blog posts College of Medicine Undergraduate Research Position, Interviews Start 12/16 Dec 19, 2013 1:00 pm33 views A lab in the Department of Medicine seeks two dedicated volunteer students who are interested in contributing to our research projects for the 2013-2014 academic year (ideally can continue through May 2015). Our research primarily focuses on the role of the microbiome, miRNAs in lung, cardiovascular and kidney disease. The student can help with carrying out experiments with the possibility of being included in publications that come of this work and they can apply the work toward their capstone project. Spring 2014 Tuition Waiver, Application Due Thurs., Jan 2 Dec 19, 2013 1:00 pm26 views Are you in need of financial assistance to help pay your tuition next semester? The Honors College has a limited number of fall semester tuition waivers available for continuing UIC Honors College students. The waivers will be awarded based on a combination of academic merit and financial need to full-time students with a minimum UIC cumulative GPA of 3.5. Applicants must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UIC to be eligible to apply. Submit to the Red Shoes Review, Due 12/31/13 Dec 19, 2013 1:15 pm13 views UIC's only undergraduate literary magazine, the Red Shoes Review, is open for all literature and art submissions for 2014! Submit prose, poetry, literary critique or essays, and art to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31st to be chosen for publication. This year's theme will be "Secrets in Ink," and the Red Shoes Review will accept any submission from any current UIC student regardless of their major. "Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." - William Wordsworth. Summer Research Internship with the Department of Homeland Security Dec 19, 2013 1:15 pm10 views The Department of Homeland Security offers ten-week summer research internship opportunities in a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Various hosting sites and project topics are available across the country. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and must provide proof of US Citizenship to apply. Psychology Research Assistant Position, Spring 2014, Due Friday 12/20 Dec 19, 2013 1:15 pm10 views Dr. Stewart Shankman in the Department of Psychology is looking for undergraduate research assistants. RA's should have flexible schedules to help with lab visits, be timely and have an interest in mood disorders and pursuing a higher degree in Psychology. Weekend availability is strongly desired, as is experience using SPSS for data entry and working with participants. Responsibilities of an RA include assisting graduate students with lab visits, entering data into SPSS, and generally helping around the lab. Summer Journalism Internship: Chronicle of Higher Education, Due 1/3/14 Dec 19, 2013 1:20 pm6 views The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking four interns for the summer 2014 session, which will begin in May and last through August. The Chronicle's internships aim to give current undergraduates and recent college graduates the opportunity to gain professional experience at the No. 1 source for news about higher education. Interns will report and write daily news articles for The Chronicle's Web site (which often appear subsequently in print), write news articles for other sections of the newspaper, blog, and do research for special projects. Honors Activity Option: UIC Bike Planning Internship, Deadline Fri. 1/3/14 Dec 19, 2013 1:22 pm9 views This internship aims to familiarize students interested in urban sustainability, bicycle transportation planning, or urban planning generally with the components of university bicycle planning. Objective of internship is to help implement bike planning based on best management practices and UIC processes. Psi Chi Matchmaker: Find Research Opportunities in Psychology! Fri. 1/17 Jan 13, 2014 3:15 pm296 views Interested in psychological research? Want to earn PSCH credit in 396? Come to the Spring 2014 MATCHMAKER Friday, January 17th 4-6 pm 140 BSB The purpose of the MATCHMAKER is to connect potential undergraduate research assistants with faculty and graduate students for PSCH 396 or Honors Activities. Research experience is great preparation for graduate school! ALL INTERESTED UNDERGRADUATES WELCOME! MATCHMAKER is sponsored by the PSI CHI HONOR SOCIETY. Bi-Annual Conference on Career Opportunities for Minorities in Public Health Jan 13, 2014 3:15 pm15 views Bi-Annual Conference on Career Opportunities for Minorities in Public Health The conference provides excellent opportunities for attendees to: Meet UIC SPH faculty, students, staff and alumni Learn more about public health bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs