Graduate Blog

To submit an item for the graduate blog, email Joan Christian.

September 13, 2019

This Wiki Page is a resource for students on the following:

CEE Graduate Student Advisory Committee Computer, Material and Room Reservations Travel Booking and Reimbursement Recommended Courses from students FAQ's


September 10, 2019

University of Illinois Graduate College - Dissertation Travel Grants-Due to Joan Christian in 1108 Newmark by October 7

September 10, 2019

SEGSO Chicago Professional Weekend 2019

The 8th Annual SEGSO Chicago Professional Weekend will be held Friday, September 20th - Saturday, September 21st, 2019. This two-day tour will present the city from a structural engineering perspective, giving students an introduction to the local professional culture as well as the unique historic architecture and skyscrapers which comprise Chicago's world-renowned skyline.

A participation fee of $50 will cover charter bus transportation from Urbana to Chicago and back, Friday catered lunch and banquet dinner, one night stay at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza in Downtown Chicago, and architectural boat tour -- not to mention the opportunity for invaluable networking experience with major Chicago structural engineering/architectural firms!


You can register here:

After registering, you will receive an email with the link to the payment portal. Only the first 36 people to sign-up will receive the payment information initially. If spaces open up later, payment details will be sent to people next in the sign-up list.

More info, please contact Alfredo Sanchez


September 9, 2019

Conversation with the Dean - International Graduate Students

Tuesday, September 17, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.


Each month, the Dean of the Graduate College holds small discussion forums with graduate students. This month, the Dean is extending an invitation to international graduate students to join him in a conversation around your experiences at Illinois. 

September 6, 2019

Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fair

September 10th and 11th, 12 pm- 6pm at the ARC.