Undergraduate Blog

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October 20, 2017

Please see the attached file for updates to the Simple Entry into MS application FAQ. There were a few changes to the application system to make things easier!


October 18, 2017

ASCE is interested in reaching out to all Student Members to encourage their application of scholarships/fellowships.  With the deadline coming up on February 12, 2018, please see the attached flyer describing ASCE’s scholarship program.


October 18, 2017

Please see the following message from P.B. Patel of Sunrise Hospitality, Inc.:
We are a Hotel Developer and operator in Midwest with limited service Hotels Such as Holiday  Inn, Fairfield by Marriott, Comfort Inn , Hampton Inn , Home 2, Homewood Suites By Hilton.

We are under development of the New Town Place Suites By Marriott in Danville IL looking for Jr. Engineer who can help in supervising day to day construction activity.

Essential Qualification : Undergrad in Civil or Construction Management or Graduate  Student for Internship.

Experience ; One year or more in site supervision and construction Management.

Job Duty; Supervision and condition with construction Management company , sub contractors and Architects during construction of Limited service Hotel. Working on take off of Carpet , Furniture, wallcovering ,Lighting futures etc.

This opening is project based for completion TPS projects only.

Interested students can contact P B Patel:

Sunrise Hospitality Inc.
310 Eastgate Drive
Danville IL 61834
Tel. 217 442 2500
Fax 217 442 2525
Cell 309 310 8182


October 12, 2017

Please review the latest Kaneka project from MindSumo. MindSumo partners with employers to create projects that you can complete to get work experience, win prizes, and be hired for jobs and internships. Questions can be directed to isha@mindsumo.com

Kaneka: How can we utilize PHBH fiber to produce effective biodegradable products? - $1,600 in prizes

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October 12, 2017

This winter, The University of Illinois is offering 35 high-quality courses taught by Illinois faculty and delivered in a condensed, online format over the winter break. Winter Session begins December 22, 2017 and ends January 13, 2018. This is a great opportunity for students to take an active role in their education, enroll in a high demand course and work toward degree completion.

Students are encouraged to enroll in winter courses and review the Winter Session website: online.illinois.edu/winter.
Important information for students.

·         Winter Session 2017-2018 begins on December 22, 2017, and ends January 13, 2018.

·         Priority registration begins for Winter 2017/2018 in conjunction with Spring 2018 on October 30, 2017.

·         Students may enroll in one class during Winter Session.