Graduate Blog

To submit an item for the graduate blog, email Joan Christian.


September 6, 2017

The Graduate College is pleased to be able to provide Fall 2017 Conference Travel Funds, not to exceed $350, for eligible graduate students. Please refer to the Conference Travel Award information for full details: www.grad.illinois.edu/general/travelaward and to access the application form.http://www.grad.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/PDFs/Conf-travel-dept-s.... Funds will be available by November 1.

Please turn applications in to Joan Christian by 5pm on September 25.

September 5, 2017

Alight, Inc. is the leading provider of industry-specific, cloud-based applications that gives clients the
power to see the financial impact of every decision, before they make it. Alight’s solutions let CEOs,
CFOs and other senior executives use real-time multiple scenario and what-if analysis to measure the
financial ripple effects of business decisions and changing market conditions across the enterprise,
before events take place or decisions are made, to determine future outcomes based on real-time
financial and operational data. Alight works with mining companies including leading tier one gold, iron
ore, copper, oil sands and with Caterpillar as a strategic partner.
For more information, view attachment or visit:www.alightinc.com/mining

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September 5, 2017

When: Friday, Sept 15

Time: 11:00 am-12:00 p.m.

Starbucks, 1103 W. Oregon St, Urbana

In support of students with families, we invite you to meet and
mingle with other students who also are managing school and family
life (raising children…). Come take a break, eat, or have a cup of
coffee. We will be meeting without our families…this is our
time! Join us…we look forward to seeing you.
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September 5, 2017

Please see this link for more information about the upcoming Engineering Career Fair on Sept 12-13 from 12-6pm in ARC.

https://ecs.engineering.illinois.edu/career-resources/career-fairs/

September 5, 2017

John Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will kick off iSEE's conference on climate change resilience. Holdren's talk, titled “The Case for Investing in Climate Change Resilience: Insights from Science, Engineering and Economics,” is 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, Alice Campbell Alumni Center. Registration is free at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2524204.

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