Tuesday, August 20, 2013

No more posts on this blog

DGS is going to a one newsletter option for all DGS students. So I will no longer be maintaining this blog. I encourage you to refer to the DGS Newsfeed for more information. The link is http://illinois.edu/lb/iList/5118

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Luce Scholars Program informational meeting

The National and International Scholarships Program is offering a three-day informational event about the Luce Scholars Program.  The Luce is a one-year internship in Asia or Southeast-Asia, and designed specifically for students who do not have much prior experience in that region.  Starting August 28th, our office will offer an informational overview session, followed on August 29th with an informal discussion with a previous Luce scholar, and ending on August 30th with a workshop designed to help students begin to craft their personal statements. 

The dates and times are as follows, all events will be held in 514 IUB. 
  • August 28th 2:00-3:00-informational session
  • August 29th 3:30-5:00-Discussion with former Luce Scholar
  • August 30th 3:30-5:00-Workshop on how to craft a Personal Statement

 More information about the Luce can be found here: http://www.topscholars.illinois.edu/prestigious/luce.html

Friday, August 9, 2013

Pre-Law Orientation Workshops

Pre-Law Services will be holding several orientation workshops for students who are interested in learning more about the pre-law process. First year students should plan on attending one of these session before scheduling a one on one appointment. Please register for this workshop by going to: www.prelaw.illinois.edu and click on Event Calendar and then select the date that best fits your schedule. 

The orientation sessions will occur on:

  • Thursday, September 19th from 4-5pm in 514 Illini Union Bookstore
  • Monday, October 7 from 4-5pm in 514 Illini Union Bookstore
  • Monday, November 4 from 3-4pm in 514 Illini Union Bookstore



Friday, August 2, 2013

School of Chemical Sciences Informational Meetings for Fall 2013


August 2013 Spanish Proficiency exam

Sign up the Fall 2013 Spanish Proficiency exam by using the following link: https://apps.atlas.illinois.edu/FormBuilderSurvey/Survey/LAS/SLCL/French__German__Spanish____Proficiency_Testing/. Please note this link is only good for the August 2013 Spanish proficiency exam. 

Any questions regarding the Spanish Proficiency exam should be directed to Deborah L. Kraybill at debrice@illinois.edu.

Friday, May 17, 2013

College of Education application for Fall 2013

The College of Education is pleased to announce the Summer ICT Application to the majors of Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Special Education will be open on Monday, June 10th and continue through Friday June 14th. This application is for Fall 2013 entry to the majors.

Information about the requirements for admission as well as the link to application (APPLY button) can be found here: http://education.illinois.edu/programs/ed_major_appl.html

Please read thoroughly the requirements for admission. If you have questions, please contact Pre-Teacher Education Advisor, Joe Cross, at jlcross@illinois.edu.

It is also extremely important that you carefully read all documentation presented as you proceed through the application system. You will need your net ID and your Active Directory password to open the application. If you run into difficulties, please contact undergradadmissions@education.illinois.edu 

Monday, May 6, 2013

Major of the Week... Media and Cinema Studies

This week's major of the week is... Media and Cinema Studies. To learn more about this College of Media major, vising the Media and Cinema Studies Discover a Major Page

Saturday, May 4, 2013

2013 Phi Eta Sigma Scholarship for DGS students


IMPORTANT information for students applying to the College of Business

Due to a software update issue, the College of Business will be pushing the ICT application date back one day. The application will now open on May 7 and close May 25 instead of May 6 – 24. Notifications will still go out on June 14.