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Monday, October 3, 2022

    • 5:00 pm
    • CIF Auditorium (0027-1025)

    David Rosenboom will present concrete examples from his more than five decades of pioneering work in propositional music illustrating how testable theoretical models in science and process-based what-if models in speculative arts can converge to mutual advantage in the new artscience.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building (east side of the building)

    The use of questions in our teaching is the most often used active learning strategy. Questions serve to motivate students, to assess students’ understanding, and to engage them in a thought-provoking discussion. Join this session to learn effective questioning skills and how to avoid common pitfalls.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room except for class on 10/12 which will be held in Beckman room 5602 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Faculty Panel Presentation (Zoom): A panel of Special Education faculty offer an in-depth look at their experiences with a variety of grading practices. Join us as Kary Zarate, Emily Tarconish, Jessica Hardy, and Catherin Corr share data on how grading processes impact student emotional health, agency, knowledge acquisition, and teaching pedagogy.

Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Beckman Institute Picture
    • 2:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 3269 (3rd Floor Tower Room)

    Dr. Aksimentiev will reveal several systems which will illustrate the applications of high-end all-atom, coarse-grained, and multi-resolution simulations to obtain information inaccessible to previous experimental approaches while providing a forward-looking perspective on modeling of an entire biological cell at all-atom resolution.

Monday, October 10, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center--Room 210, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana

    CAS Food For Thought 1:00am, Naveen Narisetty, Statistics, Quantile Regression Modeling for Survival Data with a Cured Subgroup Noon, William Schneider, Social Work, Income and Housing Support Experiments and Child Neglect

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Thursday, October 13, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 11:00 am
    • Beckman Institute Room 2269 (Second Floor Tower Room)

    To strengthen the Beckman community, Beckman Institute Director Nadya Mason invites you to join her and other members of administration leadership in the 2nd-floor tower room from 11 am-12 pm on Thursday, October 13, for a graduate student feedback session. Please bring your ideas as to how Beckman’s leadership can support you and your peers.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building

    Come to this workshop to begin the process of identifying your teaching philosophy, deciding which parts of it belong in your statement, and avoiding common mistakes.

Monday, October 17, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium (Spurlock Museum)

    Professor Gruebele will discuss a few topics of current interest, ranging from specialization in science, to grand discoveries waiting to happen, to how making and using fossil fuels better is a big part of the equation, or the fundamental-applied pendulum that is currently swinging ‘applied.'

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building (east side of the building)

    A syllabus is more than a contract or a schedule and listing of topics. What is the message and first impression? Take a moment to think about your syllabus: is it welcoming, supportive, fair? This is a great opportunity to think about how/if your syllabus promotes a learning-centered environment.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    The emphasis will be on moving from principles to practice in practical, tangible ways: by designing learning activities and assessments that meet students’ diverse learning strategies, by presenting course content in ways that support students’ different learning styles and abilities, and by providing greater latitude in the way students demonstrate their knowledge.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Atrium

    Join Beckman Director Nadya Mason and other members of the Beckman community for coffee and cookies in the Beckman Atrium. The Cookie Collab is scheduled for 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

  • pumpkin being decorated with paint and sequins
    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Garden

    Join the Beckman community for an afternoon of fun while painting pumpkins. Stop in between 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Beckman Institute Garden, located west of the café through the double doors. Decorate a pumpkin for yourself or to be placed the atrium. Pumpkins and painting supplies provided. Faculty, staff and students and postdocs are encouraged to attend!

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, October 27, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Levis Faculty Center--Room 210, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana

    11:00am, Lijun Liu, Structure and Evolution of the Continental Lithosphere Noon, Damien Guironnet, Dealing with Plastic Waste: Upstream and Downstream Strategies

Monday, October 31, 2022

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building

    You want students to remember your course material. Maybe remembering the material is good for its own sake, or maybe remembering is mostly a pre-requisite for doing something more complicated, like applying or evaluating the material. In this workshop, we'll explore the basics of learning and memory, and identify what we can do to help our students learn and remember.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Art of Socially Just Leadership Education -- V. S. Chunoo (Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication) will describe how he teaches toward pro-social learning outcomes using a leadership learning model rooted in cultural relevance and campus climate. This interactive Zoom session will include examples and stories from his teaching and research.