including the MPH, MHA, MS, PhD,DrPh dual degree programs including the MD/MPH, MSN/MPH, MBA/MPH Learn more about the admissions process and financing your education Gain helpful insight on Graduate Record Exam (GRE) preparation Additional highlights: Learn about public health issues faced by disadvantaged communities and the importance of cultural competency in public health. Obtain information on the public health undergraduate program at the School of Public Health The conference will be January 18, 2014 from 8:30am – 2pm at the School of Public Health and Psychiatric Institute: 1603 W. Taylor. Online registration: http://publichealth.uic.edu/urbanhealthanddiversityprogram/ Click on the post to read more. Advising/Networking Opportunity for Pre-Medical Students Jan 13, 2014 3:15 pm229 views Attention pre-medical students with an interest in technology, health information sciences and entrepreneurship: A leader in this area has offered to long-distance/virtually advise a small group of UIC Honors College pre- medical students seriously considering a career in this direction. (He is based in New York City.) Check out these websites and if they interest you, email Associate Dean Sara Hall with a brief statement of interest and your resume and/or an example of a project or classwork in this direction. Her email address is email@example.com. Use the subject line HEALTH 2.0. http://www.health2con.com/devchallenge/ http://www.health2con.com/events/conferences/ http://www.health2con.com/devchallenge/code-a-thons/ Click on the post to read more. Undergraduate Work-Study Research Position in Neural Stem Cell Biology Jan 13, 2014 3:30 pm239 views Research lab focusing on neural stem cell biology and gene therapy translational research in pediatric genetic diseases is looking to hire and train two Honors undergraduate (freshman/ sophomore) research assistants who have active federal work study funds. Initial responsibilities will include general lab maintenance and mouse husbandry. After training and with demonstrated gained experience, responsibilities will include: tissue culture, molecular biology, intracraneal injections of gene therapy vectors, bone marrow transplantation, immunohistochemistry and stereology. Priority is given to Biology/Chemistry majors with top GPAs. This is a unique experience for those pursuing Medical/Graduate school. Click on the post to read more. Honors Activity Option: Network, Lead, Succeed: HON 401 Jan 13, 2014 6:30 pm86 views HON 401 offers a fun and exciting line-up of speakers. This is an excellent chance to pave a path to a success. The class will meet on Tu/Thursday mornings. Look for HON401 on the schedule of classes and sign up today. New speakers are still being added, so stay tuned! The schedule currently includes: "Gender and Leadership." Emilia DiMenco, former Executive VP BMO Harris Bank, N.A., & current President/CEO Women’s Business Development Center "Emotional Intelligence." Cecelia Mazanke, Owner, Direct Connect Coaching "Leading in International Contexts." Donald Bielinski, former Chairman, Asia Pacific, Hudson Global, & current Managing Partner, SMB Interim Management, LLC "Leadership and Creative Risk." Scott Dikkers, Founding Editor and Vice President for Creative Development of The Onion Chicago Signature Honors Program: Tribes at the Steppenwolf Theatre, RSVP by Sat 1/18 Jan 13, 2014 6:30 pm146 views Come see "Tribes" at the Steppenwolf Theatre with the Chicago Signature Honors Program! Tickets are free for a limited number of Honors College students. This is a great opportunity to see one of the most famous theaters in the city in action. The play’s synopsis from the website: “Billy’s intellectual and proudly eccentric English family is its own tiny empire: private languages, in-jokes and fiery arguments. Billy, deaf since birth, is the only one who truly listens. When he meets his girlfriend Sylvia, he is introduced to a larger Deaf community, which sparks a struggle for self-identity and rebellion against his family. Tribesis sharp, witty story about finding the place where you can be heard and a family that feels like home.” RSVP by Saturday 1/18 at http://chicagosignature.honors.uic.edu/2014/01/13/tribes-steppenwolf-jan-22-wednesday-2-pm/ Click on the post to read more. Paid Summer Internships in Health Services Research, Due 2/1 Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm18 views The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers paid summer internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other undergraduates interested in exploring the field of health services research. LDI is one of the country’s largest health services research centers coordinating the work of more than 200 senior fellows investigating the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the