blog postsPuerto Rico: Disaster Relief Project Info SessionNov 30, 2017 6:00 pm15 views Date: 12/1 Time: 12pm Location: 4101 MSEB Free Pizza! Course information: CRN: 68117 Rubric: ABE 498 Section: DRP Credits: 3 hours T/Th 5-6:15 Title: Disaster Relief Projects: Hurricane Maria Course Explorer Web Address: https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/2018/spring/ABE/498 This course is a faculty led study tour to Puerto Rico designed to develop a pathway towards sustainable responses for disaster relief efforts. Students will investigate background cultural, political, and social factors that preceded recent events within Puerto Rico and will influence sustainability and viability of solutions. Students will be trained in the assessment of the viability of potential technological solutions responding to current challenges for the local societies after the disaster. Students will be trained in the safety issues associated with entering potentially dangerous areas. Students will work with local communities, aid organizations, and peer institutions in development of sustainable responses to recent events in Puerto Rico. Students will document their visit and their assessments providing a prioritized action plan for future sustainable development. Travel will occur to Puerto Rico during Spring Break, departures on Saturday March 17, and a return on March 25, 2018. Course Fee: there will be a fee associated with this course in the amount of TBD, which covers the cost of round trip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, and in-country programming. Scholarships are available. Students should contact their college study abroad office for more information about scholarships. Restricted: Instructor Approval Notes: Although this course is registered for a full semester course, it is scheduled to meet from February 19 through April 13.International Engineering Research AbroadMar 28, 2017 9:45 am0 views APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING! The College of Engineering International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) is still accepting applications for summer research opportunities in the following countries: South KoreaSpainTaiwan (Junior standing preferred) All research is reviewed by chief department advisors upon return to campus to determine if you will receive technical credit. Applications Due: April 1, 2017For more details about research abroad opportunities, please visit the IPENG Office at 210 Engineering Hall.Engineering for Social Justice Scholars ProgramMar 29, 2016 4:45 pm0 views Explore the relationship between engineering and social justice and engage in participatory problem-solving to create a more socially and environmentally just society. Application deadline: April 8, 2016.2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - AbroadFeb 1, 2016 4:30 pm0 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) sponsors a competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for undergraduate students at UIUC who will be conducting research abroad. This initiative provides students with funds designed to subsidize travel and housing costs associated with the research. Application Deadline: February 29, 2016Students of Color AbroadMay 11, 2015 2:45 pm12 views Why do more students of color need to study abroad? Learn more hereSummer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - AbroadDec 8, 2014 1:45 pm8 views Conduct research abroad with SURF. Deadline: 01/30/2015Illinois for Illinois (I4I) & International Programs and Studies (IPS) ScholarshipsDec 8, 2014 1:15 pm1 views Now accepting I4I and IPS scholarships. Deadline: 02/18/2015NPRE 498-Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage BedrockFeb 27, 2014 4:15 pm43 views Enroll in NPRE 498 - Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Bedrock (crn59909) - Spring 2014 Compare U.S. and Swedish Approaches to Management of Nuclear Reactor Fuel Discharges March 17 - May 7, 2014: Attend five meeting hours at UIUC June 8-21, 2014: Conduct field work and attend lectures in Stockholm, Sweden. Travel to Sweden is required for participation in this course. 4 UIUC Credit Hours Students registered in the course will be required to submit an application to International Programs in Engineering at www.studyabroad.illinois.edu to attend the study abroad component. APPLY NOW! Application Deadline March 7, 2014 at www.engineering.illinois.edu/studyabroad Questions?? Stop by our office in 210 Engineering Hall or contact Professor Cliff Singer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Tomasz Kozlowski (email@example.com) Summer 2013 International Service Learning ProgramJan 28, 2013 10:45 am31 views The summer 2013 Global Engagement Studies Institute at Northwestern University Application Deadline: March 1, 2013 Session Dates: June 17 - August 24, 2013 Would you enjoy working directly with local communities and community organizations in Uganda, India, Bolivia, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, or South Africa; leveraging the strengths, rather than list the weaknesses, of the communities in which you live and work abroad; living with a host family and immersing yourself in another culture for eight weeks? If the answer is yes, this may be the program for you! Boren $20,000 Study Abroad ScholarshipSep 27, 2012 3:30 pm51 views Multiple Illinois students each year receive $20,000 towards their studies abroad under the Boren Program, and it would be great if more of our students were aware of this fantastic opportunity.