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Monday, February 26, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for March 2 is After Life. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Student art exhibit

Photographs by Rebecka Tierney

through March 3 in the ASL Gallery, located in the lobby of the Visual and Performing Arts Building

Approximately 900 small photographs document everything consumed over 90 days.

Reception: 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 2 in the gallery

UIS Music: Tunes at Noon

12:15 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, PAC conference room C/D

A brownbag concert featuring the UIS Band and Chorus

Selections include: pep music, Henry Fillmore's classic "Crosley March," Stephen Foster's "Some Folks Do," 16th century English madrigal "The Silver Swan," and Elvis Presley’s hit "Can't Help Falling in Love."

Free and open to the public.

Contact Todd Cranson at 6-7549 or rcran2@uis.edu, for more details.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Safe Spring Break Luau

3 to 5 p.m., Friday, March 2, Housing Commons

Food
Karaoke
Prizes
Limbo and ugly Hawaiian shirt contests

Sponsors: Substance Abuse Task Force, Housing Office, Counseling Center. Funds provided by the Student Programming Board.

For details, contact Valerie Scarbrough at 6-7122 or stop by HRB 64.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Manifestations

Newish works by M. Rigoni-McCormic

on display through February 23 in the Access Gallery, Visual & Performing Arts Bldg.

Closing reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, February 23

Fair food & drinks

Kickoff event for the 2007 Faculty and Staff Campaign

12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, conference room C/D

Displays from various campus units, giveaways, contests, information

Sponsored by the Development Office

Monday, February 19, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for February 23 is A Scanner Darkly. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Ombudsman Office Open House

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, February 22, BRK 472

for all faculty and APs

RSVP by February 20 to 6-7000 or send an e-mail to facapombuds@uis.edu.

The Fountain of Funding

Strategies for Securing Financial Support for Your Project

Noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 27, UHB 2027

A brownbag panel discussion sponsored by the Provost’s Office

Contact Deb Koua by phone at 6-7409 or by e-mail at koua.deb@uis.edu for more information.

2010 Imperative: Global Emergency Teach-In

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, UHB 2033

A live webcast sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences and featuring renowned scientists focusing on global warming, climate change, and the built environment.

Due to the high degree of interest, the Academy is discouraging individual log-ons. UIS’ The Environmental Studies faculty has registered for this event to facilitate a group viewing and discussion.

However, those unable to join the group can view the event or get more information at www.2010imperative.org.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

All-City High School Music Festival

Featuring middle- and high-school students from District 186 schools.

7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, Sangamon Auditorium

Hosted by UIS Music; contact Todd Cranson at 6-7549 for more information.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for February 16 is Bad Education. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Monday, February 12, 2007

“Do I Look Fat?”

A documentary on gay men, body image, and eating disorders

7 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, PAC F

View the film, then join a discussion with the filmmaker, Travis Matthhews.

Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Women’s Studies, and Campus Health Service in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for February 9 is The Science of Sleep. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Graduate Student Association

Organizational meeting

Noon, Thursday, February 22, UHB 1001

Help establish an academic and professional network of graduate students across disciplines. Undergraduate students are also welcome.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Be ready for the Career Fair

"How to Make the Most of a Job Fair, and Your Job"

a free presentation by Julie Bartimus, from the U of I Alumni Association Career Center in Chicago

5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, February 22, PAC conference room G

For information, contact the UIS Alumni Association or phone 206-7395.

The 9th annual Collegiate Career Fair is Friday, February 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the PAC.