Two great Spring 2019 courses being offered by the Siebel Center for Design. Details about each are included below and in the attached flyers. May be especially interesting for those wanting to learn more about design thinking and looking for additional credits for the upcoming Spring semester. 


TE 401: Intro to Design Thinking 

Tuesdays 1 - 2:20 (CRN: 69646)

Wednesdays 5 - 6:20 (CRN: 69647)


TE 401: Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:50 (CRN: 69648)


Please see the following message from the FIRST Lego League:


We are in need of judges for the FIRST Lego League Championship State Tournament at Urbana-Champaign for the 2018-19 season on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at the University of Illinois ARC. This is a perfect opportunity to get involved with our community and to help get 4–8 grade school students excited about science, technology, mathematics and engineering.

IEA is looking for drainage & bridge EITs in their Dallas office. Interested students should see the job descriptions linked below. Any students interested can send resumes to Dylan Antila (dantila@ieaworld.com).

Drainage Listing - http://www.ieaworld.com/job/39/water-resources-engineer-in-training
Bridge Listing - http://www.ieaworld.com/job/29/bridge-engineer-in-training

Description: An undergraduate assistant to help with lab organizing and planning is needed. Ideal candidate has some experience with design and drawing software like AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator. Attention to detail, creativity and willingness to learn new things are a must.

Please see the attached announcement and application for information on the C.E. DeLeuw Travel Award.


The IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students seeking a career in the aggregates industry.  Furthermore, this scholarship enhances the relationship between the IAAP and institutions of higher learning that are educating and training the next generation of aggregate industry professionals.


Please take a look at the following summer faculty led programs available through ACES Study Abroad:


Botswana: Wildlife Conservation & Community Research

Dates: July 1 – Aug 10, 2019

Deadline: 12/17/18


China: Summer Research and Cultural Immersion Program

Dates: May 13 – Jun 20, 2019

Deadline: 1/15/19


Costa Rica: Soil Diversity and Land Use

Dates: May 13 – 27, 2019

Deadline: 1/25/19


Costa Rica: Soil Diversity and Land Use

Dates: May 13 – 27, 2019

Deadline: 1/25/19


May be of strong interest to Civil and Environmental students. It's led by Kevin McSweeney, who's a soil scientist.

See the following items that will be available through the end of the semester at CARE:

Walk-in Tutoring available through Dec, 12


Final Exam Review Session Schedule will post in the next few days


McKinley Health Center, has 1 more 5 Minute Facts coming up Dec 12, Nutrition


Counseling Center Workshops still to come, click here for details Test Anxiety, 12/13  Manage Stress & Boost Resilience, Dec 6 & 13 Time Management, Dec 5 & 12


When: January 23rd 2019 – 6:00PM to 9:30 PM

Where: University of Illinois – Materials Science and Engineering Building – Room 305

Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

Want to get involved in sustainability? Opportunities are plentiful and LEED is at the forefront!