Nobels & Pulitzers

Nobel Laureates & Pulitzer Prize Winners

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

We have 24 Nobel Prizes

Nobel Laureates – Alumni

Edward Doisy

(1892–1986) shared the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology in 1943. Doisy discovered the chemical nature of vitamin K. His work involved synthesis, isolation, and characterization of the K vitamins. 她获得了两个大学学位:文学学士(1914年)和理学硕士(1916年)。.

Vincent Du Vigneaud

(1901-1978)因其在“生物化学上重要的硫化合物”方面的工作而获得1955年诺贝尔化学奖, especially for achieving the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone.Du Vigneaud于1923年获得理学士学位,并于1924年获得理硕士学位. He served on the University faculty from 1929 to 1932.

Robert Holley

(1922–1993) won the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology in 1968 for his work determining the precise structure of nucleic acids. He received a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from the University of Illinois in 1942.

Jack S. Kilby

(1923-2005)因发明和发展集成电路而获得2000年诺贝尔物理学奖, the microchip. Kilby received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois in 1947.

Edwin Krebs

(1918–2009) shared the 1992 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology with Edmond Fischer for their discoveries in the 1950s concerning reversible protein phosphorylation. Krebs was awarded a U of I Bachelor of Arts degree in 1940.

Polykarp Kusch

(1911-1993)因精确测量电子磁矩而获得1955年诺贝尔物理学奖. Kusch received a Master of Science (1933) and a Ph.D. (1936) from the U of I.

John Robert Schrieffer

(1931– ) shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in physics with faculty member John Bardeen and postdoctoral fellow Leon Cooper for their work at the U of I on the theory of superconductivity. Schrieffer received a Master of Science in 1954 and a Ph.D. in 1957 from the University and served on the physics faculty from 1959 to 1962.

Phillip A. Sharp

(1944 -)因发现分裂基因而获得1993年诺贝尔医学奖和生理学奖, which proved that genes can be composed of several separate segments. Sharp received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the U of I in 1969.

Hamilton Smith

(1931– ) shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for “the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics.史密斯1948年从大学高中毕业,1948年至1950年就读于加州大学.

Wendell Stanley

(1904–1971) shared the 1946 Nobel Prize in chemistry for contributions to the preparation of enzymes and virus proteins in pure form. Stanley received two U of I degrees: a Master of Science (1927) and a Ph.D. (1929).

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

(1921-2011)因发现和发展放射免疫测定法而获得1977年诺贝尔医学和生理学奖, a technique that employs radioactive isotopes to detect and measure the levels of insulin and hormones in the blood and in body tissues. Yalow was the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in medicine. Yalow holds two U of I degrees: a Master of Science (1942) and a Ph.D. (1945).

Nobel Laureates – Faculty

John Bardeen

(1908–1991) won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1956 and 1972, the only person to have won the physics prize twice. He shared the 1956 prize with W. H. Brattain and W. Shockley for research on semiconductors and the invention of the transistor at Bell Labs, and the 1972 prize with L. N. Cooper and J. R. Schrieffer for the theory of superconductivity, developed at the U of I. Bardeen served on the University’s faculty from 1951 until his death in 1991.

Leon N Cooper

(1930 -)与教员约翰·巴丁(John Bardeen)和校友约翰·R. 施赖弗提出了超导理论,通常称为bcs理论. He was a research associate at the U of I from 1955 to 1957.

Elias Corey

(1928 -)因“发展了有机合成的理论和方法”而于1990年获得诺贝尔化学奖.1951年至1959年,科里在该大学化学系任教.

Vincent Du Vigneaud

(1901-1978)因其在“生物化学上重要的硫化合物”方面的工作而获得1955年诺贝尔化学奖, especially for achieving the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone.Du Vigneaud于1923年获得理学士学位,并于1924年获得理硕士学位. He served on the University faculty from 1929 to 1932.

Murray Gell-Mann

(1929– ) won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1969 for "his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.盖尔曼于1951年成为博士后研究员,并于1952年至1953年担任客座研究教授.

Leonid Hurwicz

(1917–2008) shared the Nobel Prize in economics in 2007 with Eric S. Maskin and Roger B. Myerson for "having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory.1949年至1951年,他在皇冠2021app下载地址经济系任教.

Paul C. Lauterbur

(1929–2007) shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 2003 with Sir Peter Mansfield for "seminal discoveries concerning the use of magnetic resonance to visualize different structures.劳特伯是第一批在分子研究中使用核磁共振的科学家之一, solutions, and solids. Lauterbur joined the U of I faculty in 1985.

Anthony J. Leggett

(1938– ) shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in physics with Alexei A. Abrikosov and Vitaly L. Ginzburg for "pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids.莱格特提出了决定性的理论,解释了原子在超流体状态下是如何相互作用和有序的. Leggett joined the U of I faculty in 1983.

