Graduate Blog

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

January 16, 2020

The Career Certificate – International Students (CC-I) program is a nationally awarded career program designed to help international students be more competitive job/internship candidates.

Undergraduate and master’s international students are eligible as long as they are available either Mondays or Tuesdays from 4-5:30pm. Attending an info session is mandatory and the application deadline is February 4th. Program details: Contact: Un Yeong Park at

Please see the enclosed flyers.


January 16, 2020

Please see link for some Grad College Resources for students.

January 15, 2020

Please see attached announcement for upcoming workshops at Grainger Engineering Library.


January 14, 2020

The Siebel Center for Design (SCD) is offering a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about human-centered design and design thinking as part of our 2020 Summer Internship Program.


We are looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who want to dive deep into design thinking. This internship includes joining a project team with individuals across various disciplines and attending workshops on personal and professional development, as well as opportunities to help set up the new Siebel Center for Design building. 

Undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are welcome to apply within any year or discipline. SCD strives to promote interdisciplinary work among students. Therefore students within any major/discipline are encouraged and welcome. 

Interested? We hope so! For full details, please join us on Thursday, January 23 at 4:00 p.m. in 223 Gregory Hall for our informational session. Please bring a hard copy of your resume with you!

Questions? Contact SCD at

January 13, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Wenting Hou
Track Model for Predicting Dynamic Response Behavior of Railroad Bridge Approaches
Advisor: Professor Erol Tutumluer
Date: Tuesday January 21st, 12:30 pm
Location: Quade Lounge