The FIRST Lego League is a tournament that encourages children to pursue their passions in the STEM fields. There are two events coming up soon in Champaign, IL.

The first event is the Qualifiers event. The qualifiers will be on December 2nd, 2017 and will feature teams from across both Champaign County and nearby counties. There are multiple open volunteer positions. Food and drink shall be provided.

Please consider GEOL 118 online as a Winter Session course. The course is very interesting, relevant to our lives, and FUN! 

The attached pdf file describes key features of that course.


If you are interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree and wanting to learn more about Financial Engineering; The MS Financial Engineering Program will be hosting an information session on Wednesday, November 29th at 4:00PM. Please RSVP here - https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/9759027


Undergraduate and Graduate Students:

Course Description

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), set for Thursday, April 19. The URS is the signature event of Undergraduate Research Week (April 15-21), and brings together students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, as well as corporate partners and sponsors, to learn more about undergraduate research and its potential to change the world.

The Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking motivated and experienced undergraduate researchers to participate in the new Illinois Undergraduate Research Ambassadors (IURA) program. IURAs are a collaborative cohort of accomplished and experienced students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ambassadors will promote undergraduate research on the UIUC campus and help the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) develop and maintain student-focused programs that represent UIUC’s diverse array of disciplines.


Network with Industry Professionals 

Thursday, November 16, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Parkland College Student Union

The Village of Hoffman Estates, located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, is currently seeking qualified students for their Summer Civil Engineering Internship Program. 

They have had excellent student interns from UIUC in the past and are hopeful to see more Illini candidates for Summer 2018!

These openings are posted on Handshake and are also attached to this post.

Applications can be found on the Village website.

A research team in the Department of Communication funded through the National Science Foundation is looking for participants in a project that seeks to help a diverse community of researchers to develop innovative research projects focused around the topic of food and water security.

The CARE tutor/peer advisor application is open!

All applicants will be considered!  Application open now through 11/24.