Have you won any Awards or Scholarships this year that you haven’t told us about? Tell us now!

Submitted by schmallr on May 12, 2014 - 11:00am

Whether you’re a first-year student, sophomore, or junior, please contact Elizabeth Rockman at rockman@illinois.edu if you’ve earned any scholarships (campus-wide or national) recently, published, or achieved something else that you’d like us to know about – if we hear from you in the next few weeks, we may be able to include that information into the CHP Annual, the Campus Honors Program newsletter that comes out each August.

Staying on-campus or otherwise locally this summer? Let us know!

Submitted by schmallr on May 12, 2014 - 10:59am

If you’re staying on campus or in the local area this summer, let us know! There are often cool events or opportunities for students who stay in town, and you can be in the know if you tell us: please e-mail Elizabeth Rockman at rockman@illinois.edu. Have a wonderful summer – no matter where you are, or what you’re doing!

Apply for the Conflict Resolution Training Program by 9/1/14!

Submitted by schmallr on May 12, 2014 - 10:58am

Mediation Services in the Office for Student Conflict Resolution is currently accepting Fall 2014 applications for the Conflict Resolution Training Program! And this year they are offering an additional two-day advanced training opportunity for students in the class!

Service-Learning and Project Management Leadership Opportunities Still Available for Fall ’14 Semester

Submitted by schmallr on May 12, 2014 - 10:57am

1)For Students – all majors, all levels - ENG 315: Learning in Community Courses (3 credits)

Help Stop Hate - Report It!

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:26pm

It is important for members of our university community to report all acts of intolerance no matter how insignificant one might perceive an incident to be. Incidents such as name calling or graffiti can escalate into more serious incidents and perpetrators may feel comfortable continuing their behavior fostering a campus climate where bias and prejudice is tolerated.

CAS presents Ruth Wilson Gilmore on “Abolition Geography: Challenges and Opportunities for the Popular Front Against the Priso-Industrial Complex” on 4/28/14

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:25pm

The Center for Advanced Study 2013-2014 Initiative Cultures of Law in Global Contexts hosts Ruth Wilson Gilmore (CUNY), who will give a presentation in the CAS Initiative on Cultures of Law in Global Contexts entitled “Abolition Geography: Challenges and Opportunities for the Popular Front Against the Priso-Industrial Complex” on Monday, April 28, 4:00pm, Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana.

Help Volunteer at the ICTM Math Contest on 5/3/14

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:23pm

The ICTM Math Contest needs volunteers to help run the state finals of the ICTM high school math contest on May 3, 2014. Over 3000 students from across Illinois attend, and they need help with all sorts of jobs, such as ushering, grading, proctoring, data entry, selling t-shirts, etc. If you are interested, please check out the volunteer webpage at this page.

When: Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Contact: Kim Whittlesey, Site Co-coordinator at kwhittle@math.uiuc.edu

4/23/14 Denim Day and Open Mic night to educate about Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:22pm

Wednesday – April 23, 2014 all day at the Women’s Resources Center – Denim Day. Come to the Quad to view the wonderful denim quilt made by UIUC students! Learn more about the sexual assault case Denim Day is based upon and help raise awareness of sexual assault. Sponsored by University Housing and the Women’s Resources Center among other sponsored. This event is a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month programming.

Wednesday – April 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Women’s Resources Center – Short Skirts, Dark Streets: Writ n’ Rhymed Poetic Arts Space - Open Mic.

William Shakespeare Turns 450 on 4/23/14!

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:22pm

Don’t Forget William Shakespeare’s Birthday! He Turns 450 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – Celebrate at the Rare Book & Manuscripts Library (346 Library) at 3:00 p.m.

Cake and libations to anyone who can recite fourteen lines (or a sonnet) from Shakespeare!

Thanks to Dennis Sears of the Rare Book &Manuscript Library for this information item.

Deadline extended to 4/21/14 for IT and Bioinformatics Summer Internship at Mayo Clinic

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:21pm

The deadline for the IT and Bioinformatics Summer Internship at Mayo Clinic has been extended to April 21, 2014.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, is seeking two IT student interns for Summer 2014. The interns will be working for the Bioinformatics Systems Unit within the IT Division of Research and Education Systems Support, tackling tasks within multiple project areas of the Unit.

To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please go to this link.

Celebrate Earth Week 4/21 – 4/26/14!

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:20pm

Earth Week 2014 is April 21 - April 26, 2014!

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites you to join us in celebrating Earth Week April 21 through April 26, 2014. Earth Week is a time to enact change and real movement towards consciousness about how our decisions affect our campus environment and good ol’ Mother Earth. Whether you’re already a passionate environmentalist or just looking to have some April fun, get out and about showing the Earth some serious love this week!

Rare Book & Manuscripts Library Celebrates the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers on 4/24/14

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:17pm

The Rare Book & Manuscripts Library and Campus to Celebrate the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers on April 24, 2014:

Afternoon Talk by Brooks’ Associate, Haki Madhubuti, to be Followed by Evening Readings and Song; the Haki Madhubuti Talk on Gwendolyn Brooks will be at 4:00 p.m. in RBML, 346 Library.

Apply to be a Japan House Intern by 4/28/14!

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:15pm

The launch of the Japan House Internship Program in the spring of 2013 was a resounding success! If you are interested in joining Japan House as an intern this fall, they will be accepting applications through Monday, April 28, 2014. If you are a currently enrolled student at the University of Illinois and interested in Japanese culture, this could be a perfect fit for you!

The What You Will Shakespeare Company Presents: “The Revenger’s Tragedy” on 4/25 – 4/26/14

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:13pm

The What You Will Shakespeare Company Presents: “The Revenger’s Tragedy”

Shows are on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Location: University Place Christian Church (403 S. Wright St, Champaign)

Tickets are $7 at the door.

Join an assassin fueled by obsession, a hedonistic plotter, a maiden of unparalleled celibacy, and a host of unforgettable characters as they scheme incestuous trysts and remorseless homicides through a tale that takes twists and turns through wit, slapstick, and tragedy in equal amounts!

For all current juniors: Apply to the Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society by 4/26/14!

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2014 - 3:12pm

Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society is accepting applications from current juniors at Illinois to join Mortar Board for their senior year.

Mortar Board is a very selective senior honor society with the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Mortar Board has a long history of selecting the most outstanding college seniors since 1918.