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Sloan Foundation grant to help U. of I. improve STEM minority representation

Author: Sarah Lubienski, interim dean, Graduate College

Published Date:March 24, 2015

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of three institutions awarded a grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's expanded Minority Ph.D. Program to support underrepresented minority doctoral students in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Published Date: March 24, 2015


Microbiology professor Steven Blanke is now a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Two Illinois professors elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Author: Austin Keating, News Bureau intern

Published Date:March 12, 2015

Two University of Illinois professors have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Steven Blanke and Bryan White are among the 79 microbiologists chosen by their peers for this honor.

Published Date: March 12, 2015


August and December 2014 graduates, Dean's List honorees named

Author: Steve Witmer, News Bureau

Published Date:March 5, 2015

Dean’s Lists honorees and graduates for the fall semester 2014, as well as those who graduated in August 2014, have been announced by the University of Illinois.

Published Date: March 5, 2015


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