Posted: March 7, 2023
The Graduate College is pleased to announce that Penny Ames from the School of Information Sciences is the winner of the 2022 Graduate College Excellence Award for Graduate Contacts. The award is given annually as part of the Graduate College’s Annual Workshop for Directors of Graduate Study and Graduate Contacts. It recognizes staff members whose...
Posted: February 7, 2023
Career exploration is time-consuming. For Heather Ennis, this period of discernment has been a slow, necessary evolution—one that has provided an opportunity for self-reflection about her graduate education in the humanities.
“I don't think that doing a PhD and deciding not to follow an academic track is necessarily the kind of loss that maybe I...
Posted: January 27, 2023
The Graduate College at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has been awarded a $500,000 Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
The purpose of the Sloan grant is to support institutional pathways from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to master’s and doctoral degree...
Posted: January 25, 2023
2023–24 Mellon Interseminars Graduate Fellows Named
Fellows to collaborate with faculty in course development, research
The Humanities Research Institute (HRI) has announced the second cohort of Interseminars graduate fellows: nine students from a range of disciplines and home colleges, including Fine and Applied Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences,...
Posted: December 19, 2022
Miriam Schlessinger, an undergraduate at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, recently participated in the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), a 10-week hands-on summer internship at PRI that aims to enable undergraduate students from underrepresented populations to explore careers in applied science.
Miriam worked with Dr. Nohra...