Salvador Luria

(1912–1991) won the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology in 1969 with Max Delbruck and Alfred Hershey for discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses. He served as a professor of bacteriology at the University from 1950 to 1959.

Sir Peter Mansfield

(1933– ) shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine with faculty member Paul C. 劳特伯尔奖:“利用磁共振观察不同结构的开创性发现”.曼斯菲尔德从1962年到1964年在加州大学物理系担任助理研究员.

Rudolph Marcus

(1923– ) won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1992 for contributions to the theory of how electrons are transferred between molecules—work that helps explain such phenomena as rust and how plants draw nourishment from light. He served as a faculty member in the U of I Department of Chemistry from 1964 to 1978 and completed much of his prize-winning research at the University.

Franco Modigliani

(1918–2003) won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1985 for two major theories: one on personal finance and one on corporate finance. He served as a faculty member in the U of I Department of Economics from 1948 to 1952.

Alvin Roth

(1951 -)因其在市场设计和匹配理论方面的工作而获得2012年诺贝尔经济科学奖, which relate to how people and companies find and select one another in everything from marriage to school choice to jobs to organ donations. Roth was a member of the business faculty at Illinois from 1975-1982.

John Robert Schrieffer

(1931– ) shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in physics with faculty member John Bardeen and postdoctoral fellow Leon Cooper for their work at the U of I on the theory of superconductivity. Schrieffer received a Master of Science in 1954 and a Ph.D. in 1957 from the University and served on the physics faculty from 1959 to 1962.

2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Al Gore and to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for their efforts in building and disseminating greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures needed to counteract that change. Eight faculty members and research scientists on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign served on the IPCC and were acknowledged by the organization for their contributions to the Nobel-earning work.

Donald Wuebbles和Michael Schlesinger因其在这项工作中的领导作用而获得了IPCC颁发的特别证书.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Team

  • Natalia Andronova, Adjunct Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • William Chapman, Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Katharine Hayhoe, Adjunct Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Atul Jain, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Stephen Long, Professor, Department of Crop Sciences
  • Ken Patten, Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Michael Schlesinger, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • John Walsh, Professor Emeritus, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Donald Wuebbles, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences.

Nobel Laureates – University Laboratory High School Graduates

Philip Anderson

(1923– ) won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1977. He shared the prize with John Van Vleck and Nevill Mott for their “fundamental theoretic investigation of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems.” Anderson graduated from University High School in 1940.

Hamilton Smith

(1931– ) shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for “the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics.史密斯1948年从大学高中毕业,1948年至1950年就读于加州大学.

James Tobin

(1918-2002) won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1981. Tobin’s work provided “a basis for understanding how subjects actually behave when they acquire different assets and incur debts” by his statement of the “portfolio selection theory” of investment. Tobin graduated from University High School in 1935.

Pulitzer Prize Winners

Pulitzer Prize Winners – Alumni

Leonora LaPeter Anton

(1964– ) received a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting as part of a team with the Tampa Bay Times that reported on conditions in Florida's state-funded mental hospitals. Anton earned a 1986 degree in journalism.

Barry Bearak

(1949 -)因对饱受战争蹂躏的阿富汗日常生活的报道而获得2002年普利策国际报道奖. 比尔克在皇冠2021app下载地址攻读新闻学研究生,并于1974年获得理学硕士学位.

Michael Colgrass

(1932– ) won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his piece, Deja Vu for Percussion Quartet and Orchestra, which was commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic. He received his University of Illinois Bachelor of Music degree in 1956.

George Crumb

(1929– ) received the 1968 Pulitzer Prize in Music for Echoes of Time and the River, commissioned to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the University of Chicago. Crumb received his University of Illinois Master of Music degree in 1952.

David Herbert Donald

(1920 – 2009 ) has twice won the Pulitzer Prize in Biography: in 1961 for Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War and in 1988 for Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe. Donald pursued graduate studies in history at the University of Illinois, receiving a Master of Arts in 1942 and a Ph.D. in 1946.

Roger Ebert

1975年,他作为《皇冠2021app下载地址》(Chicago Sun-Times)的影评人,首次获得普利策评论奖. Ebert graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in 1964.

Roy J. Harris

(1902-1980)与皇冠2021app下载地址校友乔治·蒂姆(George tim)共同获得1950年普利策公共服务奖. 他们的工作揭露了37名伊利诺斯州的报人拿着伊利诺斯州的工资单. Harris received a University of Illinois Bachelor of Arts in 1925.

Beth Henley

(1952– ) won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Crimes of the Heart. Henley pursued graduate studies in theatre at the University of Illinois in the 1970s.

Hugh F. Hough

(1924–1986) shared the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for Local General Spot News Reporting with fellow University of Illinois alumnus Arthur M. 获奖理由:他因发现新证据而重新侦破1966年伊利诺斯州Sen. Charles Percy’s daughter. Hough received a University of Illinois Bachelor of Science in 1951.

