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  • Four architecture students honored for design work

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four University of Illinois students have been recognized for their outstanding architectural design work by the Copper Development Association (CDA), a national marketing group for copper producers.

  • Architecture students receive scholarships, fellowships, awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fifteen graduate and undergraduate students in the University of Illinois School of Architecture were honored for scholastic excellence during the 1999 fall semester. A total of $2,150 in fellowships, scholarships and prizes was presented.

  • Fourteen awarded fellowships to study cities

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Cities can be many things to many people: They are centers of culture, architectural marvels and sometimes even catalysts of decay - in short, they capture the world at its best and at its worst.

  • Swanlund Chairs named

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five University of Illinois professors have been chosen as Swanlund Chairs, the highest endowed title that can be awarded to a UI professor.

  • Four engineering professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four University of Illinois professors were chosen as members of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest honors an engineer can receive.

  • Historian Orville Vernon Burton named Carnegie Scholar

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Orville Vernon Burton, a history and sociology professor at the University of Illinois, has been selected as a Carnegie Scholar in the Pew National Fellowship Program.

  • UI to honor student employees April 7 as part of national recognition

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An award ceremony to honor student employees of the year is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. April 7 in the General Lounge of the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

  • Four UI students to receive Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Four University of Illinois students will receive the Goldwater Scholarship, which is awarded to undergraduate students who excel in the study of mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

  • Police captain honored with Moms Association's Medallion

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Mothers Association's Medallion of Honor will be presented to Capt. Krystal Fitzpatrick of the UI police department at a Moms Day tea scheduled for Saturday (April 8).

  • Phi Eta Sigma initiates 981 UI freshmen

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national scholastic honorary society for freshmen, initiated 981 members at a campus ceremony this spring.

  • Four alumni honored by College of Engineering

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four alumni of the University of Illinois College of Engineering were honored Friday (April 7) at the 36th annual Engineering Awards Convocation.

  • Fourteen engineering faculty members honored for excellence

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Fourteen faculty members of the University of Illinois College of Engineering were honored Friday (April 7) at the 36th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their excellence in research and teaching.

  • Engineering students honored at annual convocation

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Six University of Illinois College of Engineering students and a recent graduate were honored Friday (April 7) at the 36th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their achievements in and out of the classroom.

  • History professor wins Guggenheim Fellowship for work on UI physicist

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois history professor Lillian Hoddeson has been selected to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship, an annual award that recognizes outstanding accomplishments and future potential for achievement.

  • First recipient of Memorial Scholarship in materials science

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois department of material sciences and engineering will award the first Kevin Moore Memorial Scholarship to Lakeisha Hogue, a UI senior from Champaign, at its annual MatSe Awards banquet today (April 14).

  • Allstate Insurance Co. wins Industrial Grand Challenge Award from NCSA

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign today (Monday) will present the 2000 Industrial Grand Challenge Award to Allstate Insurance Co. The award will be given at an evening reception for the NCSA Private Sector Program at the Radisson Suite Hotel in Champaign.

  • Mothers Association book awards given to honor freshmen scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Mothers Association Book Awards have been given to University of Illinois freshmen who earned a 4.0 grade-point average (on a 4-point scale) during the fall semester, while taking at least 14 hours of credit.

  • Five UI students win FMC Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Each of five University of Illinois graduate students -- including four from the Urbana-Champaign campus -- has been awarded a $7,500 FMC Graduate Fellowship for the 2000-01 academic year.

  • Fourteen UI students have been awarded scholarships to study abroad

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Fourteen University of Illinois students have been awarded scholarships to help them study abroad during the summer and the next academic year.

  • Two graduate students win Doolen Scholarships to study aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2000-2001 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $3,500 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Eighty-eight undergraduates win awards from School of Chemical Sciences

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Eighty-eight University of Illinois students have received School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Awards for the 1999-2000 academic year.

  • Twenty students awarded scholarships for study at the UI

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Twenty Illinois students have been awarded scholarships for study at the University of Illinois for the 2000-01 academic year.

  • Graduate student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Qi Zhu, a University of Illinois graduate student, has been selected for an Amelia Earhart Fellowship from the Zonta International Foundation.

  • Three UI researchers among 59 recipients for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three University of Illinois researchers were among 59 young researchers named today (Oct. 23) as recipients of the fifth annual Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the government on young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers.

  • European Union Center honors three essay winners

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three Illinois high school students were honored for their submissions to an essay contest sponsored by the University of Illinois' European Union Center.

  • Ten faculty members named University Scholars

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Ten faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen to be the 2000-2001 University Scholars.

  • Students awarded scholarships for academic excellence in honor of first Illinois student

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A group of distinguished incoming freshmen and returning scholars have been awarded James Newton Matthews Scholarships for academic excellence.

  • Six to receive honorary degrees at UI Commencement

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Six people have been selected to receive honorary degrees at spring Commencement, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at its meeting Jan. 18 in Chicago.

  • Paul Parker to be honored by National Society of Black Engineers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Paul E. Parker, assistant dean in the UI College of Engineering and the director of the minority engineering program, has been selected to receive the 2001 Minority Engineering Program Director of the Year Award from the National Society of Black Engineers.

  • Dads Association honors top sophomores with Library Awards

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A group of University of Illinois students has been honored with Dads Association Library Awards. Chosen from among students recently completing their sophomore year, the award winners were among the top three students in their respective colleges or had maintained a 4.0 (out of 4.0) grade-point average.

  • Nobel laureate Jack Kilby to be honored April 18

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Nobel laureate and University of Illinois alumnus Jack S. Kilby will be honored at a campus celebration that will include a free public symposium on Wednesday, April 18.

  • Three UI professors win Sloan Research Fellowships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Three University of Illinois faculty members have been selected to receive the 2001 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • College of Engineering honors 14 faculty members for teaching and research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fourteen faculty members of the University of Illinois College of Engineering will be honored Friday (April 20) at the 37th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their excellence in research and teaching.

  • College of Engineering salutes five alumni

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Five alumni of the University of Illinois College of Engineering will be honored Friday (April 20) at the 37th annual Engineering Awards Convocation.

  • Seven engineering students honored

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Seven University of Illinois College of Engineering students will be honored Friday (April 20) at the 37th annual Engineering Awards Convocation for their achievements in and out of the classroom.

  • Instructional Awards Banquet honors excellence in teaching, advising

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fourteen University of Illinois faculty members, one academic professional and five teaching assistants will be honored for excellence in teaching and advising undergraduate students Monday (April 30) at the annual UI Instructional Awards Banquet.

  • Medicare 7, 8 or 9 founder honored with Chancellor's Medallion

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Daniel J. Perrino, professor emeritus of music at the University of Illinois, has been awarded the Chancellor's Medallion, bestowed upon exceptional individuals whose services to the university have exceeded all expectations and precedents.

  • Dads Association honors sophomore scholars with book purchases

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A group of University of Illinois students has been honored with Dads Association Library Awards. Chosen from among students who have completed their sophomore year, the award winners were among the top three students in their respective colleges or had maintained a 4.0 (out of 4.0) grade-point average.

  • Two students receive Goldwater Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois students will receive the Goldwater Scholarship, which is awarded to undergraduate students who excel in the study of mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

  • Junior wins Truman Scholarship

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. DeAvery V.J. Irons, a junior at the University of Illinois, has won a Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

  • Student leadership honored at banquet

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Several University of Illinois students have been recognized for outstanding leadership during the 2000-2001 academic year.

  • Commerce and Business Administration honors students

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The College of Commerce and Business Administration honored its students April 29 at its annual awards banquet.

  • Mothers Association honors perfect grade-point averages with books

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Mothers Association Book Awards have been given to University of Illinois students who earned a 4.0 grade-point average (on a 4-point scale) during the fall semester, while taking at least 14 hours of credit.

  • Mothers Association elects Taylor Ridge woman as president

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Marcia Winter, Taylor Ridge, has been elected president of the Mothers Association at the University of Illinois.

  • Phi Eta Sigma initiates 942 freshmen into honor society

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The University of Illinois chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, a national scholastic honorary society for freshmen, initiated 942 members at a campus ceremony this spring.

  • Freshman wins scholarship to study art and design

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Anne Lindberg, Oakbrook Terrace, has been awarded the 2001 Clyde Davis Scholarship to study art and design at the University of Illinois beginning this fall.

  • Five graduate students awarded fellowships by FMC

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Each of five University of Illinois graduate students including four from the Urbana-Champaign campus has been awarded an $8,000 FMC Graduate Fellowship for the 2001-2002 academic year.

  • Two graduate students win scholarships for research into aging

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two University of Illinois graduate students have won 2001-2002 Paul D. Doolen graduate scholarships for the study of aging. They will receive $3,500 each to continue their studies in gerontology.

  • Twenty students win Brundage Scholarships

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Twenty University of Illinois students from the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield campuses have won Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Each student will receive $2,000 for the 2001-2002 academic year.

  • UI theater professor wins Tony Award for directing

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. University of Illinois theater professor Daniel Sullivan received the Tony Award for best director of a play for his work on David Auburns "Proof." The award was announced at ceremonies on June 3 at New York Citys Radio City Music Hall.