All events for April 2014
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.
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...
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...
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 yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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. LeeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s presentation at 9:30 a.m. Registration is not...
Friday, April 04, 2014, 2:00 pm
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Marshall Gallery, Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
Saturday, April 05, 2014, 1:00 pm
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Marshall Gallery, Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
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...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 3:00 pm
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7-8 PM, Central Time
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...
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.
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...
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7-8 PM, Central Time
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...
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...
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.
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.”