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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

In observance of Black History Month

Following is a partial list of campus events and activities. Watch for updates.

Through February 6
A photographic tribute to the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is on display in the PAC concourse, near the Bursar's Office.
Sponsored by the Diversity Task Force. For details, contact Larry Livingston at 6-7527.

Wednesday, February 7
"Living in the Shadows of a Legend: Heroes and Sheroes Who Marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." A presentation by Deric Gilliard
4 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium
Sponsored by Student Life. For details, contact Beth Hoag at 6-6665.

Tuesday, February 13 & 27
"Talking Truth."
Documentary followed by speakers
7 to 9 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium
Sponsored by African-American Studies. Contact Gloria Sampson at 6-7419 for details.
NOTE: Feb. 13 program will be rescheduled.

Sunday, February 18
Preacher Moss: End of Racism Tour.
Comedian/lecturer/activist Moss has been called one of the best performers on the college circuit today.
7 p.m. in the LRH Greatroom
Sponsored by the Student Activities Committee. Contact diversity coordinator Rebecca Diaz for more information.

Tuesday, February 20
"The Brown Decision and Affirmative Action in Higher Education."
Angela Winand, assistant professor of African-American Studies, will lead a discussion following a screening of the film "With All Deliberate Speed," which explores the history and legacy of Brown v. Board, the 1954 Supreme Court decision that struck down the concept of "separate but equal" schools.
7 to 9 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium
Presented by Brookens Library in conjunction with the Illinois State Library Diversity Program. Contact Jane Treadwell at 6-6597 for details.

Tuesday, February 27
"Talk That Talk,"
celebrating Black History Month and the African-American oral tradition
7 to 9 p.m., Brookens Auditorium
All skills and talents welcome; accepting early sign-ups for the open mic
Contact Kamau at 206-8248 or Gloria at 206-7419

Thursday, March 1
Comedian Tracey Ashley
9:30 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium
Sponsored by the Student Activities Committee. For details, contact Beth Hoag at 6-6665.

These events are free and open to the public.

Talent Expo

7 p.m. Friday, February 9

in the cafeteria

Sponsored by the UIS Counseling Center, Substance Abuse Task Force, and Housing Office

Auditions open through Feb. 1. Call 6-7122 to schedule a time.

Monday, January 29, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for February 2 is Cache. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Safe Zone training

Become an ally for LGBTQ members of the campus community.

Phase I – Feb 16
Register at https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=1970907

Phase II – Mar 23
Register at https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=5419311

Phase I training required before advancing to Phase II
For more information, contact the vice chancellor for student affairs at 6-6581 or the dean of student’s office at 6-6584.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Rec Sports sign-up

  • Intramural 5x5 Basketball Weekend League
    Begins first weekend in February
  • Intramural Badminton Doubles
    Games scheduled Monday through Sunday

    For Basketball & Badminton: Sign up by 11 p.m. Monday, January 29

  • Bodywork Classes
    12:10-12:50 p.m., Mondays & Fridays, January 22 through May 4

    For Bodywork: Sign up by 5 p.m. Friday, January 19

    Registration forms for all activities are available only at the CRS office in the Fitness Center (SLB 118). For details, including cost, contact Campus Rec Sports, phone 206-6658.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Ice Skating

Nelson Recreation Center in Lincoln Park

2-4 p.m., Sunday, January 21

Bring your UIS i-card. Cost includes skating and skate rental.

UIS students & Rec members: Free for those who sign up in the Rec Center before 5 p.m. on January 20 or $3 at the door

Others: $5

Co-sponsored by UIS Housing Residents’ Council & Campus Recreational Sports

For more information, contact Campus Rec Sports in the Fitness Center (SLB 118), phone 6-6658.

Day of Dialog

An interactive session designed to discuss stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination among all members of the campus community

1-3 p.m., Friday, January 19, LRH Great Room

Register at www.uis.edu/studentlife

Thursday, January 11, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for January 26 is Fast Food Nation. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Talent Expo auditions

Auditions will be 2 to 6 p.m.

January 22-26 in the Housing Commons
January 29-February 1 in LRH 1 South Lounge

Call the Counseling Center at 6-7122 to schedule a time.

The 2007 Talent Expo will be 7 p.m. February 9, in the cafeteria.
UIS Counseling Center, Substance Abuse Task Force, & Housing Office

International Festival: "Global Facebook"

Sunday, January 28, Public Affairs Center

  • Cultural performances: 4-6 p.m., Auditorium lobby
  • Cultural bazaar with exhibits and food booths: 6-8 p.m., Food Emporium

Tickets (include exhibits, food, and performances): $10 general public; $5 students & children; free for ages 6 & under and UIS students with valid ID.

For more information, contact International Student Services at 6-6678.

Employee of the Year Recognition & Reception

3:30 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, Sangamon Auditorium Lobby

2006 EOMS:
Mike Bloechle, Sherri Boner, Kemy Brown, Carolyn Cerven, Steve Chrans, Brian Clevenger, Marque Haupert, Paul MacDonna, Steve Marvel, Teresa Szabo, Cynthia Thompson

Register online or send an e-mail to Chris Ryan.