Posted: June 16, 2016
By Katharina Rains
Kenny Long, M.D./Ph.D. student in Bioengineering, recently received a prestigious National Institute of Health fellowship. The Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA) for M.D./Ph.D. and other Dual Degree Fellowship is awarded to a very small number of pre- and post-doctoral students each...
Posted: June 8, 2016
Each summer, more than 30 Nobel Laureates from diverse fields gather in Lindau, Germany to talk about some of the toughest issues facing the world today. This month, Illinois Physics grad student, K. Michael Martini, will be among the 402 young researchers from around the world that have the opportunity to meet and learn from these noted...
Posted: June 2, 2016
By Steve Witmer, News Bureau Director
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Three University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study a foreign language this summer. The Critical Language Scholarship Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of...
Posted: April 28, 2016
Champaign, Ill. – Graduate students Bradford Coyle, Miriam Keep and Phoebe Shelor and undergraduate Daniel Levin have received prestigious Boren Awards for study abroad during 2016-17. David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are sponsored by the National Security Education Program, a major federal initiative designed to build a broader...
Posted: April 14, 2016
Ave Alvarado, director of Educational Equity Programs and Alexis Thompson, assistant dean for graduate student development and postdoctoral affairs were two of the six academic professionals honored with 2016 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 12.
Now in its 28th year, the program honors the...