blog navigation

blog posts

  • 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.

  • Comparative literature student runner-up for national prize

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A senior in comparative literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named a runner-up in this year's Norton Scholar's Prize competition for her paper "An Inexhaustible Surface: the Subversive Meditations of Italo Calvino."

  • 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.

  • Dads Association at Illinois honors outstanding faculty and staff members

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently presented its annual Certificate of Merit Awards - one each to an outstanding staff member and an outstanding faculty member at the university.

  • Distinguished food scientist to receive honorary degree at commencement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Gary R. List, a retired consultant for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has been chosen to receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the 2 p.m. campuswide Commencement ceremony May 15 at the Assembly Hall.

  • Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

    Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

  • Two Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Weng Cho Chew and Thomas J. Overbye, both professors of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

  • 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.

  • U. of I. Chancellor Richard Herman named to White House panel

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Richard Herman, the chancellor of the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois, was named Monday to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

  • Goddard honored with new AAAS Early Career Award

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science has recognized Lynford L. Goddard as the first recipient of the newly established AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science. The award recognizes the achievements of individual early-career scientists and engineers who have demonstrated significant contributions to public engagement activities while simultaneously pursuing a research career.

  • Mothers Association to honor professor emerita Geneva Belford

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Geneva Belford, professor emeritus of computer science, will receive the Mothers Association Medallion of Honor, the most prestigious annual award given by the Mothers Association at Illinois.

  • Achievements

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

  • Graduate school rankings released

    A number of UI units ranked highly in the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” published in the April 9 edition of U.S.News & World Report.

  • Campus honors international achievements

    The UI will honor alumni, faculty members and students at the annual International Achievement Awards banquet April 12 at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. The International Achievement Award recipients:

  • U.S.News Rankings announced

    The UI College of Engineering achieved a No. 4 ranking in the latest edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” released by U.S.News & World Report on March 31. Within the college, many programs fared well in the rankings, including aeronautical and astronautical engineering (8), chemical (8), civil (1), computer (4), electrical (4), environmental (2), materials (2), mechanical (6), nuclear (10).

  • Engineering professor named Carnegie Scholar

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Michael Loui, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

  • Three UI professors win Sloan Research Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three University of Illinois faculty members have been selected to receive the 2001 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • Twenty-one at Illinois to be honored for excellence in teaching and advising

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members, four academic professionals and three teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be honored today (April 18) for excellence in teaching and advising. The award winners will be recognized during the annual Instructional Awards banquet in the Illini Union,1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

  • Six professors, six students win Humanities Fellowships at Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six professors and six graduate students have won fellowships for the academic year 2005-2006 to the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Two U. of I. researchers named to National Academy of Sciences

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois faculty members are among the 72 scientists elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of distinguished research and continuing achievements, the academy announced today.

  • U. of I. student awarded graduate scholarship for study of aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate student has won a 2005-2006 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarship for the study of aging. She will receive $4,000 to continue research in the field of gerontology.

  • U. of I. student awarded graduate scholarship for study of aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate student has won a 2006-2007 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarship for the study of aging. She will receive $4,000 to continue research in the field of gerontology.

  • Achievements

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

  • Two graduate students win scholarships for research into aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2001-2002 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $3,500 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Two graduate students receive grants to pursue gerontology research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois students have won 2008-2009 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. Each will receive $5,000 to continue their research.

  • Achievements

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

  • Campus receives gold for sustainability efforts

    UI's Urbana campus has been named a Gold Level Compact School within the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact program.

  • Fellows embark on diverse projects with NCSA

    Fellows embark on diverse projects with NCSA

  • Achievements

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

  • Nahrstedt wins prestigious Humboldt Research Award

    Klara Nahrstedt, the Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professor in computer science at the UI, has been selected to receive the Humboldt Research Award.

  • Achievements

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

  • Faculty, staff members noted for public service, outreach

    Faculty, staff members noted for public service, outreach

  • Faculty fellows announced for teaching academies

    Seven new Teaching Academies Faculty Fellows were recently announced. The Faculty Fellows Program, new this fall, supports the teaching academies, which seek to enhance the campus' teaching and learning environment. The teaching academies are focal points of faculty members' collaborative investigations of pedagogical challenges and innovations. In some areas, the teaching academies are even advancing the state of research on higher education concerns.

  • 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.

  • Dads Association honors four with Certificate of Merit Awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Dads Association at the University of Illinois recently presented its annual Certificate of Merit Awards - one each to an outstanding faculty member, staff member, student and student organization.

  • Six at University of Illinois receive Fulbright Scholar grants

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six people at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have received 2004-2005 Fulbright Scholar grants.

  • Avery Brundage scholarship applications available online

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Students who excel in academics and amateur athletics are eligible to compete for the 31st annual Avery Brundage Scholarships.

  • Professor of law Thomas S. Ulen recognized with Swanlund Chair

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Thomas S. Ulen, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was named a Swanlund Chair at an investiture ceremony today.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Illinois professor Lane Martin earns Presidential Early Career Award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois professor Lane Martin is among the 102 researchers to receive the 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor the U.S. government confers upon young investigators establishing their independent research careers.

  • Achievements

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

  • Six to receive honorary degrees at UI Commencement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Six people have been selected to receive honorary degrees at spring Commencement, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at its meeting Jan. 18 in Chicago.

  • Honorary degree recipients chosen for commencement ceremonies May 13

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two people have been chosen to receive honorary degrees during the 136th commencement of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 13 at the Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign.