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Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Event Type
The Graduate College
Oct 21, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018   All Day
Originating Calendar
Graduate College Students General

Celebrate the contributions of over 14,000 graduate students, each one changing the world! 


All week: Pick up your FREE clue card from Coble Hall's 1st Floor reception desk and get started on the Scavenger Hunt!


10/22 Monday, 12-2 PM: Start your week right with FREE coffee and cookies at Café Coble. All graduate students are invited to stop by Coble Hall for a midday pickup and a chance to take a selfie with Alma. 


10/23 Tuesday, 4-6 PM: Cheer on finalists at our annual Research Live! competition, where graduate students share their research in 3 minutes or less at Krannert Center for the Performing Art, Stage 5. Stick around for the reception, featuring live jazz music, FREE appetizers and People's Choice Award voting. 


10/24 Wednesday, 5:30-7 PM: Network with fellow graduate students and research park companies. Hear from interns, visit with companies who are hiring graduate level talent and enjoy FREE food and drink at the University of Illinois Research Park in the EnterpriseWorks atrium.


10/26 Friday, 5 PM: Make sure to return your Scavenger Hunt clue card to Coble Hall's 1st Floor reception desk and win a PRIZE!


1:30-4 PM Saturday: Enjoy an afternoon of FREE ice skating at the Illinois Ice Arena. FREE skate rental and admissions for University of Illinois graduate students and their families. Bring your i-card.


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