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: 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.
UIS to offer “Music and
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
“Merge” is next
exhibit at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
Photographers Bea Nettles and Fern Logan will display their works in the
joint exhibit "Merge," Feb. 14 - March 10.
The exhibit is located in the Visual Arts Gallery and is free and open
to the public.
Taste of UIS
On Wednesday, March 23, Margot Duley, dean of the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences, will speak on “International Women’s Movements
a Century Ago: Buried History, Repeated History,” at Maldaner’s
Upstairs, 222 South Sixth St., Springfield.
Make reservations no later than one week in advance of the event by calling
Alumni Relations at (217) 206-7395, registering on-line at www.uiaa.org/spfld/,
or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final program of the Taste of UIS series, on Tuesday, April 26, will
feature UIS alumna and assistant professor of English Barbara Burkhardt
discussing her new book, William Maxwell: A Literary Life.
Each program includes a buffet lunch. Cost for each is $18 per person,
$13 for Alumni Association members and their guests.
Help wanted: Students to coordinate
a statewide student lobby day
UIS students are needed to help coordinate all aspects of the Lobby Day
which will bring students from colleges and universities all over the
state to lobby their representatives and April 11.
Lobby Day is funded and supported by the Office of Student Volunteers
and Service Learning, Illinois Issues, UIS Student Government Association,
the McCormick-Tribune Foundation and Illinois Campus Compact.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Liz Moran at email@example.com
or by phone at 206-1370.
Volunteers and judges are needed to help with this year’s Springfest,
to be held April 10-16.
For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact Sara Paver
Nominations open for several
1st Annual Student Activism Award
Presented by the Women’s Issues Caucus at UIS, this new cash award
is for students of either gender and honors those who have made significant
contributions to gender issues in the campus community. The deadline to
submit nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, March 11.
For information, contact the Women’s Center in SAB 35, phone 6-7173,
or Candi Clouse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8th Annual Naomi B. Lynn Award
This award honors outstanding contributions to women at UIS and is presented
to a staff or faculty member, a student, or someone from the community.
The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 11. Contact the
2nd Annual CAPE Award
Any academic professional can be nominated for the second annual Chancellor’s
Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award.
The final selection will be made based on work projects, professional
development and affiliations, and contributions to the unit.
For details or to make a nomination, go to the APAC website www.uis.edu/apac,
or contact Barbara Cass at email@example.com.
Tax forms available in the
The most frequently used federal and Illinois tax forms are available
in Brookens Library on level 2 near the print stations.
Paper forms, instruction booklets, and reproducible copies of less common
forms can be obtained.
Forms are also accessible via the Internet at www.irs.gov/formspub for
federal and www.iltax.com for state.
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