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  1. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Monday, May 2, 2016

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
      2. 12:00 pm1st year presentations
        SPO Brown Bag--1st year presentations
        819 Psychology
      3. 1:30 pmGeerdes Lecture, Mr. Jeremy Smith, UIUC, "Revealing hidden dynamics via single nano particle spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmHolger Sieg (University of Pennsylvania)
        Waiting for Aordable Housing in New York City
        7 DKH
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJohn Jang, Graduate Student, U of I Department of Linguistics
        Linguistics Seminar - John Jang, Graduate Student, Linguistics, U of I: "Force Plates, Language, and Standing Balance"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Chuan He
        Professor Chuan He, University of Chicago, "Nucleic Acid Modifications and Copper Trafficking"
        *Location Changed to 116 RAL
      7. 7:00 pmCiné Club film showing: L'élégance du hérisson, directed by Mona Achache
        Armory, room 101
    2. Tuesday, May 3, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmStudents HELPING Refugees and Unaccompanied Minors in Local Community
        Room 2015; School of Social Work
      2. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Prashant Jain, AdvisorMr. Aaron Routzahn, UIUC, "Single Nanocrystal Microscopy and Spectroscopy Unveils Hidden Mechanistic Information in Cation Exchange"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)
      4. 2:00 pmPerspectives on the Impeachment In Brazil: A Roundtable Discussion
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 3:30 pmStatistics Faculty Meeting
      6. 4:00 pmIPRH Prizes for Research Ceremony and Reception
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      7. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Christopher Bemis
        Mr. Christopher Bemis, UIUC, "Organic Dyes as Photoredox Catalysts"
        161 Noyes Lab
      8. 6:30 pmFR 389 film showing: Polisse
        148 Armory
      9. 7:00 pmMelanzana
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    3. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Steve Granick, AdvisorMs. Melinda Sindoro, UIUC, "Colloidal Metal-Organic Frameworks"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology STUDENT-INVITED Seminar: Dr. David Fisher, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, "The melanoma revolution: new concepts in pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapeutics"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      4. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour
        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 2:00 pmProf. Tanja Cuk, University of California - Berkeley, "Charge Dynamics & Catalytic Intermediates at Solid-Liquid Interfaces"
        B102 CLSL
      6. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmHistory Faculty Meeting
        321 Gregory Hall
      7. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16
        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Thursday, May 5, 2016

      1. All Day"'Feeling real': Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities"
        Illini Union
      2. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      3. 10:00 am - 3:15 pmEcon Study Room
        Econ Study Room
        7 DKH
      4. 10:00 amDanielle Mai
        Mai Dissertation Defense ~ "Single molecule studies of branched polymer dynamics"
        161 Noyes Laboratory
      5. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmLatina/Latino Studies Major Symposium and Graduating Student Reception
        Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 West Oregon Street, Room 133, Urbana
      6. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Krishna Anapindi
        Mr. Krishna Anapindi, UIUC, "Quorum-Sensing Inhibitors and Their Potential as Resistance-Free Antibiotics"
        163 Noyes Lab
      7. 3:30 pmCMN Illinois Tradition Awards
        210 Illini Union
      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAlvaro Parra (University of British Columbia, Sauder)
        Research Seminar
        7 DKH
      9. 4:00 pmProfessor Haitao Liu, Materials Chemistry Seminar, University of Pittsburgh, "Wetting at the nanoscale"
        217 Noyes
      10. 5:30 pmPause Café
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    5. Friday, May 6, 2016

      1. All Day"'Feeling real': Affect, Literature, and Reimagined Realities"
        Illini Union
      2.  Final Exams Begin
      3. 12:00 pmDr. Jeff Wilusz
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jeffrey Wilusz (Editor-in-Chief - WIREs-RNA; Colorado State University), “Viral RNA Stability: Conserved Mechanisms with Pathogenic Implications”
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmChinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
  2. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Monday, May 9, 2016

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
      2. 10:00 am   Advisor: Professor Doug MitchellMs. Caitlin Deane
        Ms. Cailtin Deane, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, May 10, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Paul HergenrotherMr. Michael Lambrecht
        Mr. Michael Lambrecht, Final Defense, UIUC, "The Chemical and Enzymatic Synthesis of Poly(ADP-Ribose) Oligomers"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 7:00 pmMelanzana
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    3. Wednesday, May 11, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Junrong Zheng, Rice University, "Molecular Vibrations: A Structural Tool"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPeter G. Schultz
        Dr. Peter G. Schultz, The Scripps Research Institute, title "Synthesis at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: From Stem Cells to the Genetic Code"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab 
    4. Thursday, May 12, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Ben McCall, AdvisorJames Hodges, UIUC, "The NICE-OHVMS Technique: Realizing the Full Potential of Precision Molecular Ion Spectroscopy"
        171 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:30 pm - 6:00 pmDr. Leisy J. Abrego, Associate Professor, UCLA, Chicana and Chicano Studies
        Latina/Latino Studies Lecture: “Sacrificing Families: U.S. Policies and the Displacement of Central Americans”
        Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 West Oregon Street, room 133, Urbana
      3. 5:30 pmPause Café
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    5. Friday, May 13, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmWe are pleased to invite you to the Sociology Graduation Party!
        3115 Lincoln Hall
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMarcelo Moreira (Fundação Getúlio Vargas)
        Research Seminar
        7 DKH
    6. Saturday, May 14, 2016

