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Are you graduating this December?

Join us for the Campuswide Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2017

What Can I Do with a PhD in the Humanities?

Alexandra Paterson reflects on the many ways a humanities PhD is preparing her for future career options. Read her Grad Life post.

Meet Our Fellows: Ford Fellows on Campus

We talked to three University of Illinois graduate students from across campus who received a Ford Fellowship to learn more about the program.

Get an Early Start on this Year's Fellowship Applications

Check out Colleen Vojak's (Assistant Director of External Fellowships) advice for getting a head start on your fellowship application.
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16th Annual Robert Ferber and Seymour Sudman Dissertation Award Winners
Posted October 20, 2017
During a ceremony at the Survey Research Laboratory on the Urbana campus, three doctoral students were honored for the quality of their work utilizing survey research methodology. The two winners of...
Arrianna Planey
Posted October 19, 2017
Arrianna Planey, a doctoral student in the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, has been selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar. This leadership development program,...
Sreekalyan Patiballa, left, and professor Girish Krishnan
Posted October 11, 2017
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Researchers at the University of Illinois are working to turn a complex materials design problem into an intuitive concept, understandable to engineers from novice to advanced...


By the Numbers

  • 11,000+ degree-seeking graduate students
  • 44% international students (from 102 countries)
  • 3,394 master's degrees earned
  • 731 doctoral degrees earned
  • $3.3M awarded in Graduate College fellowships
  • 560 postdoctoral scholars
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