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Urbana campus faculty members named University Scholars

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:September 29, 2014

Six Urbana campus faculty members have been named University Scholars. The program recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty members will be honored at a campus reception Sept. 29 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

Published Date: September 29, 2014


Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a 2014 MacArthur fellowship, commonly called a 'genius grant.'

Illinois engineer wins MacArthur fellowship

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:September 17, 2014

Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a “genius grant,” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Published Date: September 17, 2014


World-renowned pianist Menahem Pressler, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, will play an all-Mozart program with Sinfonia da Camera.

Sinfonia da Camera announces its 31st season

Author: Dusty Rhodes, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:September 16, 2014

The 2014-15 season of Sinfonia da Camera – the professional chamber orchestra affiliated with Krannert Center for the Performing Arts – will feature legendary pianist Menahem Pressler; Canadian Brass horn player Bernhard Scully; Sinfonia’s own music director, the internationally-known pianist Ian Hobson; and a rarely heard arrangement of Handel’s “Messiah.”

Published Date: September 16, 2014


10-day numbers at Illinois show record average test scores

Author: Mike Helenthal, News Editor

Published Date:September 11, 2014

Average test scores for the 2014-15 freshman class of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the highest ever, according to fall enrollment statistics released this week.

Published Date: September 11, 2014


Seven Graduate Students Awarded Prestigious NDSEG Fellowships

Author: Mike Helenthal

Published Date:August 28, 2014

Seven University of Illinois graduate students have been awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Defense. 

Published Date: August 28, 2014