Glenn Howatt

(1957–) shared in the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for a series of reports on a spike in infant deaths in Minneapolis day-cares that led to legislative action strengthening regulations. He earned two master’s degrees from Illinois. One in geography in 1982 and the second in journalism in 1986.

Paul Ingrassia

(1950 -)因对通用汽车公司管理层动荡的报道而获得1993年普利策新闻报道奖. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University in 1972.

Monroe Karmin

(1929-1999)因揭露美国与古巴之间的联系而获得1967年普利策国家报道奖.S. crime and gambling in the Bahamas. Karmin received a University of Illinois Bachelor of Science in 1950.

John J. Kim

(1974– ) shared the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting (Chicago Sun-Times) for his photography in an immersive documentation of violence in Chicago neighborhoods, probing the lives of victims, criminals, and detectives as a widespread code of silence impedes solutions. He earned a Bachelor of Science in advertising from the U. of I. in 1997.

Nathaniel Lash

(1992– ) was the data reporter with the Tampa Bay Times team that received a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for its series on the Pinellas County Schools. Lash earned his journalism degree in 2014.

Eli Murray

(1993– ) shared the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 2022 for his work with the Tampa Bay Times in investigating toxic hazards at a Florida battery recycling plant. 默里于2015年获得皇冠2021app下载地址厄巴纳-香槟分校的学士学位. As a student, 他获得了媒体学院的格伦·汉森视觉传播奖学金.

Allan Nevins

(1890-1971)两次获得普利策传记奖:1933年因格罗弗·克利夫兰获奖,1937年因汉密尔顿·费什获奖. Nevins earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1912 and his Master of Arts in 1913, both from the University of Illinois.

Arthur M. Petacque

(1924–2001) shared the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for Local General Spot News Reporting with fellow University of Illinois alumnus Hugh Hough. 他们在发现新证据方面的工作导致了1966年瓦莱丽·珀西谋杀案的重新审理. Petacque attended the University of Illinois in the 1940s.

Richard Powers

(1957- ) received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel “The Overstory.1979年,他在皇冠2021app下载地址香槟分校(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)获得了英语/修辞学硕士学位. Powers joined the Illinois faculty in 1992 and retired in 2012.

James B. Reston

(1909-1995) 1945年和1957年作为《hga010皇冠app苹果》记者获得普利策全国报道奖. He earned a Bachelor of Science in 1932.

Robert Lewis Taylor

(1910-1998)凭借《hga010皇冠app苹果》获得1959年普利策小说奖. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University in 1933.

George Thiem

(1897-1987)与伊利诺斯大学校友罗伊·J·琼斯(Roy J . jones)共同获得1950年普利策公共服务奖. 哈里斯,因为他揭露了37名伊利诺斯州报社的人拿伊利诺斯州的薪水. Thiem earned a University of Illinois Bachelor of Science in 1921.

Carl Van Doren

(1885–1950) won the 1939 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for his book Benjamin Franklin. He graduated from the University in 1907 with a Bachelor of Arts.

Mark Van Doren

(1894-1972)因其作品《hga010皇冠app苹果》(1922-1938)获得1940年普利策诗歌奖. He received a University of Illinois Bachelor of Arts in 1914.

Julie Westfall

(1980- ) shared in 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting with staff of the Los Angeles Times for coverage of the San Bernadino terrorist attack. Westfall is a 2002 journalism graduate.

Abe Zaidan

(1931-)作为俄亥俄州阿克伦市《皇冠2021app下载地址》的一员,分享了1971年普利策地方报道奖. 该报因对1970年5月4日肯特州立大学惨案的报道而获奖. He received a U. of I. Bachelor of Science in 1953.

Pulitzer Prize Winners – Faculty

Bill Gaines (Emeritus)

(1933– ) shared in two Pulitzer Prizes in Investigative Reporting (1976 and 1988). Gaines joined the University of Illinois faculty in 2001 and was the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Chair in Investigative and Enterprise Journalism until his retirement.

Leon Dash

(1944 -)因报道一个家庭与贫困作斗争而获得1995年普利策解释性新闻奖, illiteracy, crime, and drug abuse in Washington, D.C. Dash became a University of Illinois faculty member in 1998 and is a Swanlund Chair and professor of journalism and Afro-American Studies.

Richard Powers (Emeritus)

(1957- ) received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for his novel “The Overstory.1979年,他在皇冠2021app下载地址香槟分校(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)获得了英语/修辞学硕士学位. Powers joined the Illinois faculty in 1992 and retired in 2012.

Pulitzer Prize Winners – University Laboratory High School

George F. Will

(1941 -)作为联合专栏作家获得1977年普利策评论奖. He graduated from University High School in 1958.

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