      1.  Commencement
        Memorial Stadium
      2. 9:30 amUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Commencement 2016
        Memorial Stadium
      3. 1:30 pmPolitical Science and International Interdisciplinary Studies Convocation
        Foellinger Auditorium, 709 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana
      4. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "A Movie in My Pillow/ Una película en mi almohada" by Jorge Argueta
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department.
      5. 7:30 pmAbbas Benmanmoun, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Academic Policies; Professor of Linguistics, U. of I.
        2016 SLCL Convocation
        Foellinger Auditorium
      6. 8:30 pmGraduation Ceremony for Mathematics and Statistics
  3. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 15, 2016

      1. 10:00 am   Doors open at 9:00 amConvocation-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
      2. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmEcon Graduation Reception
        Econ Graduation Reception
        South Quad Lawn outside of DKH (Tent)
      3. 4:30 pmEcon Graduation Convocation Ceremony
        Econ Graduation Convocation Ceremony
        Foellinger Auditorium
      4. 7:30 pmCMN Convocation
        Krannert Center, Foellinger Great Hall
    2. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
    3. Tuesday, May 17, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmMelanzana
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    4. Thursday, May 19, 2016

      1. 5:30 pmPause Café
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
  4. Week of May 22, 2016

    1. Monday, May 23, 2016

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
    2. Tuesday, May 24, 2016

      1. 9:00 am   Advisor: Professor Paul HergenrotherMs. Rachel Botham
        Ms. Rachel Botham, Final Defense, UIUC, "Development of PAC-1 as a Privileged Agent for Combination Chemotherapy"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 7:00 pmMelanzana
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
    3. Thursday, May 26, 2016

      1. 5:30 pmPause Café
        Expresso Royale on the corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana.
  5. Week of May 29, 2016

    1. Monday, May 30, 2016

      1.  Deadline: IPRH Reading Group Submissions
      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
  6. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, June 2, 2016

      1.  Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)
        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression
        The University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMore specified location to be announced. 
      2. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Christina WhiteMr. Thomas Osberger
        Mr. Thomas Osberger, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        433 RAL
    2. Friday, June 3, 2016

      1.  Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)
        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression
        The University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMore specified location to be announced. 
      2. 2:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Prashant Jain, AdvisorMr. Jeremy Smith, UIUC, "Revealing Hidden Dynamics By Single Nanoparticle Spectroscopy"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Saturday, June 4, 2016

      1.  Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)
        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression
        The University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMore specified location to be announced. 
  7. Week of June 5, 2016

    1. Monday, June 6, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 9:00 am - 1:30 pmInstructors: Professor Luz Murillo, Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, CLACS Director
        Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois campus
      3. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Stata Open Office Hours
        Econ Stata Open Office Hours
        21 DKH (Lower Level)
      4. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, AdvisorMr. Duc Nguyen, UIUC, "Surface Glassy Dynamics and Single-Molecule Absorption of Quantum Dots Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"
        3269 Beckman Institute
    2. Tuesday, June 7, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 9:00 am - 1:30 pmInstructors: Professor Luz Murillo, Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, CLACS Director
        Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois campus
      3. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Martin BurkeMr. Matthew Endo
        Mr. Matthew Endo, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        33 RAL
    3. Wednesday, June 8, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 9:00 am - 1:30 pmInstructors: Professor Luz Murillo, Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, CLACS Director
        Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois campus
    4. Thursday, June 9, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 9:00 am - 1:30 pmInstructors: Professor Luz Murillo, Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, CLACS Director
        Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois campus
    5. Friday, June 10, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 9:00 am - 1:30 pmInstructors: Professor Luz Murillo, Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, CLACS Director
        Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois campus
    6. Saturday, June 11, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
  8. Week of June 12, 2016

    1. Sunday, June 12, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
    2. Monday, June 13, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
      3.  Statistics Summer Classes Begin
    3. Tuesday, June 14, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
    4. Wednesday, June 15, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
    5. Thursday, June 16, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus
      2. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Prof. Eric OldfieldMr. Guodong Rao
        Mr. Guodong Rao, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        433 RAL
    6. Friday, June 17, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 1:30 pm1st High School Summer Bridge-Portuguese Program 2016
        University of Illinois campus

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