Undergraduate Blog

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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 

February 27, 2020

The Writers Workshop at Illinois is holding two workshops next week for undergraduates:

"Writing Effective Personal Statements" on Wednesday, 3/4, from 12:00-1:00pm in Gregory Hall, room 113 "Proposal Writing in Undergraduate Research" (co-sponsored with the Office of Undergraduate Research) on Friday, 3/6, from 3:00-4:30pm in Lincoln Hall, room 1092

I've attached a flyer with upcoming events for this semester, and you can also check the calendar to stay up-to-date or follow them on social media: @WorkshopIL and Writers Workshop at Illinois