Graduate Blog

To submit an item for the graduate blog, email Joan Christian.

April 30, 2018

Internship opportunities are available for our international students, especially those from regions in which AECOM strategically sees future growth opportunities in the Aviation Business (airports and spaceports). For more info, please contact

April 27, 2018

PhD Final Defense – William Lubega
Managing Impacts of Hydrological Droughts and Heat Waves on Thermal Power Plants
Advisor: Ashlynn Stillwell
Date: Friday May 11th, 2:30 pm
Location: Room 2310, Newmark Civil Engineering Building


April 26, 2018

American Society of Civil EngineersTransportation and Development Institute

Please join us for our ASCE T&DI GSO General Meeting on:
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
@ 6:00 pm in Newmark Rm 2312


April 26, 2018

The International Safety and Security team in Illinois International is pleased to announce the launch of the Safety Abroad website ( Our primary goal was to provide detailed information, resources, and tips to students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad on University-related programs or activities while effectively presenting the services provided by the International Safety and Security team.

Topics covered include:

University travel policies International Insurance registration and use Training and resources for students and program leaders Safety and wellness tips Emergency response resources for travelers
April 25, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Robert Ferber and Seymour Sudman Dissertation Awards are due on Tuesday, May 29. Two doctoral students will be recognized for ongoing dissertation projects relating broadly to survey research methods. Each winner will receive a cash award of up to $2,000.

Applications are due May 29.

Complete information and past Dissertation Award winners and their application abstracts can be seen here: