Research study on llife as a first year UIUC student


We are inviting you to participate in a study of college adjustment among freshmen that is being conducted by researchers at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Boston University, Boston College, and University of California Santa Barbara. The study involves completing a brief, confidential web survey (link below) that includes questions about your experiences prior to starting at UIUC. The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of how first year students adjust to college – the challenges and successes that you experience. We will be sending out a follow-up survey in the Spring to learn about your first year at UIUC. To thank you for your time, we will raffle off one $300 Apple Gift Card.

Click the link to take part in this important study about college life:

More information about this study can be found by linking to the web survey, or by contacting Dr. Dorothy Espelage at or Gabriel Merrin at

NCSA SPIN event for creative undergraduates

NCSA is looking for Illinois undergraduate students who have big ideas and the creativity, skill, and drive needed to bring them to life.

Join NCSA from 4 to 6 pm Oct. 24 for NCSA SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation). Meet with NCSA staff and learn more about their research and areas of expertise, such as high-performance computational modeling, big data, 3D visualization, and more. Participating organizations and projects include: Blue Waters <> ,XSEDE <> , the Illinois Informatics Institute <> , eDream <> , and the Illinois Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science <> . Free snacks will be provided.

NCSA offering up to 15 paid innovation fellowships—selected students will work with NCSA mentors during the Spring 2013 semester on projects related to the center’s interests and areas of expertise. Fellowship proposals are due Nov. 9.

For more information, see

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Learn about Humanities Research

Creative Inquiry in the Humanities,

a Conversation

Date:                         Wednesday, October 24, 2012
                        5:00 p.m.

Location:      Honors Commons Lounge, Room 2034

Lincoln Hall, second floor (up SW Stairwell, turn left, pass through double doors, room on right)                                   

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Learn more about Library Sciences

What do the Fab Lab, an online collection of Japanese woodblock prints, and CU have in common? Your students can learn about these projects and other topics of interest to library and information science this Friday, October 19 at GSLIS in a Flash! Come join us as current GSLIS students present a series of Pecha Kucha style talks starting at 5:30 in LIS 126. For a full list of students presenting and an abstract of their talks, visit:

Private Tutor needed, especially math

This private tutoring opportunity is only for students currently in the secondary education minor, not students who are not yet in the minor.  This will not count toward the 50 hours needed to enter the minor.

Carrie Flavin

Mahomet, Il


Looking for tutor to work with High School student 3 days a week.  Time is flexible, after school hours or evening.  I would like the tutor to help review homework all subjects with a special emphasis on math.  Please email me if you are interested.  Will pay going rate.

Green Corps Paid Work Experience

Green Corps Early Application Deadline September 30th, 2012

Green Corps <>  is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

In Green Corps¹ <>  year-long paid program, you¹ll get intensive training in the skills you¹ll need to make a difference in the world. You¹ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems ‹ global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others ‹ with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And, when you graduate from Green Corps <> , we¹ll help you find a career with one of the nation¹s leading environmental and social change groups.

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Graduate and Professional School Job Fair

Graduate & Professional School Fair <>

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3-7 p.m., Illini Union

Open to ALL students. Come as you are! A full list of participating schools and programs is now available <> .