Undergraduate Blog

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September 21, 2017

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), Illinois-Iowa Water Science Center will soon be filling a Hydrologist position at the GS-07/09/11 level. This position will be open to all eligible applicants who qualify for the series and grade.

Some duties of the position include:

Manage hydraulic/model data and models inputs and results. Manage, visualize, and analyze hydrologic data. Prepare model simulations for sensitivity analysis and verification Draft sections of reports and author data products including web pages and databases. Communicating data and model analyses Coordinate and instruct technicians on data retrieval. QA/QC and routine analysis

Please see the attached document for a detailed job description and details on applying.

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September 21, 2017

Air pollution is estimated to be the 5th largest risk factor contributing to global burden of disease. C. Arden Pope, a Prof. of Economics at Brigham Young University, will address the "top 10" scientific and public policy controversies related to evidence regarding the health effects of fine particulate matter air pollution in a lecture on October 11, 2017, 3-4pm. Please see the attached flyer for full details.

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September 20, 2017

Please see the attachment for the slides from last night's Backpack 2 Briefcase Resume Review Night session.

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September 20, 2017

The Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings is proud to support higher education through this scholarship program. This year, like in years past, the scholarship is $5000.00 and is open to students with a drive and passion for high-rise buildings and are pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, or similar field. The attached document provides information on eligibility and application requirements. Further, the information may also be found on their website:  http://www.cchrb.org/scholarship.html.  Application Deadline, January 15, 2018.

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September 19, 2017

For students interested in studying abroad in Spring 2018 who have missed the September 15th deadline, the Rome Food & Culture program has a later application deadline of October 1st.  There will also be several info sessions about the different terms of the program.

Rome Food & Culture (Spring) Info Session
Tuesday, September 26, 4PM, International Studies Building 101 Rome: Study & Intern on Food (Summer) Info Session
Wednesday, October 11, 5:30PM, Mumford Hall 313 Rome: Study & Intern of Food (Fall) Info Session
Tuesday, October 24, 5:30PM, Mumford Hall 313

For more information about the program, click on the links above and/or refer to the attached flyers.

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