University of Illinois Research Park

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  • Please join us for our three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants. SBIR 101 is presented by EnterpriseWorks Entrepreneur-in-Residence Jed Taylor, where he will teach the basics of the SBIR application process. In part two, a National Science Foundation SBIR Program will join us via videoconference to provide insight on best practices for applicants, and will an...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We're continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. In this session, we have three speakers: Taeyoung Kim, Undergraduate at the University of Illinois presents on NumFocus and the Python Data Science software stack. Chris Reisinger, Reporting Consultant at Compeer Financial presents on Determining Standard Costs for Loan Origination and Servicin...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Our annual Summer Picnic and Intern Award Ceremony was at the end of July, where we will be celebrated the end of a great summer with food, a DJ, firethrower, and awards for some of Research Park's most outstanding interns. During the event, we honored 6 outstanding students with awards in the following categories: Best Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Startup, Most Advanced Marketing/Business Dev...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science, starting with another round of Data Science trivia to have fun learning together. Then Ryan Muraglia from Oath (Yahoo!) presents on sample size estimation for experiments. Finally, Ed Bukhman shares details on Altaridey which applies the cutting edge data analysis techniques used in the field ...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Kate Rogers discusses how to budget, save an emergency fund, pay down debt, set financial goals, and improve your credit report and score. Kate has been employed at the U of I Community Credit Union since April 2008. She is also the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Campus Card Management Group. She graduated from Illinois College in 2004 with a Bachelor's of Science in Finance...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • What is stress? What are the things we stress about? How does stress affect my well-being? In this psychoeducational workshop, Graduate Assistants Ademola Akinrinola and Matt King at the University of Illinois Counseling Center will address these questions and provide an overview of what research says about ways to cope with stress. You will recieve a better understanding of how stress impacts one...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Patricia Simpson will help you create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop leads you through a self-assessment series so you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing aka YOU! Patricia joined the University of Illinois’ School of Chemical Sciences in August 2007 and ...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • The Research Park invites successful women in technology roles to present on their areas of expertise, or invites women who are accomplished professionals to give motivational talks. Speaker, Ashley S. Moy worked in clinics in the United States and abroad to develop medical devices and pharmaceuticals. In 2013, Moy led a team to develop a probiotic drug to help reduce incidents of diet-induced he...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. This session is a shared session with the Urbana-Champaign Hadoop User Group to focus on a few different Yahoo technologies that enable large-scale data management and analytics. Nilam Sharma presents on Data Highway; Jon Eagles and Kuhu Shukla present on Tez for Hadoop; and Dan Fike presents o...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • This presentation covers naturalization, highlight a story of citizenship, and introduce initiatives working to make Champaign County a welcoming community. There is also a Q&A Session following the presentation. Whether you are interested in becoming a US citizen or want to support newcomers and immigrants in Champaign County, we welcome you.

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • How do you wish to come across to your colleagues and professional network? Which attributes do you hope to present in the professional world? How do you want to work to perceive and “evaluate you? Join this session with Elizabeth Chominski as she discusses how to build relationships that will inevitably better position you for a productive professional life. Elizabeth is the Senior Associate Di...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • What is your personal brand? Nell Madigan will focus on marketing yourself for success through finding your unique value of promise. We will think about our individual attributes and how that translates into your placement in the marketplace. Madigan has been at LER since 2001 and is the primary contact for corporate relations and all career-related activities. In addition to her School responsi...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • What transferable skills have you developed in school and during your internship? And how can you explain them in ways that make sense to future employers? In this interactive workshop, Derek Attig teaches how to identify your marketable skills and practice articulating their value in a variety of contexts, including resumes and interviews. You work with real job ads from a variety of fields to g...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts joins forces with Fox/Atkins Development, LLC, and the University of Illinois each year to present a FREE, live performance in the popular OUTSIDE at the Research Park series. OUTSIDE at the Research Park plays upon a simple concept: great music, fresh food, and a green state of mind in an open, relaxed environment. The performance area and seating area are ...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • In this workshop, Jeff Yacup explains strategies to work more efficiently and effectively with peers and supervisors, and understand errors of unsuccessful collaborations.In this workshop. You will learn strategies to work more efficiently and effectively with peers and supervisors, and understand errors of unsuccessful collaborations. Jeff is the Assistant Directors for the Illinois Leadership ...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • To tell memorable stories, you have to think like a storyteller. Great storytellers can find, develop, and tell well-evidenced stories about organizational challenges and successes that build trust and communicate effectively to stakeholders. This presentation covered what storytelling is (and is not) and the importance of trust, how to find stories to tell, and what’s easier and harder to tell ef...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Michael Decklever is a Senior Implementation Coach in McKinsey’s Chicago Office, where he is dedicated to the Marketing and Sales practice and is aligned with the pharmaceutical and medical products sector. In this talk, Decklever covers how to understand the healthcare market, what is important to providers, and how that could affect decisions for startups.

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Over the last few years the meaning of user experience shifted from ‘making pretty websites and mobile apps’ to ‘key business strategy.’ Yet, while many organizations recognize the value of investing in user experience, many struggle to deliver it effectively within set timelines and budgets. The secret to success lies in understanding key user experience activities, their outcomes and value in th...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Did you know that in 2016, Champaign-Urbana received 28% of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards that went to companies in Illinois? SBIR grants provide non-dilutive funding for innovative small businesses for research and development purposes. In Part 2 of our SBIR 101 Workshop, National Science Foundation SBIR Program Manager Jesus Soriano joined us via videoconference to provide...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • The University of Illinois Research Park hosted its second-annual Reverse Career Fair. The event allowed student organizations to show Research Park companies what they have to offer and how the companies can engage with them and their constituents. The connections built between student organizations and the Research Park companies can lead to networking events, possible funding opportunities, spe...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. In this session, we heard from Professor Robert Brunner on an educational topic as well as from Ryan Herr & Jason Bowles from Country Financial who talked about data scientist hiring. This group was aimed for professional data scientists, students who are looking to understand applications of d...

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