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  • Posted: June 19, 2015
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sixteen Illinois students and recent alumni are among the 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-16 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their...
  • Posted: April 10, 2015
    Twenty-nine students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Twenty-seven of those are graduate students; two are undergraduates. An additional 38 students received Honorable Mention. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is one of the...
  • Posted: April 9, 2015
    The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winners of the Graduate Student Leadership Award: Samantha Knoll, a doctoral student in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and Megan Paceley, a doctoral student in Social Work.  This new award is sponsored by The Graduate College and its student advisory group, SAGE (Students Advising on...
  • Posted: April 9, 2015
    The winners are:   1st Prize ($500 award)  Robin Holland from Microbiology for “Discover What’s Inside”  (see larger image)   Why pursue research? I am driven by discovery, the idea that I am exploring questions that have no answers, and seeing what has never been seen. Inside each of our cells there hides a beautiful network...
  • Posted: March 30, 2015
    Please join us in congratulating the semi-finalists for the 2015 Image of Research!  Come to the reception on April 8 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in room 104 of the Ilini Union to view their entries and to vote for the People’s Choice award. Aadeel Akhtar (Neuroscience), BionicMaksym Bobrovskyy (Microbiology), Behind the ScenesChristina Bronson-...

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