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  • Posted: November 20, 2015
    Assata Zerai, associate dean in the Graduate College, is the recipient of the 2015 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Leadership in Diversity. In addition to her position in the Graduate College, Zerai is director of the Center for African Studies and associate professor of Sociology.    Zerai’s contributions to the...
  • Posted: November 19, 2015
    The University of Illinois Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter was honored with the Small Graduate Chapter of the Year Award at this year’s SACNAS National Conference. Eligible chapters are scored based on the academic advancement, publishing, employment and graduation rate,...
  • Posted: November 18, 2015
      MCB graduate student Jannette Rodriguez-Otero in her lab in Morrill Hall. By Elizabeth (Betsy) Innes, Communications Specialist for I-STEM So how did Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) grad student Jannette Rodriguez-Otero from San Juan, Puerto Rico, go from studying to be a barber in a local vocational school to working on a Ph....
  • Posted: November 17, 2015
    Urbana, Illinois—November 18, 2015—The Scholarly Commons of the University Library and the Graduate College are partnering to host The Image of Research, a competition celebrating the diversity and breadth of graduate student research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Graduate and professional students at...
  • Posted: November 12, 2015
    The Graduate College is excited to announce the winners of the 2015 Research Live! competition. Twelve finalists competed in the first ever Research Live! competition on Wednesday, November 11 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Ipek Tasan, first place winner Ipek Tasan (Biochemistry) won first place with her presentation...

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