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  • Apply to be a Career Center Paraprofessional by 4/19/21

    CSPs play a critical role and are often seen as the face of The Career Center at campus events while providing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn reviews, and as they facilitate career readiness workshops for our campus partners.If you have excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills, and will be enrolled full-time for the upcoming semester, please apply at the link below by Monday, April 19, to allow sufficient time to apply.More Information on the CSP position: https://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/opportunity/undergraduate-career-services-paraprofessional

    Application Link: https://go.illinois.edu/ApplyCSP2021

  • Check out the Great ARTDoors at Spurlock Museum through 5/16/21!

    The Spurlock Museum is open! They are following all COVID-19 safety protocols and encourage you to come by during usual hours - https://www.spurlock.illinois.edu/visit/.

  • INNER VOICES Social Issues Theatre Auditions at 5-6PM CST on April 29, 6-7PM CST on May 4

    Please email Lisa Fay (lfay@illinois.edu) to schedule an audition, for questions, or to schedule an alternative audition time! Open to all university students. Though useful, no previous experience is required. Come with a prepared 1 to 2 minute monologue (does not have to be memorized). Students can elect to receive 2 hours of course credit Theatre 400M.INNER VOICES Social Theatre takes on subject matter that is timely and often difficult to address. This requires a willingness to be open-minded and curious about social issues and justice on the part of all who participate in the project. Past topics have included hate crimes, sexual assault, body, image, gender identity and transphobia, racism, socioeconomic status, and suicide. INNER VOICES is sponsored by the Counseling Center and the Department of Theatre.

  • Service Opportunities with the Office of Volunteer Programs

     

    Join the Office of Volunteer Programs Team as the Barbara Seaquist Williams InternThe intern will engage in community service activities and organize peer experiences that highlight their academic interests. They will network with social service agencies and nonprofit professionals to help develop a climate of community engagement on and off-campus. The intern builds project management and volunteer administration skills. Find more information and application details at https://studentengagement.illinois.edu/volunteer-programs/programs/leadership/. The application is due 4/22/21.

    Be A Part of the Service Leaders at Illinois Council-Engaged (SLICE)SLICE is a great opportunity for second and third-year students still looking to make a mark on the university's mission for student involvement in community service and public outreach! However, all students are welcome. Students will learn to value collaborative relationships and shared governance, work with others to boost student affinity for global awareness and civic participation, and build a community that results in group resilience, persistence, and retention. Those selected to SLICE for 2021-2022 will assemble for the first council meeting on 4/19/21. Interest forms can be found at https://go.illinois.edu/ServiceLeadersCouncil.

  • Check out the beautiful cherry blossoms at the Japan House!

    Check out the Japan House cherry blossoms (2000 South Lincoln in Urbana)! If they are gone by the time you get there, check out photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/japanhouseillinois/sets/72157718509287735/

  • Service Opportunities with the Office of Volunteer Programs

     

    Join the Office of Volunteer Programs Team as the Barbara Seaquist Williams InternThe intern will engage in community service activities and organize peer experiences that highlight their academic interests. They will network with social service agencies and nonprofit professionals to help develop a climate of community engagement on and off-campus. The intern builds project management and volunteer administration skills. Find more information and application details at https://studentengagement.illinois.edu/volunteer-programs/programs/leadership/. The application is due 4/22/21.

    Be A Part of the Service Leaders at Illinois Council-Engaged (SLICE)SLICE is a great opportunity for second and third-year students still looking to make a mark on the university's mission for student involvement in community service and public outreach! However, all students are welcome. Students will learn to value collaborative relationships and shared governance, work with others to boost student affinity for global awareness and civic participation, and build a community that results in group resilience, persistence, and retention. Those selected to SLICE for 2021-2022 will assemble for the first council meeting on 4/19/21. Interest forms can be found at https://go.illinois.edu/ServiceLeadersCouncil.

  • 4/14/21 LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

    Registration for the April 14th LGBTQIA+ Ally Training is open!

