Published Date:April 24, 2014
Eleven faculty members, four academic professionals and five graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois were honored (Tuesday) April 22 for excellence in teaching and advising. The group was recognized during a reception at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.
April 24, 2014
Published Date:April 10, 2014
Five professors at the University of Illinois – Asef Bayat, Joy Harjo, Catherine Prendergast, Stephen Andrew Taylor and Deke Weaver – have been named 2014 Guggenheim Fellows. They are among 178 North American artists, scholars and scientists selected on the basis of achievement and exceptional promise from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
April 10, 2014
Published Date:April 9, 2014
University of Illinois juniors Jacob Calvert, Sean McLaughlin and Sheryl Wang have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year for demonstrating leadership and academic promise in science or engineering. Samuel Mo, of Wheeling, Ill., a junior in materials science and engineering, earned honorable mention in the national competition.
April 9, 2014
Published Date:April 3, 2014
Six academic professionals will be honored with 2014 Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence awards at a reception April 8.
April 3, 2014
Published Date:April 2, 2014
The religious tradition that brought us yoga, meditation and the concepts of karma and reincarnation will be the topic of this year’s Marjorie Hall Thulin Lecture in Religion, an annual event sponsored by the University of Illinois department of religion. Vasudha Narayanan, the distinguished professor of religion at the University of Florida and author of “Hinduism” and “The Vernacular Veda: Revelation, Recitation and Ritual,” will deliver the lecture at 8 p.m. April 9 (Wednesday) at Spurlock Museum. Her topic, “Global Hinduism,” will touch on Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and the United States.
April 2, 2014