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  • A Conversation with Managing Deputy Commissioner for O’Hare and Midway Airports, Wed. 2/26

    A Conversation with Angela Manning-Hardimon

    UIC MBA 1999
    Managing Deputy Commissioner of Administration
    City of Chicago Department of Aviation

    Wednesday February 26, 2014
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    James Stukel Tower Training Room, Ground Floor B Tower 
    718 W. Rochford Chicago IL 60607

    RSVP your attendance to Rob Kemp at rekemp@uic.edu

    Join us for an engaging and informative conversation with Angela Manning-Hardimon,UIC MBA 1999.

    Angela Manning-Hardimon serves as Managing Deputy Commissioner of Administration for O'Hare and Midway International Airports. In this position, Mrs. Hardimon is responsible for providing management oversight for the Information Technology, Human Resources, Labor Relations and Customer Service divisions of the airports. During her tenure with the City of Chicago Department of Aviation, Mrs. Hardimon has also had management responsibilities for Contracts Administration, Finance, Capital Finance, Concessions, Real Estate, Marketing and Performance Management.

    Click on the post to learn more

  • Ada Cheng Performance and Discussion (Not Quite: Asian American by Law, Asian Women by Desire) – April 10

  • Additional Tutoring During Finals Week

  • Adelante Leadership Conference, Fri. 9/12

    The UIC CHANCE Program invites all students to attend the Adelante Education Leadership Fund's START Chicago conference at the UIC Forum.

    Friday, September 12, 12:00 - 3:30 PM
    Main Hall C UF UIC Forum 

    Come join student leaders from around the Chicago area to learn how to prepare for a successful professional internship and post-college career. Powerful sessions and discussions are conducted by corporate, motivational, and educational leaders - all designed to inform, empower, and motivate you to excel in the competitive business world.

    Two attendees will win a trip to attend Adelante's National Leadership Institute in San Antonio, Texas.

    To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/start2014-presented-by-adelante-tickets-12604848441. Registration is free- select "Apply for Scholarship to Attend- $0" on the registration page.

    For more information on Adelante, visit www.adelantefund.org

    Please contact Sarah Bird at 312-355-5164 or sebird@uic.edu with any questions regarding this opportunity.

  • Advancing Justice – Chicago’s Asian American Leadership Forum, Apply by Mon. 1/27

    This year, Advancing Justice - Chicago's Asian American Leadership Forum will be offering an exclusive (invitation only) Student Power! track to provide students the skills and tools to effectively advocate for Asian American student issues and network to build a collective voice on campus. The Student Power! track is a training and strategy session for student leaders from Chicagoland colleges & universities.  Click on the post to learn more.

  • Advancing Trust in Medical Research: Program with Family of Henrietta Lacks, Fri. 7/7

  • Advocacy, Allyship, and Identity: Activism Through Performance – Dec 5 at 6pm

  • Advocate-Aurora Health Interprofessional Safety Panel – Feb 5

  • African American Academic Network Open House, Wed. 9/24

    The African American Academic Network invites you to attend our Fall Open House on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Student Service Building Suite 2800 from 11a.m. to 2p.m. Come join the fun! Meet the staff. Learn about the services, program initiatives and upcoming events. Interact with various UIC student organizations. Refreshments will be served. Gifts and prizes will be raffled. 

    Questions?  Contact Ashley at astone4@uic.edu

  • African American Communities Library Workshop, Tues. 11/24

    The UIC Library and Adam Matthew, the digital publisher, invite you to aworkshop about the use of African American Communities, a curated digital collection, which includes materials from UIC's Special Collections.

    The workshop will be held in 1-010, the classroom in Daley Library's Idea Commons (first door to the left, as you walk south from the circulation desk) on November 24 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.

    African American Communities focuses on Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Brooklyn, and towns and cities in North Carolina. The collection presents multiple aspects of the African American community through personal diaries and scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories. It also includes a rich selection of visual material, including photographs, postcards, maps and ephemera. African American Communities reveals the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration and documents African American culture and identity.

    For more information about the collection, click on http://www.amdigital.co.uk/m-collections/collection/african-american-communities/. If you have any questions, please contact Steve Wiberley, wiberley@uic.edu

  • African American Cultural Center Brown Bag Series: Militarization of Police Forces and Increased Privatization of Security Contractors, Wed. 12/3

    Bring your food. Bring your thoughts.  ALL are welcome to attend!

