creative writing club open mic
For more details, see the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/399805097671782
Sign up in advance using the form in the Discussion section of the event page.
Illinois Club Scholarships
University of Illinois undergraduates, who have at least a 3.0 GPA, will have earned at least 60 hours of credit by Spring 2021, and who expect to graduate no earlier than December 2021 may be eligible for Illinois Club Scholarships. There is one award specifically for students in humanities/social sciences fields, and another for prospective teachers. The application window is September 8 to October 17. For more information and application visit http://www.theillinoisclub.org/scholarship.php.
Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP)
The Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting student applications to join the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP)! The deadline for applications is Friday, October 9, 2020. More information can be found here: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/urap.html
Undergraduate Research Workshop
This workshop will acquaint students with various forms of undergraduate research that take place on campus, guide them to develop a plan of action to locate research opportunities on campus, and discuss ways to contact faculty research mentors. Students will leave the workshop with (1) a better understanding of undergraduate research and how it takes place on our campus, (2) increased confidence to contact faculty research mentors, and (3) a list of faculty mentors to contact. Participation is by advanced registration only; there are limited spots available. Several dates are available; students should only register for one date. Details and registration link can be found at: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/workshops.html
Proposal Writing for Undergraduate Research Workshop
This workshop is aimed at acquainting students with basic knowledge about research proposals and their structure, tactics and tools to write successful research statements, and a list of resources for assistance in the writing process. Participation is by advanced registration only; there are limited spots available. Several dates are available; students should only register for one date. Details and registration link can be found at: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/workshops.html
Research Support Grant (RSG)
This grant provides students from all disciplines with the funds necessary to conduct research or creative projects during the academic year both on and off-campus (including summer terms). Awards will be up to $2,000 and are meant to cover research travel costs, living expenses incurred during academic breaks (i.e., winter break and summer terms, NOT regular semester living expenses), and materials or other ancillary costs. For details, eligibility requirements, and link to the application please visit: http://go.illinois.edu/OUR_RSG
The deadline for applications is October 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Conference Travel Grant (CTG)
This grant provides awards of up to $350 for undergraduate students to travel to professional conferences to present their research posters, papers, or creative works. Grants are meant for students who will present their work. For details, eligibility requirements, and link to the application please visit: http://go.illinois.edu/OUR_CTG
The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 11:59pm.
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR)
OUR has assembled two online resources to provide undergraduate researchers and their mentors: 1) a curated list of guidelines for safe research practices; and 2) information about OUR’s programming for the fall semester. These resources can be found at http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/covid19/.
The Office of Undergraduate Research is available for one-on-one virtual meetings to support you along your research journey. During these meetings, students have the opportunity to talk with office staff and student ambassadors about any and all questions pertaining to undergraduate research on the U of I campus. Schedule an appointment today at: http://go.illinois.edu/AskOUR
The Undergraduate Research Certificate Program
The Undergraduate Research Certificate Program provides an added credential to present to employers and graduate schools. The certificate requires you to satisfy specific criteria across your research experience(s) here at Illinois. Students are encouraged to start the application early in their research journey; the application can be saved and re-opened, allowing students to continue the application where they left off. For more information, please visit: http://go.illinois.edu/UGRCertificate
Can Dialogue and the Understanding Process contribute to better politics, more thoughtful policy discussions, or maybe just a little less vitriol? Join Scott Bidner & Robyn Deterding in their conversation “From One Side to Another: Lessons Learned From Dialogue Across Divisions” to find answers to these questions.
Date & Time: September 11, 2020 12:00 pm CST
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
If you are interested in topics related to diversity and social justice and want to lead discussions about diversity on campus, you can apply for I-connect facilitator positions. Facilitators are hired in the Fall for positions facilitating in the Spring semester. Use the link to apply: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1222682645
First Carr Reading
You are invited to join the Creative Writing Program for the first Carr Reading of the semester featuring Chris Glomski, author of three full length collections of poetry.
Date and time: Thursday, Sept 17, 4:30pm
Meeting ID: 915 3283 8825
Montage Arts journal
Montage Arts Journal is accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 issue any time up to November 18, 2020. Each submission should be limited to 3000 lines of prose, 300 lines of poetry, or 10 images. For more information and to submit, email email@example.com.
COVID-Corps: Action for Solutions (LAS 199)
Seats are still available in COVID- Corps: Action for Solutions (LAS 199) Course which is a 1 credit course and will be taught asynchronously. For additional information, visit: https://las.illinois.edu/lifecareerdesign/classes/las199covid or email Kate Abney firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-Law Advising Services
Pre-Law Advising Services will be offering workshops for students applying to law school and those with a general interest in law. If you are planning for a law school, the following workshops might be of interest to you:
- Pre-Law 101 Workshops (Designed for anyone interested in law school from freshman to alumni. Students are asked to participate in one of Pre-Law 101 workshops prior to scheduling a general advising session.)
Fall sessions will be held on the following dates: September 15, October 1, October 27, and November 12. Register here: https://calendars.illinois.edu/list/2508 to attend.
- Application Roadmap: Navigating Your Fall 2020 Applications (Designed for students or alumni applying during the 2020-2021 academic year or considering a gap year. Topics will include a detailed overview of the entire process pre-application through post-application, suggested timeline, and resources and strategies to optimize success.)
Fall sessions will be held on the following dates: September 22. Register here
https://calendars.illinois.edu/list/2508 to attend.
- Application Excellence: A Guide to Perfecting Your Law School Application (Designed for students or alumni applying during the 2020-2021 academic year. Topics will include specific guidance on elements of the application, including: resumes, personal statements, letters of recommendation, and addendums.)
Fall sessions will be held on the following dates: September 29, October 29, and November 17, 2020. Register here https://calendars.illinois.edu/list/2508 to attend.