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  • Workshop series to address underrepresented students

    Variety is said to be the spice of life, but it turns out to be an active ingredient in the learning process as well.

  • Works by four students selected for juried ceramics exhibition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Artwork by four ceramics students in the University of Illinois School of Art and Design has been selected for inclusion in a juried exhibition.

  • Wisconsin professor to be honored with UI advertising award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois advertising department will present a University of Wisconsin advertising professor with the S. Watson and Elizabeth S. Dunn Excellence in Advertising award during an afternoon reception Monday (Oct. 15).

  • Wisconsin mother honored as Mom of the Year at Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The mother of a Wisconsin senior has been crowned the inaugural Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year at the University of Illinois.

  • Weavers honored with permanent tribute

    State Sen. Stanley B. Weaver of Urbana and his late wife, Mary Smith Weaver, were honored Oct. 12 for their lifelong dedication to preserving nature and for Sen. Weaver’s many years of public service

  • U.S.News & World Report releases university rankings

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was ranked 11th among the top 50 public national universities by U.S.News & World Report in rankings released Aug. 19.

  • U.S.News & World Report releases graduate college rankings

    Graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines fared well in the 2004 rankings released April 4 by U.S.News & World Report. UI units ranked in the top 10 nationally in the rankings include engineering (5), accountancy (2) and educational psychology (4). This year, the magazine issued new rankings in business, law, medicine, health disciplines, education and engineering. The publication did not issue new rankings in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. For the first time, the magazine ranked master of fine arts programs. How other UI units (and specialties within units) fared in the rankings:

  • U.S. News releases some graduate rankings

    U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of some graduate programs March 11 as part of the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings. Civil engineering and condensed matter physics at Illinois both received No. 1 rankings.

  • U.S. News releases its annual grad school rankings

    In its latest rankings of America's best graduate schools, U.S.News & World Report ranked a number of UI units best in the nation, including the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the department of accountancy and the department of civil engineering. The issue hit newstands April 3. The magazine does not evaluate all disciplines every year. How other UI colleges, departments and specialties fared:

  • U.S.News Rankings announced

    The UI College of Engineering achieved a No. 4 ranking in the latest edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” released by U.S.News & World Report on March 31. Within the college, many programs fared well in the rankings, including aeronautical and astronautical engineering (8), chemical (8), civil (1), computer (4), electrical (4), environmental (2), materials (2), mechanical (6), nuclear (10).

  • U.S.News rankings announced

    UI graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines fared well in the 2004 rankings released April 1 by U.S.News & World Report. UI units ranked in the top 10 nationally include accounting (4), civil engineering (2), clinical psychology (8), computer engineering (5), elementary education (5), environmental engineering (2), materials science (3) and speech pathology (10).

  • U.S. News rankings announced

    The U. of I. moved up two places in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of "Best Colleges," released Sept. 10. Illinois is now tied at No. 11 among public universities. The Urbana campus also moved up, five places, in the national rankings, and now is tied at No. 41.

  • U.S. News graduate school rankings released

    The UI fares well in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's best graduate schools. The 2009 edition of the magazine's ratings of graduate programs is scheduled for publication April 7-14.

  • Urbana campus ranked No. 13 by U.S. News

    The Urbana campus of the UI was ranked No. 13 nationally among U.S. public universities granting doctoral degrees, according to U.S. News & World Report, which released rankings as part of its "America's Best Colleges" issue.

  • Urbana campus ranked ninth by U.S.News

    The Urbana campus was ranked ninth among public national universities in the U.S.News & World Report rankings released Aug. 20.

  • 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 Tuesday (Sept. 10) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Levis Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana.

  • Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    Six Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 26 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

  • Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

    Seven Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars and will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

  • 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.

  • U. of I. undergraduates awarded scholarships for language study abroad

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign undergraduates recently received nationally competitive awards for overseas foreign language study. Emelyn Baker, of Winnebago, Ill, will study Chinese this summer through the U.S. State Department's Critical Language Scholarship. Seniors Brett Cox, of Rose Hill, Kan., and Ryan Rogowski, of Naperville, Ill., were offered Boren Undergraduate Scholarships through the National Security Education Program to fund a year of study abroad. Another Illinois candidate, senior Joseph Helbing, of Berwyn, Ill., is a Boren Scholarship alternate.

  • U. of I. undergraduates awarded national scholarships for language studies

    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.

  • U. of I. trustee honored with Mothers Association Medallion

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Mothers Association's Medallion of Honor was presented to Susan L. Gravenhorst during Moms Weekend activities last month at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • U. of I. to receive Energy Frontier Research Center awards

    The U.S. Department of Energy has announced 32 new and continuing multiyear, multimillion-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers - and the U. of I.'s Urbana campus is involved in five of them.

  • U. of I. student taking part in Fulbright summer study program in Scotland

    U. of I. student Amber Winters, a resident of Colona, Illinois, is one of four U.S. students selected for a three-week cultural and academic summer program in Scotland.

