Undergraduate Blog

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February 25, 2020

Students, particularly those in EWES, Environmental Engineering, WRES, SRIS, and SRHM, may be interested in taking ATMS 391 as a science elective or free elective course. See the attached flyer for details.


February 21, 2020

ACI at UIUC student chapter will organize a workshop on Origin Pro, a graphing and data analysis software (better than excel !), on March 7th at 11:00 am at 1310 Yeh Center. Dipobrato (Dipto) Sarbapalli will give a presentation on "Introduction to Origin" with software demonstration. Participants will be learning the basic interface of the software and some of the advanced functions including curve fitting and deconvolution. Please fill this form to participate and receive future communication regarding the workshop! https://shorturl.at/gksM6 Please feel free to suggest additional topics that you would like to be covered.

February 20, 2020

Challenge by Cintra is a unique learning experience designed to enhnce your skills and take your career to the next level. This yearlong trainee program is an opportunity to gain valuable, hands on experience, advance your technical skills, build your business network, and grow your confidence. Registration deadline is May 31, 2020.

See more details in the attached flyer.


February 20, 2020

The Champaign County Forest Preserve District has a job opening for a Planning & Projects Coordinator. The job description (attached) notes that two years of experience is preferred, however this would also be a great entry-level position for the class of 2020.


February 20, 2020

Students who are interested in short-term study abroad programs for this summer have an additionally opportunity to apply!

The application deadline for the following summer faculty-led programs abroad have been extended to March 1st:


LAS Programs:

CHEM 492: CIPRONA Center for the Research of Natural Products (San Jose, Costa Rica) CLCV 120/GLBL 298: Crisis and Transformation: Athenians in Times of Change (Athens, Greece) LAST 395: Archaeology Field School in Peru (Sayan, Peru) GLBL 298: Globalization and Urban Inequalities (Cape Town, South Africa)


Students in LAS applying for any faculty-led program can also still apply for the LAS Abroad Scholarship! (Rolling Admission)


ACES Programs:

NRES 285: Wildlife Conservation Management in Tanzania (Arusha, Tanzania) ACE 499/ACE 398: Sustainable Agriculture & Eco-Tourism in the Galapagos Islands (Galapagos, Ecuador)


BUS Programs:

BUS 199: The Faculty-Led Program to London and Paris with Professor Noel (London, UK & Paris, France)

Now open to all students (students in ECON, Math, STATS, and Actuarial Science are encouraged to apply!)


If your students have questions about the programs, encourage them to reach out to the College’s study abroad office (in CC).

Please help us spread the word and encourage more students to take advantage of these academically enriching opportunities!


For appointments, select “LAS International Programs” from the calendar options in our online scheduler.

Visit LAS International Programs Calendar for a list of walk-in advising hours, events, and deadlines!