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  • Two graduate students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2000-2001 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 win Doolen Scholarships for research on aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate students have won the 2004-2005 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. Each will receive $4,000 to continue research in the field of 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bruce Litchfield, professor of agricultural engineering, is one of the 2003-04 Distinguished Teacher/Scholars. The annual program recognizes exemplary teachers and supports projects they develop to enhance student learning and pedagogy on campus. Litchfield is developing instructional modules for community-based learning courses.

    Two Distinguished Teacher/Scholars recognized

    Bruce Litchfield, a professor of engineering and assistant dean in the College of Engineering, and Thomas Schwandt, a professor of educational psychology, can add another honor to their curricula vitae: University Distinguished Teacher/Scholar.

  • Two Distinguished Teacher/Scholars recognized

    Finding creative methods for engaging students in learning with the help of technology is a goal shared by faculty members Gail Hawisher, a professor of English and director of the Center for Writing Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Cleo D’Arcy, a professor of crop sciences and assistant dean of academic programs in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

  • Twenty students win Brundage Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Twenty University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,000 for the 2001-2002 academic year.

  • Twenty students awarded scholarships for study at the UI

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Twenty Illinois students have been awarded scholarships for study at the University of Illinois for the 2000-01 academic year.

  • 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.

  • Twenty-four at U. of I. to be honored for excellence in teaching, advising

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sixteen professors, three academic professionals and five teaching assistants at the University of Illinois will be honored Tuesday (April 29) for excellence in teaching and advising. The recipients will be recognized during a reception at Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

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

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members, one academic professional and five teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be honored today (May 2) for excellence in teaching and advising. The award winners will be recognized during a reception in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

  • Twelve U. of I. undergraduates awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad

    Twelve Illinois undergraduates have been awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad during the spring 2019 semester.

  • Three U. of I. students win Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2006-2007 academic year.

  • Three U. of I. students receive Critical Language Scholarships

    Three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study a foreign language this summer. During the past 10 years, the program has sent over 5,000 American undergraduate and graduate students overseas to learn critical languages.

  • Three U. of I. students awarded national scholarships to study foreign languages abroad

    Three Illinois students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study a foreign language this summer: Adam LoBue, of Brooklyn, New York; Jenny Peruski, of Bangkok; and Eileen Witthoff, of DeKalb, Illinois.

  • Three U. of I. researchers named to Scientific American's 'Top Fifty' list

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert Ghrist, a professor of mathematics, and Nancy Sottos and Scott White, professors of engineering at the University of Illinois, are among Scientific American magazine's Top Fifty Innovators of the year. The SciAm 50 awardees are chosen on the basis of their contributions to technology and human health.

  • Three UI students among 183 given scholarships for study abroad

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have received National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Undergraduate Scholarships to study abroad during the 2003-04 academic year.

  • Three UI researchers among 59 recipients for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three University of Illinois researchers were among 59 young researchers named today (Oct. 23) as recipients of the fifth annual Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Three students at Urbana campus win Avery Brundage Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fifteen University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,400 for the 2009-2010 academic year.

  • Headshots of Retika Adhikari Desai, Juliet Larkin-Gilmore and Bobby Smith II

    Three Illinois researchers receive ACLS Fellowships

    Bobby Smith II, a professor of African American studies; Retika Adhikari Desai, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies; and Juliet Larkin-Gilmore, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in American Indian Studies, are 2021 ACLS Fellows.

  • U. of I. dance professor Tere R. O'Connor, materials science and engineering professor John A. Rogers and chemistry professor Wilfred A. van der Donk have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  Click photo to enlarge

    Three Illinois professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the longest-standing honorary societies in the nation. Tere R. O'Connor, a professor of dance; John A. Rogers, the Swanlund Chair of Materials Science and Engineering; and Wilfred A. van der Donk, the Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair in Chemistry, will join other new members in an induction ceremony in October at the academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.

  • Photos of new NAS members

    Three Illinois faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Three University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign professors have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive. Physics professor Nadya Mason and chemistry professors Ralph Nuzzo and Wilfred van der Donk are among 120 newly elected U.S. members – 59 of whom are women, the most elected in a single year – and 30 international members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

  • Three Illinois faculty members were awarded 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships. From left: Ryan J. Foley, astronomy and physics; Alison R. Fout, chemistry; Thomas E. Kuhlman, physics.  Click photo to enlarge

    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.

