Posted: June 2, 2016
By Steve Witmer, News Bureau Director
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study a foreign language this summer. The Critical Language Scholarship Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of...
Posted: April 28, 2016
Champaign, Ill. – Graduate students Bradford Coyle, Miriam Keep and Phoebe Shelor and undergraduate Daniel Levin have received prestigious Boren Awards for study abroad during 2016-17. David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are sponsored by the National Security Education Program, a major federal initiative designed to build a broader...
Posted: April 14, 2016
Ave Alvarado, director of Educational Equity Programs and Alexis Thompson, assistant dean for graduate student development and postdoctoral affairs were two of the six academic professionals honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.
Now in its 28th year, the program honors the...
Posted: April 12, 2016
Robin Holland, a student in the Veterinary Medical Scholars Program at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support her training for a career in research.
Holland received an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National...
Posted: April 7, 2016
The winners are:
1ST PRIZE ($500 AWARD)
Josh Smith from Nutritional Sciences for “The Creation of Adam In Situ”
Michelangelo's 'The Creation of Adam' famously depicts the Genesis creation story - God, grandly buoyed by a host of cherubim, reaching across an empty expanse, is about to impart the spark of life to the...