UIC John Marshall Law School February Speaker Series:
Professor Sharon Fairley, University of Chicago Law School
Thursday, February 20, 2020
John Marshall Law School, S1200
Get inspired! Listen and ask questions as the following speakers discuss their paths to
the judiciary, leading a national organization, litigating complex cases, and teaching
law in the classroom. Learn why they chose law as their career and ask about
contemporary legal issues.
Visiting Research Associate Position I Center for Research on Women and Gender
The employee in this position assists with the conduct of research related to chronic
disease risk reduction in low-income women and in rural adults by assisting with data collection, creation and management of databases, preparation of descriptive research results, and dissemination of research findings.
For fullest consideration, apply no later than 2/21/2020 and include a cover letter and resume with your application.
UIC Arts & Culture Career Fair
Friday, February 21, 2020
Student Center East, Illinois Room
A showcase of employers offering part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities for students and alumni in art, design, museum work, theater, music, and other performing arts areas.
American Medical Women's Association UIC Conference
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Join AMWA UIC for a day filled with Education, Leadership, Professional Development and network opportunities with medical students and faculty. Lunch will be provided! Contact Shivani Majmudar (email@example.com) or Hana Ahmed (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions.
Film Screening: Freedom Riders
Monday, February 24, 2020
Richard J. Daley Library, Rm 1-470
Freedom Riders is the powerful, harrowing, and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. Deliberately violating Jim Crow laws, the Freedom Riders met with racism and mob violence along the way, sorely testing their belief in nonviolent activism.
New Student Org: African Film Society
African Film Society is a new student organization that seeks to be inaugurated during the 2020-21 academic year. Our mission is to combat the powerful cultural imperialism that negatively distorts African representation in modern-day media. Through regular film screenings and subsequent dialogue, we seek to counteract the stereotypical, prevailing narratives about African people across the diaspora. We are currently seeking to fill four vacant positions in our executive board. Students of any major may apply for one of the positions by filling out a form here by March 1, 2020.
NEW Leadership Illinois
The 2020 program is an all-expenses paid, bi-partisan program designed to increase women's representation in all elements of public life, including elected office. The program includes leadership education, hands-on training in public policy, and networkinng opportunities with leaders from every level of government. The program will be held May 18-22 in Springfield, IL. Applications due March 2, 2020.
Breastfeeding Equity Townhall
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Join the UIC Nutrition, Obesity, and Health Equity Group for a conversation with Andrea Freeman, author of Skimmed, as we work together to promote breastfeeding equity.
Women In Business Conference
This conference is an opportunity for the business community within and outside of UIC to congregate once a year, to celebrate the incredible achievements we have made, to discuss the road ahead, to learn and challenge one another and to honor the Undergraduate Women’s Network’s mission of empowering young female professionals and building a community that is enriching to all parties involved. Register before March 6, 2020.
Voter Engagement at UIC
March 11-13, 2020
Student Center East, Rm 613
The Illinois primary will take place on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Early voting will again be available on the UIC campus. You must reside in the City of Chicago to vote on campus. Learn how to register and vote through the Student Leadership and Civic Engagement office.
2020 LeaderShape Institute
This four-day, three-night leadership retreat teaches visioning, relationship building, and the importance of leading with integrity. The Institute will take place May 9-12, 2020 at an off-campus retreat center. Applications due March 20, 2020.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Regional Conference
Saturday, March 21, 2020
8am - 5pm
UIC Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott
NEDAcon is designed to bring together individuals and loved ones who are experiencing eating disorders or wanting to learn more about eating and body image issues.
Epistemic Diversity Workshops: A Three Part Series
Please join us at these three workshops to explore the concept of epistemic diversity beginning Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Coffee and catering will be provided to participants for all three workshops!
Epistemic diversity is diversification with respect to cognitive characteristics, such as personality, educational background, representation of and solutions to problems, and more. The main goal of these workshops is to raise awareness of this different notion of diversity and help participants apply it to their professional lives.