Graduate Blog

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

January 11, 2018

The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) is primarily seeking an upper level environmental engineering undergrad with interests in graduate school, as we do provide funding opportunities for grad school students and are wanting someone who is interested in working with our team for 1+ year(s)


January 11, 2018

Meg Griffin is available via email any time and via IM at the following times to answer questions about CEE classes, scheduling, the program in general, and any other questions you may have:

Jan 11: 12:00-2:00pm, 8:00-10:00pm
Jan 12: 12:00-2:00pm
Jan 14: 8:00-10:00pm
Jan 15-18: 12:00-2:00pm

Please IM Meg via Skype for Business (available to graduate students) or Google Hangouts (use 

January 10, 2018

The CEE Alumni Association and the CEE Advancement Team will have hot chocolate available in the 1st floor lobby of the Yeh Center on Tuesday, January 16 from 10am-3pm to welcome back the returning students.

Please stop by to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and say hello to the students!

Questions? Contact Keely Ashman: or 217-333-6454.

January 10, 2018

The CEE department has launched a Wiki site for graduate students that will help with certain processes such as making room reservations, Travel-Booking and Reimbursements, info about the CEE Graduate Stuent Advisory Committee and other FAQ's. Please go to to check it out. If you think of other processes that would be beneficial, please contact Joan Christian

January 9, 2018

A TA Position is available for UP430/CEE417 Urban Transportation Planning for SP18. Preference given to students who have taken the course previously. Please send current resume and statement as to why you are qualified to be a TA for the class to Joan Christian by Friday, January 12 at noon.