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  • Posted: May 5, 2017
    Two University of Illinois graduate students have won the Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship, Lynette Strickland and Susana “Xuxa” Rodriguez. Strickland is a doctoral candidate in Animal Biology and Rodriguez is a doctoral candidate in Art History.  The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program supports research and...
  • Posted: May 3, 2017
    Two University of Illinois graduate students have won the Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship, Motahhare Eslami and Jingbo Shang. Both are doctoral candidates in Computer Science.   Launched in 2009, The Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program recognizes outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in Computer Science and related...
  • Posted: April 27, 2017
    The Graduate College has created an interactive dashboard tracking key metrics in graduate education across the Urbana-Champaign campus. It provides information about admissions, enrollment demographics, student financial support, tuition, and time to degree for the entire campus, each college and each individual unit. The dashboard is intended to...
  • Posted: April 27, 2017
    Champaign, Ill – Erin Davis, a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been awarded the 2016-2017 Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship Grant. Chosen from a pool of more than 120 applicants, Davis is one of two students selected nationally to receive the fellowship.    Davis is pursuing...
  • Posted: April 6, 2017
    The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winner of the Graduate Student Leadership Award: Alexandra Van Doren, a doctoral student in Comparative and World Literatures.  During the Syrian refugee crisis of 2015, Alexandra realized there was no refugee welcome center in Champaign or Urbana, and decided to take action. In January 2016,...

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