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Mon Jun. 18, 2018

  • Computational Genomics Course

    Multi-Day

    This week-long intensive course for scientists and clinicians covers the basics of computational genomics, while integrating the latest technologies and computational methodologies. University of Illinois faculty teach lectures and lead hands-on lab exercises in a variety of subject areas including genome sequencing and assembly, polymorphism and variant analysis, epigenomics, and data visualization.

  • Graduate Productivity Writing Groups

    9 am – 12:30 pm

    Stuck in a summer writing slump? Join us to meet your writing goals in a distraction-free setting in the company of your colleagues from across the disciplines. Each session will begin with a short conversation about goals and end with a wrap-up of accomplishments. Commit to a regular writing routine by attending one or both of these weekly writing groups. These are productivity writing groups, whose main purpose is to provide structure and community for work that can sometimes feel structureless and isolating. They are ideal for graduate students seeking to create a writing routine, make progress and meet deadlines on long-term writing projects, or jump-start a new writing project. If you are seeking feedback on your writing, please make an appointment with a Writers Workshop consultant.

  • Word 2016: Level 1 (Mac)

    9 am – 4 pm
    This six-hour course is intended for Mac users who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; working with tabular text; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document pages. Finally, we will learn about printing documents.
  • Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Seminar

    3 pm

    Check the resource site for more information.

  • Archaeology in the Park: An Overview of Recent Discoveries

    6:30 pm
    Archaeology in the Park: An Overview of Recent Discoveries in Illinois, Presented by Mike Smith at Anita Purves Nature Center, Urbana, IL Age 15 and Up. This program is in partnership with the East Central Illinois Master Naturalists. Register early, as space is limited.

Tue Jun. 19, 2018

  • Computational Genomics Course

    Multi-Day

    This week-long intensive course for scientists and clinicians covers the basics of computational genomics, while integrating the latest technologies and computational methodologies. University of Illinois faculty teach lectures and lead hands-on lab exercises in a variety of subject areas including genome sequencing and assembly, polymorphism and variant analysis, epigenomics, and data visualization.

  • Excel 2016: Level 2

    9 am – 12 pm
    In this 6-hour Excel 2016 Level 2 course, you will create advanced formulas; analyze data with logical and lookup functions; organize worksheet data with tables; visualize data by using charts; and analyze data with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts.This course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel 2016 to find the answers.Prerequisite:Completion of Excel 2016 Level 1 or equivalent knowledge
  • Student Engagement Techniques

    11 am – 12 pm

    This workshop series is full. Please contact Lucas at lander23@illinois.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list. Learn several ways to incorporate active learning into your course. This workshop is part of the What You Need to Know: Essentials of Effective Teaching workshop series. You can register for any and all of the workshops in the series by clicking the registration link. This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

  • Running Effective Discussions

    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    This workshop series is full. Please contact Lucas at lander23@illinois.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list. Learn how to run a class discussion that is engaging and effective. This workshop is part of the What You Need to Know: Essentials of Effective Teaching workshop series. You can register for any and all of the workshops in the series by clicking the registration link. This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

  • Thesis Review & Deposit

    3:30 pm – 5 pm
    Do you have questions about formatting your thesis or dissertation and the deposit process? The Thesis Office is here to help! This presentation will review the Graduate College formatting requirements. We will also take you step-by-step through the thesis submission process, discuss the deposit requirements, and go over the things to consider before your document is published in IDEALS, the university's document repository. If you need disability accommodations to access or participate in any of our workshops, please email gradcareers@illinois.edu

Wed Jun. 20, 2018

  • Computational Genomics Course

    Multi-Day

    This week-long intensive course for scientists and clinicians covers the basics of computational genomics, while integrating the latest technologies and computational methodologies. University of Illinois faculty teach lectures and lead hands-on lab exercises in a variety of subject areas including genome sequencing and assembly, polymorphism and variant analysis, epigenomics, and data visualization.

  • Photoshop CC: Layers

    9 am – 11 am
    In this 2-hour short course, we will learn the basics of layers in Photoshop. We will spend time adjusting images with Adjustment Layers and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also use layers for some image editing in a non-destructive method.Pre-requisite: Photoshop Getting Started or equivalent knowledge
  • Graduate Productivity Writing Groups

    9 am – 12:30 pm
    Stuck in a summer writing slump? Join us to meet your writing goals in a distraction-free setting in the company of your colleagues from across the disciplines. Each session will begin with a short conversation about goals and end with a wrap-up of accomplishments. Commit to a regular writing routine by attending one or both of these weekly writing groups. These are productivity writing groups, whose main purpose is to provide structure and community for work that can sometimes feel structureless and isolating. They are ideal for graduate students seeking to create a writing routine, make progress and meet deadlines on long-term writing projects, or jump-start a new writing project. If you are seeking feedback on your writing, please make an appointment with a Writers Workshop consultant.
  • Yoga at Beckman

    12 pm

    Check the resource site for more information.

