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Graduate College News

  • Posted: October 29, 2020
      The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winner of the Fall 2020 Graduate Student Leadership Award: Efadul Huq, a doctoral student in Urban and Regional Planning. At the intersection of Huq’s research and leadership efforts is a deep commitment to social justice. This drive has led to substantial accomplishments while serving in...
  • Posted: September 28, 2020
    Pranay Thangeda a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering relies on the bus system in Champaign-Urbana to get to class and other meetings. He wanted to understand why, despite arriving at the bus stop well ahead of the schedule, he was sometimes late. He developed a tool that considers transportation variables weighed...
  • Posted: September 24, 2020
    OUTSIDE LODA, Ill. – When I arrive at the Loda Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve, Katie Dana is already out there. She’s wearing knee-high boots to ward off chiggers and ticks, and she’s carrying an insect net. Dana is on the prowl for cicadas: the loudest insects on the planet. On this hot summer day, they do not disappoint. The males are in full...
  • Posted: September 20, 2020
    Xiaofan Zhang a Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) Ph.D. student has been selected as one of 30 awardees of a 2020 Google Ph.D. Fellowship across North America and Europe. The award recognizes outstanding graduate students who have done exceptional work in a number of computing disciplines. The Google Fellowship offers two years...
  • Posted: August 18, 2020
    Nine University of Illinois graduate students have been honored as Outstanding Scholars and Fellows by the Illinois Graduate College Summer Predoctoral Institute (SPI). "I am proud of all our SPI participants and their dedication to supporting one another this summer. SPI fellows commit to learning more about their research interests and...

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