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S.M. Elliott Cross-Disciplinary Grant Program Submissions Deadline Jan. 15

Start:
Friday, September 15th
8:00 am
End:
Sunday, January 14th 2018
11:30 pm

Events for September 2017

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Friday, September 1st

Graduate students – Application deadline for December 2017 graduation

Date:
Friday, September 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students planning to graduate in December of 2017 must submit their completed Master's Degree Audit form to the Graduate Program director by September 1. 

Chemistry Seminar: Alison Fout

Date:
Friday, September 1st
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Professor Allison Fout of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present a chemistry seminar.

Saturday, September 2nd

Wednesday, September 6th

InstaCareer – career fair prep in an instant

Date:
Wednesday, September 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students rotate through a variety of 8-minute sessions with actual employers to learn how be successful when connecting with them.

Friday, September 8th

CBS Colloquium Series: Dr. Brian Day

Date:
Friday, September 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

“Examining the Effects of Altered Avatars on Perception-Action in Virtual Reality,” with Brian Day, Ph.D. Friday, September 8, at 2:00 p.m. in 48 DeGarmo Hall.

Chemistry Seminar: Xiao Wu

Date:
Friday, September 8th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Xiao Wu of the Illinois State University Department of Chemistry will present a literature seminar titled "Tetranuclear Manganese Model of OEC in Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation."

Saturday, September 9th

Thursday, September 14th

IPC Speaker, Travis Langley: “Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight”

Date:
Thursday, September 14th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Author Travis Langley, Ph.D., professor of Psychology at Henderson State University, will discuss his book, "Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight."

Legends of the Knight Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Date:
Thursday, September 14th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Department of Psychology and Psi Chi will present a free screening of the film, Legends of the Knight, at The Normal Theater, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Laura Kennedy of WGLT.

Friday, September 15th

Brown Bag: The Walking Dead & Defense Mechanisms with Travis Langley

Date:
Friday, September 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Travis Langley, Ph.D., a professor of Psychology from Henderson State University, will conduct a brown bag session titled, “The Walking Defense Mechanisms” Friday, September 15 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in 206 DeGarmo Hall.

Chemistry Seminar: Shahnaz Mukta

Date:
Friday, September 15th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shahnaz Mukta of the Illinois State University Department of Chemistry will present a literature seminar.

Saturday, September 16th

Monday, September 18th

CBS Colloquium Series: Benoît Bardy

Date:
Monday, September 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Behavioral Sciences (CBS) Colloquium Series will present a talk titled, “What your moves say about you: Action-perception dynamics and mental health,” with Benoît Bardy at 2 p.m. Monday, September 18, in 255 McCormick Hall.

Tuesday, September 19th

Fall Internship Fair

Date:
Tuesday, September 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fall Internship Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking internships or professional practice experiences. This fair is for those openings only.

Thursday, September 21st

Dissertation Proposal by Kelly Poirot

Date:
Thursday, September 21st
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Kelly Poirot will propose her doctoral dissertation. The title of the dissertation is "The Effects of Noncontingent Praise (NCP) on Classroom Behavior." Dr. Gary Cates is the Dissertation Committee Chair; Dr. Gregory Braswell and Dr. Dan Ispas, and Dr. Name (School of Teaching and Learning) are the committee members. The proposal is in 404 DeGarmo…

Department Seminar – Selection into Job Training Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment – STV 401.

Date:
Thursday, September 21st
Time:
12:35 pm - 1:50 pm

Adam Osman from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will present his research on “Selection into Job Training Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment.”

English Studies Association Meeting

Date:
Thursday, September 21st
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Find out more about the English Studies Association and network with fellow students within the English major.

Friday, September 22nd

Alice Hargrave: Panel Discussion

Date:
Friday, September 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A panel discussion about local conservation efforts will take place at University Galleries on Friday, September 22, at 12pm.

Chemistry Seminar: Colleen Chin

Date:
Friday, September 22nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Colleen Chin of the Illinois State University Department of Chemistry will present a literature seminar titled "Photosensitized, Energy Transfer-mediated Organometallic Catalysis through Electronically Excited Nickel(II)."

Saturday, September 23rd

Alice Hargrave: Paradise Wavering TOURS AT THE MERWIN PRESERVE and FRANKLIN RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATION FARM

Date:
Saturday, September 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

In collaboration with ParkLands Foundation and The Nature Conservancy, we will tour the Merwin Nature Preserve and the Franklin Research and Demonstration Farm. The Merwin Preserve, which is located in the Mackinaw Valley watershed, features 19 stations along its hiking trails. At the Franklin Farm in Lexington, Illinois, researchers from The Nature Conservancy and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are “testing a variety of conservation methods, including cover crops, constructed wetlands, and habitat restoration.” For more information, contact Kendra at 309.438.8191 or gallery@ilstu.edu.

Tuesday, September 26th

InstaCareer – career fair prep in an instant

Date:
Tuesday, September 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students rotate through a variety of 8-minute sessions with actual employers to learn how be successful when connecting with them.

Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. P. K. Babu

Date:
Tuesday, September 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series) Western Illinois University, Department of Physics "Influence of Semiconducting Nanoparticles on the Optical Properties of Rare-earth Doped Glasses" Glasses doped with rare-earth ions are interesting optical systems due to their potential for applications in a variety of optical devices. Enhancing the stimulated emission cross-section of the fluorescence emission of rare- earth ions…

Wednesday, September 27th

English Undergraduate Studies Committee Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, September 27th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Friday, September 29th

CBS Colloquium: Haley Vlach, UW-Madison

Date:
Friday, September 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Behavioral Sciences (CBS) Colloquium Series will present a talk titled, “Learning to Forget, Forgetting to Learn: How Memory Shapes Cognitive Development,” with Haley Vlach, Ph.D., Friday, September 29 at 2 p.m. in 48 DeGarmo Hall.

Chemistry Seminar: Benjamin Dorsey

Date:
Friday, September 29th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Benjamin Dorsey of the Illinois State University Department of Chemistry will present a research seminar.

Saturday, September 30th

Office of Admissions Open House

Date:
Saturday, September 30th
Time:
7:00 am

Take a campus tour, visit a residence hall, talk with our students, hear about the application and admission process, learn about the majors we offer, talk with various campus representatives, and more.

Masters SWK Program Open House for 2018-19 Semester

Date:
Saturday, September 30th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An opportunity for those interested in the Illinois State University Master of Social Work program to meet with the School of Social Work's faculty, staff, and current students.