Posted: February 27, 2017
In light of recent national events, we want to reaffirm our commitment to LGBTQ members of our university community, in particular our trans, gender non-conforming, gender non-binary, and genderqueer students, staff, and faculty.
We will continue to protect and treat all students according to their gender identities and gender expressions,...
Posted: February 24, 2017
The Illinois International Graduate Achievement Award recognizes a graduate student whose innovative and sustained international research or public service abroad has had the greatest impact (or has the greatest potential impact) on the university, larger community or internationally.
Ann-Perry Witmer has followed a curious path through...
Posted: January 30, 2017
Dear Graduate Students and Postdocs,
As you are aware, President Trump recently signed an executive order that suspends entry visas for citizens of Syria, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Sudan, and Yemen for 90 days. This action is a serious concern to our university, including our graduate and postdoc community. On behalf of the Graduate College, I...
Posted: January 25, 2017
Eric Jones, a doctoral candidate in Musicology, and Rachel Smith, an MD/ PhD candidate in Sociology, have been awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for graduate students to conduct full-time...
Posted: December 7, 2016
By Rachael Geiger, Illinois PSM Student
Sweat sneaks beneath Kasia’s sunglasses as she tiptoes around the carefully organized research plots, orchestrated using GPS technology. The tiny plants reach up to grasp the sun, creating a mosaic of greens and yellows as they grow and mature, a tapestry of hope for the researchers who have cared and...