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Graduate College News

  • Posted: September 28, 2020
    Pranay Thangeda a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering relies on the bus system in Champaign-Urbana to get to class and other meetings. He wanted to understand why, despite arriving at the bus stop well ahead of the schedule, he was sometimes late. He developed a tool that considers transportation variables weighed...
  • Posted: September 24, 2020
    OUTSIDE LODA, Ill. – When I arrive at the Loda Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve, Katie Dana is already out there. She’s wearing knee-high boots to ward off chiggers and ticks, and she’s carrying an insect net. Dana is on the prowl for cicadas: the loudest insects on the planet. On this hot summer day, they do not disappoint. The males are in full...
  • Posted: September 20, 2020
    Xiaofan Zhang a Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) Ph.D. student has been selected as one of 30 awardees of a 2020 Google Ph.D. Fellowship across North America and Europe. The award recognizes outstanding graduate students who have done exceptional work in a number of computing disciplines. The Google Fellowship offers two years...
  • Posted: August 18, 2020
    Nine University of Illinois graduate students have been honored as Outstanding Scholars and Fellows by the Illinois Graduate College Summer Predoctoral Institute (SPI). "I am proud of all our SPI participants and their dedication to supporting one another this summer. SPI fellows commit to learning more about their research interests and...
  • Posted: July 29, 2020
    Twenty-two University of Illinois graduate students have been named Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellows by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.  DFI Fellowships are dedicated to diversifying the faculty and administration at colleges and universities in Illinois. To that end, fellowships support...

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