blog postsClassroom assessment is central topic of campus workshopsMar 17, 2016 9:00 am444 views Assessment is a tool that can be used to measure anything, but according to Jennifer Amos, a professor of bioengineering and this year's Distinguished Teacher-Scholar, it's especially useful in the classroom.Three U. of I. students receive Critical Language ScholarshipsMay 27, 2016 10:45 am434 views 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.Faculty, staff and teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in InstructionApr 27, 2017 1:30 pm397 views Champaign, Ill. – Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the U. of I. were honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising at an April 26 reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. Ten U. of I. students and recent alumni offered Fulbright grantsMay 23, 2016 11:00 am389 views 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. Hall receives American Institute of Architects award for lifetime achievement, serviceNov 6, 2017 3:15 pm387 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.U. of I. undergraduates awarded national scholarships for language studiesJul 12, 2018 8:30 am382 views Five undergraduates from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are among the 550 students nationwide awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study critical languages this summer.Phi Eta Sigma initiates 612 membersJun 24, 2002 9:00 am371 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.Book published by University of Illinois Press wins awardJun 8, 2016 4:45 pm367 views The book “Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers” by Adam Mack, published by the University of Illinois Press, won an award for superior achievement from the Illinois State Historical Society. Six academic professionals to be honored with CAPE awardApr 2, 2015 9:00 am366 views Six academic professionals will be honored with 2015 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 2.Faculty members receive Provost’s Campus Distinguished Promotion AwardMay 31, 2017 2:15 pm339 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.AchievementsApr 7, 2016 9:00 am330 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 pm329 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 am322 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 24, 2014 9:00 am321 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 am312 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.Chemical Sciences Undergraduate AwardsJul 23, 2004 9:00 am291 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.Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities announces fellowshipsMar 12, 2018 3:30 pm280 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 am272 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.Student awarded Boren Scholarship to study in JordanMay 24, 2017 12:30 pm251 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.College of Business Award Winners namedJun 26, 2007 9:00 am250 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.Four faculty members to be honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty LeadershipApr 25, 2017 12:00 pm249 views Four Illinois faculty will be formally honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership at an April 25 dinner tonight.Clarence Shelley to receive Chancellor's MedallionMar 22, 2002 9:00 am247 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.Germanic languages and literatures professor named Getty Residential ScholarMay 4, 2018 8:00 am244 views Illinois professor Mara Wade has been awarded a Getty Residential Scholar Grant. She’ll use the residency to work on her book on the relationship between public monuments and cultural politics in the city of Nuernberg.Marlah Bonner McDuffie honoredNov 8, 2016 3:45 pm241 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.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.AchievementsMay 5, 2016 9:00 am234 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Engineering faculty members appear in the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and EngineeringJul 28, 2016 3:45 pm231 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).Illini Emergency Medical Services honoredMar 9, 2017 10:45 am229 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. AchievementsOct 15, 2015 9:15 am228 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. Faculty and staff members honored for excellence at IllinoisApr 25, 2013 9:00 am224 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.Bronze Tablet honorees represent top 3 percent of each collegeAug 17, 2004 9:00 am212 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.AchievementsDec 22, 2015 4:00 pm211 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members. College of Engineering faculty members, Ph.D. student honoredFeb 1, 2017 2:15 pm201 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.moreAchievementsApr 14, 2016 9:00 am199 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 am188 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 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. School of Architecture honors 121 studentsMay 31, 2007 9:00 am184 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.Students receive awards in international studiesJun 20, 2003 9:00 am181 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.McGraw honored as 2018 Office Professional of the YearApr 27, 2018 3:30 pm173 views The Secretariat organization at Illinois has named James McGraw, an administrative aide for the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the 2018 Office Professional of the Year. The announcement was made at the organization’s April 18 luncheon. The Secretariat is a group comprised of U. of I. employees in certain civil service classifications. Rohit Bhargava, a professor of bioengineering, nominated McGraw for the annual award, which is celebrated during Administrative Professionals Week.AchievementsMar 17, 2016 9:00 am172 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff members.Eighty-eight undergraduates win awards from School of Chemical SciencesJun 14, 2000 9:00 am170 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Eighty-eight University of Illinois students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 1999-2000 academic year.College of Business honors students at annual banquetJun 5, 2008 9:00 am167 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois honored its students in April at its annual awards banquet.Herrera honored with Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champion Rising Star AwardJan 31, 2018 11:15 am166 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.Ecological Society of America honors YangMar 1, 2018 1:45 pm166 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.Price honored with Office Professional of the Year AwardApr 25, 2017 2:45 pm166 views Anne Price received the 2017 Office Professional of the Year Award from the Secretariat at Illinois. AchievementsSep 10, 2015 9:00 am164 views A report on honors, awards, appointments and other outstanding achievements of faculty and staff membersTwo hundred students named to Bronze TabletJul 18, 2001 9:00 am160 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two hundred names will appear on the newest Bronze Tablet being placed in the University of Illinois Library this fall.Illinois School of Architecture among DesignIntelligence’s Top 25 Programs for 2016-17Oct 3, 2016 4:30 pm159 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.