Graduate Blog

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

July 30, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Raul Tenorio
Photochemical Processes in Engineered Aquatic Systems for Remediation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Algae Cultivation
Advisors: Professor Timothy Strathmann and Professor Jeremy Guest
Date: Thursday August 13th, 10:00 AM (CDT)
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July 27, 2020

Whether you’re a student, a fan of Illini Athletics or just visiting campus, the Illinois App brings the University of Illinois to life at your fingertips. This early access release of the app features information about campus events, Illini sports and a number of resources for students including registering to vote, quick polls, MTD bus pass, dining hall menus, laundry services, and more. It also has a health section where students can monitor their COVID testing results.

Here is the link:


July 22, 2020

The USGS is currently advertising for Hydrologist Pathways Recent Graduate positions in many of our locations throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. Please see the USAjobs link below for further details.

NOTE students graduating this December are also eligible to apply, in addition to those who graduated in the last two years.

July 21, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Jessica Boakye
Modeling the societal impact of natural hazards
Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni
Date: Tuesday August 4th, 9:00 am