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Good luck with your first exams and papers coming up. We know this time of the semester can be stressful but remember that you have a team of people in L@s GANAS to support you!
Check out the following resources! 
For students in our programs such as the research fellowship, mentoring or transition coaching, we are all happy to meet with you 1:1 to chat about your semester and support you! 
-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 Panel session here

Learn about Gap Year Opportunities

Gap Years and Prep Presentation by Bernie Santarsiero
Planning a Gap Year Presentation by Recording by Missy Frazin

Interested in planning research week?
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Disaster Preparedness and Global Health
Vamos a fermilab
Click HERE to request more information on Vamos a Fermilab
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.
Pre-Health Social
Make it Happen Engineering Event
VIrtual Professional Summit
Graduate School: Should I Wait or Should I Go" Workshop
February 25, 2022
1:00 - 2:15 pm
Location: Zoom
RSVP Here 
Learn how to evaluate, finance and choose graduate programs that are the right fit for you!
Please note, this workshop will not cover specifics about any programs rather an overview of how to explore if graduate school is right for you and the process of researching and choosing the right fit.
Sponsored by UIC Career Services & LAS Career Development
Celebrating our Afro-indigenous Relatives

Do you know any recently admitted UIC students? Share this event!

Latinx Student Experience Day
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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