    Wednesday, 12/3 from 12 - 1pm in Room 207 Addams Hall.

    Sponsored by the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Blacks and the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change

    For more information, to RSVP, or to request accommodations to participate, please call 312-996-9549, uicaacc.wordpress.com or uicaacc@uic.edu.

     

  • African American Cultural Center Fall Open House, Tues. 9/1

    VISIT THE AACC DURING OUR FALL OPEN HOUSE

    Tour our Center. Meet our wonderful staff. Learn about events,programming, and community resources. Check out the excitingtopics of our upcoming Brown Bag Series – become a presenter!Find out about our upcoming exhibits – become a docent!

    When: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
    Where: Addams Hall – Room 207, 830 South Halsted
    Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

    FREE REFRESHMENTS!

    If you require any accommodations call: 312.996.9549

    http://uicaacc.wordpress.com 

  • African American Cultural Center Open House, Thurs.9/4

    Tour the center.  Meet the wonderful staff.  Learn about events, programming and other student services.

    When: Thursday, September 4

    Where: 2nd floor Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted

    Time: 11am - 1pm

    FREE REFRESHMENTS!

    If you require any accommodations, please contact the AACC at 312.996.9628

  • African American Cultural Center Student Board--spots open!

  • African American Students and COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall (5/6)

  • A Lecture with Dr. Julia Usha Raj - Friday, April 14th

  • A Lecture with Dr. Memoona Hasnain - Wed, April 19th

  • Allan Lerner Foreign Policy Lecture Series: Central America Panel – March 21

  • Allan Lerner Foreign Policy Lecture Series: Pakistan – April 25

  • Allan Lerner Foreign Policy Lecture Series: US Department of State – April 9

  • All Majors Career Fair – March 15

  • All Majors Career Fair – March 21

  • All Majors Career Fair, Thurs. 3/17

    The ALL MAJORS Career Fair expects 90+ employers from a variety of industries. Open exclusively to UIC students & alumni of ALL majors seeking employment opportunities.

     

    Thursday, March 17th, 10:00am - 2:00pm

    SCE Illinois Room (3rd Floor)

    750 S. Halsted St, Chicago

     

    List of employers: http://careerservices.uic.edu/springdivparticipants.shtml

    List of employers by majors: http://careerservices.uic.edu/springdivparticipantsB.shtml

     

    Students must bring their iCard for entry, dress professionally and bring resumes.

     

    Quick job fair prep tips:

    Prepare an effective resume that will get you noticed (see an advisor at Career Services – 3050 SSB for professional assistance and pick up the free GUIDE with sample resumes) Invest in a professional outfit that will make you stand out and look impressive! Prepare your one minute speech to market yourself to employers. Above all, RESEARCH EMPLOYERS. Know their history, values, products and services etc.!

  • All Students Should Switch Email to UIC Gmail Account

    Over the past few weeks, ACCC has been contacting students to change their email accounts to comply with the new UIC email policy.

    The new email policy requires all students to retrieve their "@uic.edu" email via UIC Gmail (gmail.uic.edu).

    Previously, students were allowed to route messages sent to their "@uic.edu" address to non-UIC email services such as Yahoo, Hotmail, and personal Gmail accounts. By requiring all students to use UIC Gmail for campus email, we can provide better, more reliable service and ensure that email is delivered.

    We understand that this change is an inconvenience, and so we have extended the deadline for changing email routing. Students who have not yet updated their email accounts will continue to be contacted by email. In the meantime, students can check to see if they need to update their settings and complete the update by logging into our UIC Gmail migration page:http://SwitchToUICGmail.uic.edu .

    For more information about this change, please look at the NEWS section of the ACCC web site for the item, "Disabling off-campus email routing for students" or visit http://go.uic.edu/UICGmailNews .

    If you have questions or need help making these changes, please contact our helpdesk at consult@uic.edu or 312-413-0003.

