Category Archives: Other departments

Global Studies Graduate School Panel

Monday, October 20th from 6-8pm Lucy Ellis Lounge

LAS Global Studies is excited to announce that we will be having a Graduate School Panel.

The panel will consist of faculty and staff members from different disciplines and backgrounds who will talk about their graduate school experiences, what they are doing with their degrees, other opportunities for people with their graduate degree, highlights of graduate school, and advice for students.

The aim of this event is to expose students to the abundant possibilities available for Global Studies majors who wish to continue their studies.


Degrees Represented on the Panel:


Master in Public Administration (MPA) / Master in Public Policy (MPP)

Master of Arts in Sustainable Development: Advocacy, Leadership, and Social Change

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)


Following the panel there will be an opportunity to mingle with panelists over some snacks.

Hope to see you on Monday evening for this important study break!

Master of Public Health (MPH) Info Session: Nov 7, 2014

Greetings Advisors,Please share with your students! Note that the 11/7 session is for all majors, and the 11/10 session is for majors in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health only.

Lena R. Hann, MPH, CHES
Clinical Instructor
MPH Program Coordinator
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


English Alumni Career Panel Oct 22

English Alumni Career Panel
Wednesday, October 22
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
English Building Room 108
Refreshments provided!

career panel flyer

Five alums will return to talk about their career paths since graduation and to give tips on professional development for students working in the humanities.  Between them they have experience in human resources, event planning, publishing, editing, public relations, technology, information management, library administration, archiving, and more!


Anna S. Ivy, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Department of English

LER informational session

We are hosting an Informational Meeting for students to learn more about the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (MHRIR) Program at the School of Labor and Employment Relations!  Interested students will be joined by faculty and staff for curriculum overview and current students as they share their experiences in the program.  Other topics during the session include admissions requirements and career opportunities in the field! 
Kindly pass information along to students that may be interested in a career in HR!
Monday, October 27th
Labor and Employment Relations Building
Room 35
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Dinner Provided!
Chasity Bree
Assistant Director for Student and Career Services
School of Labor and Employment Relations
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
504 E. Armory Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-5719



College of Business ICT Information Sessions

Happy Friday!
I wanted to make you all aware of three additional information sessions next week for the College of Business’ ICT process.  Please forward to any freshmen who might be interested.
Tuesday, October 14 – 4:30 p.m. in 2011 Business Instructional Facility
Wednesday, October 15 – 4:30 p.m. in 1049 Business Instructional Facility
Thursday, October 16 – 11:00 a.m. in 3057 Business Instructional Facility
Enjoy your weekend,

Anthony Fontana
Anthony V. Fontana
Associate Director of Admissions and Enrichment Academy
College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Extended Proposal Deadline for Re:Search, Undergrad Lit Journal

Re:Search, the Undergraduate Literary Criticism Journal at Illinois, is still seeking submissions for its Spring 2015 publication! We are now accepting paper proposals until 5pm on Wednesday, November 5.

We offer an opportunity to publish your work, including papers written in other classes and honors seminars, a current thesis, or a thesis to be written next semester—both Fall and Spring thesis writers are encouraged to submit in an online academic journal, and we hope this change will accommodate the Spring thesis proposal deadline on the first of November.

We are planning to host another Proposal Workshop on Thursday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m. English Building, room 104. For those interested in submitting a proposal, we can help start the process, and we can also provide feedback on proposals both in-progress and finished. This workshop is an opportunity to directly ask the Executive Board any questions you may have about the submissions process. There will be food!

Please see our Call for Proposals (attached below) for information about our journal and submission guidelines. To find out how to get involved with other aspects of the journal, we will be hosting Peer Review workshops on November 3rd and 5th, rooms and times to be announced.

Visit our Facebook page at and our microsite at Please email us at with any questions.

Call for Proposals 2014-15 EXTENDED DEADLINE


Re:Search Executive Board

Re:Search Online Publication:


LAS ICT Info Sessions

Believe it or not, SP15 registration is more or less right around the corner, which means it’s almost ICT season here at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  We will accept ICT requests from Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 31. 
All eligible students interested in transferring to LAS must first attend one of our ICT Informational Meetings, the schedule for which is as follows:
Monday, September 29
11 a.m.-noon, 162 Noyes
Tuesday, September 30
2-3 p.m., 259 English
Thursday, October 9
2-3 p.m., 163 Noyes
Wednesday, October 15
11 a.m.-noon, 317 Greg Hall
Tuesday, October 21
3-4 p.m., 161 Noyes
One more quick reminder: students already enrolled in an LAS major who want to change to another LAS major do not need to attend one of our ICT Meetings.  Instead, they should visit 2002 Lincoln Hall during the ICT period and fill out a curricular change form. 


MCB Information Sessions for October 2014

MCB Information Sessions, October 2014
Thinking about transferring to MCB? Want to learn more about the Major or Minor? Attend one of our informational meetings to learn about the program requirements and receive paperwork (if eligible) to officially declare MCB as your major or minor.
Monday, October 6, 2014 (4:00 PM)
Monday, October 13, 2014 (11:00 AM)
Thursday, October 16, 2014 (1:00 PM)
Friday, October 17, 2014 (10:00 AM)
Monday, October 20, 2014 (11:00 AM)
Thursday, October 23, 2014 (2:00 PM)
Friday, October 24, 2014 (4:00 PM)
Monday, October 27, 2014 (10:00 AM)
Thursday, October 30, 2014 (10:00 AM)
Friday, October 31, 2014 (4:00 PM)
Seating is limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Reserve your spot at  You will receive a reminder email 1 day prior to the meeting.  If you are unable to keep your appointment please be sure to log in using the link above to cancel so that someone else can have your spot.
During the meeting an academic advisor will provide an overview of the MCB program, requirements, career opportunities and the criteria for declaring MCB as your major or minor. Interested students should attend only one session.  All sessions are identical and typically last 1 hour.
For additional information please call 217-333-6774.


History Careers Night – TOMORROW (Thursday, September 18)

The Department of History will be hosting a History Careers Night TOMORROW (Thursday, September 18), 7:00 PM-9:30 PM, in room 319 Gregory Hall.  Four successful alumni will be on the panel.  This will be open to all majors.  Please help us spread the word to your students.  Flyer is attached.
Thursday, September 18
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
319 Gregory Hall
Four distinguished graduates of the Department of History will speak on the paths and strategies that let them to their successful careers, allowing time for questions as well as informal conversation.
Open to all majors.
Alumni Panelists:
J. Steven Beckett (BA ’70, JD ’73 – Attorney, Professor at Law)
Christina Brodbeck (BA ’01, Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of YouTube)
Matthew Filter (BA ’08, Public Policy Consultant)
Jennifer Sullivan (BA ’10, Attorney)

Econ Tutoring Center Open

Please let your students know that the Econ Tutoring Center is now open and we have expanded our hours!
Econ Tutoring Center
21 DKH (basement level)
Tutoring for: Econ 102, 103, 202, 203, 302, 303, and some 400s
There is no cost and students may visit as many times as they need.  The tutors have access to the course text books and syllabi in order to assist students on all our courses. Students should still visit their TA or Instructor during office hours for specific questions about tests or homework.
You may direct students to the ‘Academic Assistance’ page on our website:
Questions may be directed to