05/18/2017 - The University of Illinois recently welcomed a noteworthy alumnus of the College of LAS. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work returned to campus for a tour of several state-of-the-art research facilities.
- Martin Burke's Research Team Demonstrated that a Small Molecule Can Transport Iron in Human Cells and Live Animals
05/12/2017 - Martin Burke's research team has demonstrated that a small molecule can transport iron in human cells and live animals when proteins that normally do the same job are missing, a condition that often causes severe anemia in patients.
05/11/2017 - Kenneth S. Suslick has been appointed the 76th Eastman Professor at the University of Oxford for the academic year 2018-2019.
05/10/2017 - Prashant Jain has received a 2017 Campus Distinguished Promotion Award.
05/10/2017 - Paul Hergenrother's team reports that they now know how to build a molecular Trojan horse that can penetrate gram-negative bacteria, solving a problem that for decades has stalled the development of effective new antibiotics against these increasingly drug-resistant microbes.
05/09/2017 - Jeffrey Moore, the Murchison-Mallory Professor of Chemistry, a professor of materials science and engineering, and a long-time Beckman faculty member, has been named director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
05/08/2017 - Jerome Davis and Kang Yong Loh received Beckman Institute Undergraduate Fellowships and Ashley Lenhart received a Janssen Gamily Undergraduate Research Award.
05/08/2017 - Prashant Jain was chosen as the Kavli Foundation Emerging Lecturer for the Fall 2017 ACS meeting.
05/05/2017 - Alumnus Karol Sokolowski received a Chemistry High Achievement scholarship from an anonymous donor that allowed him to finish his undergraduate education in chemistry.
05/04/2017 - Alison Fout was awarded the 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.
05/04/2017 - Jeffrey Moore has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
05/04/2017 - Martin Burke was announced as an inaugural faculty of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
- Gretchen Adams Was Honored with a 2016-2017 Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction - Specialized Faculty
04/26/2017 - The Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes sustained excellence in and innovative approaches to undergraduate teaching and contributions beyond classroom instruction that have an overall positive impact on undergraduate student learning.
- Gretchen Adams Awarded the 2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
04/20/2017 - Gretchen Adams received the 2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff at the LAS Teaching Excellence Awards Ceremony.
04/20/2017 - Timothy Moneypenny, a doctoral candidate in materials chemistry, has been selected as a 2017 Beckman Institute Graduate Fellow.