School of Information Sciences Undergrad MASTER CALENDAR

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The iSchool offers a number of events related to career and professional development, technology and information talks, research seminars, field trips, alumni panels, socials, and more. We also promote relevant opportunities on and around campus. 

We encourage students to also visit additional calendars and websites:

HandShake EventsResearch ParkNCSATechnology Entrepreneur Center (TEC),

The Career Center, Office of Undergraduate Research, Leadership Center, Siebel Center for Design,

Office of Technology Management, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning,

Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts & Sciences.

National & International Scholar's Programs, Student Wellness

iSchool Calendars: Study Abroad Hours, iSchool Events, Non-iSchool Events

BSIS ICT Sessions, Express Advising

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Illinois Innovation Award & Fiddler Innovation Fellowship NOMINATION DEADLINE

Event Type
Technology Entrepreneur Center and NCSA
wifi event
Jan 22, 2024   All Day
Urvashi Jha
Originating Calendar
TEC Calendar

Call for Nominations

  • We invite you to nominate students for the $20,000 Illinois Innovation Award and the $10,000 Fiddler Innovation Fellowship.
  • Nominations due January 22, 2024
  • Learn More and Nominate

University of Illinois Award for Excellence in Innovation or Translational Research
The Illinois Innovation Award honors University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students for excellence in cutting-edge innovation or translational research that addresses real-world problems and has the potential to make a significant impact. The recipient will receive a monetary award of $20,000 in the form of direct deposit to the student’s University account, and a trophy. The Illinois Innovation Award is awarded by The Grainger College of Engineering through the Technology Entrepreneur Center

Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Innovation
The Fiddler Innovation Fellowship honors University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign undergraduate students for excellence in addressing cultural, societal, or global challenges with innovative solutions that incorporate the interdisciplinary areas of creativity, art or design, and technology. The innovative solution must have the potential for making a significant impact. The recipient will receive an award of $10,000 in the form of direct deposit to the student's University account, and a trophy. The Fiddler Innovation Fellowship is awarded by the Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media (eDream) Institute, which is endowed by Jerry Fiddler and Melissa Alden. eDream is based at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). 

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