  • Photoshop CC: Image Adjustments

    1 pm – 3 pm
    Photoshop CC Image Adjustments training workshop | University of Illinois WebStore In this 2-hour short course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop using Adjustment Layers and explore several other kinds of image adjustments, including modifying shadows and highlights.Prerequisite: Photoshop CC Layers workshop or equivalent knowledge

Thu Jun. 21, 2018

  • Computational Genomics Course

    Multi-Day

    This week-long intensive course for scientists and clinicians covers the basics of computational genomics, while integrating the latest technologies and computational methodologies. University of Illinois faculty teach lectures and lead hands-on lab exercises in a variety of subject areas including genome sequencing and assembly, polymorphism and variant analysis, epigenomics, and data visualization.

  • OneNote 2016: Basics

    9 am – 12 pm
    In this 3 hour course,participants will learn how to create and edit OneNotenotebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages and images. We discuss merits of using embedding spreadsheets vs. linked documents. Once data is in the notebook, we will edit and format the information as well as look at templates for frequently used meeting formats. Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows and word processing Course Length: 3 hours
  • BARS Launch Meeting

    10 am

    Check the resource site for more information.

  • Thesis Office Hours

    10 am – 12 pm
    Do you have a question about formatting your thesis? Would you like someone to review the content and format of your title page? Do you just want to talk to someone about your thesis? We would love to help! Join us for office hours on Facebook! Just send a message to our Facebook account - The Graduate College at Illinois - and we will chat with you.
  • Course Policies and the Syllabus

    11 am – 12 pm

    This workshop series is full. Please contact Lucas at lander23@illinois.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list. Learn to create a syllabus that best reflects your course design while also serving as an introduction to you as a teacher. This workshop is part of the What You Need to Know: Essentials of Effective Teaching workshop series. You can register for any and all of the workshops in the series by clicking the registration link. This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

  • The Student-Teacher Relationship

    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    This workshop series is full. Please contact Lucas at lander23@illinois.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list. Learn how the way you present yourself as a teacher and the way you interact with students can make a big difference in your course. This workshop is part of the What You Need to Know: Essentials of Effective Teaching workshop series. You can register for any and all of the workshops in the series by clicking the registration link. This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

  • Illini Gadget Garage at CPL's Douglass Branch

    1 pm – 3 pm
    Have questions about your broken or damaged electronic devices? We'll be at the meeting room at the Champaign Public Library's Douglass Branch from 1-3 PM to assist you with troubleshooting and minor repairs for electronics and small appliances. Feel free to stop by even if you just have questions, or if you want to schedule an appointment to come into our campus workshop at a later date to work on your device.
  • Photoshop CC: Image prep lab

    1 pm – 3 pm
    In this short course we will skip the academic tutorials, and simply dive in to image correction, using your digital photos. Bring your best images to this workshop on a memory stick, and we will correct them as a group.Prerequisite: Familiarity withPhotoshop

Fri Jun. 22, 2018

  • Computational Genomics Course

    Multi-Day

    This week-long intensive course for scientists and clinicians covers the basics of computational genomics, while integrating the latest technologies and computational methodologies. University of Illinois faculty teach lectures and lead hands-on lab exercises in a variety of subject areas including genome sequencing and assembly, polymorphism and variant analysis, epigenomics, and data visualization.

  • Skype for Business Basics

    9 am – 11 am
    Microsoft's Skype for Business provides a single interface on your computer uniting voice communications, instant messaging, and audio/video conferencing. In this 2-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn how to start and sign on, navigate the interface, learn about availability status, add contacts to a contact list, and find help resources. Hands-on practice is next where you will learn how to use voice and video features, adjust audio settings, make and receive a phone call, a conference call, and a video call. This practice session will also include managing calls (call holds, transfers, forwarding, missed calls and voicemail). You will learn how to use the instant message feature, how to share your desktop or program window and share files using Skype for Business. Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows and the mouse An activated Skype for Business (Lync) account is required (visit http://uc.illinois.edu/myuc to check your account status before attending).
  • Summertime Tower Tutorial Talks or Summertime T3s

    11:45 am

    Check the resource site for more information.

  • Imaging Weekly Journal Club

    3 pm

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