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Life and career design lab - students using a net in Boneyard creek
 

 
Celebrate Discoverer’s Week

by exploring all the ways you can get involved in
undergraduate research. Who knows what discovery you
will make! See what a fellow student is doing here.

 
 
 
Happening Across LAS
 

Writing effective personal statements
5-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 311 Gregory Hall

Learn how to write an effective personal statement, also called an “application essay” or “statement of purpose.” This presentation will review successful strategies and help you develop a plan for your personal statement. The Writers Workshop

Humanities Professional Resource Center student open house

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 105 Gregory Hall
The Humanities Professional Resource Center offers career advising and opportunities specifically focused on humanities students. Come by the center on Thursday to check out the space, meet the career advisors, and enjoy some snacks. Kirstin Wilcox

Design your study abroad workshop
2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Want to study abroad but don’t know where to start? During this workshop, a peer study abroad specialist will go over the best ways to inquire, engage, and create the right program for you. Elly Hanauer

Becoming a lawyer or judge?
2-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 404 David Kinley Hall
The Department of Political Science is hosting a presentation, Becoming a Lawyer and a Judge, for students with LAS alumnus and Distinguished Service Award winner John Coady. Join us for refreshments and hear from John, who has served as both a lawyer and judge in Illinois. RSVP here

Meet and greet with Billy Dec
2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 1000 Lincoln Hall
Meet with LAS Alumni Achievement Award honoree and economics alumnus Billy Dec during a meet and greet opportunity. He is an entertainment television personality, attorney, and entrepreneur. Register here.

Billy Dec: Food. Roots.
3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Lincoln Hall Theater
Join LAS alumnus and Alumni Achievement Award recipient Billy Dec as he discusses his rise to success and a subsequent desire to return to his roots. He will take you into his journey to the Philippines on a quest to find his last living elders, learn the recipes of his ancestors, and gain a deeper understanding of his cultural and culinary identity. A trailer of Billy’s new PBS documentary will also be shown and time will be allowed to ask questions at the end. This event is open to all students.

Weekly Tech Tidbit
Are you making a student film and in need of some cameras and microphones? Need a specific calculator for your midterm, or an iClicker for lecture? Want to try a new gaming system? The UGL has a wide variety of technology available to loan to U of I students. Stop by the Loanable Technology Desk in the UGL, or explore the Media Commons Loanable Technology website to learn more!

 
 
 
Happening Across Campus
 

Graduate and Professional School Fair
Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, rooms ABC and Pine Lounge, Illini Union
This annual event hosted by The Career Center draws recruiters from more than 1,500 graduate and professional programs in health, law, science, business, engineering, arts, humanities, and more. Representatives provide information and materials regarding their specific programs and schools to students who are considering an advanced degree. This event is open to ALL students and the public.

InterConnect Dinner Dialogue Series: Coping with cultural differences in job search
5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana 
Your struggle in finding a job or internship may not be due to immigration and visa issues alone. The Career Center staff will teach you how a better understanding of American cultures in job searches can give you more opportunities.

Integrity i-Program
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Illini Union
This active and engaging program focuses on the skills necessary for interpersonal and
organizational ethical leadership. Participants are faced with ethical challenges and learn how to successfully navigate them with the help of skilled facilitators. Space is limited and food is provided, so registration is required to attend this program. Register before seating is full! i-Programs 

 
 
 
Dates and Deadlines
 

ICT/Curriculum changes for Spring 2020
Now through Friday, Nov. 1

Deadline to drop, CR/NCR, or elect Grade Replacement in a full semester course
Friday, Oct. 18

Second half-session courses begin
Monday, Oct. 21

Deadline to add a second half-session course
Friday, Oct. 25

Priority registration for spring 2020 begins
Monday, Nov. 4

 
 
 
 

NEED TO MEET WITH AN ADVISOR?
Find a list of unit and college advisors along with hours and contact information on the college website.

 
 
 

The LAS Lineup provides information about events, opportunities, and deadlines to help you plan your week.
It is published by the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office every Monday morning during the fall and
spring semesters and is sent to all LAS undergraduates. Faculty and staff can subscribe here.