Spring foreign and independent film series
Student Life is sponsoring an Independent and
Foreign Film Series on Friday nights this spring. All films will
begin at 7 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium. Admission is free and the
public is welcome to attend. The next showing will be March 12 –
Whale Rider. For more information or a schedule, contact
the UIS Office of Student Life at 206-6665.
Mark your Calendars for UIS MUSIC
On March 10th, noon to 1 PM is a
brown bag concert in the Visual Arts Gallery, HSB.
On April 30th, 7:30 pm, the
semester showcase will be held in the Studio Theater, PAC.
Contact Sharon Graf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, in BRK 314 or by calling
From 12:15 to 12:45 in PAC Conference room F seminars will be held
on Office and Windows processes. No registration is necessary.
Seminars are open to faculty, staff, and students. Upcoming dates
and topics include File Transfer Protocol on March 18, File Backup
on March 25, Merging to E-mail on April 1, IM in the Workplace on
April 22, and Students Choice on April 22. Handouts from previous
sessions are at
The Campus Health Service, HRC
Housing RA’s and College Dems are co-sponsoring a Sexually
Transmitted Infection Testing Day on March 10 from 4 p.m. – 7
p.m. Staff from the STI testing unit at the Springfield
Department of Public Health will be at UIS to test for sexually
transmitted infections. Tests will include those for HIV,
Hepatitis C; Gonorrhea, Chlamydia; Syphilis; Herpes Type I & II.
Free condoms and food will be offered, along with the showing of
the film “A Closer Walk”, about AIDS in the world.
Cost for tests include: Gonorrhea &
Chlamydia: $5; Hepatitis C: $12.50; Herpes Type I & II $15; HIV:
$12.50; Syphilis: FREE!
On Saturday, March 27 from 5:00P.M. - 10:00P.M. the
Association will hold a sports activity in the UIS Gym in the
Student Life Building. The
event is FREE and open adults and children. Special
accommodations for females! Activities include basketball, pool,
table tennis, foosball, board games, & movies for the kids. You
must wear tennis shoes to participate in any activity in the
gymnasium. Free Food: Pizza, Chips, and Drinks. For more
information contact Fareed Ismail @ email@example.com
HAITI: BEYOND THE HEADLINES
Armed rebels, foreign forces,
kidnapping, and fear have all been apart of the resent headlines
regarding Haiti. Come hear from those that have actually been
there on Tuesday, March 9 at
noon in PAC 3G.
Bring your lunch to this
international studies brown bag presentation. The speakers
include: Renee Lowe, recently evacuated Peace Corps volunteer;
Brother Rene Mailloux, Director of the Alexandre Dumas Trade and
Secondary School in Haiti and Bruce and Victoria Compton, who
lived in Haiti in 2001-2.
On March 10 Professor
Shawn Alexander, African-American Search candidate will give a
presentation entitled “Black Response to ‘A Revolution Gone
Backward: Agitation in the Age of Accomodation” in Brk 334 from
1:45-2:P.M. All UIS faculty, staff, and students are welcome to