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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


Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela

Mabokela tapped to lead international affairs and global strategies

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:October 30, 2014

Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela has been named the vice provost for international affairs and global strategies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, pending approval at the Nov. 13 Board of Trustees meeting.

Published Date: October 30, 2014


Long list of activities set for U. of I.'s 2014 Homecoming Week

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:October 15, 2014

Homecoming Week 2014 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will take place Oct. 18 (Saturday) through Oct. 26 (Sunday).

Published Date: October 15, 2014