College of LAS Events

College of LAS Events

skip to main content

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in a program or event and cannot find an event contact listed, please contact MT Hudson at (217) 333-0885 or mthdson@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

calendar tabs

  • (Selected tab)  All 
  • Month
  • Week
  • Day

All events

Event Detail Information

  1. Week of July 27, 2016

    1. Wednesday, July 27, 2016

      1.  North of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917
        Spurlock Museum
      2.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
      3. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmIEI BEST Conference
        Foreign Language Building
    2. Thursday, July 28, 2016

      1.  North of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917
        Spurlock Museum
      2.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
    3. Friday, July 29, 2016

      1.  North of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917
        Spurlock Museum
      2.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
    4. Saturday, July 30, 2016

      1.  North of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917
        Spurlock Museum
      2.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
  2. Week of July 31, 2016

    1. Sunday, July 31, 2016

      1.  North of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917
        Spurlock Museum
      2.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
  3. Week of August 1, 2016

    1. Monday, August 1, 2016

      1.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
      2. 9:00 am - 12:00 pmProficiency Test
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, August 2, 2016

      1.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
      2. 5:00 pmUniversity of Illinois Statistics Alumni & Friends Reception @ JSM
        Room PDR2, Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago IL
    3. Wednesday, August 3, 2016

      1.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
      2. All DayLast Day of IEI Summer Classes
      3. 7:30 pmSummer Final Reception
        Illini Union --Illini Room A
    4. Thursday, August 4, 2016

      1.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
    5. Friday, August 5, 2016

      1.  2016 "Alt Ac" Career Summer Workshops for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities
        Chicago, Illinois. Most weekday workshop events will take place at the Genevieve and Wayne Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St (at N. Michigan Ave.). Some will take place at sites in and around Chicago.
      2. 9:00 am   Advisor: Professor Ryan BaileyMr. Daniel McCurry, UIUC Final Defense "Dynamically Tunable Nanoporous Gold for Ionic and Molecular Separations"
        171 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 1:00 pm   Advisor: Prof. Ryan BaileyMs. Ellen Muehl
        Ms. Ellen Muehl, Final Defense, UIUC, "Multiplex Analysis of Protein-Lipid and Protein-Membrane Protein Interactions Using Silicon Photonic Microring Resonators"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
  4. Week of August 7, 2016

    1. Monday, August 8, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
    2. Tuesday, August 9, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2. 9:00 am   Adivisor: Prof. Jeffrey S. MooreMs. Yang Song
        Ms. Yang Song, Final Defense, UIUC “Macromolecular Design for Modulation of Amyloid Fibrillar Assembly”
        3269 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, August 10, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2. 1:00 pm   Advisor: Prof. Doug MitchellMr. Jonathan Tietz
        Mr. Jonathan Tietz, Final Defense, UIUC, “Genomics as a Tool for Natural Product Structure Elucidation”
        433 Roger Adams Laboratory
    4. Thursday, August 11, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2. 9:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMr. William Shaw, UIUC, "Reactive Solids Under Shock Compression"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, August 12, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
    6. Saturday, August 13, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2. 10:10 amProfessor Christopher Ziegler, University of Akron, "A Day in the Library will Save You a Week in the Lab... Wisdom from Ken Suslick"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      3. 10:30 amDr. Neal Rakow, 3M Company, "Built on the Prairie: Setting a Foundation for Life"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      4. 10:50 amDr. Paul Schubert, Velocys, "Making it Work"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      5. 11:10 amDr. Jo Eisenhart, Northwestern Mutual, "From the Science of Molecules to the Science of People: How Working in the Suslick Group Prepared Me for the Corporate World"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      6. 11:30 amProfessor Margaret Kosal, Georgia Institute of Technology, "From Beakers to Bombs: a Chemist at the Intersection of National Security and Technology"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      7. 2:00 pmProfessor Taeghwan Hyeon, Seoul National University, "Designed Chemical Synthesis and Assembly of Uniformed-sized Nanoparticles for Medical Applications"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      8. 2:20 pmProfessor Sara Skrabalak, Indiana University, "Shaping the Synthesis of Nanomaterials"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      9. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "The bossy gallito/ El gallo de bodas " by Lucia M. González
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
      10. 2:40 pmProfessor David Flannigan, University of Minnesota, "Seeing the Heat: Visualization of Acoustic Phonons with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      11. 3:00 pmDr. Tanya Prozorov, Ames Laboratory and Professor Ruslan Prozorov, Iowa State University, "Sonochemical Physics"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      12. 3:30 pmProfessor Dennis Smithenry, Elmhurst College, "What Chemistry Students Think abou and Learn from the Whole-Class Inquiry Curriculum"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      13. 3:50 pmProfessor Jiangyun Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, "Metalloprotein Design using Genetic Code Expansion"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      14. 4:10 pmProfessor Mark Grinstaff, Boston University, "Superhydrophobic Biomaterials"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      15. 4:30 pmProfessor Kenneth Suslick, UIUC, "Closing Remakrs: Time Flies Like a Banana"
        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
  5. Week of August 14, 2016

