Professor wins environmental award

Local News
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — A UI professor is being recognized for her environmental work.

Dr. Ming Kuo is being given the Heinz Award. It’s given to extraordinary individuals for finding solutions to critical issues.

Kuo’s work focuses on urban green spaces and nature’s impact on health. Kuo will also get $250,000.

She officially receives the award October 24.

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