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U of I students, alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Thirteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni accepted Fulbright grants for the upcoming academic year, providing opportunities for international educational, research and teaching experiences.

University of Illinois students receive Critical Language Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois undergraduates have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarshipsto study critical languages during the summer of 2019.

U. of I. student selected for Fulbright Summer Institute in London

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois freshman Ari Kelo, a graduate of Northside College Preparatory High School in Chicago, will join a three-week summer program at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, an initiative of the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission.

Illinois student honored with Goldwater scholarship

U. of I. student Philip Kocheril of Champaign was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.

Three faculty members honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership

The Office of the Provost honored three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members May 7 with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership.

The Center for Advanced Study announces the Associates, Fellows and Beckman Fellows for 2019-20.

The Center for Advanced Study announces the Associates, Fellows and Beckman Fellows for 2019-20.

Long elected to National Academy of Sciences

Stephen P. Long, a professor of crop sciences and plant biology at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive.

Illinois music professor awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Illinois ethnomusicologist Michael Silvers, who specializes in the music of Brazil, has been awarded a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. He’ll use the fellowship to research a book that will examine the aesthetics and natural resources of instrument-making using Brazilian woods.

Illinois chancellor and chemist elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor Robert J. Jones and chemistry professor Catherine J. Murphy have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Illinois history professor awarded ACLS Fellowship

University of Illinois history professor Marsha Barrett has been awarded a prestigious ACLS Fellowship.

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