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Categories:  Campus, Faculty

Honoring top researchers, teachers

Janet Richmond, one of seven UIC researchers honored as University Scholars this year, has received international attention for her work exploring the key mechanisms in learning and memory functions. Photo: Joshua Clark/UIC Photo Services

The University Scholars Program, now in its 28th year, honors faculty members for superior research and teaching, along with great promise for future achievements. The award provides $10,000 a year for three years.

This year’s winners are:

Michael Cho tinkers with biology

Vladimir Gevorgyan simplifies complexities

E. Douglas Lewandowski focuses on the heart

Constantine Megaridis changes interactions

Janet Richmond breaks ground

David Ucker tells tales of dead cells

Diana Wilkie pinpoints patients’ pain