blog postsEcological Society of America honors YangMar 1, 2018 1:45 pm186 views The Ecological Society of America has named Wendy H. Yang, a professor of plant biology and geology at Illinois, as an Early Career Fellow. The society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education, pedagogy, management and policy.Professor Cara A. Finnegan honored by the National Communication AssociationSep 23, 2016 9:15 am186 views Cara A. Finnegan, a professor of communication at Illinois, recently received the National Communication Association’s 2016 James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address. Two hundred students named to Bronze TabletJul 18, 2001 9:00 am185 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two hundred names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the University of Illinois Library this fall.Herrera honored with Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champion Rising Star AwardJan 31, 2018 11:15 am180 views The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students recognized Holly Herrera, the coordinator of transfer advising at Illinois, with the Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champion Rising Star Award. She will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 7, during the opening session of the 16th Annual Conference of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students at Loews Atlanta Hotel.AchievementsMar 17, 2016 9:00 am174 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Price honored with Office Professional of the Year AwardApr 25, 2017 2:45 pm169 views Anne Price received the 2017 Office Professional of the Year Award from the Secretariat at Illinois. Brown receives Whiting Public Engagement FellowshipMar 1, 2018 2:00 pm168 views Ruth Nicole Brown, a professor of gender and women’s studies at Illinois, received a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship for $50,000 to expand Black Girls Genius Week, a series of humanities-based workshops for African-American middle school- and high school-aged girls, from central Illinois to Chicago, San Diego and Columbia, South Carolina.College of Engineering professors honoredMar 15, 2017 4:15 pm165 views Princess U II Imoukhuede, a professor of bioengineering, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award for her proposal “qBio+cBio=sBio; Identifying the role of cross-family signaling in angiogenesis.”moreAchievementsSep 10, 2015 9:00 am164 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff membersUrbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 29, 2014 9:00 am164 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty members will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 29 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.Illinois School of Architecture among DesignIntelligence’s Top 25 Programs for 2016-17Oct 3, 2016 4:30 pm160 views The Illinois School of Architecture’s Master of Architecture degree program is among DesignIntelligence Quarterly’s “Top 25 Programs 2016-17 According to Hiring Professionals.” The ranking of National Architectural Accrediting Board-accredited degree programs appears in DesignIntelligence’s third quarter 2016 issue. DesignIntelligence compiles the rankings from a survey of professional practitioners who hire and supervise graduates of architecture programs.Chancellor's Scholars chosen for academic excellence, leadershipAug 22, 2002 9:00 am155 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. One hundred and forty-four freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellors Scholars in the Campus Honors Program this fall.Six U. of I. faculty members named University ScholarsSep 15, 2011 9:00 am154 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six Urbana campus faculty members have been recognized as University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence while helping to identify and retain the university's most talented teachers, scholars and researchers. The faculty members will be honored at a reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Lincoln Room at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign.Four receive awards for excellence in faculty leadershipMay 18, 2016 2:45 pm153 views Four faculty members were honored with the Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership at the Celebration of Academic Service and Leadership event held at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center on May 11. Given by the Office of the Provost, the three annual awards recognize faculty members who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future. Each award consists of an honorarium of $2,000 for the personal use of the recipient and a personalized commemorative plaque. The event also recognized members of provost committees.College of Engineering faculty members honoredJul 6, 2016 2:45 pm153 views Brendan Harley, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s 22nd annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium. Each year the academy invites engineers ages 30 to 45 who are performing exceptional engineering research and technical work in a variety of disciplines to attend the event.more Jennifer T. Bernhard, the associate dean for research in the College of Engineering, has been elected to the Engineering Research Council Executive Board of Directors for 2016-19. As part of the American Society of Engineering Education, the Engineering Research Council is composed of representatives from engineering colleges, industry and government as a forum for discussion of problems and exchange of information pertaining to the research activities of ASEE members.moreSusan Key named 2017 boss of the yearNov 30, 2017 1:15 pm146 views 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.Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisMay 1, 2015 9:00 am143 views 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.Mothers Association honors perfect grade-point averages with booksMay 17, 2001 9:00 am142 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Mothers Association Book Awards have been given to University of Illinois students who earned a 4.0 grade-point average (on a 4-point scale) during the fall semester, while taking at least 14 hours of credit.School of Chemical Sciences honors 95 undergraduatesMay 20, 2003 9:00 am141 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ninety-five University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 2002-2003 academic year.Bronze Tablet honor students namedJul 3, 2003 9:00 am141 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred ninety-eight names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the Library this fall at the University of Illinois atAchievementsOct 29, 2015 9:00 am141 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. School of Architecture students honoredJun 20, 2003 9:00 am139 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred twenty-three undergraduate and graduate students in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2003 spring semester. A total of $300,712 in prizes was awarded.Seven Urbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 10, 2012 9:00 am136 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Seven Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars. The universitywide program recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty members will be honored at a campus reception today (Sept. 10).Illinois Fire Service Institute’s Brauer to receive awardJun 20, 2017 3:15 pm135 views Brian Brauer, the associate director for the Illinois Fire Service Institute, will receive the 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award on June 21 at Auburn University. Brauer’s doctoral dissertation presented a case study of an Illinois fire department that underwent organizational culture change following a firefighter’s line-of-duty