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Two Illinois students to study at U.K. Fulbright Summer Institute

Two University of Illinois students are among 60 students in the U.S. to receive a U.K. Summer Fulbright placement.

Two U. of I. seniors among Boren Scholarships recipients

Two University of Illinois seniors are among 221 nationwide recipients of David L. Boren Scholarships, awarded by the National Security Education Program to provide undergraduate students experience in world regions critical to U.S. interests.

Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership awarded to four faculty members

The Office of the Provost recognized four University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members April 25 with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership.

Germanic languages and literatures professor named Getty Residential Scholar

Illinois professor Mara Wade has been awarded a Getty Residential Scholar Grant. She’ll use the residency to work on her book on the relationship between public monuments and cultural politics in the city of Nuernberg.

Illinois chemist elected to National Academy of Sciences

Scott E. Denmark, a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive. Denmark is one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates recognized for distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Ngumbi honored with prestigious biology medal

Esther Ngumbi, a postdoctoral researcher at Illinois, has been selected as the Society for Experimental Biology’s SEB+ section 2018 President’s Medallist. Candidates for the medal are selected on the basis of their outstanding contribution to one of the four fields of research represented by the SEB’s four sections (SEB+, plant, cell and animal biology).

Four students honored by Goldwater scholarship program

Three University of Illinois students have been nationally recognized with Barry M. Goldwater scholarships, which support students with potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.  A fourth Illinois student was selected for honorable mention

Faculty, staff and teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

The University of Illinois is honoring 21 faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising.

Geography professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

University of Illinois professor of geography Jesse Ribot has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities announces fellowships

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the U. of I. has awarded its annual faculty and graduate student fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year to seven faculty members and seven graduate students. IPRH also announced the Ragdale Residential Creative Fellow for 2018.

 

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