foreign and independent film series
The Division of Student Affairs at UIS 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.
Films include: Shall We Dance? – Feb. 11; The Holy Land –
Feb. 17 and 18; Osama – Feb. 25; Dogville – March 4; The Corporation
- March 25; I’m Going Home – April 1; Spring, Summer, Fall,
Winter, Spring – April 8; Bride and Prejudice – April 15;
Motorcycle Diaries – April 22.
For more information about any of these films, contact the UIS Office
of Student Life at 206-6665.
Feet” next at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
“Eight Board Feet,” an exhibit of paintings by Marina Mangubi,
will be on display from Jan. 13 through Feb. 10 at the Visual Arts Gallery
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The Visual Arts Gallery is located in room 201 of the Health and Sciences
Building on the UIS campus. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
For further information about the exhibit or the gallery, contact Emily
Laverty at 206-6506 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2005-2006 RA Selection
Application packets will be available Monday, Jan. 24 for those interested
in being an RA. All areas of Housing need to be staffed for the 2005-2006
academic year. Deadline for application is Feb. 23, 2005.
If you have any questions, ask your area RA or email Loni Oehlwein.
Career fair count down
Beginning Jan. 24 Career Services will present five weeks of informational
displays to prepare the campus community for the Feb. 25 career fair.
The displays will be located in the lower PAC and will change each week.
Handouts will be available at the displays.
Topics being presented include:
Jan. 24 - 28 “What is a career fair and why go?”
Jan. 31 – Feb. 4 “Preparing your resume and cover letter for
distribution at the Career Fair”
Feb. 7 – 11 “What to do before the Career Fair”
Feb. 14 – 18 “What you should do during the Career Fair”
Feb. 21 – 25 “What to do after the Career Fair”
For more information contact the UIS Career Services Center at 206-6508
or e-mail them at email@example.com.
The Vagina Monologues
to be presented at UIS
The Women’s Issues Caucus at UIS will host a production of Eve Ensler’s
award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” at 8 p.m., Saturday,
March 5, in the Studio Theatre.
The event is presented as part of the V-Day 2005 Worldwide/College Campaign,
a global movement designed to raise money and awareness for organizations
that work to stop violence against women and girls.
The audience is invited to attend a pre-show discussion with cast members
and a reception following the performance.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, at Sangamon Auditorium
Ticket Office. Cost is $25 for the general public. Student tickets are
$11.25 (UIS), $11 (Lincoln Land Community College), $10 (SIU School of
Medicine) and $15 (all other students). To make reservations, phone the
ticket office at 206-6160 or go online at www.sangamonauditorium.org.
For more information, contact the UIS Women’s Center at 206-7173
or firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about V-Day can be found at
UIS to offer “Music
and Computers” workshop
The music program at UIS will host a six-week workshop on computer music
applications that is open to all musicians in the community. The workshops
are scheduled to run from Feb. 9 - March 16. Meeting times are Wednesdays
from 6 until 9 p.m. in room 208 of the Health and Sciences Building.
Area jazz musician and songwriter Brian Pryor will lead the workshop,
which will focus on some of the new plug and play MIDI (musical instrument
digital interface) and audio software.
For more information or to register, contact Sharon Graf, assistant professor
of ethnomusicology at UIS, by phone at 206-6570 or Pryor by e-mail at
Paintings in Pixels
An exhibit of works by Mike Miller, assistant professor of visual arts
at UIS, will be on display at the James S. Murray through Feb. 11.
The Murray gallery is located in the southwest corner, second floor of
Menard Hall on the Lincoln Land Community College main campus.
Fifth of July auditions
Open auditions for UIS Theatre’s spring production of Fifth of July,
a comedy-drama by Lanford Wilson, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday-Monday,
Feb. 13-14 in the Studio Theatre. Call-backs will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday,
There are four male and four female roles available and behind-the-scenes
help is also needed.
Scripts are available for 24 hour check-out ($10 cash-only returnable
deposit) from UHB 3010.
Rehearsals will last approximately six weeks and the play dates are April
1-3 and 8-10.
For more information, contact Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, phone 206-6613,
or go to www.uis.edu/theatre.
Talent Expo 2005
The 2005 Talent Expo at UIS will take place Friday, Feb. 11at 7 p.m. in
the Student Center.
The event is sponsored by the UIS Counseling Center and the Substance
Abuse Task Force, with funding provided by the Student Programming Board.
UIS History Club to
present “The Road to Brown”
“The Road to Brown,” a documentary about the legal strategy
employed by the NAACP in its efforts to desegregate schools, will be shown
at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Brookens Auditorium.
Both the film and a question-and-answer session immediately following
are free and open to the public.
Donate Goods for Soldier
UIS Campus resident assistants will be accepting donations for soldier
care packages on Feb. 12. Donation sites are the Housing Commons, Pennyroyal
20 Housing Office and the LRH Great Room.
If you have a friend, family member or loved one overseas, provide Dana
Goodrum (email@example.com) with their address and they will receive a
Donation ideas are available at the donation sites, from any RA or from
UIAA Collegiate membership
Join the alumni association for a free career program that is available
for all UIS students, alumni, faculty and staff on Thursday, Feb. Feb
Julie Hays from the University of Illinois Alumni Association’s
Career Center in Chicago will be presenting a free workshop, “Comprehensive
Job Search Strategies” from 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. in the PAC, conference
room C. She will include tips on how to get the most out of a job fair.
The UIS Career Center job fair will be Friday, Feb. 25 in the PAC.
Please register for the workshop by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information call 206-7395.
The ABCs of forks, knives, and toasting! Want to make a great impression?
Join the Alumni Association on Friday, April 8 from 6:00 – 8:00
p.m. for a class on business and social etiquette that includes a four
course meal in the PAC restaurant.
Brush up your dining etiquette; learn how to “work a reception,”
how and when to exchange business cards and other tips that will enhance
your personal life and career.
For more information email email@example.com; visit www.uiaa.org/collegiate
and click on calendar or call 217-206-7395.