blog postsPhi Eta Sigma initiates 612 membersJun 24, 2002 9:00 am357 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national scholastic honorary society for freshmen, initiated 612 members at a campus ceremony this spring.AchievementsApr 7, 2016 9:00 am329 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.American Concrete Pavement Association honors DarterDec 20, 2017 2:30 pm327 views The American Concrete Pavement Association presented its 2017 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award to Michael I. Darter, principal engineer with Applied Research Associates, Inc. and a professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Illinois.AchievementsJan 7, 2016 9:00 am321 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Faculty members receive Provost’s Campus Distinguished Promotion AwardMay 31, 2017 2:15 pm316 views Twelve faculty members were honored with the Provost’s Campus Distinguished Promotion Award for 2017. During its annual promotion review process, the Campus Committee on Promotion and Tenure identifies scholars whose contributions have been extraordinary in terms of quality of work and overall achievement.Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 24, 2014 9:00 am311 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eleven faculty members, four academic professionals and five graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois were honored Tuesday (April 22) for excellence in teaching and advising. The group was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.Plewa named 2016-18 Phi Kappa Phi ScholarMay 27, 2016 11:15 am311 views Michael J. Plewa, a professor emeritus of genetics and University Scholar at Illinois, has been selected by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society - as the 2016-18 Phi Kappa Phi Scholar. Plewa received the award for his achievements in research, teaching, service and leadership.Hall receives American Institute of Architects award for lifetime achievement, serviceNov 6, 2017 3:15 pm306 views Gaines Hall, an associate dean emeritus in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, received the 2017 Gold Medal Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects Illinois Council. The Gold Medal Honor Award is the organization’s highest honor, recognizing exemplary contributions to the discipline and profession of architecture.Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities announces fellowshipsMar 12, 2018 3:30 pm270 views The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the U. of I. has awarded its annual faculty and graduate student fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year to seven faculty members and seven graduate students. IPRH also announced the Ragdale Residential Creative Fellow for 2018. AchievementsMar 24, 2016 9:00 am270 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.AchievementsFeb 4, 2016 9:00 am266 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Chemical Sciences Undergraduate AwardsJul 23, 2004 9:00 am260 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ninety University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 2003-2004 academic year.College of Engineering faculty members honoredJun 1, 2016 1:00 pm236 views College of Engineering faculty members Paul V. Braun, Huimin Zhao, Jianming Jin, Rizwan Uddin and Jessica Krogstad were all recently honored, and a former nuclear reactor on campus became an America Nuclear Society Nuclear Historic Landmark.Four faculty members to be honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipApr 25, 2017 12:00 pm235 views Four Illinois faculty will be formally honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership at an April 25 dinner tonight.College of Business Award Winners namedJun 26, 2007 9:00 am234 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.AchievementsMay 5, 2016 9:00 am233 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Student awarded Boren Scholarship to study in JordanMay 24, 2017 12:30 pm231 views Derek Hoot of Middleton, Wisconsin, a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was awarded an $18,500 Boren Scholarship for a 2017-18 study abroad experience in Jordan.Engineering faculty members appear in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and EngineeringJul 28, 2016 3:45 pm229 views The U. of I. is represented in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data. Faculty researchers from several different disciplines were represented: Prashant K. Jain, Jeffrey S. Moore, Catherine Jones Murphy and Ralph G. Nuzzo (chemistry); Tami C. Bond, Wen-Tso Liu and Billie F. Spencer Jr. (civil and environmental engineering); Minh Do, Pramod Viswanath and Daniel Liberzon (electrical and computer engineering); and John A. Rogers (materials science and engineering).AchievementsOct 15, 2015 9:15 am227 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Illini Emergency Medical Services honoredMar 9, 2017 10:45 am226 views Illini Emergency Medical Services recently won three competitive awards: Striving for Excellence in Campus EMS, Collegiate EMS Video of the Year and Collegiate EMS Advisor of the Year. The awards were presented at the 24th annual National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation conference in Baltimore in late February. IEMS is one of 246 campus-based emergency medical services organizations in North America, and one of 100 that attended the conference. Clarence Shelley to receive Chancellor's MedallionMar 22, 2002 9:00 am220 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Clarence Shelley, a former dean of