Ph.D. Final Defense – Alessandro Contento
Modeling of Hurricane-Storm Surge Occurrences and Analysis of their Financial
Advisor: Professor Paolo Gardoni
Date: Wednesday, November 11th, 10:00 am
Location: Zoom Meeting   https://illinois.zoom.us/j/85288186639?pwd=Y1VjV05TQ0ExMUhhbmtETlY4SG1kQT09
Meeting ID: 852 8818 6639
Password: 831949

Please see the following message from the UIUC PeaceCorps Recruiter:


In celebration of Illinois Abroad Week next week, we will hosting several Peace Corps events! Attached is a flyer in several forms and the event details are below as well. Please note, they are all virtual events. All members of the campus community are welcome!


Peace Corps Information Session 

Monday, October 19th at 2pm (CST) 

Dear students,

The University of Illinois will be hosting informational sessions on National Security Education Program Boren undergraduate study abroad scholarships. 

Dear students,

Are you a sophomore or junior in a STEM discipline that aims to pursue a Ph.D. in your field?  Do you already have research experience and strong academic performance? 

If so, you may be interested in applying for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.  

Illinois’ pre-selection period for 2021 Mayo Clinic’s SURF program is significantly shorter this year, so we appreciate any assistance in getting the word out students. The application deadline is Nov. 8. Below you will find a full email to forward, in addition to this link to a 1-page handout (PDF), and a newsletter blurb.


Illinois pre-selection for 2021 Mayo Clinic SURF | Apply by Nov. 8

3 Day Startup Social Innovation at the University of Illinois (October 23-25, 2020)



Join us for a 3 day immersive virtual entrepreneurship experience focused on social and environmental impact!

Gain inspiration to be a changemaker Learn practical entrepreneurial skills Build an innovative social venture Network with students across campus Access valuable resources and professional mentorship Pitch for cash prizes to seed the growth of a social venture


Please see the following message from the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment minor:


I am the adviser for the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Fellows Program (SEE FP) hosted by the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment (ISEE). I have gotten a lot of feedback that with your help, many undergraduates have decided to enroll in our minor. I really appreciate your support; and commitment to guiding students to follow their passions around sustainability. 


Please see the following message:


Dear Students,


Siebel Center for Design is currently hiring for two part-time student positions (open to both undergraduate + graduate students).

Innovation at UIUC Mural team: Augmented Reality Experience Developer (Mural Project) Playful by Design group: Game Engine Programmer (Playful by Design)

Graduate, Law, and Professional School Fair

Thursday October 15, 9am-6pm

Register here: https://go.illinois.edu/2020GLPFair

Open to all students, alumni, and the public