  • U. of I. students to study abroad as recipients of Boren Honors

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Several University of Illinois students have received recognition for their achievements from the National Security Education Program.

  • U. of I. students named among 'most promising' by advertising federation

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four students at the University of Illinois were among 50 finalists announced last month as honorees in the annual American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Minority Students Program.

  • U. of I. student one of 35 national winners of graduate scholarship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Recent University of Illinois graduate Goylette (Julie) Chami, of Washington, Ill., is one of 35 students nationally to receive a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship to fund graduate studies beginning in fall 2008.

  • U. of I. student named Rhodes Scholar

    Thomas Dowling, a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 32 U.S. students selected as Rhodes Scholars. Dowling is the first Rhodes Scholar on the Urbana campus since 1998.

  • U. of I. student from Chicago wins Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Joanna Chromik, a junior at the University of Illinois, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship, which awards $34,000 for future graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

  • U. of I. student awarded graduate scholarship for study of aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois student in the Medical Scholars Program in the College of Medicine has won a 2007-2008 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarship for the study of aging.

  • U. of I. student awarded graduate scholarship for study of aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate student has won a 2005-2006 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarship for the study of aging. She will receive $4,000 to continue research in the field of gerontology.

  • U. of I. student awarded graduate scholarship for study of aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate student has won a 2006-2007 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarship for the study of aging. She will receive $4,000 to continue research in the field of gerontology.

  • U. of I.'s Richard Powers wins National Book Award for 'The Echo Maker'

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois novelist and writer-in-residence has won the 2006 National Book Award for fiction.

  • U. of I. senior one of 11 students nationwide to win Churchill Scholarship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jonathan Hollander, a senior majoring in materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 11 students nationwide to receive a Churchill Scholarship for study at Cambridge University in England.

  • U of I senior from Northbrook named Marshall Scholar

    For the third consecutive year, a U. of I. student has been named a Marshall Scholar. Devin Weiss, of Northbrook, Illinois, is a senior majoring in sociology. 

  • U. of I. senior awarded grant for study in England

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A senior at the University of Illinois has received a Whitaker International Fellow Grant for study in England during the 2008-09 academic year.

  • U. of I. provost Linda Katehi named to national committee by President Bush

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -The White House said today that President Bush intends to name Linda Katehi, the provost of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science.

  • U. of I. professors elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois microbiology professors Jeffrey F. Gardner and James A. Imlay have been elected fellows in the American Academy of Microbiology.

  • U. of I. nutrition scientist Sharon Donovan elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Sharon M. Donovan, a professor of nutrition and the Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health at the University of Illinois, was elected today (Oct. 16) to the National Academy of Medicine.

  • U. of I. musicologist to receive Humboldt Award for lifetime achievements

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois musicologist William Kinderman has been selected to receive the prestigious Humboldt Research Award.

  • U. of I. Moms Association announces 2008 Humanitarian Award recipients

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Moms Association has named Jamil Johnson and Nisa Agrawal as the graduate and undergraduate recipients, respectively, of its 2008 Humanitarian Awards.

  • U. of I. junior honored as finalist in Metropolitan Opera auditions

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Adelaide Muir, a junior in vocal performance in the School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was among seven singers selected as finalists in the 2004 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

  • U. of I. Dads Association honors outstanding faculty, staff, students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently presented its annual Certificate of Merit Awards - one each to an outstanding student, faculty member, staff member and a registered student organization at the university.

  • U. of I. chemistry professor wins Packard Fellowship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Benjamin McCall, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 20 U.S. researchers named 2006 Packard Fellows for science and engineering by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. He will receive $625,000 during the next five years to enhance his research efforts.

  • U. of I. Chancellor Richard Herman named to White House panel

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Richard Herman, the chancellor of the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois, was named Monday to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

  • U. of I. architecture graduate named Luce Scholar

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ryan Dick, a recent master's degree recipient in the University of Illinois School of Architecture from Elmhurst, Ill., is among 18 students nationwide to be named to the Luce Scholars Program for a yearlong experience in Asia.

  • University of Illinois is a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students

    The University of Illinois is among the top-five public universities in the nation for 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Students, according to information recently released from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

  • University of Illinois Dads Association honors Certificate of Merit recipients

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present its annual Certificate of Merit Awards at its annual Dads Weekend banquet today (Oct. 31).

  • Uni High class earns highest average ACT score

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The 2001 graduating class of University Laboratory High School, the laboratory school of the University of Illinois, achieved the highest average composite score in the nation on the ACT exam, among U.S. high schools with 30 or more students from that class taking the exam.

  • U.N. expert's lecture to highlight day honoring award recipients

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The recipient of the University of Illinois' 2007 Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement will return to the campus April 2 to receive the award and deliver a lecture on global efforts to end poverty and hunger in the world's poorest countries.