Undergraduate Blog

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February 7, 2020

A list of ACES and LAS short-term summer study abroad programs that are open to all majors. Please feel free to forward this information to any of your students who might be interested! All applications are due at 11:59pm on February 15th.  To learn more and apply, students are welcome to attend the info sessions listed below, come to  office hours (12-4 M-F in 330 DCL), or contact us via e-mail ipeng@illinois.edu . Each program page can be found in the My Study Abroad system. More details on the LAS info sessions can be found on their International Program Calendar. There are also campus and college-wide scholarships for study abroad that are applicable to these programs.  All programs are eligible for the IPENG travel scholarship and I4I scholarship also due on February 15th.

February 7, 2020

CEE Undergraduate Advising Faculty Excellence Award:  CEE Web Form - Please Complete (Closing Date – Friday, February 21)

February 7, 2020

A College hold will be put on engineering students account Monday February 3 at 11:59PM. Students will use the Add-Drop portal between Tuesday February 4 and Friday March 13 at 3PM.  We will have cards for students at the UPO front desk (206 EH) for when they come and wonder about their hold with the URL http://go.illinois.edu/EmailDropPolicy


February 7, 2020

SKY Happiness Retreat is a total well-being training offered to thousands of university students, faculty, and staff across the country. Participants gain foundational stress-management and leadership skills, develop a personal evidence-based breathing and meditation practice, learn a short personal yoga practice, develop strategies for social connection and community building, and engage in peer-driven service initiatives. The SKY Happiness Retreat introduces SKY Meditation, an evidence-based meditation practice integrated with breath work that can significantly increase one's well-being and calmness, and significantly reduces anxiety and stress markers. The course features interactive group processes, experiential learning, emotional intelligence training, breathwork, yoga, evidence-based meditation, and service leadership. It's one of the coolest places to connect with yourself, make awesome friends, and, most importantly, have fun!

We're happy to share that the SKY Happiness Retreat is offered with a full scholarship for UIUC students, staff, and faculty members. There are limited spots available for this retreat, and they are filling up fast. Availability is first-come-first-serve, by registration only and requires attendance to all sessions. Please contact skyatuiuc@gmail.com for any questions.

Location: Illini Union (on-campus)

-  February 21st(Fri): 6:00pm - 10:00 pm
-  February 22nd and 23rd (Sat & Sun): 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Apply here:  bit.ly/skyuiucspring20

February 7, 2020

Illinois Department of Transportation is currently hiring entry level Civil Engineers. Below are several links to opportunities that are available at IDOT.