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Avery Brundage Scholarships awarded to 16 at U. of I.

Author: Tim Gilles

Published Date:July 2, 2014

Sixteen University of Illinois students from the Chicago, Springfield and Urbana-Champaign campuses have been awarded Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each winner will receive a $2,500 award for the 2014-2015 academic year. The nine recipients from the Urbana-Champaign campus, with their sports and field of study, are below. (EDITORS: See list.) There were four recipients from UIC and three from UIS.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


FMC Technologies Inc. Fellowships awarded to U. of I. graduate students

Author: Tim Gilles

Published Date:July 2, 2014

Six University of Illinois Ph.D. students will receive a $20,000 FMC Technologies, Inc., Fellowship for the 2014-15 academic year, and three Master’s students will each receive $12,000.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Jeffrey S. Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois, an HHMI Professor.

Illinois chemist named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Edito

Published Date:June 30, 2014

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Jeffrey S. Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois, an HHMI Professor.

Published Date: June 30, 2014


Education professor Sarah T. Lubienski has been named the interim dean of the U. of I.s Graduate College.

Sarah T. Lubienski named interim dean of U. of I. Graduate College

Author: Mike Helenthal

Published Date:June 24, 2014

Sarah T. Lubienski has been named the interim dean of the U. of I.’s Graduate College, succeeding Deba Dutta, who has accepted the position of provost at Purdue University.

Published Date: June 24, 2014


The Jupiter String Quartet will perform on the opening night of the Allerton Music Barn Festival.

Allerton Music Barn Festival this fall to offer wide variety of music, musicians and styles

Author: Dusty Rhodes, Arts & Humanities Editor

Published Date:June 19, 2014

Andrew Megill, Ollie Watts Davis, the Jupiter String Quartet and Chip McNeill are among the musicians scheduled to perform at the eighth annual Allerton Music Barn Festival. Tickets go on sale Thursday (June 19) for the popular concert series held in the beautifully restored century-old Dutch hay barn at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center near Monticello, Illinois. This year’s festival runs Sept. 18-21 (Thursday-Sunday).

Published Date: June 19, 2014