Bailey Pre-Departure Orientation for Travel Scholarship Recipients

Beginning in the Fall of 2017, all recipients of the Bailey International Travel Scholarships will be required to complete a 7-week online pre-departure course. A two-hour pre-departure orientation will be held in the evening on October 23 (time to be arranged) to introduce students to the online classroom platform, go...

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Spring 2018 Unpaid Internship Scholarships Available Online

Are you interested in an unpaid internship but are concerned about the financial hardship it may cause? The Fred S. Bailey Internship Scholarship Program for Cause-Driven Leaders offers undergraduate students at the University of Illinois who receives an unpaid internship with a public service agency or not-for profit organization is eligible to apply. Awards are $1,000 for a part-time internship or $2,500 for a...

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International Travel Applications Available Online (Period 1)

The Fred S. Bailey International Travel Scholarship program will fund up to 75% of the total cost of international travel with a service component.  Awards range from $600-$1800.  Eligible applicants must have been involved in the program (academic or extracurricular) for a minimum of one semester before traveling. Recipients will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to the project/program,...

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Friday Forum: Neighborhood Approaches to Environmental Justice

About the Speakers: The Lierman Neighborhood Action committee is a group of citizens working to improve the east Urbana neighborhoods around Lierman Ave. & Washington St. The 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign is dedicated to protecting the health of the neighborhood residents and the rights of the community in...

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2017 Bailey Scholarship Reception

Saturday, September 9 University YMCA 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL Latzer Hall 10:00 AM – Reception 10:30 AM – Program The University YMCA of the University of Illinois is pleased to honor the 2017-18 recipients of the Fred S. Bailey Scholarship Awards. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments...

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Friday Forum: Environmental Changes and Indigenous Peoples: The Interconnectedness of Land Loss, Shared Cultural Experiences, and Trauma

Speaker: Dr. Shanondora Billiot, School of Social Work, University of Illinois Indigenous peoples’ relationship with land is spiritual, cultural, and place-specific. Interruption of that relationship, or the ability to interact with land, and discrimination are contemporary forms of trauma. Shared cultural experiences from one tribal community are shared. We will...

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Friday Forum: One Barrier Too Many: Understanding What It Means To Bicycle in Black and Latino Communities

Speaker: Dr. Charles Brown, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and Rutgers University This presentation highlights findings from a recent study focused on understanding and identifying barriers to Black and Hispanic bicycle access and use in New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the US. The study’s methodology included...

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