Posted: July 28, 2015
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A University of Illinois music professor and two U. of I. graduate students are among the 2015 fellowship recipients from the American Council of Learned Societies.
Michael Silvers, a professor of musicology, received an ACLS fellowship for his project, “Voices of Drought: Forró Soundscapes in Northeastern Brazil....
Posted: July 14, 2015
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Five University of Illinois graduate students have been awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships from the U.S. Department of Defense.
NDSEG Fellowships are designed to increase the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military...
Posted: July 7, 2015
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois graduate students Eduardo Alvarez-Gutierrez and Ambar Flores have received Boren Fellowships from the National Security Education Program (NSEP). Boren Fellowships provide U.S. graduate students with resources to acquire language skills and experience in regions critical to U.S. national security, including...
Posted: July 1, 2015
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko, the head of the kinesiology and community health department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2005 and past president of the American Kinesiology Association, has been named the new dean of the U. of I.'s Graduate College.
He will start Aug. 16, pending approval by...
Posted: June 19, 2015
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sixteen Illinois students and recent alumni are among the 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-16 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their...