  • Three faculty members receive 2001-2002 Fulbright Scholar grants

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

  • Joyce Tolliver, an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese and the director of the Center for Translation Studies, is one of three faculty members honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership.

    Three faculty members honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership

    The Office of the Provost honored three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members May 7 with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership.

  • Three University of Illinois professors - from left, P. Brighten Godfrey, Prashant Jain and Shinsei Ryu - have been selected to receive 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.  Click photo to enlarge

    Three faculty members awarded 2014 Sloan Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three University of Illinois professors have been selected to receive 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • Three chosen to receive Distinguished Service Medallion

    The UI Board of Trustees voted March 11 to present its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Medallion, to three scientists from the Urbana campus: Sir Anthony J. Leggett, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics; Carl R. Woese, the Stanley O. Ikenberry Endowed Chair and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Microbiology; and the late Paul C. Lauterbur, the Center for Advanced Study Professor of Chemistry, Biophysics and Computational Biology and Bioengineering and Distinguished University Professor of Medical Information Sciences.

  • Thirteen students at Urbana campus win Avery Brundage Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twenty-two University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,000 for the 2006-2007 academic year.

  • Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

    Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

  • The Center for Advanced Study announces the Associates, Fellows and Beckman Fellows for 2019-20.

    The Center for Advanced Study announces the Associates, Fellows and Beckman Fellows for 2019-20.

  • 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. 

  • Ten faculty members named University Scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Ten faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to be the 2000-2001 University Scholars.

  • Ten at U. of I. awarded Fulbright Scholar Grants

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ten members of the University of Illinois faculty and administration have been awarded 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar grants.

  • As part of her appointment as a 2001 Distinguished Teacher/Scholar, Shelly J. Schmidt is leading a seminar on teaching larger classes.

    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.

  • Kelly Tappenden has been named Distinguished Teacher-Scholar for 2011-12. Her lecture series, "Enhancing Teaching: Achieving More With Less," begins at noon Oct. 20 in Illini Union Rooms A and B.

    Teacher-scholar to share effective teaching strategies

    Tough times call for tough measures, or at least more-effective ones.

  • Swanlund Chairs named

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five University of Illinois professors have been chosen as Swanlund Chairs, the highest endowed title that can be awarded to a UI professor.

  • Susan Key named 2017 boss of the year

    The Secretariat organization at Illinois announced that Susan Key, the director of portfolio human resources in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has been named the 2017 Boss of the Year. 

    The Secretariat is comprised of U. of I. staff members in certain civil services classifications. Kate Day nominated Key, her supervisor, for the annual award, which is celebrated during Bosses Week each year.

  • Survey Research Lab honors two for dissertations

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Survey Research Laboratory has announced the winners of the 2003 Robert Ferber Dissertation Award and the 2003 Seymour Sudman Dissertation Award, both for excellence in the use of survey as part of a doctoral dissertation.

  • Student wins Fulbright grant, plans to study technology policy

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A May graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the recipients of a Fulbright Grant to support advanced study in the United Kingdom.

  • Students receive awards in 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.

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    Students receive American Society of Landscape Architecture award

    The American Society of Landscape Architects named a group of Illinois graduate students among its award recipients for 2016. Selected from 271 entries representing 71 schools, the ASLA student awards honor the top work of landscape architecture students in the U.S. and around the world.

     

  • Students honored with Dads Association Library Awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A group of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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.

  • Students honored for outstanding leadership

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Several University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have been recognized for outstanding leadership during the 2002-2003 academic year.

  • 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.

  • Students awarded scholarships for academic excellence in honor of first Illinois student

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A group of distinguished incoming freshmen and returning scholars have been awarded James Newton Matthews Scholarships for academic excellence.

  • Student leadership honored at banquet

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Several University of Illinois students have been recognized for outstanding leadership during the 2000-2001 academic year.

  • Student in history and political science awarded Truman Scholarship

    Thomas Dowling, a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Chicago native, was selected from a nationwide pool of nominees as one of 62 Truman Scholars.