Posted: October 7, 2015
Champaign, IL, October 6, 2015: During a ceremony at the Survey Research Laboratory on the Urbana campus, four doctoral students were honored for the quality of their work utilizing survey research methodology. The two winners of the 2015 Robert Ferber and Seymour Sudman Dissertation Awards were presented with $2000 awards and plaques...
Posted: September 30, 2015
By Elizabeth (Betsy) Innes, Communications Specialist for I-STEM
“We believe in the mission of trying to broaden participation; we believe in the value of diversity.”–Daniel Wong, Associate Director of the Graduate College's Educational Equity Program
An undergraduate student participates in the ASPIRE Application...
Posted: September 28, 2015
The Graduate College is excited to participate in a campus-wide celebration of diversity this week - Inclusive Illinois/iUnite Week. Events include an interfaith dinner, the iUnite film series, and keynote addresses from two speakers. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, a former Freedom Rider and founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and a...
Posted: September 18, 2015
The Urbana campus is home to nearly 600 postdoctoral scholars, who are an integral part of our campus community. You’ll find Illinois postdocs hard at work in labs, research facilities, and classrooms across campus.
What is a postdoc?
Postdoctoral scholars have completed their doctoral degree and are trainees in residence,...
Posted: August 20, 2015
Vanessa Rivera-Quinones of Carolina, Puerto Rico, a second-year PhD student in Mathematics, is one of sixty students nationwide to win a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. Ford Fellowships support outstanding graduate students who have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education or who intend to use diversity as a key component of...