US. The LDI Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program pairs students with senior fellows to work on real research projects throughout the three-month duration of the course. Those mentors are also faculty members at Penn Medicine, The Wharton School, Penn Nursing, Penn Dental and Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania. To learn more and apply, visit the SUMR website at http://ldi.upenn.edu/sumr/application. The application deadline is February 1. Chicago International Film Festival Spring 2014 Internships Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm12 views Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the annual Chicago International Film Festival, offers on-going (unpaid) internships (minimum 3-months basis) for students and young professionals who are interested to acquire hands-on experiences through their internships. A variety of internships are available, including: Assistant to Founder and Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, Arts Administration, Programming, Development, Education Outreach, Archives, Webpage Production (Summer 2014), Event Management (Summer 2014), and Writing and Editing (Summer 2014). For more information, see http://www.cinemachicago.org/about_us/internships.php. Research Assistant Position: Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm21 views We are seeking multiple motivated Honors College upper level undergraduate students to participate as research assistants in our Center. Potentially interested students can learn more about the Center for Narcolepsy, Sleep and Health Research by visiting our website at: http://www.uic.edu/orgs/cnshr/ And in particular, can learn more about our research programs at: http://www.uic.edu/orgs/cnshr/clin-trials-res.html We have an immediate need for research assistants on a Phase II randomized controlled trial of a novel drug treatment for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (the PACE trial). This is the first multi-site phase II trial of any drug for sleep apnea ever sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. http://www.uic.edu/orgs/cnshr/clin-trials-res.html Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Asian American Studies Undergraduate Research Position, Application Review Begins 1/13 Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm12 views Are you interested in the social sciences, higher education, and/or career development? Do you enjoy research and have experience utilizing online databases, such as ERIC and JSTOR? Become an undergraduate research assistant in Asian American Studies and report to Jill Huynh, Assistant Director. This project focuses on the career development of Asian American students at UIC and other institutions, including, but not limited to, those who are involved in Asian American Studies (ASAM) or related ethnic studies programs. Specifically, we will examine 1) what on- and off-campus career resources target Asian American students and/or ASAM students during and after college, and 2) what professions, career fields, and graduate programs Asian American and/or ASAM alumni have gone on to pursue. This position pays $10/hour for 8-12 hours/week. Click on the post to read more. Honors Activity Option: Atlantic Slave Trade research with Prof. Cirillo Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm69 views If you are looking for an Honors Activity, consider working under the guidance of Professor Nancy Cirillo. She would be glad to supervise two students this semester for continuing development of the Atlantic Slave Trade collection (c.800 volumes, 18th and 19th centuries, British, French and American). Students would work with the archivist of Special Collections, Daley Library, Valerie Harris, directly with the collection itself. They would also meet with Prof. Cirillo a specified number of times throughout the semester for discussions of its historical significance. Interested students should get in touch with Prof. Cirillo (email@example.com); she will help set up the first meeting with Valerie. Honors Service Activities for Spring 2014 Jan 13, 2014 6:45 pm133 views Interested in a Service Honors Activity for the Spring 2014 semester? Applications are now available for the following options: UIC/ NBC Homework Hotline - Do you enjoy helping children learn in a variety of school subjects? Would you like to be a volunteer for a marquee television network? Are you looking for an Honors Activity that is only one evening a week? The NBC Homework Hotline is for you! Application: https://illinois.edu/emailer/files/44063/nbc_homework_hotline_application.doc Honors College Tutoring – Have you found success in your UIC courses and want to share your knowledge with other students? Tutoring