blog posts Illinois music professor awarded NEH Fellowship Jan 15, 2020 1:00 pm0 views University of Illinois music professor Christina Bashford was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2019. U of I's highest honors: Stephen Long invested as a Stanley O. Ikenberry Chair Jan 31, 2020 10:00 am0 views 'Steve has led the world in advancing our knowledge of the mechanisms of photosynthesis... especially towards the goal of increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis to help feed the world's burgeoning population.' Sottos elected to National Academy of Engineering Feb 10, 2020 8:15 am0 views 'This is one of the very most prestigious honors an engineer can earn, and we are thrilled that Nancy’s distinguished reputation among her peers is being recognized,' said Dean Rashid Bashir of The Grainger College of Engineering. Faculty, staff, teaching assistants earn Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction May 4, 2021 11:45 am0 views The Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes sustained excellence and innovation in undergrad teaching and contributions beyond classroom instruction that have an overall positive impact on student learning. Illinois professor appointed to US Department of Energy leadership role May 10, 2021 3:00 pm0 views Kathryn Huff has accepted an appointment as principal deputy assistant secretary for nuclear energy in the U.S. Office of Nuclear Energy. Children's book by Illinois students teaches third graders about engineering Jun 7, 2021 2:30 pm0 views “Jenny Saves a Convertible,” the first book from the program to be published, teaches third-grade students about automotive design and engineering. Illinois students awarded Boren Scholarships Jun 12, 2020 9:30 am0 views The National Security Education Program selects Boren Scholars to add international and language components to their education by studying overseas in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Class of 2025 sets enrollment records Sep 8, 2021 11:15 am0 views The totals include 5,835 new students from 92 Illinois conties, the most in-state students in 10 years. More than 20% are from underrepresented groups, and more than 20% are first generation students. Nicholas Wu earns NIH Director's New Innovator Award Oct 5, 2021 10:30 am0 views 'In the arms race to combat continually evolving viruses, professor Wu’s work will develop a unique predictive platform using influenza as a model for analysis, discovery and frontier-changing implementation,' said U of I's vice chancellor for research. Bhargava, Sweedler listed among world’s 100 most influential analytical scientists Oct 15, 2021 12:00 pm0 views The Analytical Scientist (Oct. 15) Jonathan Sweedler, Director of the U of I's School of Chemical Sciences, is at the very top of The Analytical Scientists' list. Cancer Center at Illinois Director Rohit Bhargava also made 'The Power List.' Carle Illinois med student a finalist for Neurological Surgeons’ Innovator of the Year Award Oct 20, 2021 10:45 am0 views A robotic neurosurgical device created by second-year med Al Smith may offer a new kind of emergency treatment for traumatic brain injury in low-resource countries. Three Illinois scientists rank among world's most influential Nov 18, 2020 10:30 am0 views Axel Hoffmann, Stephen Long and Donald Ort are among the most highly cited researchers in the world. LAS triple major receives Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award Dec 9, 2020 9:30 am0 views In her final year of undergraduate studies at Illinois, Issy Marquez has been named a recipient of the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award for her overall excellence in civic engagement and curricular and extracurricular activities. Five Urbana faculty members honored as University Scholars Dec 10, 2020 1:45 pm0 views The five Illinois professors named University Scholars are Meghan Burke, special education; Ryan Dilger, animal sciences; Christopher Freeburg, English; Ned O’Gorman, communication; and Rachel Whitaker, microbiology. Watch: Illinois' virtual Celebration of Diversity Dec 11, 2020 10:30 am0 views The Illinois campus celebrates diversity every day, but this annual event recognizes people who have been outstanding advocates for diversity across our campus and around the world. Two Illinois professors named Sloan Research Fellows Feb 12, 2020 9:30 am1 views Two U of I scientists are among 126 recipients of the 2020 Sloan Research Fellowships. This honor is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers. U of I among top producers of Fulbright awards Feb 20, 2020 8:45 am1 views For the ninth time in the past 10 years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named among the U.S. colleges and universities that produce the most Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Physics prof, Nobel laureate Anthony Leggett donates papers to University Archives Mar 6, 2020 12:15 pm1 views Sir Anthony Leggett's papers, recently donated to the University of Illinois Archives, provide a perspective on his groundbreaking research in theoretical condensed matter physics. University invests $24 million into Investment for Growth Proposals Sep 17, 2019 12:00 pm1 views The university is generating new sources of revenue while continuing to invest in education, research and public engagement. Prof. Yurii Vlasov elected to National Academy of Engineering Feb 10, 2021 2:15 pm2 views Vlasov is among a class of 106 engineers and 23 foreign associates announced by the academy. Election to the NAE is one of the highest professional honors an engineer can garner. Three Illinois researchers receive ACLS Fellowships Apr 13, 2021 10:45 am2 views Three Illinois researchers have been awarded 2021 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships. This year’s ACLS Fellowship competition focused on early career scholars. Four elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences Apr 23, 2021 9:15 am2 views College of Education Dean James Anderson, chemistry professor Nancy Makri, physics professor Nadya Mason and chemistry professor Kenneth Schweizer are among 262 elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this year. Three Illinois faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences Apr 27, 2021 9:45 am2 views Physics professor Nadya Mason and chemistry professors Ralph Nuzzo and Wilfred van der Donk have earned one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive in recognition of their distinguished achievements in research. Illinois English professor awarded Carnegie Fellowship Apr 28, 2021 10:30 am2 views Professor Gillen D’Arcy Wood has been awarded a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to develop a database of baseline oceanographic information to enhance marine research, and to examine the Victorian origins of marine science. Hammack receives Carl Sagan Award May 6, 2019 8:15 am2 views Illinois Professor Bill Hammack joins previous awardees Steven Pinker, Thomas Friedman, and Bill Nye. The first recipient was astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan. Khroma Quartet are silver medalists at Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition May 13, 2019 2:30 pm2 views The Khroma Saxophone Quartet have won second place in the Senior Division-Winds/Brass at the 46th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. U. of I. the third-largest producer of onsite clean power among U.S. universities May 13, 2021 3:30 pm2 views Clean energy production will now support approximately 12 percent of the university's annual electricity demand. Meet some of U of I's most inspiring, innovative teachers May 19, 2020 11:00 am2 views Faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants at Illinois this spring were honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising, collectively known as Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction. Two Illinois students named Udall Scholars Jun 1, 2020 4:30 pm2 views Joseph Kreiling and Jonah Messinger were named Udall Scholars, representing the first time that two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students were honored in the same year. Illinois architecture professor awarded Graham Foundation grant Jun 1, 2021 1:30 pm2 views Architecture professor emerita T.F. Tierney has been awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts to examine the role that federal lending practices played in maintaining racially segregated suburbs.