General Events


Sunday, October 13, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • All Day

    • All Day
    • Campus Wide

    Show your Homecoming spirit by decorating your office or space! Judging will take place on Tuesday, October 14.  Sign up using the following link Judging criteria will be based on originality and use of the Homecoming theme (Always True to Orange and Blue).

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    This exhibition is an invitation to experience artworks, film, music, and photography, making the celebration of Black girlhood visible and felt in our local, national, and worldwide communities.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • TechHub - Armory Room 151A

    CITL Innovation Spaces is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    Food for Thought, 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 Asian American community. Past discussions include topics such as nutrition, mental health, sexual health, and issues of queer Asian Americans.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room D, College of Law

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    Food for Thought, 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 Asian American community. Past discussions include topics such as nutrition, mental health, sexual health, and media representation of Asian Americans.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Wohlers Hall - Rm. 174

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Beckman 1005

    Michelle Lore, REDCap Applications Specialist at the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute at Illinois, will talk about REDCap – what it is and how to use it here on campus. This is mostly a tool for human subjects research – so behavioral and social sciences grad students, postdocs, and faculty would be especially interested. Lunch will be provided.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture "Turning Science Into Social Impact: How We Built A Computational Genomics Operating System for Treating Cancer" Kevin White, PhD President of Tempus Labs Inc.; Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Medicine, University of Chicago

    • 12:30 - 1:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    During each 30–minute session, Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully. No registration or special equipment is necessary, and participants may attend as many or few sessions as they like.

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm

    • 7:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The LGBT Resource Center and Spurlock Museum present a film series in tribute to those who fought for justice in the LGBTQ+ community in the United States. The subjects of these films are often not recognized in relation to the events at Stonewall in June 1969, especially the political-raising events that took place prior to Stonewall.

    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center (AACC)

    Counseling Center Paraprofessionals are a group of undergraduate students who work to assist other students in embracing wellness. Each semester they hold weekly workshops on wellness topics that are relevant to our campus.

    • 8:00 pm
    • Illini Union I Rooms

    David Dobrik is an American YouTube personality from Slovakia with over 12.1 million subscribers on YouTube and 7.6 million followers on Instagram. David became well-known on the now defunct 6-second mobile app, Vine, where he reached over 1.3 million followers. Lecture followed by moderated Q&A. Open to all students with a valid I-Card.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019