and virtual reality environments, and opportunities to collaborate with colleagues, both at NCSA and at National Computational Science Alliance partner sites. The program, directed by Radha Nandkumar, is in its fourth year and awards are issued through NCSA's Campus Relations Office which works to strengthen ties between the university research community and NCSA. More information is available at www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Divisions/DirOffice/campusrelations/. The 2002-2003 Faculty Fellows: