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UIC Awards and Recognition Programs

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

Teaching Recognition Program Heading link

Silver Circle Awards for Teaching Excellence Heading link

Researcher of the Year Award Heading link

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, or Jacqueline Berger,, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

UIC College of Medicine Faculty Awards Heading link

Contact: Gillian Coombs, Director, COM Office of Faculty Affairs,

University of Illinois Distinguished Service Award Heading link

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,

UIC Flame Award for Teaching Excellence Heading link

Given to exceptional UIC educators, nominated by alumni and sponsored by the UIC Alumni Advisory Board.

National Awards Recipients Heading link

A list of UIC faculty elected to national and other honorific academies and prestigious fellowships and awards.