students and associate vice chancellor, will receive the Chancellor's Medallion today for his 33 years of exemplary service to the University of Illinois and the Champaign-Urbana community.AchievementsDec 22, 2015 4:00 pm209 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Marlah Bonner McDuffie honoredNov 8, 2016 3:45 pm206 views The Secretariat honored Marlah Bonner McDuffie, an associate dean for advancement at the College of Media at Illinois, with the 2016 Boss of the Year Award. The Secretariat is comprised of Illinois employees in certain civil service classifications. Bonner McDuffie was honored at the Oct. 19 awards luncheon and was nominated by Colleen Hammel. Kathleen Harleman, the acting dean in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, was nominated by Rebecca Nash. More information about The Secretariat may be found online.Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 25, 2013 9:00 am204 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eleven faculty members, four academic professionals and five graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois were honored (Tuesday) April 23 for excellence in teaching and advising. The group was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.College of Engineering faculty members, Ph.D. student honoredFeb 1, 2017 2:15 pm199 views Aerospace engineering professor John Lambros and his Ph.D. student, Owen Kingstedt, were recognized with the 2017 Society of Experimental Mechanics M. Hetényi Award. An aerospace engineering faculty member since 2000, Lambros has simultaneously garnered SEM’s 2017 P.S. Theocaris Award, which recognizes a senior individual for distinguished, innovative and outstanding work in optical methods and experimental mechanics.moreBronze Tablet honorees represent top 3 percent of each collegeAug 17, 2004 9:00 am199 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two hundred nine names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the Library this fall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.AchievementsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am198 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.AchievementsFeb 25, 2016 9:00 am189 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Campus PromotionsFeb 18, 2016 9:00 am187 views Ed Ewald has been named acting vice chancellor for advancement; Lindsay Anderson will become executive director for governmental relations for the University of Illinois; Anna Westerstahl Stenport became the director of the campus Office of Undergraduate Research. Professor Cara A. Finnegan honored by the National Communication AssociationSep 23, 2016 9:15 am185 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. School of Architecture honors 121 studentsMay 31, 2007 9:00 am176 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - One hundred and twenty-one undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were honored for scholastic excellence during the 2007 spring semester. A total of $330,675 in prizes was awarded.AchievementsMar 17, 2016 9:00 am171 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Students receive awards in international studiesJun 20, 2003 9:00 am170 views 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.AchievementsSep 10, 2015 9:00 am164 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff membersPrice honored with Office Professional of the Year AwardApr 25, 2017 2:45 pm159 views Anne Price received the 2017 Office Professional of the Year Award from the Secretariat at Illinois. Illinois School of Architecture among DesignIntelligence’s Top 25 Programs for 2016-17Oct 3, 2016 4:30 pm158 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.Eighty-eight undergraduates win awards from School of Chemical SciencesJun 14, 2000 9:00 am156 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Eighty-eight University of Illinois students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 1999-2000 academic year.Ecological Society of America honors YangMar 1, 2018 1:45 pm154 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.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.moreUrbana campus faculty members named University ScholarsSep 29, 2014 9:00 am153 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.Herrera honored with Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champion Rising Star AwardJan 31, 2018 11:15 am152 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.Four receive awards for excellence in faculty leadershipMay 18, 2016 2:45 pm151 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 professors honoredMar 15, 2017 4:15 pm150 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.”moreTwo hundred students named to Bronze TabletJul 18, 2001 9:00 am148 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two hundred names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the University of Illinois Library this fall.College of Business honors students at annual banquetJun 5, 2008 9:00 am146 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.Chancellor's Scholars chosen for academic excellence, leadershipAug 22, 2002 9:00 am144 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 am141 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.AchievementsOct 29, 2015 9:00 am141 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Students receive American Society of Landscape Architecture awardSep 7, 2016 2:45 pm140 views 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. Brown receives Whiting Public Engagement FellowshipMar 1, 2018 2:00 pm134 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.