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Honors

Wuebbles honored by American Geophysical Union

Donald J. Wuebbles, the Harry E. Preble Endowed Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Illinois, has been selected as the 2018 Bert Bolin awardee and lecturer of the American Geophysical Union’s Environmental Change section.

Smart Energy Design Assistance Center honored with Illinois Sustainability Award

Twenty-seven Illinois companies and organizations were honored Oct. 23 for their significant achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain the future and improving the economy. The winners were announced during a ceremony at the Union League Club in Chicago.

 

Van der Veen honored with Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

Renske van der Veen, a professor of chemistry at Illinois, was awarded a Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, a five-year, $875,000 grant.

Illinois sociologist wins MacArthur fellowship

Illinois sociologist Rebecca Sandefur has been named the recipient of a 2018 MacArthur fellowship, or “genius grant.”

Graduate students awarded Department of Energy fellowship

Two graduate students at Illinois have been awarded Department of Energy fellowships.

Anda Trifan, a doctoral candidate in professor of biochemistry Emad Tajkhorshid’s research group, has been awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship to support her research in theoretical and computational biophysics. Edward Hutter, a doctoral candidate in professor of computer science Edgar Solomonik’s research group, was awarded the fellowship to support his research in computer science.

Knobloch honored with Charles H. Woolbert Research Award

The National Communication Association announces the selection of Leanne Knobloch, a professor of communication at Illinois, as the 2018 recipient of the Charles H. Woolbert Research Award. 

Five Urbana-Champaign campus professors named University Scholars

Five University of Illinois professors at the Urbana-Champaign campus have been named University Scholars in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

U. of I. undergraduates awarded national scholarships for language studies

Five undergraduates from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are among the 550 students nationwide awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study critical languages this summer.

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.

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