Undergraduate Blog

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April 28, 2017

The Undergraduate Advisory Board (UAB) is hosting a CEE Cookie & Coffee Break – Tuesday, May 2, 2-4pm, Yeh Student Center, 1st Floor.  Stop by before or after class!

April 28, 2017

Congratulations, Graduates!

You did it! After years of hard work and dedication, you have earned your University of Illinois degree.

Celebrate this important milestone with the purchase of a keepsake Grad Pack.

Grad Pack plays the fight song when opened and includes:

Price: $50

Purchased Grad Packs will be available for pickup during academic attire distribution (ARC Gym 1) during the following times:

May 10: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 11: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 12: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 13: 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Unable to make it to academic attire distribution? We’ve got you covered! Special mailing accommodations can be made for those who require it. To learn more, please call the UI Alumni Association at 800-355-2586 or email illinoisalumni@uillinois.edu.

Questions? Email the UI Alumni Association at illinoisalumni@uillinois.edu

April 26, 2017

CEE 449 will be holding its final seminar Tuesday May 2, 2017 from 12-1:30pm with Q&A from 1:30-2pm. The seminar is entitled "Sustainable Approaches for Safe Global Water and Safe Sanitation in Communities in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement and Bweyale District, Uganda".

This is open to all students, faculty, and staff.


April 26, 2017

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is tomorrow, 4/27, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Illini Union. Hundreds of students from all academic disciplines will share their research through oral panels, poster presentations, and performances. A highlight of the Symposium is our special lunch time session, with 4 of our best and brightest demonstrating the range of research that occurs at Illinois:

Featured Presentations
Lunch: 12:00 PM — 1:15 PM, Illini Room B (For those attending the lunch event, we have boxed lunches on a first-come, first-served basis)
Synthesizing Chemical Libraries for Drug Discovery
Amanda Cowfer, Junior, Chemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, LAS
The Future of Renewable Energy: Tandem Silicon-Perovskite Solar Cells

John Simonaitis, Junior, Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics, ENG
An Investigation into the Role of hnRNPI in Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Wesley Tung, Sophomore, Molecular & Cellular Biology, LAS
Black Science Matters

Zila Renfro, Senior, Journalism, COM
We invite you to come be inspired!
You can find our program on our website at: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/researchweek.html
Stay up-to-date with the Symposium and other Undergraduate Research Week events by following us on Twitter @ugresearch_UI and Facebook @UGResearchIllinois

April 25, 2017

The Spurlock Museum and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts are offering de-stress activities during finals week.  The attached flyer has the details.