Undergraduate Blog

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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.

September 5, 2017

The Students With Families student organization will be holding a coffee chat on Friday September 15th from 11am-noon.This is a meet and mingle event with other students who are managing school and family life (raising children...). See the attached flyer for more details! (Note that there is a typo in the flyer, the time is 11am-noon, NOT 11pm-noon.

September 1, 2017

Do you need volunteer hours? Do you love serving others? Do you want to do something meaningful and memorable? Sign up for iHelp! Join the Student Alumni Ambassadors for this campus-wide day of service on Saturday, September 30, 2017. You can volunteer as an individual OR you can form a team--with a group of friends or with your RSO! Follow the links below to register!

Registration closes at Midnight, Friday September 22nd.
Group Registration: Found here
Individual Registration: Found here

August 31, 2017

The Fall Town Hall meeting for GLCM is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in 2311 Yeh Center at 5:00pm.  Any undergraduate student interested in learning about the details of the GLCM program is welcome to attend.  We will specifically cover the application requirements for seniors seeking to apply this fall for the GLCM Class of 2019. Visit the GLCM website (http://glcm.cee.illinois.edu) for more information and direct any questions to Professor Liu at lliu1@illinois.edu. Bring your questions about GLCM and please join us next Wednesday!

August 31, 2017

Curriculum/Program Development Intern

The Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking an undergraduate student to assist with program and curriculum development projects. Student may be asked to perform other related duties as assigned. Please include your hourly availability/preferred working hours from 9AM- 5PM M-F. This position is paid at $12/hr.

Applicants must be able to work for entirety of academic year 2017/18 (during semester), 10 hours per week. Experience as an undergraduate researcher preferred, but not required. Reliable work ethic is necessary. Student should be independent, communicative, and able to take initiative with good attention to detail. Please provide cover letter indicating interest and relevant experience, resume/CV and one letter of reference to ugresearch@illinois.edu. Deadline for applications is Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5pm; please put “undergraduate internship position” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will be removed from consideration. Any questions should be addressed to the same email account, with same subject line.

More details can be found on the University of Illinois Virtual Job Board: https://secure.osfa.illinois.edu/vjb/detail.aspx?type=nonfws&postid=36951