Urbana Campus Research Calendar

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • Space p11, 55 E. Randolph Street, Pedway Level, Chicago

    As vehicles of self-expression and with content typically outside the mainstream, zines have proliferated in recent decades, and landscape has also become a significant concern in zine culture. Hosted at Space p11, a non-commercial gallery within the Pedway system of downtown Chicago, the Landscape Zine Reading Room will expose visitors to a wide variety of pertinent works

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • 11:00 am
    • Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

    • 12:00 pm
    • Beckman 1005

    Marni Boppart, assistant professor of kinesiology and community health, will discuss "Exercise and Extracellular Vesicles (ExerVs): Identification of the Molecular Basis for Health Benefits." Lunch will be provided.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 1:30 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Sponsored by the Carl R Woese Institute for Genomic Biology Committee on Diversity (IGB-COD), this roundtable will be an opportunity for the IGB community (and larger campus community) to exchange ideas on how to create a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming culture in STEM fields.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Coble Hall (1st FL reception) 801 S Wright St

    De-stress your Thursday. Stop by for FREE coffee and treats!

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Japan House 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana

    Chado, or The Way of Tea, is at the very heart of Japan House. Come to a traditional Ryūrei style Japanese tea ceremony where both host and guests sit on a chair, not tatami. Learn about Japan House and the history of this art form. Watch as the host thoughtfully prepares a bowl of matcha tea and seasonal wagashi, a traditional Japanese sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

    In our concern for the more than human world, many discussions have focused on individual animal suffering and threats to entire species. What happens when we instead ask questions about what meaningful relationships between humans and animals are possible, what makes their lives livable, and what role empathy can play in complex ethical questions?

Friday, April 3, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • Space p11, 55 E. Randolph Street, Pedway Level, Chicago

    As vehicles of self-expression and with content typically outside the mainstream, zines have proliferated in recent decades, and landscape has also become a significant concern in zine culture. Hosted at Space p11, a non-commercial gallery within the Pedway system of downtown Chicago, the Landscape Zine Reading Room will expose visitors to a wide variety of pertinent works

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    “More Than Just a Good IDEA: Why Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Make Your Science Stronger” Kendall Powell, Science Journalist and Contributor, Nature Careers. Reception to follow.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day
    • Space p11, 55 E. Randolph Street, Pedway Level, Chicago

    As vehicles of self-expression and with content typically outside the mainstream, zines have proliferated in recent decades, and landscape has also become a significant concern in zine culture. Hosted at Space p11, a non-commercial gallery within the Pedway system of downtown Chicago, the Landscape Zine Reading Room will expose visitors to a wide variety of pertinent works

Sunday, April 5, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

Monday, April 6, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute East and Center Atrium

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 4:00 pm
    • 180 Bevier Hall

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Japan House 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana

    Chado, or The Way of Tea, is one of the most revered arts of Japan and is at the very heart of Japan House. Come to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony to learn about Japan House and the history of this art form. Watch as the host carefully and thoughtfully prepares a bowl of matcha tea and seasonal wagashi, a traditional Japanese sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:30 am
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

Saturday, April 11, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

Monday, April 13, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • 306 Main Library

    The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute is offering REDCap consultations on Tuesdays during the fall semester from 9-11 a.m. in partnership with the Scholarly Commons, 306 Main Library. A REDCap application specialist will answer questions and provide information about using Illinois REDCap for data collection.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Japan House 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana

    Learn history, discuss design elements, and become aware of the significant contributions of Japan House going back to the original house in the 1960’s. Enjoy the beautiful gardens from inside, see 3 tea rooms, and a rotating display of equipment and elements of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Learn about upcoming special events/workshops. Shop a selection of items.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Japan House 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana

    Chado, or The Way of Tea, is one of the most revered arts of Japan and is at the very heart of Japan House. Come to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony to learn about Japan House and the history of this art form. Watch as the host carefully and thoughtfully prepares a bowl of matcha tea and seasonal wagashi, a traditional Japanese sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • 8:30 am

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • 306 Main Library

    The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute is offering REDCap consultations on Tuesdays during the fall semester from 9-11 a.m. in partnership with the Scholarly Commons, 306 Main Library. A REDCap application specialist will answer questions and provide information about using Illinois REDCap for data collection.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102), Chemical Life Sciences Laboratory

    This session of the CCIL Faculty Seminar Series includes two individual talks from Illinois cancer researchers, followed by a Q & A period.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

    • 5:45 - 8:00 pm
    • I Hotel & Conference Center, Champaign, IL

    Join Mayo Clinic and Illinois leadership and friends for a celebration of the Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois Alliance and Mayo Clinic Heritage Films premiere: "To See a World in a Grain of Sand". A panel discussion following the film will highlight the collaboration of our two world-class institutions.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

Monday, April 27, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Music Room (Room 208), Levis Faculty Center (919 West Illinois, Urbana)

    Part of Undergraduate Research Week.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • 306 Main Library

    The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute is offering REDCap consultations on Tuesdays during the fall semester from 9-11 a.m. in partnership with the Scholarly Commons, 306 Main Library. A REDCap application specialist will answer questions and provide information about using Illinois REDCap for data collection.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 1005

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

    • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    • Illini Union Rooms A, B, C, & South Lounge

    The signature event of Undergraduate Research Week, the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) has been held on the University of Illinois (U of I) campus since 2008.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Japan House 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana

    Chado, or The Way of Tea, is at the very heart of Japan House. Come to a traditional Ryūrei style Japanese tea ceremony where both host and guests sit on a chair, not tatami. Learn about Japan House and the history of this art form. Watch as the host thoughtfully prepares a bowl of matcha tea and seasonal wagashi, a traditional Japanese sweet. Experience a moment of peace.