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Happening Across LAS

LAS Success Workshop: So You'd Like to Pass Your Physics Exam . . .
3-3:50 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 1002 Lincoln Hall
This presentation will introduce you to ideas and best practices to help you prepare for your upcoming physics exam. Questions answered will include: Why do we study physics? How do we manage our time for studying physics? What tools are available during our exam? How do we analyze an exam question? How do we assess our mastery of the material? Bob Steltman

LAS Success Workshop: The Mindful Student: Discovering Your Strengths and Re-Imagining “Success”
4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 1028 Lincoln Hall
Join fellow students and advisors as we explore how mindfulness can help you more effectively approach the many aspects of your studies, and develop and work toward your own definitions of success. Bob Steltman

LAS dual degree info sessions
10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, or 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2043 Lincoln Hall (accessible via west side stairs/elevator only)

Any student interested in learning about pursuing majors across different U of I colleges (or an LAS specialized major with a second major) should attend. Three information sessions will be held this week. Tenaya Reifsteck

Fall 2017 Moodle basics workshop
10 a.m.-Noon Tuesday, Sept. 12, G52 Foreign Languages Building
Speaker: E-Learning Specialist from ATLAS. Cost: 0 Lindsey Sharp

LAS Success Workshop: Succeeding in MCB Core Courses
5-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 1024 Lincoln Hall
If you have had previous difficulties in MCB courses or are worried about a particular one this semester, join us for a discussion/workshop that will help you manage time better and identify the skills necessary for success in the major. You’ll also learn how to take notes, think critically, and approach exams in a scientific context. Bob Steltman

LAS Success Workshop: LAS Intro to Computing
4-4:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 1092 Lincoln Hall
This workshop is offered at the beginning of each academic year to connect new students to important technology resources on the Illinois campus, and familiarize students with the best computing practices to encourage security and success in the collegiate environment. Topics include: overview of learning management systems, online etiquette, useful apps to navigate student life, and more. Erin Dittmer

Tech Tidbits by ATLAS
Interested in learning computer skills that are useful in classes, and other aspects of the LAS college experience? You should attend an LAS Computing workshop. The workshops are specifically geared toward teaching computing skills to help LAS students succeed. The next workshop is an Intro to Computing workshop, and will be on Friday, Sept. 15 in 1092 Lincoln Hall from 4-4:50 p.m. For more information, email Erin Dittmer. Also, you can check out the full workshop listings here.

Happening Across Campus

Pre-Law Advising Services Presents: Pre-Law 101
4-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building, 807 S. Wright St., Champaign
This workshop is designed for incoming students who are new to pre-law or are interested in learning more about it. For more information, please visit our website. Jamie Thomas-Ward

iCU (Now I See What You Mean) OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: A Snapshot of Costa Rica
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana
Costa Rica in Central America, is a small country that covers only 0.03 percent of the surface of the globe; yet it proudly shelters 6 percent of the existing biodiversity in the entire world. Costa Ricans of different ethnic heritages boast Costa Rican food such as Gallo Pinto, Olla de Carne, Empanadas, and coffee! Come learn about and taste the traditional dish while exploring study abroad opportunities. Yun Shi

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Main Quad (registration required)
Do you love serving others? Do you want to do something meaningful and memorable? Sign up for iHelp! Join the Student Alumni Ambassadors for this campus-wide day of service. You can volunteer as an individual OR you can form a team-with a group of friends or with your RSO! Sign up at the link above. Registration closes at midnight, Friday Sept. 22. Alexis Simmons

Master of Science in Management: Business Education That Will Change Your Career Options
Round 1 Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 1
The Master of Science in Management (MSM) program provides graduates from non-business, non-technical backgrounds with a foundation in business that will accelerate their career. This customized curriculum ensures that emerging leaders from arts, humanities, social sciences, finance, accounting, and other non-technical majors develop the skills to successfully take on business roles. Contact

Dates and Deadlines

Last day to add a full-semester course: 
Monday, Sept. 11

Last day to drop, elect CR/NC, or elect grade replacement for a first eight-week course: 
Friday, Sept. 22

Advising and intercollegiate transfer/curriculum changes for Spring '18: 
Monday, Oct. 2-Friday, Oct. 27

Last day to drop, elect CR/NC, or elect grade replacement for a full-semester course: 
Friday, Oct. 20

Second eight-week courses begin:
Monday, Oct. 23


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