Please see the attached flyer for info on Prof. Verma's Fall 2019 course, CEE 498 PHE - Public Health Engineering.


PhD Final Defense – Kaijian Liu

Machine Learning-Based Analytics of Structured and Unstructured Data for Enhanced Bridge Deterioration Prediction

Advisor: Professor Nora El-Gohary

Date: Friday, August 23rd, 3:30 pm

Location: Newmark Room 3350


Please see the following message from the Siebel Center for Design on several courses with open seats:

Siebel Center for Design has two classes that still have a few openings for Fall 2019. These are great, playful, design thinking classes that students in any major / discipline and at all levels (undergrad / grad) can elect to take for anywhere from 1 to 4 credit hours.


TE 401: Developing Breakthrough Projects – Intro to Design Thinking

Details: 16 weeks | face-to-face | meets on Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:50 p.m.

Some of you may be interested in the Behavioral Factors in Design course offered by the Landscape Architecture Department. Please see the attached flyer for more info.


Monday, August 26, 4 - 6 p.m., Illini Union, Illini rooms A, B, C, and South Lounge

Meet new friends, connect with colleagues, and link into campus resources. There will be raffle prizes and light refreshments. Bring your I-card. All grad students and families are welcome!

The Illinois Consulting Academy, in partnership with Business Career Services and Engineering Career Services, invites you to participate in the Fall 2019 Consulting Consortium!

Date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Illini Union

Program: Opportunity to learn about various consulting firms and roles, and for you and firm representatives to network through a panel, a business case run-through, and an open networking session.

Please see the following message from Chicagoland AGC regarding a scholarship they're offering:


The Chicagoland AGC is the voice for Chicagoland’s Commercial Construction industry and we believe in supporting our future leaders by interacting while they continue their education. Through our Construction Scholarship Foundation we have awarded 73 applicants renewable scholarships amounting to more than $350,000. Many of our recipients also score internships with some of our biggest general contractor members.


PhD Final Defense - Abdullah AlOmani
Optimizing Acoustic Design and Schematic Architectural Layouts of Office Buildings
Advisor: Professor Khaled El-Rayes
Date/Time: Tuesday Sep 3rd, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Location: Grainger Library Room 329


I’d like to introduce the Career Certificate – International Students (CC-I) program provided by The Career Center. CC-I is a non-credit bearing 9-week-long career program designed to help international students build networking and job search skills.

A testimonial video Application and more details of the program: Note: applications from freshmen in their first semester are not accepted.    


College of Business is offering a new course this Fall open to all sophomores, juniors and seniors: BADM 199 Business in Action affords students a chance to work on real-world projects with real companies.  See the attached flyer for more information.   


Please note non-Business majors cannot register for the course directly using Self-Service.  They need to email their name and UIN to Andrew Allen (, and Business will add them manually.