  • Fulbright Info Sessions in April

    The National and International Scholarships Program will be hosting information sessions for undergraduate students and recent alumni to provide an overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including eligibility, grant types, and application advice.  In addition to information sessions, NIS will be hosting in-depth workshops on each application component to help students get started in filling out the application. They will share samples of successful applications, provide helpful suggestions for essay writing, and answer questions. Sessions are targeted to juniors, seniors, and recent alumni who wish to apply for the Fulbright Priority Deadline of June 21, 2021.

    Are you looking for an exciting way to spend a year abroad starting in the Fall of 2022? If so, it’s time to think seriously about submitting an application for a Fulbright Scholarship!  Join us for an information sessions and workshops to learn more. Please register early for these events!  

    Fulbright Information Session: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkduipqDgpGdNrpB__oxueb3lfZw89ndyMFulbright Personal Statement Writing Workshop: Apr 15, 2021 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsf-6qrj8tHdUO4A0E90PAcoBvCNVRdODcFulbright Information Session: Apr 21, 2021 08:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-yvqj0tGdyJ0cLemx5cO_fIlR5wZEw8Fulbright ETA Workshop: Apr 23, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtdeqtrTgpH9YcdbewMUgqeAhvxuMM_C3aFulbright Research Workshop:  Apr 30, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-qpqzMvGdwCjKB96h_dzzsVk-JKCciH

  • Illinois Interfaith Conference on 3/23 and 3/24 - register now!

    The 10th Annual Illinois Interfaith Conference is a *free* opportunity for University of Illinois students, campus allies, and community leaders to join together to consider interfaith engagement and racial justice. The Conference takes place March 23rd & 24, 2021.  Register today: http://oiir.illinois.edu/diversityed/interfaith/illinois-interfaith-conference

  • Carol Spindel 4/5/21 Reading and Images - Urbana Free Library virtual program

    CHP emeritus professor Carol Spindel will be reading from I Give You Half the Road and showing images for an online Urbana Free Library program on Monday 4/5/21 at 7 pm; register at https://events.urbanafree.org/event/4884211

    I Give You Half the Road, January 2021, University of Wisconsin Press, tells the turbulent recent history of Ivory Coast through the lives of five people she has known since they were children. All five left the same rural community in northern Ivory Coast and moved to cities just as their country, considered the most stable in West Africa, was split in two by exclusionary politics. As northerners, they faced discrimination and police harassment during a decade of instability and a violent post-electoral conflict. More info can be found at carolspindel.com.

  • Women in Entrepreneurship Lunch & Learn Seminars through the end of the semester!

    Women in Entrepreneurship Lunch & Learn Seminar with...

    Sandee Kastrul on March 26 | 12-1 pm | Register at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/900284491 Guest speaker Sandee Kastrul, President & Co-Founder of i.c.stars, will present “How Dare You Be Invisible? One Social Entrepreneur’s Story of Growing a Business and Becoming Visible.” Don’t miss this virtual session with inspirational stories and thoughtful discussion about inclusive entrepreneurship and becoming visible in the work to develop change-driven leaders. Open to ALL. Share more info with your network: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIE32621.

    Afenya Pongo Montgomery on April 2 | 12-1 pm | Register at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1025669723 Guest speaker Afenya Pongo Montgomery, Founder & CEO of The iCAN Collective, will present “Creating an Engaged Community and Getting Brand Buy-In.” Don’t miss this virtual session with a creative, brand builder, people connector and founder to gain critical insights about building a brand and community to advance women in leadership and entrepreneurship. Open to ALL. Share more info with your network: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIE4221.Deborah Quazzo & Brooke Elliott on April 16 | 12-1 pm | Register at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1454422450 Brooke Elliott, Associate Dean of Online Programs & EY Distinguished Professor in Accounting, will moderate a Fireside Chat with special guest Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner at GSV Ventures & Co-Founder at ASU+GSV Summit. Don’t miss this virtual session focused on “Moving from B.C. to A.D.: The Dawn of the Age of Digital Learning.” Open to ALL. Share more info with your network: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIE41621.Esther Ngumbi on April 23 | 12-1 pm | Register at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/721147512 Guest speaker Esther Ngumbi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Entomology & African American Studies, will present “Daring in Entrepreneurship with Little Resources: Lessons from Building a Sustainable Community Rooted in Agriculture 8,000 Miles Away.” Don’t miss this virtual session with inspiration from this accomplished researcher, educator, mentor, author, social entrepreneur, and champion for change around the issues of hunger, gender, education, youth activism, agriculture, sustainability, and public service. Open to ALL. Share more info with your network: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/WIE42321.

