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March 2, 2020

Mar 4, 2020   3:00 pm 

Get a head start with the thesis submission and deposit process at our workshop! You’ll learn some of the top formatting mistakes and how to prevent them. We’ll go over deadlines and the required deposit items to help you create a timeline to stay on track. And we’ll discuss the visibility of your thesis after it is deposited. Got specific questions about your thesis?  Bring a draft and stay for office hours immediately following the workshop. Can't make it in person? This workshop will be simultaneously broadcast online at go.grad.illinois.edu/eventspace.


February 28, 2020

Please see the following information from Engineering International Student Programs on their upcoming events:


Engineering International & Domestic Student “Meet and Greet”:

-Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (12:30-2:00pm), 212 Engineering Hall

(Food RSVP Deadline: Feb. 29) - Register: here

Meet Engineering international and domestic students, faculty, and staff!  Stop by between classes for snacks and refreshments. Learn about Engineering and campus-wide resources! Sponsored by Engineering International Student Programs (EISP).


EISP @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts! - Apply here

Apply for EISP tickets, and enhance your academic, professional, and leadership development!  


-TAO: Drum Heart: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (7:30pm), KCPA Tyron Festival Theatre

Experience an Aichi, Japan-based TAO ancient Japanese drumming tradition including modern and dynamic choreography, engaging visuals, and striking costumes! 


-UI Black Chorus Mom’s Day Concert: Saturday, April 4, 2020 (7:30pm), KCPA Foellinger Great Hall

The renowned University of Illinois Black Chorus with Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, presents "Holler” since 1619—a concert of anthem, spiritual, and hymn arrangements!


-Mariachi Herencia de México, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (7:30pm), KCPA Tyron Festival Theatre

Latin Grammy Award nominee, Mariachi Herencia de México celebrates Cinco de Mayo with traditional sounds of violins, guitarrón, vihuela, and vocals!


Engineering International Student Programs (EISP): Enhancing Academic, Professional, and Leadership Development

February 28, 2020

Novotny Engineering has Summer Internships available. Please see the attachment for more information.


February 27, 2020

Please see the following information on an internship opportunity from TWM:


TWM has just posted a new internship opportunity for Civil Engineering – Transportation students at our Swansea, IL office, near St. Louis.  We want to get the word out, so please share this with any students who you think would be a good fit.


NEW! Transportation Engineering Intern (rising junior or senior) – Swansea, IL


More details and application instructions are available on our website: http://www.twm-inc.com/transportation-engineering-intern-2/


As an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer, we seek a diverse pool of qualified applicants.


Thank you!



Jennifer Wolkiewicz