At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

19th ILACHE Annual Professional & Student Development Conference

19th Annual Professional & Student Development Conference
Friday, April 1, 2011 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Northeastern Illinois University
Student Union, Alumni Hall
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60625

This year's theme invites you to join ILACHE as we together embark on a journey to secure our future. At the conference we will unveil our strategic plan and engage you in discussions on how you can be an integral part of our new future. The conference agenda also includes professional development workshops and forums that promote discussion and networking opportunities for educators and students. Students will also have an opportunity to present their research at our first annual Student Research Poster Presentation. Conference brochures will be mailed soon. Don't miss the opportunity to network with your peers and discuss important issues.

Early registration discounts apply until March 25.
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr.
Prominent Political Scientist, Historian and Public Intellectual

Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr. is a prominent political scientist, historian, journalist, and public intellectual. An educator, author, and activist, Munoz is also Professor Emeritus in the Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Muñoz was the founding chair of the first Chicano Studies department in the nation in 1968 at the California State University at Los Angeles and the founding chair of the National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies (NACCS. He is a pioneer in the creation of undergraduate and graduate curricula in the disciplines of Ethnic Studies.

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