    1. Sunday, August 14, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
    2. Monday, August 15, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2.  August 15-19 Orientation Week
      3. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmNew PhD Student Orientation
        122 Illini Hall (Conference Room)
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Taeghwan Hyeon, Seoul National University, "Chemistry for Nano, and Nano for Medicine & Energy"
        116 RAL
    3. Tuesday, August 16, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2.  August 15-19 Orientation Week
      3.  Dr. Mardia Bishop (CMN 101) & Dr. Grace Giorgio (CMN 111)
        CMN 101 & 111 TA Orientation
        See individual schedules for CMN 101 & CMN 111 orientation
      4.  New MS Student Orientation
        TBD
    4. Wednesday, August 17, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2.  August 15-19 Orientation Week
      3.  Dr. Mardia Bishop (CMN 101) & Dr. Grace Giorgio (CMN 111)
        CMN 101 & 111 TA Orientation
        See individual schedules for CMN 101 & CMN 111 orientation
    5. Thursday, August 18, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2.  August 15-19 Orientation Week
      3.  Dr. Mardia Bishop (CMN 101) & Dr. Grace Giorgio (CMN 111)
        CMN 101 & 111 TA Orientation
        See individual schedules for CMN 101 & CMN 111 orientation
      4. 8:30 amIEI Fall Registration
      5. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmExternal Review Committee Mtg
        318 Gregory Hall
    6. Friday, August 19, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2.  August 15-19 Orientation Week
      3.  Dr. Mardia Bishop (CMN 101) & Dr. Grace Giorgio (CMN 111)
        CMN 101 & 111 TA Orientation
        See individual schedules for CMN 101 & CMN 111 orientation
      4. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      5. 9:00 am - 10:00 amFLAS Fellows AY 2016-17 Orientation session
        Illini Union Room C
      6. 12:00 pmDr. Leanne Knobloch
        CMN New Graduate Student Orientation Luncheon
        314B Illini Union
      7. 5:00 pmNEH Summer Stipend Awards 2017
    7. Saturday, August 20, 2016

      1. All DayGrad Orientation Weeks 2016
        Various Locations
      2. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
  6. Week of August 21, 2016

    1. Sunday, August 21, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2.  Quad Day
      3. 10:30 am - 12:00 pmEcon Quad Day Meet-Up
        Econ Quad Day Meet-Up
        Vestibule Outside of 114 DKH
    2. Monday, August 22, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2.  1st Day of Classes
      3.  August 22 - First Day of Instruction, Fall semester 2016
      4.  First Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
      5. All DayFirst Day of Instruction, Fall Semester Classes
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEcon New Student Orientation
        Econ New Student Orientation
        114 DKH
      7. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmEcon Undergraduate Social Event
        Econ Undergraduate Social Event
        Vestibule Outside of 114 DKH (or outside building- to the east)
    3. Tuesday, August 23, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Jonathan Yewdell, NIAID/NIH
        Microbiology Special Seminar: Dr. Jonathan Yewdell, NIAID/NIH -- (TBA)
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
    4. Wednesday, August 24, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmHistory New Student Welcome
        TBA
      3. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmHistory New Student Welcome Event
        Illini Union - Room 104
    5. Thursday, August 25, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2. 11:00 amMolecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP faculty, Dr. Hee Jung Chung
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Roseanne Ford, University of Virginia
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    6. Friday, August 26, 2016

      1. 8:30 amIEI Fall Orientation
      2. 1:00 pmKeynote: Linda M. Hendershot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, title “Members of the Hsp70 family recognize distinct types of sequences to execute ER quality control”
        12th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  7. Week of August 28, 2016

    1. Monday, August 29, 2016

      1. 8:30 amFall 2016 IEI Classes Begin
      2. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmMorris Kleiner (University of Minnesota)
        Research Seminar
        7 DKH
      3. 12:00 pmBKE Reading Group
        300 C Gregory Hall
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmDr. Kei Hirose (Kyushu University)
        Statistics Seminar - Dr. Kei Hirose (Kyushu University)
        TBA
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Ryuei Nishii (Kyushu University)
        Statistics Seminar - Dr. Ryuei Nishii (Kyushu University)
        TBA
      6. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDean Karlan (Yale University)
        Research Seminar
        7 DKH
      7. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFall 2016 SLCL Faculty-Staff Reception
        Lucy Ellis Lounge and the Atrium of the Foreign Languages Building
      8. 4:00 pm   Reception Immediately Following in 'A' Atrium CLSLMs. Emily Ulrich and Mr. Zhao Wu
        Fuson Student Talks: Ms. Emily Ulrich, UIUC, "Structural Basis for the Mechanistic Divergence of 2-Hydroxyethylphosphonate Oxygenases"; Mr. Zhao Wu, UIUC, "Rhodium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative Amidation of Allylic Alcohols and Amines for the Synthesis of Beta-Chiral Amides"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Wednesday, August 31, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmBehrooz Ghamari and Antoinette Burton
        A Book in Common: REMEMBERING AKBAR by Behrooz Ghamari
        210 General Lounge, Illini Union

link for robots only