  • "Almost Sunrise" A Documentary Screening sponsored by Student Veteran Affairs, SVA, and VITAL: April 4th

  • Alternative Spring Break Winter Trips! (Announcement Meetings--10/28 and 10/29)

  • "America Needs You” Fellowship Program for first-generation college freshmen, Apply by Tues. 3/31

    Career Services and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs has been working with America Needs You (ANY), a fellowship program for first generation college freshmen.  The fellowship offers students a mentor coach, professional development grants, and access to prestigious companies in Chicago.    On March 31st, ANY will be hosting professionals from various industries at a career panel from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Student Center East.  Encourage interested students to attend as this should be an excellent networking opportunity.

    The application deadline for this program is March 31st.   Additional details are below. Samantha Robinson is the ANY Illinois Program Coordinator---please don't hesitate to reach out to her for any additional questions.

    Applications <https://www.americaneedsyou.org/fellow-application/> are due March 31, 2015 and are open to first-generation college freshmen. Program participants receive:

    *         Individualized support from a Mentor Coach

    *         Up to $2,000 in professional development grants

    *         Internship search support and connections

    *         Free business attire

    *         Opportunities to network with leading industry professionals

    Get a first-hand taste of what it's like to be in the America Needs You Fellows Program by attending a career panel on Tuesday, March 31st from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at UIC Student Center East. You'll have the opportunity to meet professionals from a variety of industries and learn about their workplaces and journeys to success as well as learn about the ANY Program. RSVP here<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/america-needs-you-career-panel-and-information-session-tickets-16162141400>.

    For more information on ANY, visit www.americaneedsyou.org<http://www.americaneedsyou.org/

    Applications close on March 31, 2015, so don't wait, apply now!

    Please contact Thy Nguyen in Career Services (thy@uic.edu or 312-996-2300) or Samantha Robinson, Program Coordinator for America Needs You (Samantha.robinson@americaneedsyou.org or 872-202-0504) with any questions.

  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Chapter's First UIC Meeting! – Feb 11

  • American University School of International Studies Info Session – Oct 4

  • A message to the UIC Student Body regarding Academic Integrity

  • A moment of silence for Mike Brown at the UIC Quad, Mon. 8/25

    All students are invited to join a vigil on Monday, August 25th at 10am on the quad (UIC) as a group of students hold a silent mournful vigil to remember the unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, who was killed in Ferguson, MO on August 9th.  Ferguson has become 'ground zero' for opposition to racism and injustice.  The aim of this vigil is to commemorate Mike Brown, and also to use this energy as a call to action for unity amongst the Black community and unity within the campus as well.

    The vigil is expected to last for about one hour.  Wear black if you can. 

  • AMWA UIC: Mentoring & Networking with the College of Medicine! (11/20)

  • “An Insider’s View of the CBOE Trading Pits” CBA Alumni Speaker, Wed. 10/1

    CBA Alumni Speaker Series

    Presents Tomme Lang (BS 1997)

    An Insider’s View of the CBOE Trading Pits

    Wednesday October 1, 2014
    7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Training Room, James Stukel Towers
    Ground Floor B Tower, 718 W. Rochford
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Tomme Lang (BS 1997) headlines the CBA Alumni Speaker Series on October 1, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with an insider’s view of the CBOE trading pits.

    Tomme stepped on the floor of the CBOE just weeks after earning his BS in finance at UIC. He clerked for a year before moving into the role of a market maker (or local) in one of the options trading pits. He has traded over 500 different stocks and is still trading as a market maker in the S&P 500 options pit--the largest trading pit in the world. 

    Added bonus--Participants who attend this session can register for a follow-up tour of the CBOE with Tomme as host.

    Space is limited. Register to attend this FREE event by September 29, 2014 with Rob Kemp, accounting lecturer, at rekemp@uic.edu.  

  • An Introduction to Global Health Careers, Tues. 3/29

    The UIC Global Learning Community Presents: An Introduction to Global Health Careers

    Are you interested in treating Chicago’s international population, volunteering with a Global Medical Brigade, or pursuing a position in healthcare abroad?

    Careers in the health fields provide numerous global opportunities.

    If this is an area of interest, you may want to consider attending this event.

    This event will feature an epidemiologist and a public health professional with international profiles, a UIC pre-health student who extended his healthcare experience by studying abroad, and the Director of Pre-Professional Advising at UIC.

