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- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AWARDS TWO GRANTS TO EUROPEAN UNION CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
04/08/2020 - We're excited to announce a new virtual lecture series, "Living through the Plague: Lessons from Medieval Europe." The first lecture,
04/08/2020 - Monday, April 20, 2020 3:00 - 4:00pm
04/20/2020 - The European Union Center has organized a group of U of I students with expertise and/or ties to various European regions or nations to track developments on the EUC blog.
- Trolls at Play: Teaching Propaganda, Media Manipulation and Election Interference through Role-play (Online!)
04/23/2020 - In this lecture, Judith Pintar, Teaching Associate Professor of Information Sciences, will discuss the online transformation of her Global Informatics Seminar: “Narrative AI, Media Manipulation and
05/07/2020 - Our Academic Programs Coordinator, Lucas Henry, will be hosting info sessions on Thursday, May 7 at 11am and Friday, May 8 at 2pm concerning various academic programs at the European Union Center.
06/02/2020 - The European Union Center is proud to announce this year’s graduates of the Master of Arts in European Union Studies (MAEUS) program, as well as recipients of this summer's Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
06/25/2020 - The EUC is excited to announce that 2020 MAEUS graduate Allison Wheeler will be joining the inaugural class of the Illini Science Policy Fellows.
07/20/2020 - Current MAEUS student Nicholas Zalewski has been chosen to serve on the U-C Senate’s committee on admissions and as a graduate senator for Illinois Student Government (ISG).
08/24/2020 - The European Union Center announces a new interdisciplinary reading group, open to faculty, students, and the general public, aimed at interrogating issues surrounding race and the Mediterranean.
08/24/2020 - EUC faculty affiliate Eric Calderwood, Associate Professor of Comparative & World Literature, was recently interviewed on the podcast Eclectic Intellection, which devoted an episode to Dr. Calderwood's book, Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture.
- Interview with Mary Kavanagh, Minister-Counselor of Research & Innovation at the EU Delegation to the U.S.
09/18/2020 - Emanuel Rota, Director of the European Union Center, recently conducted an interview with Mary Kavanagh, Minister-Counselor of Research & Innovation at the EU Delegation to the U.S., on the EU's role in research, EU-U.S. scientific collaborations, and funding opportunities through the EU that are available to scholars and researchers from around the world.
10/26/2020 - The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is sending a team of three students — Angitha Bright (Philosophy, Political Science), Hannah Buzil (Political Science, Statistics), and Alicja Szczepkowska (Global Studies, Sociology) — to compete in the Schuman Challenge this year. The team will present and defend a transatlantic policy initiative before a panel of judges with expertise in transatlantic issues.
11/13/2020 - In December, the European Union Center will be offering three virtual information sessions for university students of all levels interested in learning more about student funding opportunities, our MA in EU Studies (MAEUS) program, our graduate minor, and other student programs.
- Spring 2021 25% Graduate Assistantship with LAS International Programs and the European Union Center
11/17/2020 - LAS International Programs and the European Union Center are looking to fill a 25% graduate assistantship for the spring 2021 semester (renewable).