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All events for April 2014

bulletAn Evening of Carnatic Violin Music

Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

International and Area Studies Library Reading Room, 321 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

Join us for a Carnatic violin performance and reception as part of the campus-wide International Week. Performers include Dr. M. Lalitha and M. Nandini who will be accompanied by a tabla player. Refreshments will be served. Learn more about An Evening of Carnatic Violin Music


bullet9th Annual Edible Book Festival

Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 11:30 am

University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign

Around April 1st, bibliophiles, book artists, and food lovers around the world gather to celebrate the book arts and the (literal!) ingestion of culture. Participants create an "edible book," which can be inspired by a favorite tale, involve a pun on a famous title, or simply be in the shape of a book (or scroll, or tablet, etc). All... Learn more about 9th Annual Edible Book Festival


Roundtable:  Does your network work?

bulletRoundtable: Does your network work?

Thursday, April 03, 2014, 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Illini Center, 200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

  Join us for a breakfast discussion with the innovator Fast Company calls "the most connected woman in Silicon Valley." Ellen Levy, angel investor and managing director of Silicon Valley Connect, will talk about making your network reach its full potential through technology. From tapping valuable resources and sharing expertise to recommending talent and facilitating introductions to the right people, you’ll discover... Learn more about Roundtable:  Does your network work?


International Alumni Achievement Award Reception & Lecture

bulletInternational Alumni Achievement Award Reception & Lecture

Thursday, April 03, 2014, 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Urbana , IL

You are invited to join us on Apr. 3rd in the Ballroom of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center for an address by Dr. MuKeun Lee, this year’s recipient of the Madhuri and Jagdish Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement. A continental breakfast reception will begin at 9 a.m. followed by Dr. Lee’s presentation at 9:30 a.m. Registration is not... Learn more about International Alumni Achievement Award Reception & Lecture


bulletUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library Tour

Friday, April 04, 2014, 2:00 pm

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Marshall Gallery, Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

This one-hour tour will acquaint you with services and resources offered in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library and include information about its Undergraduate Library. Learn more about University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library Tour


bulletUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library Tour

Saturday, April 05, 2014, 1:00 pm

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Marshall Gallery, Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

This one-hour tour will acquaint you with services and resources offered in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library and include information about its Undergraduate Library. Learn more about University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Main Library Tour


Illinois Lecture Series: Cash is King...or is it? Featuring Dr. Heitor Almeida, Professor of Finance, Stanley C. and Joan J. Golder Chair in Corporate Finance, Director of Ph.D. Program

bulletIllinois Lecture Series: Cash is King...or is it? Featuring Dr. Heitor Almeida, Professor of Finance, Stanley C. and Joan J. Golder Chair in Corporate Finance, Director of Ph.D. Program

Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Illini Center, 200 South Wacker Drive, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606

 Professor Almeida will talk about the reasons why companies should hold cash, and discuss some alternative ways in which companies can manage their liquidity. While cash is king for many companies, there are also significant costs of carrying cash specially when companies end up with more cash then what they truly need. We will talk about how to identify excessive cash... Learn more about Illinois Lecture Series: Cash is King...or is it? Featuring Dr. Heitor Almeida, Professor of Finance, Stanley C. and Joan J. Golder Chair in Corporate Finance, Director of Ph.D. Program


bulletNo. 44 Society Meeting: Fresh Press Field Trip

Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 3:00 pm

Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

Please join us for a field trip to the Fresh Press! Pull a piece of paper and find out more about what's happening in the book arts in our area. Learn more about No. 44 Society Meeting: Fresh Press Field Trip


<i>Webinar:</i> Networking Effectively At Any Stage In Your Career

bulletWebinar: Networking Effectively At Any Stage In Your Career

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7-8 PM, Central Time

Webinar

Whether you're a new graduate or highly experienced, a career changer or a subject matter expert, you know that networking is an important career management strategy. Effective networking is about conversations and information exchange, staying on top of trends and sharing your knowledge of common professional interests. Expanding your network adds contacts who may be as interested in hearing your story... Learn more about <i>Webinar:</i> Networking Effectively At Any Stage In Your Career


Chicago: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception

bulletChicago: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Metropolitan Club Willis Tower, 67th Floor 233 South Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60606, Chicago, IL

 Join Chancellor Susan J. Koch for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in celebration of UIS. There will be a special interactive presentation by Dr. Michael Cheney, distinguished UIS professor and Beatles historian, on the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. Learn more about Chicago: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception


bulletFull of Pepper and Light: Welcoming the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers to the University of Illinois

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lincoln Hall Theater, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana, IL

To celebrate acquiring the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000), the University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library and numerous campus partners have organized an evening of poetry, song, and appreciation called: Full of Pepper and Light: Welcoming the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers to the University of Illinois. The event will take place in the newly-renovated Lincoln Hall Theater... Learn more about Full of Pepper and Light: Welcoming the Gwendolyn Brooks Papers to the University of Illinois


<i>Webinar:</i> High-Impact Resumes

bulletWebinar: High-Impact Resumes

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7-8 PM, Central Time

Webinar

When the recruiter reviews your resume, you have 15 seconds to make a difference. Your track record and how you explain your skills, accomplishments and impact are the cornerstones to your marketing campaign and the essence of your resume. Learn the process that will help you showcase your qualifications with a strong career summary and bullet points, to create a high... Learn more about <i>Webinar:</i> High-Impact Resumes


Lunch and Learn Series: Selecting Great Performances

bulletLunch and Learn Series: Selecting Great Performances

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield, IL

These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the university's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue. Robert Vaughn, director of Sangamon Auditorium, will discuss the process of identifying and selecting shows for the 2,000-seat performing arts venue— especially the back stage and behind-the-scenes technical requirements. Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, associate professor and director of theatre, and Dathan Powell, assistant professor and scene design/technical... Learn more about Lunch and Learn Series: Selecting Great Performances


Women's Conference: Inspiring Business Leaders

bulletWomen's Conference: Inspiring Business Leaders

Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Willis Tower, 33rd Floor, Wacker Room 1 & 2, 233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

Join us at the Illinois MBA Women’s Conference: Inspiring Business Leaders. Attend workshops led by some of the biggest game-changers in business today, learn powerful ways to push your career forward, and network with Illinois alumnae. This event is open to all Illinois Business alumni. RSVP by Sunday, April 20, 2014. Learn more about Women's Conference: Inspiring Business Leaders


Peoria: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception

bulletPeoria: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Country Club of Peoria, 4700 Grandview Dr., Peoria Heights, IL 61616 , Peoria Heights, IL

 Join Chancellor Susan J. Koch for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in celebration of UIS and the contributions of our nation’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Special remarks by Dr. Michael Burlingame, Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, who will present “Lincoln’s Meaning in the Modern World.” Learn more about Peoria: UIS Network and Learn Evening Reception


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