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We hope your semester is going well. We know the semester is picking up with tests and assignments. The L@s GANAS team is here to support you in your personal and academic goals. Stop by our office for a quiet space, snacks and extra support! 
-The L@s GANAS Team
Science Chat Dates Every other Wednesday starting January 13 and every other Thursday starting January 20

Interested in meeting and learning from other students in STEM?

Students have requested a time and place to gather to chat about their experience and share potential opportunities in the UIC Latinx STEM Community.
Join us for this upcoming session and learn about the benefits of research and the different types of research opportunities at UIC.  
Please RSVP for this weeks Research session here

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Undergraduate Research Forum
The 2022 UIC Undergraduate Research Forum will take place on Wednesday, April 6, at the UIC Dorin Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road.
This important campuswide event, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Honors College, showcases undergraduate student research covering a broad range of scholarship across a variety of disciplines.
If you are an undergraduate student who is involved in research or creative inquiry projects on campus under the direction of a UIC faculty member, please consider attending the Undergraduate Research Forum to present your work.
Undergraduate students can register to present at URF through Tuesday, March 22.
Faculty, staff, postdoc researchers and graduate students: Please consider volunteering your time and expertise to serve as a judge for the event. Judges play a crucial role in the success of the event and the student presenters and event organizers are grateful for the service you provide. Registration for judges will remain open through Friday, March 25.
Further details on the event can be found on the Undergraduate Research Forum website. Please contact if you have any questions.
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Arts and Cultura Fair
First Gen Flames Abroad Scholarship
Radical Research from BIPOC Scholars at UIC
Emergency Funding for UIC Students

U & I Emergency Fund 

This fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $1000). Please be prepared to show documentation supporting claims. 
Examples of expenses typically covered: overdue rent, eviction, medical emergencies, safety needs. For more information click here
The application can be found here
Talk to your transition coach, advisor, or program coordinator for additional aid opportunities.
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