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The 21st Century Scientist Working Group is pleased to announce a talk entitled "Communicating Science to Policy Makers" on Nov. 20.
Fellowship opporunities for physics graduate students with upcoming deadlines.
December 18 is the deadline for applications for National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowships for students in STEM fields.
Physics PhD student Boon Chong Goh is among 12 finalists chosen from 65 entrants across campus to compete in the finals of the Research Live! competition on Nov. 11 from 4 - 6 p.m. on Stage 5 at Krannert.
The Fall 2015 Physics Careers seminar series continues on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, with alumnus Dr. Kevin Zielnicki, who'll discuss "An Ode to Data, or, Careers in Data Science for Physicists"
The Grad College will offer a workshop on Writing Effective Fellowship Proposals in STEM on Friday, November 6, 2 - 4 p.m., 308 Coble Hall. Register .
Several academice deadlines are coming up on November 13.
Physics 598 course on "Communicating Physics Research" (Phys 598 PEN) will be offered again in Spring 2016 for grad students interested in improving scientific presentation and/or writing skills, or who need help with a prelim or journal paper project.
In the iOptics seminar series on Wednesday, 4th November at 12PM, Dr. Ardavan Oskooi will present "Leveraging Advances in Computational Electrodynamics to Enable New Kinds of Nanophotonic Device Design".
December 4, 2015 is the deadline to make arrangements for your Spring 2016 TA or RA appointments.
January 19, 2016 and April 19, 2016 are two very important dates for students planning a thesis defense in Spring 2016.
The Center for Studies in Physics and Biology expects to have a small number of postdoctoral fellowships available for appointments in September 2016.
The Fall 2015 Physics Careers seminar series continues on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, with UIUC PhD Student Taylor Byrum, who'll discuss "Interning and Networking: My Thoughts"
Spring 2016 course offered on "Materials Characterization at Large-Scale X-Ray Facilities" (Chem 590 X).
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