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Three Illinois faculty awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Author: Austin Keating, News Bureau intern

Published Date:February 23, 2015

Three University of Illinois faculty members are recipients of 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Published Date: February 23, 2015


Don Mullally was general manager of WILL for more than 30 years, and he helped save NPR from financial ruin. A pioneer of public radio, Mullally led a restructuring of the public radio system and developed the news magazine format at WILL.

Donald Mullally, public radio pioneer, dies at 77

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:January 23, 2015

Donald Mullally, former general manager of WILL and National Public Radio board chairman, died Tuesday (Jan. 20) at home in Champaign. He was 77. Mullally guided NPR through its worst financial crisis and led a restructuring of the public radio system.

Published Date: January 23, 2015


Ten undergraduates awarded Gilman scholarships to study abroad

Author: Steve Witmer, News Bureau

Published Date:January 12, 2015

Ten University of Illinois undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad in the spring semester. Illinois ranks sixth in the nation in the number of Gilman Scholarships for the upcoming semester.

Published Date: January 12, 2015


Professor Joseph W. Lyding is among six Illinois faculty members elected 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Six Illinois faculty elected AAAS fellows

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:November 25, 2014

Six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Placid M. Ferreira, Brendan A. Harley, Joseph W. Lyding, Phillip A. Newmark, Dan Roth and William H. Sanders.

Published Date: November 25, 2014


Entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum is a recipient of the National Medal of Science.

Entomology professor May Berenbaum receives National Medal of Science

Author: Diana Yates, Life Sciences Editor

Published Date:November 20, 2014

University of Illinois entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum received the National Medal of Science in a White House ceremony on November 20. She was one of 10 new recipients of the medal, which honors American scientists “for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology,” the White House press office announced.

Published Date: November 20, 2014