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April 12, 2018

NCSA’s Students Pushing Innovation (SPIN) internship program will host the SPIN Open House on April 16 from 3-5pm in the NCSA Atrium to promote the Academic Year 2018-19 internship projects. Students will have an opportunity to meet with our SPIN mentors who are NCSA researchers and faculty affiliates and learn more about the projects. See the attached flyer. 

SPIN academic year session:
Program dates: August 27, 2018 -May 1, 2019
Work 5 hours/week for 16 weeks each semester
All NCSA SPIN interns are paid $12.50/hour
Any U of I undergraduate student in good academic standing
No restriction on year of study or major
International students are eligible

April 11, 2018

Cancelling Courses Summer 2018…

Students can clear their schedule using Enhanced Registration through May 5th.  After that date, they can request to Cancel their registration via Webform in Student Self-Service until the 1st day of class for the part of term they’re cancelling from After that date, students must see a Dean/Advisor in 206 Engineering Hall for them to approve and complete paperwork

 

Cancelling Courses Fall 2018…

Students can clear their schedule using Enhanced Registration through August 18th.  After that date, they can request to Cancel their registration via Webform in Student Self-Service until the 1st day of class After that date, students must see a Dean/Advisor in 206 Engineering Hall for them to approve and complete paperwork

 

Please Note: All course registration deadlines during any term can be found at:  http://registrar.illinois.edu/academic-calendars

April 10, 2018

ENG 198 EB Technical Communication will be open to all engineering freshmen and sophomores. See the attached flyers for more information. It is aimed at improving presentation and interview skills.

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April 10, 2018

The Chart Westcott Scholarship was created to help students get the education needed in preparation for the realities of joining the workforce. With the ever-increasing price of education, the goal is for this scholarship to help a student get one step closer to obtaining their desired degree on their path to adulthood.

Applicants will be required to submit a 500-word essay by no later than February 28, 2019, and the winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship by March 31, 2019.

Eligibility

You are eligible to submit an application to be considered for the Chart Scholarship if you are

(a) a current high school senior that has been accepted into a university or college or

(b) a current undergraduate university or college student who has not yet reached their final year of study.

Guidelines

Chart Westcott wants to hear your answer to the question, “What is one of the best investments one can make in themselves?”, in 500 words or less.

Application Process

When submitting your application for the Chart Westcott Scholarship, please be sure to fill out each field in the form completely. There are no fees associated with this scholarship, however, if you are selected as the recipient of this scholarship, you are giving Chart Westcott permission to use your name, city, and a portion of your essay for marketing and promotional purposes.

Submission Deadline

February 28, 2019

Winner Selection

Upon receiving all applications, committee members will review all of the applicants and present the top contenders to the greater scholarship committee for the selection of one winner. The winner of the $1000 Chart Westcott Scholarship will be contacted in March 2019 and will have two weeks to respond before a winner up is selected.

http://www.chartwestcottscholarship.com/

 

April 10, 2018

Please see the attached flyer for the upcoming Fall 2018/Spring 2019 course – ENG 440: International Water Project. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ann Witmer at awitmer@illinois.edu or Keilin Jahnke at deahl1@illinois.edu.

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