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Zeynep Madak Erdogan stands outside.
Posted February 8, 2024
Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) Associate Director for Education, Sylvia D. Stroup Scholar of Nutrition and Cancer, and Graduate College Associate Dean Zeynep Madak Erdogan received the prestigious...
Emma Lundin photographed sitting on a rock in the rainforest.
Posted December 11, 2023
Emma Lundin, a U. of I. doctoral student in tourism, spent two months in a rainforest reserve in Sri Lanka shadowing forest guides. Lundin sought to understand how the guides interact with other-than...
2023 Graduate Student Award Winners
Posted October 10, 2023
The Graduate College is delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 Graduate Student Leadership Awards: Daniela Markazi and Luis David Gaytán-Soto. The awards recognize graduate students who have...

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