is for you! Application: https://illinois.edu/emailer/files/44063/tutoring_application.doc Questions? Contact Sarah Gardiner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ethics in Medicine Lecture: Is Religion Special? Wed. 1/15 Jan 13, 2014 7:00 pm68 views Is Religion Special? Toleration, Conscience, and Exemptions from the Law Brian Leiter, J.D., Ph.D. University of Chicago What is the basis for permitting exceptions to law and policy based on religious belief and practice? If there is a good reason to impose a general standard on people, why should religious believers be exempt from that standard but not others who may oppose the standard on non-religious grounds? Professor Leiter will examine various exceptions given to religious believers and ask how they are justified or not. 4 pm, Wed. January 15, 2014 College of Medicine Research Bldg Room 8175 909 S. Wolcott St. Click on the post to read more. Honors Activity Option: Little Village READS Tutors Jan 13, 2014 7:00 pm18 views Little Village READS is a new literacy initiative that pairs reading tutors with 1st through 3rd grade students in the Little Village Community. All our students have been referred by their teachers for extra help outside the classroom, and they meet with tutors two days a week to work on building their reading skills. Tutors engage students in free reading, interactive games, and fun literacy activities. If you are interested in being a tutor we would love to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to gain some hands on experience working with an amazing group of kids. During the School Year starting January 6th Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays 2:30-5:00pm contact: Rachel Serra, 773-542-7617, email@example.com address: 4225 W. 25th Street, Chicago, IL 60623 Ampersand Shirt Sale Jan 14, 2014 5:30 pm97 views Show your support for the UIC Honors College and its very own newsletter, the Ampersand, by purchasing one of their long-sleeve shirts! The price has not been finalized, but will be approximately $12. If you would like to see a picture of the shirt and are interested in ordering please fill out this form. Lawndale Summer Medical Project, Application Due Wed. 3/12 Jan 14, 2014 5:35 pm131 views Are you an aspiring MD, DO, PA or NP? Are you looking for something to do this summer? Want to spend 4 weeks living and serving in Chicagos Southwest side? Lawndale Christian Health Center is currently accepting applications for our summer medical project taking place between June 24th and July 26th, 2014. View the post to read more. Paid Tutoring Position with Aristotle Circle Jan 14, 2014 5:36 pm263 views Aristotle Circle Peer Tutoring is hiring paid tutors. Peer tutors provide tutoring in the subjects of your choice and have flexible work hours. Peer tutors should be in college, have an “A” cumulative GPA, have experience working with kids or students, be available to work at least three hours per week, and have access to transportation. Learn more and apply at http://peers.aristotlecircle.com/employment/landing#REA. Gozamos.com seeking Writers Jan 15, 2014 5:29 pm110 views Gozamos, the Chicago-based independent online magazine dedicated to the arts, culture and politics, is looking for speakerheads, foodies, bookworms, fashionistas, art aficionados, TV addicts, political wonks and storytellers to join our team of contributors. If you have a talent for writing and a passion for sharing your knowledge and experiences with the world, then Gozamos may be the place for you. All 5 sections are currently recruiting writers: Music, Arts & Entertainment, Food + Drink, Lifestyle, Tu Cultura. Click on the post to read more. Humanitarian Action and Contemporary Challenges in Armed Conflict Undergraduate Workshop: 2/8 & 2/9 Jan 15, 2014 5:30 pm20 views The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and DePaul University are proud to host a free Undergraduate Workshop focused on Humanitarian Action & Humanitarian Principles in Armed Conflict. The workshop, which is being held at DePaul’s Loop Campus February 8th and 9th, is a unique two-day program featuring discussion and hands-on exercises to introduce individuals to the topic of International Humanitarian Law. Click on the post to read more. Spanish or French Conversation Hours, Ongoing beginning Thurs. 1/16 Jan 15, 2014 5:33 pm66 views Are you interested in practicing conversational French or Spanish and meeting fellow language-enthusiasts? Come to one of the Conversation Hours at the Language and Cultural Learning Center. Free snacks are provided! French Conversation Club, held Thursdays from 2-3pm in 308 Grant Hall (Language Oasis), beginning tomorrow Thurs. 1/16 Spanish Conversation Club, held Thursdays from 1-2pm in 308 Grant Hall (Language Oasis), beginning tomorrow Thurs. 