  • Fulbright Info Sessions in April

    The National and International Scholarships Program will be hosting information sessions for undergraduate students and recent alumni to provide an overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including eligibility, grant types, and application advice.  In addition to information sessions, NIS will be hosting in-depth workshops on each application component to help students get started in filling out the application. They will share samples of successful applications, provide helpful suggestions for essay writing, and answer questions. Sessions are targeted to juniors, seniors, and recent alumni who wish to apply for the Fulbright Priority Deadline of June 21, 2021.

    Are you looking for an exciting way to spend a year abroad starting in the Fall of 2022? If so, it’s time to think seriously about submitting an application for a Fulbright Scholarship!  Join us for an information sessions and workshops to learn more. Please register early for these events!  

    Fulbright Information Session: Apr 6, 2021 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcuugrDIpE9PnqGUeEfWzNesxaxXbDwoFulbright Information Session: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkduipqDgpGdNrpB__oxueb3lfZw89ndyMFulbright Personal Statement Writing Workshop: Apr 15, 2021 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsf-6qrj8tHdUO4A0E90PAcoBvCNVRdODcFulbright Information Session: Apr 21, 2021 08:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-yvqj0tGdyJ0cLemx5cO_fIlR5wZEw8Fulbright ETA Workshop: Apr 23, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtdeqtrTgpH9YcdbewMUgqeAhvxuMM_C3aFulbright Research Workshop:  Apr 30, 2021 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkc-qpqzMvGdwCjKB96h_dzzsVk-JKCciH

  • LAS global opportunities for all faculty and students

    For faculty interested in working with a partner in another country to create a Global Classroom: https://sites.google.com/illinois.edu/global-classrooms/: Call for Proposals is due April 18.

    For all students we have virtual international internships and research opportunities for fall: https://studyabroad.illinois.edu/outgoing-students/virtual/

    For summer, there is one program that is still accepting applications and it’s just for LAS students, but it’s a fantastic opportunity to work with an Illinois alum. Application deadline is March 30. See the link for more info: https://app.studyabroad.illinois.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=11770

  • Sustainability Careers Panel on 4/9/21

    The Career Center is hosting an event for students at noon on Friday, April 9, a panel discussion on Careers in Sustainability.  There will be industry representatives to discuss how to pursue sustainable careers and how the field is changing.  If you are interested in career paths related to sustainability or have a general interest in the topic please join in! Panelists will include representatives from:Eco LogicPrairie Rivers NetworkUrbana Park DistrictWisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    This event will be held online via Zoom, and students should register at https://go.illinois.edu/SustainabilityCareersPanel. Thank you for your help in promoting this event!  The Handshake event page also contains all of this information: https://app.joinhandshake.com/login?ref=events-search.

  • "In Dialogue: Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe on Israel and Palestine" on 4/6/21

    “In Dialogue: Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe on Israel and Palestine” will be moderated by Chancellor Robert J. Jones on Tuesday, April 6, 12 p.m.

    Please join in for a conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi, New York Times bestselling author of Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, and Mohammad Darawshe, a leading political analyst who has spent more than three decades advocating for Israel’s Arab sector. They will discuss their evolving views on Israeli-Arab relations and, more generally, how we can engage meaningfully with one another across deeply-held divisions. For more Information and to register, please visit: go.illinois.edu/InDialogue

    Sponsored by The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Program in Jewish Culture & Society.

  • Graduating Seniors: Apply to Senior 100 Honorary 3/1 - 3/29/21!

     

    Senior 100 Honorary honors the most outstanding graduating seniors. This event recognizes not only the most successful students academically, but more heavily focuses on campus involvement and service. This highly prestigious award allows hard-working seniors to be acknowledged for their commitment to the university throughout their four years on campus. The application will be live on March 1st, 2021 and can be found at this website http://illinisaa.com between March 1-29.

