Articles from April 2024

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Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez, 1 of 3 faculty members honored with the Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service

Established in memory of Professor Michael J. Brody, president of the Faculty Senate from 1986 to 1987, this award recognizes outstanding faculty who have made exceptional contributions to the university and the community. This year’s recipients were announced at the March 2024 UI Faculty Senate meeting and each will receive $1,000 and a commemorative piece of artwork designed by a graduate art student.
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Mariana Mazer, PhD Candidate in Spanish, 1 of 15 CLAS graduate students awarded prestigious fellowships to support their research and creative work

A total of 15 graduate students have been named prestigious fellows by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with five receiving 2024-25 Marcus Bach Fellowships and ten receiving 2024 CLAS Dissertation Writing Fellowships. Congratulations to these deserving students!

Martín-Estudillo named new director of Obermann Center for Advanced Studies

Luis Martín-Estudillo, professor and collegiate scholar in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will serve as the next director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS). His appointment will begin July 1.