UIC Awards and Recognition Programs

UIC offers a variety of awards and recognition to faculty. This is a general list along with contact information.

  • Researcher of the Year Award
    This program is intended to recognize and inspire commitment and innovation in research at UIC. Nominations can be submitted by anyone from the UIC community who is knowledgeable about a successful UIC researcher. Self-nominations will be accepted.
    Contact: Jennifer Czak, jpaliga@uic.edu or Jacqueline Berger, jacquieb@uic.edu,
    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
  • University of Illinois Distinguished Service Award
    Bestowed upon alumni, faculty, staff or friends of the University of Illinois by the University of Illinois Alumni Association, it is awarded to those individuals who have consistently demonstrated extraordinary commitment, dedication, and service to the advancement of the University of Illinois.
    Contact: Alumni Association, 217/333-1471 or 800/355-2586, alumni@uillinois.edu
  • National Awards Recipients
    A list of UIC faculty elected to national and other honorific academies and prestigious fellowships and awards.