General Events

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

    • All Day

    The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Some Muslim employees and students observing Ramadan may request schedule adjustments in order to observe. Your department may find that more employees require space or time for prayer during this period.

    • All Day

    Join Julie and Nathan Gunn, international performing artists and University of Illinois faculty members, for engaging conversation with special guests around contemporary topics in the arts.

    • 3:00 pm

    Few contemporary plays have been as widely performed and well-loved as Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021

    • All Day

    The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Some Muslim employees and students observing Ramadan may request schedule adjustments in order to observe. Your department may find that more employees require space or time for prayer during this period.

    • All Day

    Join Julie and Nathan Gunn, international performing artists and University of Illinois faculty members, for engaging conversation with special guests around contemporary topics in the arts.

    • All Day

  • ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021
    • All Day

    First-ever flagship event exclusive for grad students and PhD talent to explore Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. If selected, ThinkChicago Exchange participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with startup CEOs & industry leaders, explore career opportunities with innovative companies who are hiring, and network with entrepreneurs.

  • ART OF SCIENCE 11: ELEMENTAL  The IGB’s Art of Science program is a celebration of the common ground between science and art. The works in this installation were created by pairing IGB scientists and their research images with current IGB artist Julia Pollack. Opening April 30th at University of Illinois Arboretum.
    • 8:30 am
    • University of Illinois Arboretum, 1800 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

    ART OF SCIENCE 11: ELEMENTAL The IGB’s Art of Science program is a celebration of the common ground between science and art. The works in this installation were created by pairing IGB scientists and their research images with current IGB artist Julia Pollack. Opening April 30th at University of Illinois Arboretum.

    • All Day

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84036172251?pwd=OEpQODByLzc5cjRndy9yQzlOYUFUUT09

    Saturday Engineering for Everyone is an open and free lecture series aimed at non-engineers of all backgrounds who are interested in learning about engineering. In order to protect the health and safety of the community during the pandemic, all sessions will be conducted virtually on Zoom. 

  • Film Fest
    • 5:00 pm
    • https://www.uiucfilmfest.com/

    Join us for a celebration of student filmmaking and creativity! Watch a program of short movies, home videos, and TikToks from University of Illinois undergraduate students, filmmaking clubs, and production classes.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Courtyard Cafe

    Each Saturday the Illini Union is hosting a FREE animated film series from February 12-May 1. Enjoy a FREE movie starting at 7pm in the Courtyard Café. In-person with physical distancing rules: masks required and chairs distanced to adhere to safety standards. 

    • All Day

    Illinois Theatre’s Great Scenes from American Kitchen Sink Theatre is a live streamed production that presents scenes from four kitchen sink theatre plays, all set in America between the early 20th century to present with a diversity of playwrights, characters, actors, ethnicities, and genders.

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021

Saturday, May 8, 2021

    • All Day

    The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Some Muslim employees and students observing Ramadan may request schedule adjustments in order to observe. Your department may find that more employees require space or time for prayer during this period.

  • ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021
    • All Day

    First-ever flagship event exclusive for grad students and PhD talent to explore Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. If selected, ThinkChicago Exchange participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with startup CEOs & industry leaders, explore career opportunities with innovative companies who are hiring, and network with entrepreneurs.

  • ART OF SCIENCE 11: ELEMENTAL  The IGB’s Art of Science program is a celebration of the common ground between science and art. The works in this installation were created by pairing IGB scientists and their research images with current IGB artist Julia Pollack. Opening April 30th at University of Illinois Arboretum.
    • 8:30 am
    • University of Illinois Arboretum, 1800 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

    ART OF SCIENCE 11: ELEMENTAL The IGB’s Art of Science program is a celebration of the common ground between science and art. The works in this installation were created by pairing IGB scientists and their research images with current IGB artist Julia Pollack. Opening April 30th at University of Illinois Arboretum.

  • LatinAmericanStoryTime 5-8-21
    • 2:00 - 2:30 pm
    • Via Zoom, registration required.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/CommuniversityWebcast

    Sadiq Patel (BS, ’05, molecular & cellular biology) is a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School who examines questions of equity, technology, and access to care. He and webcast host Ruby Mendenhall will discuss how technology can improve access to mental healthcare.

    • All Day

    The Theatre Studies New Work Festival provides an opportunity for three teams of Illinois Theatre students serving as playwright, director, and dramaturg to collaborate in the development and production of a substantial piece of theatre.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

    • All Day

    The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. Some Muslim employees and students observing Ramadan may request schedule adjustments in order to observe. Your department may find that more employees require space or time for prayer during this period.

  • ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021
    • All Day

    First-ever flagship event exclusive for grad students and PhD talent to explore Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. If selected, ThinkChicago Exchange participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with startup CEOs & industry leaders, explore career opportunities with innovative companies who are hiring, and network with entrepreneurs.

    • All Day

    The Theatre Studies New Work Festival provides an opportunity for three teams of Illinois Theatre students serving as playwright, director, and dramaturg to collaborate in the development and production of a substantial piece of theatre.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

  • ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021
    • All Day

    First-ever flagship event exclusive for grad students and PhD talent to explore Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. If selected, ThinkChicago Exchange participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with startup CEOs & industry leaders, explore career opportunities with innovative companies who are hiring, and network with entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021

  • ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021
    • All Day

    First-ever flagship event exclusive for grad students and PhD talent to explore Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. If selected, ThinkChicago Exchange participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with startup CEOs & industry leaders, explore career opportunities with innovative companies who are hiring, and network with entrepreneurs.

    • 12:00 pm

    This workshop will focus on the publishing process for both peer reviewed journal articles (1st hour) and first books (2nd hour). It will be conversational in tone and offer a friendly space to ask nuts and bolts questions about publishing, like how to revise and resubmit, how to cold email an editor, and so on.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    • All Day

    Based on Henry James’ novel of the same name, The Turn of the Screw is a classic ghost story that touches on contemporary issues, including the loss of innocence amidst situations of anarchy. When premiered in 1954, the work’s disturbing nature was a novelty in the opera world, and it continues to be one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in English.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021

    • All Day

    Based on Henry James’ novel of the same name, The Turn of the Screw is a classic ghost story that touches on contemporary issues, including the loss of innocence amidst situations of anarchy. When premiered in 1954, the work’s disturbing nature was a novelty in the opera world, and it continues to be one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in English.

Friday, June 4, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021