1/16 Advancing Justice – Chicago’s Asian American Leadership Forum, Apply by Mon. 1/27 Jan 15, 2014 5:34 pm46 views 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. Ampersand General Body Meeting Tomorrow, Thurs. 1/16 Jan 15, 2014 5:36 pm40 views If you are interested in becoming a part of the Honors College's official newsletter, come to the Ampersand's first meeting of the semester! Anyone interested in journalism, photography, or graphic design is welcome, with no experience required. The meeting is at 5 PM in Room B16 of Burnham Hall. Check out our website at ampersand.honors.uic.edu to see past issues and get more information. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards Internship Program Jan 16, 2014 2:53 pm67 views The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) is currently accepting applications for short- and long-term internship positions to join the fight against mountain top removal mining. Interns spend their time working on various projects, from talking with neighbors about how we can keep coal dust from blanketing the community, to attending community meetings on building a sustainable and just economy, to fighting surface mining permits that currently threaten Appalachia, Andover, Arno, Derby, and Inman counties. Interns also find ways to bring their unique skills into local projects through web design, grant writing, knowledge of labor history, geography, biology, and other disciplines. For more information, or to apply, visit the SAMS website at http://www.samsva.org/?page_id=1329. Environment Illinois Campaign Jobs Jan 16, 2014 2:55 pm80 views Canvasser, Field Manager, and Campaign Organizer jobs in Chicago:The Fund for the Public Interest is working with Environment Illinois on a campaign to protect Lake Michigan. The Lake is one of the most beautiful parts of our state. Unfortunately, billions of gallons of toxic pollution flow into Lake Michigan every year, causing hundreds of beach closings and public health hazards. So, we’re working to get the Obama administration to restore clean water protections that will keep toxic waste out of Lake Michigan, by putting public pressure on him to support the Clean Water Restoration act. 4th Annual Urban Innovation Symposium, Fri.1/31 Jan 16, 2014 2:58 pm16 views Join the Urban Planning and Policy Student Association for a day-long event focusing on how cities can be revitalized and repurposed through design and innovative strategies to create more sustainable urban areas. Presenters from across the region will provide insights into cutting-edge ideas in the realms of physical planning, design, housing, and economic development. More information can be found at http://www.uppsa.org/uis-2014.html. Latino Cultural Center Open House, Wed. 1/22 Jan 17, 2014 5:06 pm7 views Are you new to UIC? Do you want to learn about the Latino Cultural Center? Would you like to connect with Latino student organizations on campus? Join us for our Spring 2014 Open House and have all of your questions answered. Take a tour of our Center, greet our wonderful staff, and meet leaders from different UIC Latino student organizations. Learn about our awesome programs, upcoming events, student services, and check out our amazing mural: El Despertar de las Americas (The Awakening of the Americas), one of the largest indoor murals in the City of Chicago! FREE refreshments will be provided. Location: 2 Lecture Center B Contact: email@example.com or 312-996-3095 Summer Research Internship for Sustainable Environment, Due 2/1 Jan 17, 2014 5:07 pm55 views RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation at Wayne State University, sponsored by the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, is a 12-week summer research program that will pair qualified undergraduate students with professional mentors to study multiple-stakeholder environmental issues in the Lake St. Clair-Detroit-River-Lake Erie corridor. Program details, as well as a flyer and application, can be found at http://riseup.med.wayne.edu. Applications are due by February 1st, 2014. Call for Papers: German Undergraduate Research Conference, Due 2/15 Jan 17, 2014 5:09 pm21 views The German Program at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL will host its 3rd-Annual German Undergraduate Research Conference during the spring semester of 2014. The purpose of this conference is to provide an outlet for students from any field of research engaging with any area of German Studies to present their research to their peers and to receive feedback in an academic setting. Since this conference is open to all advanced-level undergraduate students at any university in North America, it will afford those attending an excellent opportunity not only to network with others researching in the field, but also to discuss their own academic and study abroad experiences with students from different universities and academic backgrounds. Presenting at this conference will also provide students with valuable experience that will be relevant to any field of post-graduation work or study being considered. 