Awards & Recognition

 

Scholars

2016

Student Fellow, American Public Health Association Maternal and Child Health (Julia Kim)

2016

Dolores Norton Research Award, Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health (Jaclyn Saltzman)

2016

Gerber Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, American Society for Nutrition (Natasha Cole)

2016

Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition, American Society for Nutrition (Mary Christoph, Lauren Raine, Jaclyn Saltzman)

2016

Travel Scholarship, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Natasha Cole)

2016

Travel Scholarship, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina (Natasha Cole)

2015

Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition, American Society for Nutrition (Katie Robinson, Mary Christoph)

2015

University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (Maria Pineros, Katie Robinson)

2014

Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, the Honor Society of Agriculture, University of Illinois (Natasha Cole)

2014

University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (Katie Robinson, Jessica Jarick)

2013

Robert Louis Katz Summer Scholar. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Liliana Aguayo)

2012

Exito! Latino Cancer Research Summer Traineeship (Roger Figueroa)

2012

Obesity Society Epidemiology Section Student Award for Excellence in Obesity Research (Mary Christoph)

2012

Abbott Innovation University Challenge 2nd place for GAMING with Nutrition (Mary Christoph)

Faculty

2016

Spitze Land Grant Professorial Career Excellence Award, College of ACES, University of Illinois (Rod Johnson)

2015

University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students
  • Sharon Donovan and Rod Johnson NUTR550: Grantsmanship & Ethics

2015

Distinguished Service Award, Society of Family Psychology, American Psychological Association (Barbara Fiese)

2015

North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, Teaching Scholar Award (Soo-Yeun Lee)

2015

Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (Charles Hillman)

2015

John Clyde and Henrietta Downey Spitler Teaching Award, College of ACES, University of Illinois (Barbara Fiese)

2015

University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students
  • Janet Liechty SOCW553
  • Charles Hillman

2014

Spitze Landgrant Professorial Career Excellence Award, College of ACES, University of Illinois (Sharon Donovan)

2013

Regional award in excellence in teaching, USDA (Soo-Yeun Lee)

2013

University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students
  • Janet Liechty SOCW553

2012

NATCA Teaching Fellow (Kelly Bost)

2012

Outstanding Service Award, Illinois Council on Family Relations (Angela Wiley)

2012

Outstanding Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Article Award, an award given annually for the best article published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (Craig Gundersen)

2011

Samuel Cate Prescott Award, Institute of Food Technologists (Soo-Yeun Lee)

Program

2015

I-TOPP Team selected by peers for the 2015 Team Award for Excellence, College of ACES and Paul A. Funk Awards, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.