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  • UI physicist on symposium panel in Chicago for "Copenhagen" premiere

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. An emeritus professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who worked on the Manhattan Project will be a panelist at a free symposium for the premiere of the play "Copenhagen" in Chicago.

  • Achievements

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

  • Four alumni honored by College of Engineering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four alumni of the University of Illinois College of Engineering were honored Friday (April 7) at the 36th annual Engineering Awards Convocation.

  • Engineering professor named Carnegie Scholar

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Michael Loui, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

  • Ginsburg honored for international achievement

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  • Four U. of I. students win Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2005-2006 academic year.

  • Two professors win Guggenheim Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign professors are among the 184 artists, scholars and scientists named as 2003 Guggenheim Fellows.

  • Illinois professor to receive presidential early career award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Robert W. Ghrist, a professor of mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is among 57 young researchers named today as recipients of the 2002 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. Ghrist will receive his award today (May 4) in a White House ceremony.

  • Avery Brundage scholarships granted to 20 U. of I. students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twenty University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,500 for the 2007-2008 academic year.

  • Two graduate students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2000-2001 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $3,500 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Sophomore named one of 13 GE Fund scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Rynae E. Boler of Chicago, a sophomore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected as one of 13 GE Fund Scholars chosen for outstanding academic performance and leadership.

  • Brundage Scholarships honor excellence in academics and athletics

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Nineteen University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,000 for the 2004-2005 academic year.

  • Five graduate students awarded fellowships by FMC

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Each of five University of Illinois graduate students including four from the Urbana-Champaign campus has been awarded an $8,000 FMC Graduate Fellowship for the 2001-2002 academic year.

  • Achievements

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

  • Four graduate students awarded fellowships from FMC Technologies Inc.

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Each of 10 University of Illinois graduate students - including four from the Urbana campus - has been awarded a $9,000 FMC Technologies Inc. Fellowship for the 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Five students at Urbana campus win Avery Brundage Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Nineteen University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,500 for the 2008-2009 academic year.

  • Achievements

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

  • Communication scholars named as fellows in international association

    Jesse G. Delia and Barbara J. Wilson, professors of communication at the UI, have been elected as fellows in the International Communication Association, considered among the highest honors in the broad field of communication studies.

  • Forum to be held on stem cell research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. President Bushs recent decision on federal funding for stem-cell research only ended one part of the debate.

  • Graduate student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Qi Zhu, a University of Illinois graduate student, has been selected for an Amelia Earhart Fellowship from the Zonta International Foundation.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Distinguished food scientist to receive honorary degree at commencement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Gary R. List, a retired consultant for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has been chosen to receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the 2 p.m. campuswide Commencement ceremony May 15 at the Assembly Hall.

  • Achievements

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

  • 2007 ACES Academy for Global Engagement Scholars Selected

    2007 ACES Academy for Global Engagement Scholars Selected Eight scientists from the UI College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences have been selected to form the ACES Academy for Global Engagement class of 2007. The yearlong program encourages global awakening in areas of education, research and outreach. One member of each of the seven departments in the college and one UI Extension educator will represent the 2007 class. The academy involves a one-year commitment that focuses on global activities at the college, campus and national levels, and culminates in an international immersion trip. Each member of the academy is encouraged through the program by senior faculty mentors (called fellows) who have had scholarly experience on an international level. The scholars selected for the 2007 ACES Academy for Global Engagement:

  • Junior wins grant for study in France

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi has awarded a UI student a grant to help defray study abroad program expenses.

  • Two Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Weng Cho Chew and Thomas J. Overbye, both professors of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

  • Kaler's latest book honored by Association of American Publishers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois astronomy professor has won an Association of American Publishers (AAP) annual award for his latest book on stars.S

  • 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.

  • Illinois biofuels expert meets with President Bush

    Illinois biofuels expert meets with President Bush

  • 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.

  • UI to honor student employees April 7 as part of national recognition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An award ceremony to honor student employees of the year is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. April 7 in the General Lounge of the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

  • Five Illinois professors named Guggenheim Fellows

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five professors at the University of Illinois - Asef Bayat, Joy Harjo, Catherine Prendergast, Stephen Andrew Taylor and Deke Weaver - have been named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows. They are among 178 North American artists, scholars and scientists selected on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

  • Five UI students win FMC Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Each of five University of Illinois graduate students -- including four from the Urbana-Champaign campus -- has been awarded a $7,500 FMC Graduate Fellowship for the 2000-01 academic year.

  • Fellows announced for Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

    Fellows announced for Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

  • Alston selected for ACE Fellows Program

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Kal Alston, the director of the women's studies program and professor of educational policy studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected for the 2003-04 American Council on Education Fellows Program.

  • FMC Fellowships support six graduate students universitywide

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Each of six University of Illinois graduate students - including two from the Urbana campus - has been awarded a $9,000 FMC Technologies Inc. Fellowship for the 2004-2005 academic year.

  • Graduate students awarded fellowships from FMC Technologies Inc.

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Each of eight University of Illinois graduate students - including four from the Urbana campus - has been awarded a $9,000 FMC Technologies Inc. Fellowship for the 2009-2010 academic year.

  • Three U. of I. students win Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2006-2007 academic year.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Illinois moves up in national rankings

    The UI moved up slightly in the latest national rankings from U.S. News & World Report, published Aug. 20.

  • Teaching Excellence: Campus Curriculum for Instructional Excellence aims to enhance faculty members’ teaching skills

    The Campus Curriculum for Instructional Excellence, being initiated this fall on the Urbana campus, will give instructors the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills by learning from three of the university’s Distinguished Teacher/Scholars.

  • Two Illinois chemists named top young innovators

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two chemistry professors at the University of Illinois - Ryan C. Bailey and Prashant K. Jain - have been chosen as two of the world's top young innovators by Technology Review, the world's oldest technology magazine.

  • Illinois engineer wins MacArthur fellowship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a "genius grant," from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

  • Achievements

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

  • NCSA Faculty Fellows announced

    The National Center for Supercomputing Applications has chosen seven UI faculty members as Faculty Fellows for 2009-2010. The Faculty Fellows Program, jointly funded by NCSA and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and in its 11th year, extends opportunities in advanced computing and information technology to UI faculty members. Through the program, faculty members can access and benefit from NCSA's high-performance computing and storage environment, cutting-edge visualization and data analysis capabilities, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration. Fellowships include up to $30,000 in support.

  • Founder Professor wins physics prize

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Steve Granick, Founder Professor of Engineering, and professor of materials science and engineering, of chemistry, of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and of physics, was awarded the Polymer Physics Prize of the American Physical Society.