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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fellows announced for Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

    Fellows announced for Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Senior honored with 2001 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois student has been named a recipient of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois 2001 Student Laureate Award for maintaining an excellent academic record while contributing extensively to campus agricultural organizations.

  • Comparative literature student runner-up for national prize

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A senior in comparative literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named a runner-up in this year's Norton Scholar's Prize competition for her paper "An Inexhaustible Surface: the Subversive Meditations of Italo Calvino."

  • 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.

  • Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

    Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

  • 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.

  • Freshman honored for academic achievement, community involvement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A University of Illinois student has received a scholarship from Lifetouch Inc., a photography company, for her academic achievement and community involvement.

  • Mothers Association to honor professor emerita Geneva Belford

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Geneva Belford, professor emeritus of computer science, will receive the Mothers Association Medallion of Honor, the most prestigious annual award given by the Mothers Association at Illinois.

  • 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.

  • Achievements

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

  • Graduate school rankings released

    A number of UI units ranked highly in the 2008 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” published in the April 9 edition of U.S.News & World Report.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Three UI professors win Sloan Research Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three University of Illinois faculty members have been selected to receive the 2001 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • Twenty-one at Illinois to be honored for excellence in teaching and advising

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members, four academic professionals and three teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be honored today (April 18) for excellence in teaching and advising. The award winners will be recognized during the annual Instructional Awards banquet in the Illini Union,1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

  • Six professors, six students win Humanities Fellowships at Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six professors and six graduate students have won fellowships for the academic year 2005-2006 to the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • 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.

  • 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.