Undergraduate Blog

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February 7, 2017

The one credit hour course on undergraduate research safety will be offered as a 2nd half semester course. Any student interested in undergraduate research should take this course. It will help prepare you for the laboratory environment.

Course:                ENG 198 FAS
Meets:                 3:30-4:50 TR
Credit:                  1 hour
Dates:                   March 14 – May 2
Description:        Essential for students who will perform undergraduate research in a laboratory. Topics include chemical, electrical, biological and radiation safety, cryogens, laser and machine/mechanical safety, waste disposal and fire hazards. Lecture and demonstration format.

This course is available to all students in science and engineering majors.   Students in the Engineering College can register directly.

February 6, 2017

The Business Instructional Facility (Room 3019 at 515 E. Gregory) is holding 30 minute walk-in info sessions. These will be held:
Mondays & Fridays 10am-Noon
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-5pm

There are several specialized Business Masters Degrees available:
Master of Science in Accountancy
Master of Science in Business Administration
Master of Science in Finance
Master of Science in Technology Management

Application deadlines for 2017 Summer/Fall start are fast approaching. Apply at: http://www.grad.illinois.edu/admissions/instructions

February 6, 2017

KaTO is an architecture/engineering office which partners with universities to involve students in designing social projects. This summer, they are getting a team together to design a school in the Dominican Republic, and applications will be open until February 17 for students interested in joining the design team and traveling to the DR.

Please see the attached flyer and introduction or more details!


February 6, 2017

The Lake Branch of the APWA Chicago Chapter is excited to announce it’s 2017 Scholarship Program.  Attached is an introduction letter providing additional details, as well as the applications for full- and part-time students enrolled in civil engineering, public works administration or related field programs.

Applications are due April 1, 2017. See the attached documents for full details.


February 3, 2017

ASCE-Construction Institute invites CEE students to attend the Student Days conference developed by the Construction Institute (CI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

CI developed Student Days as a program for civil engineering and construction management students designed to introduce students to the construction engineering aspects of the industry, using a unique approach that brings classroom lessons to life. Students will work in teams with practitioners for three and a half days to develop winning solutions to a civil engineering problem. Corporate recruiters and CI Board Members will be on site to evaluate the students and judge the winning team, based on their proposal and presentation.

This year CI Student Days will be held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 28 - August 1. Travel and accommodation assistance will be available in the form of a stipend.

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2017. Please see the Student Days website to apply: http://www.ascestudentdays.org