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Graduate College News

  • Posted: February 23, 2022
    Opeyemi Arogundade, Tissue Microenvironment (TiME) program trainee and student in Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) scientist, Andrew Smith’s, lab, is applying his academic background in physics to cancer research and improving the penetration of nanoparticles into tissue to obtain three-dimensional images. As an undergraduate student, Arogundade...
  • Posted: February 18, 2022
    Anna Waller, ('20, PhD, Chemistry) has been selected as a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador. Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors represent the program's rich diversity and play a key role in increasing knowledge about Fulbright opportunities. They provide testimonials about their Fulbright experiences at conferences and campus presentations and offer...
  • Posted: January 26, 2022
    Joe Coyle, PhD candidate in Anthropology, is a 2021–22 Humanities Research Institute (HRI) Graduate Student Fellow. Coyle’s dissertation project, Queer Pentecostal World-Making in an Uncertain Brazil, ethnographically analyzes the emergence of LGBTQ+-led Pentecostal churches and queer Pentecostal identity formation at a time of increasing moral...
  • Posted: November 2, 2021
    For Biniyam Melesse, Ph.D. student in Community Health, winning a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowship was “a match made in heaven.” He was elated to learn in September that he was one of only 142 awardees nationwide of this prestigious fellowship. Offered by the U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays...
  • Posted: October 27, 2021
    The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Graduate Student Leadership Award: Jasmine Routon, a doctoral student in Human Development and Family Studies. Routon’s research focuses on the expereineces of rural LGBTQ+ individuals and families, particularly their experiences of poverty, housing instability, and other social...

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