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External Awards

UIC aspires to be the nation’s premier urban public research university and one of the indicators for membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU) is membership in national academies. Below is a list of UIC faculty elected to national and other honorific academies and prestigious fellowships and awards as well as information for submitting external awards for recognition at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony & Reception.

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Each year, we are delighted to recognize outstanding faculty achievements at the Faculty Awards Ceremony & Reception. To ensure that we celebrate the accomplishments of as many faculty as possible, we are accepting submissions of prestigious external awards on an ongoing basis.

If you receive a prestigious external award between the dates of August 1, 2023, and July 31, 2024, we ask that you complete the submission form below by 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 22, 2024.

Submit External Awards for Recognition Here

Space and time considerations require us to limit recognition at this event to highly prestigious awards. If you are unsure of whether your external award will meet the criteria, please review the examples below.

Examples of nominations recognized:

  • Fellow, National Society, Foreign Academies
  • Important National Committee
  • AIA Award
  • 1-Year Fellowship (prestigious)
  • Hall of Fame (e.g., Reading Hall of Fame)
  • Major National Award
  • Major Local Award
  • NSF Career
  • DOE Early Career
  • President of National Society
  • Outstanding Book Award
  • National Award Named for Faculty Member
  • Distinguished Lecture Award
  • NIH Merit Award
  • Honorary Degree Doctorate (or equivalent)

Examples of nominations not recognized:

  • 1-Year Fellowship (not prestigious)
  • Distinguished Alumnus
  • Editor of Journal
  • Editorial Board/Associate Editor
  • Foundation Funding
  • Grants
  • Invited or Visiting Professorship
  • Paper of the Year Award
  • Top Doctor
  • UIC internal awards
  • Vice President, etc., of National Society
  • Who’s Who
  • Any awards or recognitions that you pay to be a part of

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