Building Global Partnerships: Sierra Leone
April 8, 5:30-7pm
University YMCA - UIUC
Join the University YMCA for a panel discussion on how the YMCAs of Sierra Leone & the University of Illinois are working to build a sustainable and equitable partnership featuring Christian M. Kamara, CEO of the YMCA in Sierra Leone, Dr. Ann-Perry Witmer (Department of Engineering), and Sam Smith (Krannert Center for Performing Arts).
The Nature of the Ottoman City: Water, Space, and Place in Sofia, 1380s-1910s presented by Stefan Peychev
April 16, 12:00pm
101 International Studies Building
Stefan Peychev is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Illinois. He is a historian of the Ottoman Empire, its successor states and the wider world, with research and teaching interests in environmental history, urban history, social history, travel, scientific exploration, and cultural encounter. He will graduate in May 2019.
"Ozdin Art: A New Form of EBRU (Turkish Art of Marbling)
April 16, 5-7pm
Illini Union, Room 210
Hande Ozdinler, PhD, Neuroscientist and painter, inventor of OzdinART, and co-founder of the Art Loves Science Foundation, will speak about OzdinART and the Turkish art of marbling (ebru).
Opportunities for University of Illinois Students and Faculty
National and International Scholarship Program Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in room 514 in the Campus Center for Advising & Academic Services at 807 S Wright St.
Freshmen & Sophomores:
Monday, April 8th: 3:30-4:00, 4:00-4:30 || Tuesday, April 9th: 11:30-12, 3:30-4:00, 4:00-4:30
Wednesday, April 10th: 2:30-3:00, 3:00-3:30 || Thursday, April 11th: 2:30-3:00, 3:00-3:30
Friday, April 12th: 1:30-2:00
Fulbright Information Session
April 16, 2019 from 3:30-5:00pm - 180 Bevier Hall
Fulbright Personal Statement Workshop
April 26, 2019 from 3:30-5:00pm - 514 IUB
Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program (IFLIP)
Languages offered: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
May 13 - 31, 2019
Summer Institute for Languages of the Muslim World
Intensive courses in Arabic, Persian, Swahili, Turkish, and Wolof
June 10, 2019 - August 2, 2019
Graduate Minor in Global Studies (Ongoing)
Fall International Engineering Courses:
International Water Project: ENG 440/LAST 440/LAST 550
Context in International Interventions: ABE 498/AFST 495