Art Space: Creative Coping for Self-Care
3 p.m. Mondays through the Spring 2021 Semester
It's 2021, and we're still dealing with stress and the Big Sad. Looking for ways to deal? Dust off those paints, grab that old clarinet, or get back into broody poetry. Once a week, drop in to make some time for creativity and use the arts to cope. All skill levels are welcome. The Zoom link and password can be found here.
Dish It Up: Breaking Boundaries on Bystander Intervention
Noon Monday, April 5 via Zoom
Join a conversation about bystander intervention strategies related to sexual violence, discrimination, and other forms of harm. This conversation will be presented by Teryl Brewster and Jaya Kolisetty. The event is hosted by: The Women’s Resources Center, Diversity & Social Justice Education, the Panhellenic Council, and Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha. Register here.
LGBTQIA+ Ally Training
6-8 p.m. Monday, April 5 via Zoom
Hosted by the Counseling Center and open to all students, faculty and staff. Register today to reserve your spot.
Student Sustainability Committee Coffee Hour: food sustainability, local food in C-U
Noon Tuesday, April 6 via Zoom
Student Engagement and Success will be hosting this event to give students, staff, faculty, and community members an opportunity to learn about and discuss local issues pertaining to food and waste. For more dates regarding future events, projects, and funding, please visit the SSC calendar.
Yossi Klein Halevi, Mohammad Darawshe on Israel and Palestine
Noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 via Zoom
Join us for a dialogue with Yossi Klein Halevi, New York Times bestselling author of "Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor," and Mohammad Darawshe, a leading political analyst who has spent more than three decades advocating for Israel’s Arab sector, on how we can engage meaningfully across deeply held divisions. This event will be moderated by Chancellor Jones. Register here.
This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work
6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 via Zoom
This peer-facilitated workshop will engage students in experiential learning and dialogue around issues to help participants develop skills for taking care of themselves and advocating for the well-being of other marginalized students. Students who register for this session will receive the e-text book on a first come, first serve basis until all available copies are distributed.
Students invited to join vaccine study
Illinois students who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 can enroll in a study to help understand the effectiveness of vaccines in reducing the spread of the coronavirus. Participants will be paid and will receive the vaccine. Students interested in participating can sign up here or email here for more information.
Connect the dots during SAAM 2021
Join the Women's Resources Center this April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) as we dive into the intersection of sexual violence and racism. This year’s events will highlight the activism of folx of color and how racial discrimination contributes to the prevalence of sexual violence and impacts healing. For a full list of sponsors and events, visit our website.
Virtual internships with companies in Brazil
Campus B offers internship programs where students work within an international organization on projects, with a dedicated supervisor and a program coordinator based in Brazil. The deadline to apply for fall internships is Tuesday, June 15.
Join Illini Zoom Connect
Are you a first-year student? Do you wish that Zoom offered more than class sessions and meetings? Join us and have some fun on Zoom! At Zoom Connect, you can meet new friends and play a bunch of different games, including Among Us, Psych, Mafia, and more. You can join us any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook at Illini Zoom Connect. For more information visit here.