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  • Summer Internships for Native Americans in Genomics (SING)

    This workshop will be held August 2-9 here at UIUC. Apply today

  • UC Berkeley's 7-Day Explorations in Science Research Workshop

    Application Deadline is April 2, 2013.

    Workshop Dates:  June 15-23, 2013

    Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    This short program is designed to encourage and help prepare students to attend graduate school in the sciences. It is aimed at undergraduates who are rising juniors or seniors.  Students will learn how earth & planetary scientists approach large, complex problems and how new research, instruments, data, and analytic tools that are producing results at the nexus of science, public understanding and policymaking. Students will gain a basic understanding of computing and visualization tools.   

     Please read more for further information.


  • Leadership and Diversity Workshop

    Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the SDRP Building [10 am - 6 pm]

    Leadership Strategies for a Diverse World with Joshua Fredenburg

    As an expert in leadership and diversity, Joshua will discuss issues relevant to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and give you an opportunity to create an action plan that you can use on campus.  Lunch will be provided

    For more information contact

     To register go to


  • SoNIC Summer Research Workshop

    Please apply by February 18, 2013

    Workshop Date:  June 9 - 15, 2013

    Cornell University is hosting this valuable workshop that is designed to encourage undergraduate or masters students to pursue and achieve a PhD.  The theme of the workshop centers around systems and networking, but students with a background in CS, EE, Math, and Physics are eligible to apply.  The workshop is fully funded and provides for all travel costs.  Apply directly to