Speakers

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Atrium

    Meet Illinois' Health Equity Scholars and hear about their research and experiences working with community organizations to reduce health disparities. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, August 13, 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.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • 144 Loomis

    The recent gravitational wave observations of the collision of black holes and neutron stars have allowed us to pierce into the extreme gravity regime, where gravity is simultaneously unfathomably large and wildly dynamical. These waves encode a trove of information about physics that is prime for the taking, including potential revelations about the validity of Einstein'

Thursday, August 29, 2019