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IHSI’s Community-Academic Scholars Initiative offers University of Illinois undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue community-based research projects in Urbana-Champaign over the summer. During the 10-week program, students will develop applied research skills for measuring and maximizing impact in their work. All applications must be submitted by Feb 1, 2020.
"The Genetics of Extended Phenotypes in Symbiosis" Katy Heath, PhD University of Illinois; Department of Plant Biology; IGB Faculty, Infection Genomics for One Health
Food for the Soul, part of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relation's Lunch on Us series, is a weekly noontime discussion focused on topics relevant to the African American communities and our allies. The keynote speaker will be Nathan A. Stephens, BNAACC Director, who will speak on the MLK 2020 theme of Leaders Serve and Are Not Silent In The Face of Injustice.
Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Edgar Solomonik
Featuring William Easterling, Assistant Director of the Directorate for Geosciences at the National Science Foundation.
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.
Alumna Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier explores her identity formation from a sheltered student from a rural town to MSW, will talk about her journey from undergraduate social justice educator at the University of Illinois to training tomorrow's medical professionals on trauma-informed care. This is part of the "Decade of Diversity & Social Justice Education" lecture series.
Many research efforts are currently underway to address questions about microplastics. However, there still is a great deal of work to be done. Join guest presenter John Scott, Senior Chemist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, whose current research interests include microplastics, emerging contaminants in the environment and utilization of waste materials.
Film screening and discussion hosted by the Program in Jewish Culture Advisory Council member Scott Gendell.
Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Hari Sundaram
Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture "Growth Hack Your Future" Rosemarie Truman, PhD Founder & CEO, Board Member of The Center for Advancing Innovation
Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Mahesh Viswanathan
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.
Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Chandra Chekuri
Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Ruta Mehta