February 11th


UIS partners with area organizations for Project X kickoff

The use of ecstasy, meth, and other club drugs is on the rise in Illinois as well as across the country.  In his State of the State address last year, Governor Rod Blagojevich announced his plan to launch Project X, a $2.5 million initiative targeting abuse of the drugs ecstasy and meth throughout the state.  The kickoff to Project X occurred at UIS on Thursday, February 5, 2004.  A number of campus leaders as well as representatives from area organizations came together to support the kickoff of this statewide project.

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Sculpture will be moved next to pond

The red sculpture that has stood alongside the Public Affairs Center for nearly 14 years will soon be getting a new home. To allow for the construction of a new quad in the center of campus, the “Window’s Edge” sculpture will be moved to a hill north of the UIS pond.

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