    Thanks to Ivana Aboagye of Student Alumni Ambassadors for this information item.

  • Prizes for Research in the Humanities (including for undergrads!): Submissions due 3/5/21

    The HRI Prizes for Research in the Humanities celebrate excellence in humanities scholarship at the University of Illinois, with awards given at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty levels. Submissions and nominations are invited from scholars from all sectors of the university focusing on the humanities and humanities-inflected research: https://hri.illinois.edu/fellowships-research-support/hri-research-prizes. The deadline is 5 p.m. on March 5, 2021.

    Thanks to Erin Ciciora of the Humanities Research Institute for this information item.

  • Apply by 3/31/21 to be an AY 21-22 Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations Liaison!

    Apply by 3/31/21 to be an AY 21-22 Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations Liaison!

  • International Women's Day (3/8/21) - Speakers list

      

    The Humanities Research Institute and The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program are co-hosting an annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia. Each speaker will have five minutes to tell the story of the woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways. View the full list of speakers (including a recorded presentation from U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth!) at https://wggp.illinois.edu/news-events/international-womens-day/international-womens-day-2021, and register to attend at https://illinois.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YxBETkJLSCSTV774N5S2lA

  • The Career Center's on-line resources or schedule a virtual appointment

    Check out on-line resources or schedule a virtual visit at (217) 333-0820 or careercenter.illinois.edu

  • Get free vermicomposting kits from VermiCUlture (vermicomposting in C-U)

    VermiCUlture: vermicomposting in Champaign Urbana, is a YMCA program that educates students and campus members about sustainable food disposal and distributes free vermicomposting kits so that everyone can compost even in dorms or apartments. Here is a link tree to VermiCUlture's social media pages and interest/application forms: https://linktr.ee/vermiculture, and see the flyer. Please let Chancellor's Scholar Sophie Luijten know at sil2@illinois.edu if you have any questions!

  • McKinley Health Center BE WELL fitness classes on Tuesday/Thursdays

    McKinley Health Center BE WELL fitness class on Tuesdays and Thursdays: Classes will be at 1 pm on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and anyone is welcome to join. To register, email the instructor Felicia Fordyce at frf2@illinois.edu, and can register at any point during the 8-week class.

  • Call for Post-Pandemic Art Submissions - by April 19

    Thanks to the Japan House listserv for this information item.

  • Want to make a difference after graduation? Check out 3/10 Social Impact Info Session

    The Career Center is hosting a UI Social Impact Info Session w/ City Year, Teach for America, and Peace Corps on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4-5 p.m. (virtual event). Sign up through Handshake: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/702514

  • Great Course Opportunity from recent SAS Presenter Nikki Usher

    Check out the flyer for a 2nd 8-week class opportunity provided by Professor Nikki Usher. This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for: Humanities - Lit & Arts.

  • HSC Arts Committee - Call for Artists! Let them know if you want art supplies to create Honors House artwork

    Scan the QR Code to let the HSC Arts Committee know you're interested in getting art supplies! Get in touch with Matthew Haak at mjhaak2@illinois.edu if you have any questions!

  • HRI-Mellon Legal Humanities Internships – 3/1/21 application deadline

    The Humanities Research Institute (HRI), with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is looking for undergraduate interns to work with its Legal Humanities research group for the academic year 2021–22. Legal humanities understands the law as both reflecting and actively influencing societal values, aspirations, anxieties, biases, and notions of justice, examining how law constitutes and shapes the social world in which it is embedded. The HRI-Mellon Legal Humanities Research Group is composed of professors, post-doctoral scholars, graduate students, and undergraduates from different disciplines who are united by their desire to understand the multiple ways the law, broadly conceived, shapes human relations to each other and the places we live.

    The research group seeks three undergraduate interns who will work with the group on their seminars, workshops, and programs. Interns will also work with the research group director to develop their own research projects as well as a research symposium for undergraduates at the end of the spring semester. Complete applications must be received by 5 p.m. on March 1, 2021. Read more about the internship and how to apply at https://hri.illinois.edu/andrew-w-mellon-fellowships/hri-andrew-w-mellon-undergraduate-internships-legal-humanities.

  • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures is now open!

    The Spurlock Museum of World Cultures has reopened to the public! Come in from the cold to see the new exhibit, Debates, Decisions, Demands: Objects of Campaigns and Activism, and reacquaint yourselves with the collection. Warm up next to Oscar Martinez's paintings from the mural at the former La Casa Cultural Latina, and listen to audio stories about C-U social-dance culture in the 1970s, as part of ourthe Blues Dancing and Its African American Roots exhibit. [Masks are required, as is registration for groups larger than five. To ensure our guests' safety, capacity limits will be enforced. For more information about how they are constantly working to keep the Museum safe, go to the website to read about their Covid Response.]

    HOURS: Tu (12-5) Wed-Fri (9-5) Sat/Sun (10-4) - FREE.

    More info:   Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801, 217-333-2360, https://www.spurlock.illinois.edu/

    Thanks to Katya Reno of Spurlock Museum for this information item.

  • Nikki Giovanni on "Arts As Activism" on 2/23/21

    Join world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator, Nikki Giovanni as she talks about the arts as activism. The event will be hosted by Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; African American Cultural Center, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Diversity Center, University of Illinois at Springfield.

    When: February 21, 2021 @ 5pm

    Zoom Webinar: https://diversity.uic.edu/nikki-giovanni-webinar/

  • Poetry submissions for Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship due 1/28/21

    Poetry submissions for Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship due 1/28/21

  • Sign up for this semester's SAS programming now!

    Sign up for this semester's SAS programming now!

  • Upcoming HSC Meeting on February 2 (now on Tuesdays!), and ongoing service opportunity

    Upcoming HSC Meeting on February 2 (now on Tuesdays!), and ongoing service opportunity

  • HRI-Mellon Legal Humanities Internships – 3/1/21 application deadline

    HRI-Mellon Legal Humanities Internships – 3/1/21 application deadline

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Events 2/4 and 2/5/21

    Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Events 2/4 and 2/5/21

  • HSC hosts Valentine's Honors After Dark this week (tba)!, and ongoing service opportunity

     HSC hosts Valentine's Honors After Dark this week (tba)!, and ongoing service opportunity

  • Japan House Shares on 2/14/21: Year of the Ox

    Japan House Shares on 2/14/21: Year of the Ox

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  • Student Cultural Programming Fee (SCPF) accepting new members for 2021-2022: 2/26 info session

     Student Cultural Programming Fee (SCPF) accepting new members for 2021-2022: 2/26 info session

  • Carol Spindel book announcement, and 2/24/21 talk

    Carol Spindel book announcement, and 2/24/21 talk

  • Internships at Research Park Discussion Panel on 2/26/21

    Internships at Research Park Discussion Panel on 2/26/21

  • Equinox still accepting submissions!, SAS Announced soon

    Equinox still accepting submissions!, SAS Announced soon

  • Apply by 2/15/21 for SPIN Summer 2021 internships at NCSA

    Apply by 2/15/21 for SPIN Summer 2021 internships at NCSA

  • Apply by 2/15/21 for SPIN Summer 2021 internships at NCSA

    Apply by 2/15/21 for SPIN Summer 2021 internships at NCSA

  • Upcoming HSC Meeting on February 2 (now on Tuesdays!), and ongoing service opportunity

    Upcoming HSC Meeting on February 2 (now on Tuesdays!), and ongoing service opportunity

  • Two opp's from the Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership

    Map the System 2021 Social Innovation Challenge: Call for individuals and teams up to 5 members to participate in this unique challenge

    Are you ready to change the world? Tackling global challenges starts with understanding a problem and its wider context. Map the System 2021 is a competition that challenges students to explore the issues that matter to them, think differently about social and environmental change, and share their findings with the world. Develop systems thinking, research, and changemaking skills. Receive guidance, coaching, and support via workshops/office hours. Gain insight to launch your own social venture or social innovation project. Pitch ideas to win cash prizes and a chance to compete in the Global Final (an Illinois team won 2nd place last year!) Sign up at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1529230344 ASAP to receive updates about information sessions, workshops, key deadlines, and details about the campus semi-final and global competition. See the flyer at: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/MaptheSystem2021flyer

