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KSA Weekly Newsletter - SP24/WEEK 12

2024-04-02 16:35


[Undergraduate Newsletter]


Summer Session 2024 Is Back

  • Event duration: Monday, May 13th - Saturday, August 3rd

  • Enroll in an online summer course

  • Priority registration begins April 1st, and open registration begins April 18th

  • With 4-, 8-, and 12-week courses available


Become a Better Leader Today with an Illinois Leadership Center Workshop

  • Even duration: Wednesday, March 20th - Thursday, April 25th

  • Event date: every Wednesday, 3 p.m.  - 4 p.m. & every Thrusday, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Location: Illini Union | Room 290

  • Who? new to a Registered Student Organization executive board or getting ready for a summer internship, and you are nervous about how to work with others 

  • Explore your strengths as a leader, how different people approach conflict, and what styles of leadership best suit you


[Graduate Newsletter]


Spring 2024 Doctoral Final Exam (Thesis Defense) Deadline

  • Saturday, April 6th: Last day for doctoral students to take final exam if intending to graduate in Spring 2024
  • If you have any question about doctoral final exam, click here for an advising appointment


Google PhD Fellowships for Students in Computer Science & Related Fields

  • Application Deadline: Friday, April 26th
  • Google offers fellowships to PhD students in computer science and related fields
  • The fellowship offers two years of support and provides a $35K annual stipend, coverage of tuition & fees, and access to a Google research mentor
  • Applicants must complete all graduate coursework by August 2024
  • Students must be nominated by their department, & departments may nominate two students each
  • For more information, click here



[Grainger Newsletter]



  • Application Due: Monday, April 15th
  • Do you want to work in the healthcare field? Do you want to improve the design of technology that supports the health and well-being of individuals? Our one-year, in-person MS in Health Technology program will help you build these skills! Highlights of our program include customizable electives, a capstone project, and small cohorts.  
  • Our graduates have taken roles as UI/UX Designers, Product Managers, Human Factors Engineers and more within healthcare companies, Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, and start-ups earning between $80,000-$115,000, according to Glassdoor.  
  • All majors are welcome to apply to our STEM-designated program. All admitted students receive a scholarship or fellowship
  • For the application, click here



  • Applications Due: Tuesday, April 30th
  • Event date:  Tuesday, June 4th & Wednesday, June 5th
  • Location: Materials Research Laboratory (MRL), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Practical tutorials are given by MRL scientists covering mainstream characterization techniques
  • Presentations and instrument demonstrations at a level suitable for both novice and experienced researchers
  • Registration costs $80
  • Corporate sponsors to be present: Angstrom Scientific, Anton Paar, Bruker, DMS, Gatan Ametek, Hitachi, Horiba, JEOL, Kratos, KJ Lesker, Molecular Vista, Montr Sense, Nanoscribe, Netzch, Oxford Instruments, PHCHD, Physical Electronics, Quantum Design, Samco, Surface Measurement Systems, ThermoFisher, Thomas Scientific
  • For the application, click here



  • Applications Due: Monday, April 15th
  • Internship Dates: Saturday, June 15th ~ Wednesday, July 31st
  • IT projects will focus on using Python, Java or other programming languages for interesting applications such as in cryptography or in global data trend evaluations. Computational science projects will utilize molecular modeling and drug design methods for biological or medicinal applications (cancer and other diseases).
  • Registration Fee: $60 (Waived for low income students)
  • Tuition: $500 (Stipends up to $2500 for undergraduates and 100% Scholarships are available, waived for undergraduate students)
  • Students should expect to work 3-5 hours per day Monday-Friday (professors set their own schedule/frequency of their Zoom meetings)
  • For more information, click here



[LAS Newsletter]


School of Chemical Sciences Undergraduate Careers Exploration Week

  • Monday, April 1st to Thursday April 4th | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Online Via Zoom
  • Join alumni to hear about careers in diverse areas
  • Participating alumni have gone into government and state agencies such as the US EPA, Illinois State Police, Texas Department of Public Safety, and companies such as Cargill, BP, ExxonMobil, Conagra and more
  • For more information, click here


International Students Career Series: Effective Storytelling During Interviews

  • Tuesday, April 2nd | 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Arcade Building | Room 143
  • International students are invited to learn the storytelling skills essential for excelling in job interviews
  • Storytelling is more than just narrating events; it's about connecting with the interviewer on a personal level, conveying your value, and leaving a memorable impression
  • For more information, click here



[Gies Newsletter]


Peer Tutoring Available in Success Lab

  • BIF | 1041 (Success Lab)
  • Tutoring is available for MATH 220/234, CS 105, ECON 102/103, FIN 221/300, STAT 100, BADM 210/211
  • For more information, click here


Study Abroad Express Advising

  • Every Monday | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Every Tuesday | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • BIF | Student Success Lab (1041)
  • RSVP Required
  • For more information or to schedule a 30-minute advising, click here



[FAA Newsletter]


Internship - Summer & Fall 2024 with CU Public Health District

  • You can be an eligible person that CUPHD seeks an intern to assist with garden maintenance, produce distribution and more.
  • The selected candidate may also help with other food accessibility projects managed by the MAternal and Child Health division.
  • For more information, click here


Mastering the Elevator Pitch and Networking for International Students

  • Application Deadline: Friday, April 19th
  • Do you want to improve professional skills with mastering the elevator pitch and something more?
  • The interactive and hands-on session will cover two crucial aspects of your career development.
  • For more information, click here



[Media Newsletter]


Distinguished Speaker Series | Media-Induced Self-Transcendence: Evidence and New Directions

  • Thursday, April 4th | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
  • Gregory Hall | 100 
  • The section will overview research in media psychology, providing both evidence for the self-transcendent role of media and circumstances where uplifting media and the importance of compassion, beauty, and empathy fail to materialize
  •  Implications of shifting media landscapes will also be discussed


Ebert Fellows Curated Film: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

  • Thursday, April 4th 
  • Knight Auditorium | Spurlock Museum 
  • Join a screening of a French historical romantic drama film set in France in the late 18th century
  • Prior to the screening, we will be watching AFTER PARTY, a 20-minute short film produced by alum Kat Williams (BS’ 22, media and cinema studies)



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