    Invited Speakers

    Wayne W. Wiebel (Ph.D.), Research Professor in Epidemiology UIC School of Public Health

    Karen Peters (DrPH), Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences UIC School of Public Health and Assistant Professor in the UIC Graduate College

    Misty Huacuja-LaPointe (M.Ed), Director of Pre-Professional Advising UIC

    Carlos Montero (UIC Class of 2016), GLC Certificate holder who has completed an internship in traditional medicine in China

    Tuesday, March 29, 12:00-1:30 PM
    Daley Library Conference Room 1-470

    RSVP by Monday 28, 1:00 PM to link provided below

    http://go.uic.edu/globalhealthcareersRSVP.

  • Annual Government Fair at UIC, Fri. 11/13

    The annual Government Fair, which will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at UIC in SCE, Illinois Rooms A & B.  This event is for students and alumni (this event is FREE).  This is an excellent opportunity for students and alumni to connect with Local, State and Federal employers. Please note that communication regarding participating employers will be sent out prior to the fair.

    For those of you who are interested in careers in the Federal Government, plan on attending the workshops that will be held:  1.) Finding and Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government, 2) Secrets to a Federal Resume and 3) Careers with the US Department of State.  Times and locations of the workshops will be provided at the fair.

  • Annual India Night Show, Sat. 4/5

    The Annual India Night Show is the Indian Student Association's largest and most recognized South Asian event. With over 150 participants and the entire ISA board working together, India Night brings a taste of Indian culture to the UIC campus. With various performances ranging from musical acts and MC skits to competitive dance teams, India Night attracts nearly 700 attendees whilst receiving national media coverage. Our goal, as cultural chairs, is to expose Indian culture to the UIC community and encourage the audience to be proud of their heritage. This year, we have made it our mission to organize a dynamic show in which the audience will be awed in an electrifying new experience, setting it apart from previous shows. Don't miss out on the year's greatest event as ISA celebrates Indian cinema and culture on India Night! Doors open at 6:30 pm at the UIC Forum this Saturday, April 5th.

    Ticket Prices:
    Members: $11.00
    Nonmembers: $12.00

    Questions?  Contact Krishna Modi at kmodi3@uic.edu 

     

  • Annual Phillip J. Bowman Lecture: “Looking Back to Freedom Summer: Reflections on Race, Politics, and Civil Rights Activism”, Wed. 3/12

    Please join the Office of the Chancellor on March 12 at 3:00 p.m. for a talk by Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., this year’s Phillip J. Bowman Lecturer in Race and Public Policy. This year’s lecture marks the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) at UIC, and is featured as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture and Event Series.

    Professor Ogletree is a prominent legal theorist who has earned an international reputation by taking a hard look at complex issues of law and by working to secure the rights guaranteed by the Constitution for everyone equally under the law. His most recent book is The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America, which draws on the 2009 mistaken arrest of Gates to explore issues of race and what must be done to create a more just legal system.

    RSVP to Ryan Viloria (rvilor1@uic.edu) and please advise should you need any special accommodations.

    Event details are as follows:

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    3:00 PM, Room 302, Student Center East

    (750 S. Halsted Street)
    The Annual Phillip J. Bowman Lecture: “Looking Back to Freedom Summer: Reflections on Race, Politics, and Civil Rights Activism”
    Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard University and Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice

  • Annual Spring Leadership and Service Expo 1/27

    Student Center East (SCE) East Terrace

    January 27th, 11-2 PM

    Join us for our annual Spring Leadership and Service Expo!

    Over 30 area non-profit agencies will be here on campus looking for UIC students to work with! There will be a wide variety of agencies represented, including those focused on: youth, the environment, the arts, animals, human rights, community development, health, and more. All students are encouraged to visit the Expo to connect with and learn about volunteer and internship opportunities with local non-profit organizations.

    This could be a great way to find a service opportunity for an Honors Activity!

  • Anthropology: Scholarship that Makes a Difference – March 11

  • Applications are open for Nu Rho Psi: The Neuroscience Honors Society

    Hello Neuroscience Students!

    My name is Masun Jackson and I am the UIC chapter president for Nu Rho Psi. We are a nationally recognized neuroscience honors society focused on the goals of academic excellence and spreading the discipline of neuroscience throughout the community. At the start of each semester we look for new members who share these goals and actively want to engage in the endeavors of neuroscience. We host and sponsor several neuroscience events each semester as well as collaborate with faculty, national members, and members of neuroscience curriculums across the country.

