University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

  • 9/19/2014
  • 9/23/2014
    The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism and the Office of Recreation and Park Resources is hosting a two-day summit that will bring together individuals from various agencies and organizations within the state that are responsible for the design, delivery, and execution of youth sports. Speakers will highlight relevant research and trends, promoting a conversation among practitioners aimed at identifying potential solutions, collaborations, and action steps to improve the quality of youth sport in the state of Illinois.
  • 9/24/2014
    The Institute for Genomic Biology will be offering the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac® TechVenture™ program in spring 2015. FastTrac TechVenture is a program for entrepreneurially minded MD students, DVM students, PhD students, and Post-Doctoral Associates in engineering, life sciences, and related disciplines who are interested in understanding the business, economic, and legal issues in scientific and high technical start-up ventures. Anyone interested in the program is welcome to attend an information session on Wednesday, September 24th at noon in 612 IGB. Pizza will be provided at the information session. More information about the course can be found online at www.igb.illinois.edu/cem.
  • 9/28/2014
    Join us for a fun evening of farm-to-table food and conversation! Guest Chef Thad Morrow of Champaign’s Bacaro will highlight the flavors of the season with produce from the University of Illinois’ Sustainable Student Farm and meat from Triple S Farm (Stewardson, IL). Come out to support Allerton Park and these local farms as you enjoy delicious tasting-portion samples of Chef Morrow’s culinary mastery, complemented with beer from JT Walker’s Brewery (Mahomet, IL). Wine will also be available. 5:00 pm – Live music/Cocktail hour 6:00 pm - Dinner (Menu will be posted online when available) Tickets are limited and may be purchased for $100 until Wednesday, September 17. Call 217-333-3287 or visit allerton.illinois.edu to purchase online. All proceeds will go towards stewardship and educational efforts in Allerton’s natural areas. For more information contact Bridget Frerichs at bridgetf@illinois.edu or call 217-333-3287.
  • 10/2/2014
    Based on interviews with young prostitutes and street youth and inspired by tales from Ovid’s "Metamorphoses," Naomi Iizuka’s "Polaroid Stories" explores the dangers that arise when mythmaking collides with reality. A mix of poetry and profanity gives the play theatrical drive and lyricism.