- The LAS Alumni Achievement Award is given to the alumnus or alumna who, by outstanding achievement, has demonstrated the values derived from a liberal arts and sciences education.
Richard L. "Doc" Kieft
Dr. James W. Miles - SAVANNAH - James W. Miles was born in Henderson, Kentucky on September 19, 1918, son of James W. Miles and Isabel Teresa Miles.
Advisor: J. Wetmur
Richard Lampo (M.S. Chemistry, ’79), St. Joseph, Ill., was named Researcher of the Year at the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
Elaine Fuchs (B.S. 1972) has received the Madison Medal from Princeton University.
Nine Department of Chemistry Alumni were named 2010 ACS Fellows. Congratulations:
- The late Allene Rosalind Jeanes (PhD, ’38) will be inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May for, in part, creating a blood plasma extender used by medics in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Congratulations to Freddy Nguyen, a 2015 Illinois Chemistry PhD graduate, who was chosen for a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award.
Alumnus, Mary-Dell Chilton, a genetic scientist, is a recipient of this year's University of Illinois Alumni Achievement Award.
A chemist and Illinois alumnus whose work was critical to U.S. operations in World War II has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Illinois chemistry alumna Sara Skrabalak has won the 2015 Baekeland Award given by the New Jersey section of the American Chemical Society.