University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

  • 10/8/2015

    This job fair provides companies, institutes and government agencies an opportunity to meet agribusiness and science students at all levels. The career fair will give representatives from companies a chance to share information about career and intern opportunities available. For more information, please visit: http://academics.aces.illinois.edu/content/aces-and-sciences-career-fair

  • 10/24/2015

    Homecoming

  • 10/26/2015
  • 10/29/2015

    "The Common Good and NEH at 50"

    A reception will follow the event.

    About the speaker

    William Adams is the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Adams, president of Colby College in Waterville, Maine from 2000 until his retirement on June 30, 2014, is a committed advocate for liberal arts education and brings to the Endowment a long record of leadership in higher education and the humanities.

    A native of Birmingham, Michigan, and son of an auto industry executive, Adams earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy at Colorado College and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Cruz History of Consciousness Program. He studied in France as a Fulbright Scholar before beginning his career in higher education with appointments to teach political philosophy at Santa Clara University in California and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He went on to coordinate the Great Works in Western Culture program at Stanford University and to serve as vice president and Secretary of Wesleyan University. He became president of Bucknell University in 1995 and president of Colby College in 2000.

    Learn more about William Adams at the NEH's website.

  • 11/11/2015

    Join thought leaders from the University of Illinois Research Park, industry, and academia. Attendees will learn and share knowledge about key aspects of big data and its business applications through dynamic panels, inspiring keynote presentations, and networking opportunities.  More information available at: http://researchpark.illinois.edu/bigdatasummit