3rd Annual German Undergraduate Research ConferenceIllinois Wesleyan UniversityConference Dates: 4-5 April 2014Submission Deadline: 15 February 2014Language of Conference: German To learn more, visit the conference website: http://www.iwu.edu/german/conference/ United States Hispanic Leadership Institute – Volunteers Needed 2/12 – 2/16 Jan 21, 2014 5:25 pm58 views USHLI is looking for Volunteers for their 32nd National Conference on February 12th- February 16th. This is a great opportunity to not only build your resume, but also to gain valuable skills that make you a better leader and a committed citizen. All applications will be considered. For more information about the conference, please visit http://ushli.org/events/index.php . Click on this post to learn more. Teach for America Application Deadline Fri. 1/24 Jan 21, 2014 5:27 pm79 views How has your UIC experience transformed your life? Join the movement that strives to give all students access to a transformational education. TEACH FOR AMERICA application deadline is January 24th. Join the 11,000 corps members teaching in 50 regions across the country, and the 32,000 alumni that are working from inside and outside the field of education to ensure that all children, regardless of zip code, receive an excellent education. Click on the post to learn more. Honors Activity Option: Aquinas Literacy Center Volunteers Jan 21, 2014 5:30 pm52 views Become a volunteer English as a Second Language tutor at Aquinas Literacy Center! Since 1996, Aquinas Literacy Center, through English-language instruction, has enabled learners to transform their lives by acquiring skills to become successful parents, productive workers and responsible citizens. Volunteer tutors are needed to instruct limited English proficient adult learners for 90 minutes per week at our Center, located at 3540 S Hermitage. All instruction is one-on-one and training is provided. Knowledge of a second language is not required; all instruction is in English. Join us for our two-part tutor training: Friday, January 24th (6pm - 9pm) and Saturday, January 25th (9am to 3pm). Tutors must attend both days for certification. For more information or to register for trianing, please contact Lori Rogers at 773.927.0512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the Society of Future Physicians Jan 21, 2014 5:31 pm100 views The Society of Future Physicians is accepting member applications for the spring semester! If you are interested in shadowing opportunities, physician lectures, and volunteer events, fill out the application here. Applications are due Friday, January 24th. Questions? Email email@example.com. Get Involved with the Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students (JPHAS)! Jan 21, 2014 5:32 pm204 views Are you a pre-health student looking to enhance your knowledge of issues pertinent to the healthcare world? Are you interested in topics ranging from international public health to molecular discoveries? Are you a writer, photographer, artist, reader, or editor? The Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students needs you! JPHAS (Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students) is a student-run, student-written, and student-published journal for UIC. We welcome anyone who is a student interested in learning about current issues and events in the healthcare field in order to further their interest by drawing, writing, editing and publishing for our journal. Participating in JPHAS is a great way to show professional schools that you have demonstrated interest in the field. Our spring writing cycle will be starting soon, and if you would like to get involved, let us know by sending us an email! For more information about JPHAS, please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/site/jphasjournal/ or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Summer Medical and Dental Enrichment Program (SMDEP) Info session, Thurs. 