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  • Global Education Symposium 2020

    Global Education Symposium 2020

    The Office of International Programs in the College of Education at Illinois invites you to participate in the second Global Education Symposium, October 14-17, 2020. The deadline for submitting an abstract is July 15, 2020, and the registration deadline is July 31, 2020. Click here for more information: https://go.illinois.edu/GES20

  • How Racism Hurts Black Mental Health and How You Can Help

    ICYMI: Helen Neville, professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies, joined Illinois Public Media's The 21st to explain these concepts, racism as a public health crisis, and diversity issues related to wellbeing.

  • Teachers Discuss Challenges of In-person Learning

    Special Education Department Head Micki Ostrosky talks with WCIA-3 News, and says masks will create a whole new set of challenges in the classroom for younger learners with disabilities.

  • Recognizing How COVID-19 and Injustices Produce Racial Battle Fatigue in African American P-16 Students, Families, and Educators in the U.S.

    On June 29, join Dr. William A. Smith, Professor of Education, Culture & Society at the University of Utah, along with our other distinguished panelists, to discuss how COVID-19 and Injustices Produce Racial Battle Fatigue in Students, Families, and Educators in Pre-K through Grad School.

  • EPOL PhD Candidate Dinah Armstead Part of iVenture Accelerator Cohort 6

    iVenture Accelerator, powered by Gies College of Business, has provided a new round of funding and support for 39 students and their startups. Dinah Armstead, PhD candidate in Global Education Studies and Education Policy is one of these students. Her startup is called AgriWater Tech Consulting.

  • College's First COVID-19 Research Seed Funding Awards Named

    The Bureau of Educational Research and the College Research Committee are pleased to announce the first COVID-19 Seed Grant awards.

  • Food Supply Chain Map beta launch

    Professor Megan Konar in Civil and Environmental Engineering partnered with the Office for Math, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE) to visualize the flow of food between counties in the United States. 

  • Sixth Annual BeeBlitz

    Join us (virtually) on Saturday, June 27, 2020, for the sixth annual BeeBlitz, taking place during National Pollinator Week! All residents of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Ohio are invited to canvas their backyards and neighborhoods for bees, snap some pics, and upload them to BeeSpotter on Saturday, June 27.

  • Library Catalog Changes

    The University Library will transition to the Primo Library Catalog, a new online catalog system, on June 24, 2020. The new catalog system will have an enhanced single search interface so patrons can search for items in the university's Library Catalog simultaneously across all of the I-Share Libraries collections.

  • Elizabeth Kirchgesner, MSTE, Receives Campus Emerging Award for Excellence in Public Engagement

    Congratulations to Beth Kirchgesner for receiving the Emerging Award for Excellence in Public Engagement from the campus' Provost's Office.

  • COVID-19 Briefing Series: SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hosting a series of online COVID-19 Briefings. During these live-streamed briefings campus leaders and subject experts will present the latest information on a specific topic related to the university’s responses to COVID-19. Additionally, during some briefings, members of the Chancellor’s COVID-19 committees will provide updates on their committee’s work.

  • Special Education's Meghan Burke Named University Scholar

    Join us in congratulating Associate Professor Meghan Burke on being selected by the University of Illinois System as a 2020-21 University Scholar.

  • Kutasha Bryan-Silva, C&I Doctoral Student, Receives Fulbright Grant

    The goal of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is to build international relationships to help solve global challenges. Bryan-Silva was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct nine months of dissertation research in Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Black Graduate Student Summer Support Circle

    As Black graduate students, we may be shouldering multiple stressors such as general graduate student struggles, virus related injustices, and household/family responsibilities. During this pandemic, it’s not unusual to start to feel fatigue (if you’re not already exhausted), to notice emotions (e.g. fear, grief, uncertainty, etc.), and have periods where you’re overwhelmed. Within this circle, we will cultivate our cultural resources and the power of the community for support. We will facilitate discussions and dialogues about healing, change, and power.

  • SwaTaleem Foundation: Hiring Student Interns for Summer 2020

    SwaTaleem (Swa from Sanskrit meaning 'Self' and Taleem from Persian meaning 'Owning your Education') is an international nonprofit that works with adolescent girls, teachers, and local government officials in some of the most remote parts of the world to ensure quality education and critical life skills.

    The organization is hiring interns for summer 2020 in a variety of roles.

    For more information, please read the attached flyer and if interested, please fill out the attached Google Form: https://forms.gle/54xgTqZtnJrvZQLS9