College of LAS Events

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Monday, August 19, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • 1306 Everitt Lab

    Title: “Infrastructure for Teaching - RStudio Cloud” Abstract: Statistics frequently requires computational knowledge for modern applications. The prevalent way of teaching statistics with computing relies upon students recreating a prescribed learning environment on their own computer. This talk focuses on new cloud-based methods for designing learning environments

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019

    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? This collaborative retreat will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at UIC. Panels and discussions will follow.

    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    What will 21st century humanities pedagogy look like? How might we strengthen and diversify the humanities and engage and inspire a new generation of learners? This collaborative retreat will begin with a keynote by Ellen McClure, Director of the new Engaged Humanities Initiative (EHI) at UIC. Panels and discussions will follow.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • 307 Gregory Hall

    Orientation for new incoming History Graduate Students.

    • 9:30 am
    • Foreign Languages Building

    The Japanese language placement test will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Room G18 of the Foreign Languages Building. The Korean language placement test will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. to noon in Room G27 of the Foreign Languages Building.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    • 3:30 pm
    • 210 General Lounge - Illini Union

    "A Book In Common" brings together members and friends of the department to discuss a historically-oriented book nominated by a faculty member or graduate student and chosen by a committee made up of faculty and students. This year's book is We Demand: The University and Student Protests by Roderick Ferguson (University of California Press, 2017).

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

    • 2:30 - 3:30 pm
    • The Urbana Free Library, Megan's Reading Room. 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801

Monday, September 16, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019