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Awards and Recognition Programs

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

UIC Distinguished Professorship
Contact: Elmira Perkins, 312-996-2926,

Award for Excellence in Teaching
Contact: Elmira Perkins, 312-996-2926,

University Scholars Program
Contact: Elmira Perkins, 312-996-2926,

Teaching Recognition Program administered by the Council for Excellence in Teaching (CETL)
Contact: Renee Taylor, via email at

Silver Circle Awards for Teaching Excellence

2014 Recipients

Past recipients
Selected each year by graduating seniors.
Contact: Mike Ginsburg, Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, 312-996-7614,

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

UIC College of Medicine Faculty Awards
Contact: Gillian Coombs, Director, COM Office of Faculty Affairs,

Woman of the Year Award, Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women

Mentor of the Year Award, Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women

Inventor of the Year Award
Contact:, UIC Office of Technology Management

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,

UIC Flame Award for Teaching Excellence.Given to exceptional UIC educators, nominated by alumni and sponsored by the UIC Alumni Advisory Board.