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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.

     

  • Achievements

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

  • Brown receives Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

    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.

  • Illinois School of Architecture among DesignIntelligence’s Top 25 Programs for 2016-17

    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.

  • Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    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.

  • College of Engineering professors honored

    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.”
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  • College of Engineering faculty members honored

    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.
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    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.
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  • Chancellor's Scholars chosen for academic excellence, leadership

    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.

  • Four receive awards for excellence in faculty leadership

    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.

  • Six U. of I. faculty members named University Scholars

    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.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at Illinois

    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.

  • Bronze Tablet honor students named

    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 at

  • Illinois Fire Service Institute’s Brauer to receive award

    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. 

  • School of Chemical Sciences honors 95 undergraduates

    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.

  • College of Engineering faculty members honored

    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.

  • College of Business Award Winners

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.

  • Mothers Association honors perfect grade-point averages with books

    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.

  • Seven Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    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).

  • School of Architecture students honored

    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.

  • Dana Gillon honored with the 2016 APPA Pacesetter Award

    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 disabilities

    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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Chancellor's Scholars named to Campus Honors Program

    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.

  • Jarrell named to international animal care and use accreditation council

    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.

  • Beckman Institute researcher awarded Postdoctoral Scholar Award

    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.

  • College of Engineering faculty members honored

    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.”
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  • Chancellor's Scholars named to Campus Honors Program

    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 Program

    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.

  • 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.

  • College of Engineering faculty members honored

    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. 
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  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • Phi Kappa Phi initiates recognized for scholarly distinction

    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 honored

    Paul Fischer, a professor of computer science and of mechanical science and engineering, and research colleague Misun Min at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory recently earned an R&D 100 Award, which recognizes top technologies of the year. Known as the “Oscars of Invention,” the awards are organized by R&D Magazine.
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  • Phi Kappa Phi recipients named

    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.

  • Secretariat honors Susan Conrad with Matteson Award

    Susan L. Conrad, the office manager for the Department of Journalism in the College of Media, received the Bess G. Matteson Award at a Nov. 15 luncheon. The Secretariat, an on-campus organization comprised of U. of I. staff members in certain civil services classifications, makes the award.  

     

  • Achievements

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

  • Architecture Award Winners for Spring 2005

    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.

  • College of Business Award winners named

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.

  • Achievements

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

  • Eight to be honored with distinguished staff award

    Eight civil service staff employees will be honored with the Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 22. The award recognizes exceptional performance.

  • Clinical-community psychology doctoral program honored

    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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Peter Ashbrook receives Honorary Life Award

    The Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association gave Peter Ashbrook the Honorary Life Award – its highest individual honor – at its annual meeting in Austin, Texas, last month.

    Ashbrook, who retired last year, served the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for 21 years, most recently as the director of the Division of Research Safety. Ashbrook organized the first College and University Hazardous Waste Conference in 1982, wrote regular columns on laboratory waste minimization and laboratory safety in academia for 14 years for the Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, served in several leadership positions for CSHEMA, and made numerous presentations on laboratory safety issues at professional conferences.

     

  • Paul Parker to be honored by National Society of Black Engineers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Paul E. Parker, assistant dean in the UI College of Engineering and the director of the minority engineering program, has been selected to receive the 2001 Minority Engineering Program Director of the Year Award from the National Society of Black Engineers.

  • Knobloch honored with Charles H. Woolbert Research Award

    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. 

  • Nine honored with Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award

    Nine staff employees were honored with the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award at a banquet April 17.