    If you are interested in joining there are just a few requirements that you must meet. You must be declared as a major or minor in neuroscience, have completion of at least 3 semesters of College coursework, completion of at least 9 semester hours of neuroscience related courses, and have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 and 3.4 in neuroscience related courses.

    Please send your transcript to our faculty advisor Dr. Robert Paul Malchow at paulmalc@uic.edu . The transcript does not need to be official, you can simply copy and paste from your academic records via the UIC portal.

    If you don't meet our requirements this semester, fear not! We will also be recruiting in the Spring! Good luck this semester and I hope you all apply!

  • Applications are open for UIC Orientation Leaders!

  • Applications for the GRE/MCAT/DAT Prep Program (GMDP) due 3/13

  • Apply for Aahana UIC's Executive Board! – Deadline: Sept 24

  • Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Spring 2020 Trip! (Apply by 3/1)

  • Apply for an Alternative Spring Break Winter Trip! (Apply by 11/8)

  • Apply for National Alzheimer's Buddies (NAB)! – Deadline: Sept 21

  • Apply for the 24th Annual Pa'Lante Puerto Rican Studies Conference Planning Committee – Deadline: 10/23

  • Apply to be a AAAN Tutor for 2014-15

    African American Academic Network tutors assist students with course work related to UIC academics through individual or group interventions. Under the supervision of the Learning Resource Center manager, tutors will perform the following duties:
    • Must be available for work Monday thru Friday according to the set and agreed schedule
    • Maintain accurate student file progress and information
    • Maintain and monitor Learning Resource Center activities at all times
    • Assist in maintaining a clean LRC environment
    • Tutor in two (2) or more courses
    • Answer and assist students and staff with questions related to course information
    • Monitor computer lab and ensure computers and printers are operating properly and correctly by students
    • Promote tutoring, other services rendered and events sponsored by AAAN
    • Lead peer review groups or workshop sessions, writing follow-up reports to workshops
    • Attend meetings and LRC sponsored events
    • Computer skills are required
    • Tutors/assistant will perform other duties as assigned

    Tutors needed in areas such as: Mathematics, Psychology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I and II, Physics (Calculus and Algebra-based), Biology (all levels)

    Minimum Qualifications:
    All tutor applicants are required current enrollment of 6 credit hours minimum and a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher and have attended UIC at least 1 semester (some grad students may qualify). Tutor candidates have the capability to effectively communicate with diverse entities of students who may have multiple learning needs or skills. All AAAN tutors are required to tutor in two (2) or more subjects/courses in which grades of “A” or “B” were earned. Once hired, tutors must work a minimum of 10 hours a week, and at least TWO DAYS in the week.

    Please send all resumes to pmpierce@uic.edu. No phone calls or walk-in interviews.

  • Apply to be a Mentor in the IGNITE Leadership Experience, Sun. 4/11

    The IGNITE Leadership Experience is a fall semester leadership program for 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students designed to gain insight into personal values and leadership style. IGNITE is designed to be a springboard into involvement at UIC. IGNITE will help participants gain insight into the values, communication, and general leadership skills necessary for positive involvement on campus.

    What is the role of an IGNITE mentor?

    IGNITE mentors aid in the development of participants, while continuing to grow their own leadership skills. Mentors will work in pairs to facilitate discussions and personal growth in a small group of IGNITE participants. It is an expectation that mentors will share their knowledge, skills, and perspectives as leaders on campus to foster the growth of underclassmen students.  

    What are the requirements to serve as an IGNITE mentor?

    • Any currently enrolled UIC junior or senior undergraduate student is eligible to apply.
    • Mentors must commit to each of the nine IGNITE sessions on Monday nights from 3:45 PM - 6 PM starting September 29 and ending on November 24.
      • Unfortunately, due to the nature of our program, if you have a class/work/personal conflict that overlaps with our program schedule, you are not eligible to apply for the program. Please try again next year if you are able!
    • Mentors must attend two 2-hour training sessions in late summer / early fall.
    • Mentors must attend Catalyst LeaderShape on Saturday, September 27 from 9 AM - 5 PM.
    • We are seeking current leaders on campus with a passion for helping students find their place at UIC.

    How do I apply?

    Complete an application by 5:00 PM on April 11, 2014. The application can be found at: https://uic.collegiatelink.net/form/start/23406

  • Apply to be an Ignite Mentor!