iSchool Undergrad Events Calendar

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: HandShake EventsResearch ParkNCSATechnology Entrepreneur Center (TEC)

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Monday, March 1, 2021

  • BSIS Event
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    Hear from Professor Yoo-Seong Song about Consulting Practices for Information Professionals. He has extensive experience in consulting and an interest in knowledge management, business information, consulting, and experiential learning for information professionals. Professor Song will be teaching IS 390 (CIP) Consulting Practices for Information Professionals in the Fall

  • BSIS Event
    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Hear from Professor Yoo-Seong Song about Consulting Practices for Information Professionals. He has extensive experience in consulting and an interest in knowledge management, business information, consulting, and experiential learning for information professionals. Professor Song will be teaching IS 390 (CIP) Consulting Practices for Information Professionals in the Fall

  • Community Connections
    • 5:00 pm

    Scheduled toward the end of the work day (5pm), these meet-ups are for everyone — all undergrad and grad students are welcome! Bring coffee or tea (or beverage of choice), and have some chill conversation with interesting students from the iSchool. Come to this meet-up to create connections at the iSchool or to just chat with some friendly faces!”

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

  • datapriv
    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Monthly seminar series on “Data Protection and Privacy” held virtually (via Zoom). Data protection and privacy is a growing concern in a world nervous about the growth of “surveillance capitalism” and other potential abuses of access to personal data. We bring in outside experts on informatics, cultural ideas about privacy, legal compliance and best practices, as well as

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

  • uiux
    • 12:00 pm

    When applying for UI/UX roles, it’s critical to have a portfolio that shows your process, agility, adaptability, and ability to explain the UX journey. We’ll talk about what that looks like and share feedback from UIUC UX alumni and employers on how they approach portfolio reviews.

  • Community Connections
    • 4:00 pm

    Just a casual gathering to check-in and see how this semester is going for everyone. This is an inclusive space to express concerns, frustrations, and problems and to give each other some good vibes and motivation to make it through the second half of the semester.

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • leadership
    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Want to discover your leadership style? Want to learn how to be an effective communicator? Want to learn practical ways to work with others with different leadership styles? Join us for a practical and engaging leadership training on March 5 and 12, 2021 from 12:00-2:00pm CST.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

  • leadership
    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Want to discover your leadership style? Want to learn how to be an effective communicator? Want to learn practical ways to work with others with different leadership styles? Join us for a practical and engaging leadership training on March 5 and 12, 2021 from 12:00-2:00pm CST.

Monday, March 15, 2021

  • Community Connections
    • 4:00 pm

    MSIM student Ishita Ghosh is managing both a machine learning scientist position and a research associate role in a research project. "When I say Data Science is really cool and interesting, I really mean that because managing two position and a semester load, I am still not exhausted. I am enjoying my internships and courses in data science and aspire to grow in this path

Friday, March 19, 2021

  • Community Connections
    • 5:00 pm

    Scheduled toward the end of the work day (5pm), these meet-ups are for everyone — all undergrad and grad students are welcome! Bring coffee or tea (or beverage of choice), and have some chill conversation with interesting students from the iSchool. Come to this meet-up to create connections at the iSchool or to just chat with some friendly faces!”

  • Community Connections
    • 6:00 pm

    The “Undergraduate Chill and Chat” Community Connections meet up is an open forum to discuss our hobbies, lives, and experiences as iSchool undergrads. Feel free to vent about Covid, classes, and life in general. Join us to share and learn tips and tricks for classes and life in general. Even if you’re not an undergraduate student, come and join.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021

Sunday, March 28, 2021

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools a requirement for participation—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Monday, March 29, 2021

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools a requirement for participation—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools a requirement for participation—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021

  • data priv
    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Monthly seminar series on “Data Protection and Privacy” held virtually (via Zoom). Data protection and privacy is a growing concern in a world nervous about the growth of “surveillance capitalism” and other potential abuses of access to personal data. We bring in outside experts on informatics, cultural ideas about privacy, legal compliance and best practices, as well as

Wednesday, May 5, 2021