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  • 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.

  • Two Illinois chemists named top young innovators

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two chemistry professors at the University of Illinois - Ryan C. Bailey and Prashant K. Jain - have been chosen as two of the world's top young innovators by Technology Review, the world's oldest technology magazine.

  • Illinois engineer wins MacArthur fellowship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a "genius grant," from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

  • Achievements

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

  • NCSA Faculty Fellows announced

    The National Center for Supercomputing Applications has chosen seven UI faculty members as Faculty Fellows for 2009-2010. The Faculty Fellows Program, jointly funded by NCSA and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and in its 11th year, extends opportunities in advanced computing and information technology to UI faculty members. Through the program, faculty members can access and benefit from NCSA's high-performance computing and storage environment, cutting-edge visualization and data analysis capabilities, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration. Fellowships include up to $30,000 in support.

  • Founder Professor wins physics prize

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Steve Granick, Founder Professor of Engineering, and professor of materials science and engineering, of chemistry, of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and of physics, was awarded the Polymer Physics Prize of the American Physical Society.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • Entomology professor May Berenbaum awarded National Medal of Science

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois professor of entomology May Berenbaum has been awarded the National Medal of Science, the nation's highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology, according to an announcement from the White House Press Office.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

    Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

  • Six Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to be University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence while helping to identify and retain the university's most talented teachers, scholars and researchers. The scholars from the Urbana campus will be recognized during a reception and dinner today (Feb. 9) at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.

  • Two University of Illinois faculty members earn 2010 Sloan Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois faculty members have been selected to receive 2010 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan foundation: Yann R. Chemla, a professor of physics, and Karrie Karahalios, a professor of computer science.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Five graduate students awarded 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 2003-2004 academic year.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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