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Related Link: MSTE Friday Lunch Series

Join us this Friday to see Madhu Khanna present: "Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment (iSEE): Vision and Activities".

About the Talk: This talk will describe the vision and recent activities of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment (iSEE) for achieving excellence in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach in sustainability, energy and environment. It will discuss ways for the campus community to be involved in activities related to sustainability and present a preview of ongoing efforts and upcoming events.

Topic: Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment (iSEE): Vision and Activities 

When: Friday, October 21st, 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: 505 E Green St, Classroom 201, Champaign, IL 61820


Related Link: Department of Physics Science at the Market

For the seventh year, the University of Illinois Department of Physics is bringing "Science at the Market" on selected Saturday mornings to Urbana's Market at the Square. Various U of I and other experts will be on hand each week with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' disciplines.

For example, you may learn about:

  • What birds and other animals live in Champaign-Urbana parks
  • Floating superconductors
  • Solar flares via solar telescopes
  • Pants that don't stain thanks to nanotechnology
  • 3-D printing by the Illinois Geometry Lab (IGL)
  • Lizards and other animals shown by the Graduate Students in
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (GEEB)
  • And a lot about bees, bumblebees, and pollination on Polinators' Saturdays

October 2016 Schedule:


Related Link: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Citizen Science Fair

BeeSpotter will be joining a number of other citizen science projects at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s inaugural Citizen Science Fair! Come to the Nature Museum this Saturday between 10AM and 2PM to discover how you can get involved in real research – no advanced degree required. The Citizen Science Fair will bring together many different types of citizen science projects, from local hands-on fieldwork to online platforms with a global reach. Find a project that matches your interests and start contributing data to meaningful research.

You can register ahead of time. Registration is requested, but not required. Learn more at the Citizen Science Fair website.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 10am to 2pm
Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N Cannon Drive, Chicago IL 60614
Cost: Free and open to the public!
Registration: Register in advance (requested, but not required)


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