    Applications Open for the Illinois Impact Incubator: Deadline: December 18 (Rolling admissions. Apply early: https://go.gies.illinois.edu/IllinoisImpactIncubator2021)

    Are you interested in creating a startup venture focused on social or environmental impact? The Illinois Impact Incubator is a co-curricular incubation program for students of all majors and levels who have a passion to develop an idea or early-stage venture focused on social or environmental impact. All types of ventures are welcome (e.g., nonprofits, social enterprises, social businesses). The incubator will amplify your impact by providing knowledge, tools, networks, and access to funding to help you launch and grow your social venture. Members participate in a weekly (virtual) Community of Practice with other social entrepreneurs during spring semester (Wednesdays 5:00-7:30 pm) and receive guidance as they work on customized deliverables to develop their ventures. The incubator includes educational workshops, social purpose-driven coaching, peer feedback, curated resources, and access to mentors and expert advisors. Members are eligible for micro grants to support stakeholder discovery, prototyping, and implementation of pilot projects and have the exclusive opportunity to compete for seed funding in Social Pitch 2021. Beyond the spring semester, members will have ongoing access to mentoring support, expert advisors, curated resources, and educational, networking, and funding opportunities. Individuals or small teams may apply. ALL majors and levels (undergraduate and graduate) are welcome. See https://go.gies.illinois.edu/IllinoisImpactIncubator2021_flyer

    Thanks to Valeri Werpetinski of Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership for this information item

  • OUR now accepting applications for 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium (3/19/21 deadline)!

    The Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), set to be on display April 26 - 30, 2021. Over the course of the week, students will present their work through poster presentations, oral presentations, and creative showcases, the breadth and scope of which reflect not only the wide range of academic disciplines at the University of Illinois, but also speak to the excellence of our undergraduate scholars.

    All undergraduate students currently involved with research are eligible to present. For more information on URS, including answers to frequently asked questions, please visit: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/symposium.html

    The deadline to submit an application to present at the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium is March 19, 2021 at 11:59pm.

  • TEC offers two Certificates for undergrads in all majors

    Pursue your future career goals armed with a TEC Certificate! Whether you want to advance your career goals, be an impactful leader, launch your startup, or develop breakthrough products, the Technology Entrepreneur Center offers two certificates for undergraduate students (Innovation and Technology Commercialization) that meet your needs. More info at https://tec.illinois.edu/academics/certificates.

  • Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement (GLOBE) accepting applications for Spring 2021 cohort

    Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement (GLOBE) is now accepting applications for Spring 2021 cohort. GLOBE connects domestic and international students and provide them opportunities to enhance intercultural communication skills, develop leadership skills, and build lifelong friendships. If you are a current student in at least your second year (undergraduate) or second semester (graduate), please apply for Blue. If you are a new incoming student in Spring 2021, or just started Fall 2020, please apply for Orange. More information can be found at http://go.illinois.edu/globe.

  • The Great ARTdoors

    Make Art! Outdoors!

    Thanks to Chancellor's Scholar Alice Cao for this information item.

  • Humanities Gateway Internship in Public Media and Civic Engagement - apply by 11/30/20

    Undergraduate majors in humanities disciplines are invited to apply for a paid internship in Public Media and Civic Engagement sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute (HRI), the campus humanities hub, in partnership with Illinois Public Media (IPM), the public broadcasting service of the University of Illinois (your local NPR/PBS station).

    The successful candidate will be housed at IPM and will work under the supervision of the station’s news and public affairs director to produce 4–8 community listening sessions for news reporters. These listening sessions will assist reporters in understanding the aspirations of the communities we serve and the roadblocks to those aspirations. Information from these sessions will be shared throughout IPM and will assist in the creation of on-air and online programming.

    Visit the HRI website for more information or apply now at https://go.illinois.edu/gateway. Applications are due by November 30, 2020. The start date will be February 1, 2021.

    Thanks to Erin Ciciora of Humanities Research Institute for this information item.