1/23 Jan 22, 2014 9:27 pm144 views Come hear about the many opportunities for students at Case Western! The Director of Multicultural and Minority Programs will visit UIC and to talk specifically about the SMDEP program located on their campus as well as share advice regarding medical school applications and summer research opportunities at the medical school. He will talk about how to write a successful application and provide with insider tips. It will take place in the Daley Library room 1-470 at 3:30PM Thursday, 1/23. Questions? Contact Amy Halder at email@example.com. Honors Capstone Workshop Dates Jan 22, 2014 9:28 pm70 views Are you just starting your Capstone project? Are you a junior planning ahead for next year? Are you a senior who has had to re-think or change directions on your Capstone? One of these workshops could help you plan and make progress. Mark your calendars and attend. Click to view more. Research Opportunity in the Ecology & Evolution Jan 23, 2014 5:43 pm88 views Seeking 1 (perhaps 2) serious, committed, and detail-oriented undergraduate researchers for a 2 semester minimum research track. The first semester you would work as a volunteer (6 hours per week, perhaps increasing to 10). The second semester you would have the option of taking honors research credit under course 199. First semester would focus on learning to identify soil mites and Collembola. Second semester would focus on mite sorting and identification. Click on the post to learn more. UIC 2014 Summer Class Schedule Now Online Jan 23, 2014 5:49 pm100 views Thinking of taking summer classes at UIC? You can now view the Summer Course Schedule online here: https://ossswebcs.admin.uillinois.edu/portal_uic/class_schedule/searchclasses.asp If you have questions regarding what courses to take, contact your advisor. Society for Future Physicians: Free MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, GRE Practice Exam & Help Jan 27, 2014 5:15 pm124 views Kaplan is hosting a Free MCAT, LSAT, GRE, DAT, OAT, and PCAT Practice test on Saturday, March 8th on campus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. At the event you will take a free practice test under real-life proctored conditions. Kaplan will also provide you with a free comprehensive score analysis and complete answers and explanations to the practice test. Pre-registration is REQUIRED and space is limited. Save your spot today @ http://bit.ly/UICSpringFPT14 . PLEASE be sure to select Society for Future Physicians (SFP) as your source. Contact Rahul Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Upcoming College-To-Career Programs and Events Jan 27, 2014 5:15 pm15 views Looking for assistance choosing a major, creating a resume, navigating a career fair, or networking? Check out the list of upcoming programs and events from Career Services! https://blogs.illinois.edu/files/1516/109141/3767.pdf William J. Clinton Fellowship and America India Foundation, Due Sat. 2/1 Jan 28, 2014 4:15 pm35 views The selection process for the Fellowship is designed to identify candidates with an interest in serving India, the maturity and flexibility to work and live effectively in India, the experience to make meaningful contributions to NGOs and social enterprises in India, and the leadership potential to become leaders on development issues. Click on the post to view more. Project Inspire – New Student Organization on Innovation and Change, Meeting Thurs. 1/30 Jan 28, 2014 4:15 pm109 views Would you like to develop an app to improve access to healthcare around the work? Or maybe use video technology to bring improvements to education in low-income areas? Or a whole lot more? Well join Project Inspire for the opportunity to join a global group of university students working to find INNOVATIVE solutions to social/ medical/ environmental issues around the world! You will have the chance to actually create a project! First meeting on Thurs. Jan 30 at 5:00 in Lecture Center A6 with food! Board positions also available. Anyone with an interest in Pre-Health, public policy, engineering, art, inventing, computer science, or volunteerism should come check us out. Contact email@example.com for questions. "What Does Branding Have to Do with Me?" Wed. 1/29 Jan 28, 2014 4:30 pm38 views Personal branding has been a hot topic for those on the job market, but what does it mean? Join Scott Smith, Vice-President at Cramer-Krasselt, for a discussion as he breaks down the mystery and confusion about personal branding. What is a personal brand? Do you need one if you want to go to medical or graduate school? Bring questions! Bring a friend! Open to ALL students! Wed, Jan 29, 2:00 PM African-American Cultural Center (Second Floor of Addams Hall) Co-sponsored by the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE), UIC Career Services, UIC Engineering Career Center, UIC Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES), UIC African-American Academic Network (AAAN) Udall Scholarship for the Environment or Native American Concerns, Due Fri. 2/7 Jan 28, 2014 5:30 pm42 views If you are passionate about working for the environment or if you are Native American and committed to tribal policy or Native American healthcare, consider applying for the Udall Scholarship. View this post to read more.