Posted: June 15, 2021
Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate students have been offered grants through the Fulbright US Student Program. Christopher Goodwin and Rhiannon Hein, both PhD candidates in History, will use their Fulbrights to conduct dissertation research overseas.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program builds international relationships to...
Posted: June 11, 2021
Jamison Watson, doctoral student in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) at the University of Illinois, received a Schmidt Science Fellowship. He is one of 28 awardees in the 2021 cohort of fellows, representing 13 nationalities and multiple research fields.
Watson works in the research lab of Yuanhui Zhang, professor of...
Posted: June 9, 2021
Twenty-one graduate students, five undergraduates, and one alumnus from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have been offered Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). An additional twenty-three students have been accorded Honorable Mention.
Listed below are the awardees and Honorable Mention designees from...
Posted: May 13, 2021
Young people with diverse gender identities may be bullied and victimized up to three times more often than peers who identify as male or female, a new study of more than 4,464 adolescents in Illinois found.
The students were part of a statewide survey of eighth- through 12th-grade youths in Illinois schools.
“Transgender youths reported the...
Posted: May 11, 2021
Some of the world’s greatest innovations, such as Leonardo da Vinci’s flying machine, owe their strength and elegance to natural design. Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have returned their gaze to the natural world to develop a camera inspired by the mantis shrimp that can visualize cancer cells during surgery.