News and Events

Wed, 02/15/2012

Learn about the Illinois Professional Science Master's in this brief introductory video. 

What is the PSM and what does it offer that other M.S. degree programs don't?  Our mission, connections with industry, research opportunities, and resources are presented.  Hear from Illinois PSM students

  • Eva Szctechmiler, 
  • Beth Papanek, 
  • Patrick Grady, and 
  • Leo Zhang.
Fri, 01/13/2012

The Illinois PSM Student Leadership Council is a communication channel directly between PSM students and the Graduate College. 

Council members are elected representatives, selected by student vote.  The goal of the Student Leadership Council is continuous improvement of the program for all stakeholders.

The Class of 2012 elected the following to serve as their representatives:

  • Eva Sztechmiler, Agricultural Production
  • Leo Zhang, Bioenergy
  • Kathryn Torrey, Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Grant Hansen, Plant Biology
  • Chris Godwin, Techincal Systems Management

For additional information, contact Bill Buttlar, associate dean of the Graduate College, at (217) 333-6715 or