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  • 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.

  • Illinois biofuels expert meets with President Bush

    Illinois biofuels expert meets with President Bush

  • Achievements

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a 2014 MacArthur fellowship, commonly called a "genius grant."  Click photo to enlarge

    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.

  • 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.

  • Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

    Thirteen faculty members receive entrepreneurial honors

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Asef Bayat is one of five Illinois professors named Guggenheim Fellows.  Click photo to enlarge

    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.

  • 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.

  • Two graduate students win scholarships for research into aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2001-2002 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $3,500 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Achievements

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

  • Campus receives gold for sustainability efforts

    UI's Urbana campus has been named a Gold Level Compact School within the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact program.

  • 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.

  • Ryan C. Bailey is one of two Illinois professors named the world's top young innovators by Technology Review, the world's oldest technology magazine.  Click photo to enlarge

    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.

  • 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.

  • Six at University of Illinois receive Fulbright Scholar grants

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six people at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have received 2004-2005 Fulbright Scholar grants.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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