death. College of Business Award WinnersJun 28, 2005 9:00 am135 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.College of Engineering faculty members honoredOct 31, 2016 4:30 pm132 views Dipanjan Pan, a professor of bioengineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Heart Association in the organization’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences.Jarrell named to international animal care and use accreditation councilApr 27, 2018 8:45 am129 views Animal sciences adjunct professor Vickie Jarrell has been elected to the Council on Accreditation for AAALAC International, a private, nonprofit organization that promotes responsible and humane treatment of animals in research.Ostoja-Starzewski awarded Worcester Reed Warner Medal for engineering literatureNov 19, 2018 2:30 pm128 views Martin Ostoja-Starzewski, a professor of mechanical science and engineering at Illinois and a member of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology Computational Imaging Group, was awarded the 2018 Worcester Reed Warner Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers during a ceremony at ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Pittsburgh.Dana Gillon honored with the 2016 APPA Pacesetter AwardJul 26, 2016 3:00 pm127 views Dana Gillon, coordinator of special programs for the U. of. I., was honored with the 2016 APPA Pacesetter Award. APPA, previously known as the Association of Physical Plant Administrators, promotes leadership in educational facilities for professionals seeking to build their careers, transform their institutions and elevate the value and recognition of facilities in education. Pacesetter award recipients were recognized July 12 during the 2016 APPA Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.Guillen chosen to spearhead the use of recommended practices for young children with disabilitiesOct 12, 2016 11:15 am124 views Chelsea Guillen, the early intervention ombudsman for the Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will serve as a statewide ambassador to spearhead use of newly recommended practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities. Guillen joins a group of 16 experts chosen by the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.Chancellor's Scholars named to Campus Honors ProgramSep 4, 2009 9:00 am123 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and forty-six freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellor's Scholars, chosen for their academic excellence and leadership potential, in the Campus Honors Program this fall.Chancellor's Scholars named to Campus Honors ProgramSep 9, 2008 9:00 am123 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and thirty-nine freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellor's Scholars, chosen for their academic excellence and leadership potential, in the Campus Honors Program this fall.Department of special education receives leadership awardNov 16, 2018 1:30 pm121 views The Winston Knolls Education Group has awarded the department of special education at the College of Education at Illinois the 2019 Margaret Bancroft Distinguished Leadership Award. The award celebrates recipients’ accomplishments, professional achievements and public and civic service.Beckman Institute researcher awarded Postdoctoral Scholar AwardMay 10, 2017 2:30 pm119 views Yue Zhuo, a postdoctorate fellow in the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory and at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at Illinois, has been awarded a Postdoctoral Scholar Award for a paper that was submitted to the annual Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference.AchievementsOct 8, 2015 9:00 am119 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff membersChancellor's Scholars named to Campus Honors ProgramSep 6, 2007 9:00 am114 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and thirty-six freshmen and sophomores at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been designated Chancellor's Scholars, chosen for their academic excellence and leadership potential, in the Campus Honors Program this fall.Phi Kappa Phi recipients namedJun 16, 2003 9:00 am110 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - For superior scholarship, 234 junior, senior and graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected to the Phi Kappa Phi honor society for the spring semester 2003.College of Engineering faculty members honoredAug 31, 2016 3:00 pm110 views Mani Golparvar-Fard, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, won the 2016 Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Golparvar-Fard was cited for his “cutting-edge research focused on creating new knowledge in computer vision sensing and analytics to formalize simple yet effective project monitoring and control techniques for construction teams, as well as for his active engagement teaching philosophy.”more Smart Energy Design Assistance Center honored with Illinois Sustainability AwardOct 25, 2018 12:45 pm108 views Twenty-seven Illinois companies and organizations were honored Oct. 23 for their significant achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain the future and improving the economy. The winners were announced during a ceremony at the Union League Club in Chicago. AchievementsSep 24, 2015 9:00 am107 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff membersAchievementsApr 21, 2016 9:00 am105 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.College of Commerce honors top studentsJun 4, 2002 9:00 am103 views 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.Knobloch honored with Charles H. Woolbert Research AwardSep 14, 2018 2:00 pm103 views The National Communication Association announces the selection of Leanne Knobloch, a professor of communication at Illinois, as the 2018 recipient of the Charles H. Woolbert Research Award. Oates receives digital preservation awardDec 5, 2018 2:45 pm103 views Alumna Anna Oates won the National Records of Scotland Award for the Most Outstanding Student Work in Digital Preservation for her master’s thesis work on the PDF/A standard. She received the award Nov. 29 at a ceremony at the Amsterdam Museum as part of an international conference hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the Amsterdam Museum on World Digital Preservation Day. Anna Oates received her master's degree in 2018 from the School of Information Sciences.College of Business Award winners namedAug 24, 2006 9:00 am102 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.Phi Kappa Phi initiates recognized for scholarly distinctionJul 6, 2005 9:00 am101 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - For superior scholarship, 117 junior, senior and graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been elected to the Phi Kappa Phi honor society for the spring 2005 semester.College of Engineering faculty members honoredSep 26, 2016 3:45 pm101 views Qian Chen, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has been named to Science News SN10: Scientists to Watch. Chen is coaxing nanomaterials to self-assemble in new and unexpected ways to mimic the machinery that living cells have already perfected. moreAchievementsFeb 11, 2016 9:00 am100 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Clinical-community psychology doctoral program honoredSep 2, 2003 9:00 am100 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The doctoral program in clinical-community psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been honored for its record of creating and sustaining effective programs for recruiting, retaining and training ethnic minority students.Architecture Award Winners for Spring 2005Jun 28, 2005 9:00 am98 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred twenty undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2005 spring semester. A total of $328,135 in prizes was awarded.