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Monday, April 30, 2007

SSU Staff Picnic

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, Brookens overhang area

Hotdogs & hamburgers provided
Bring a dish to share

If you’d like to attend, contact Terry Pryor at tpryo1@uis.edu before May 10.

Friday, April 27, 2007

End of the Academic Year Celebration

4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3, PAC restaurant

Sponsored by the Center for First Year Programs and the Office of Student Affairs and Administrative Services

For more information, contact rmake2@uis.edu or breandanjill@yahoo.com.

Take a break from finals

Visit the Counseling Center's "Stress Free Zone" in the PAC Concourse on April 30, May 1, and May 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Activities include: potting your own plant, puzzles, games, and coloring.
Free food and water.

Also, free Yoga and Guided Relaxation sessions:

Yoga – 11 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 12:30 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday, April 30-May 1, PAC conference room H
Thursday, May 3, PAC conference rooms C & D

Guided Relaxation -- 11:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday, April 30-May 1, PAC conference room H
Thursday, May 3, PAC conference rooms C & D

For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 6-7122 or go to www.uis.edu/counselingcenter/

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Faculty Reception

beginning at 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, PAC Restaurant

Recognizing those faculty who have been recommended for sabbatical leave, tenure, and/or promotion

Announcing the recipients of this year's Pearson Faculty Award and Spencer Faculty Service Award

Acknowledging retiring faculty who were granted emeritus status


Contact the Provost’s Office at 6-6615 for details.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Science and religion poster session

“Modern Metaphors for the Interaction between Science and Religion”
10 to 11:40 a.m., Monday, April 30, BRK 376

Students in LSC 419 Science and Religion present a session examining the results of group research projects in which they studied the history of the interaction between science and religion in the West.

Contact Keenan Dungey, associate professor of Chemistry, at 6-7345 for more information.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Annual Garden Reception

The Women's Center will award

the 10th Naomi B. Lynn Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Environment for Women at UIS

to the student cast & crew of Rising up of the Springdale Ladies Aid Society
to Barbara Ferrara, associate director, Center for State Policy and Leadership
to Tih-Fen Ting, assistant professor, Environmental Studies

and the Women's Issues Caucus 3rd Student Activism Award

to Samantha Drews, SGA president and Women’s Issues Caucus vice-chair

4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, at the Women's Peace and Friendship Garden, southwest corner of the Campus Pond

Awards ceremony begins at 5:15 p.m.

In case of inclement weather, the location will be the PAC Restaurant.

For more information, contact Lynn Otterson at 6-7173 or lotte1@uis.edu.

Friday, April 13, 2007

UIS Theatre’s annual Year End Celebration

4 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, PAC Restaurant

Recognizing and honoring theatre students, faculty/staff, and community members who have contributed to the success of UIS Theatre.

If you plan to attend, contact Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson at 6-6613.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Job Search Strategies Workshop

Get help developing a job search plan.

5 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, in person at SAB 50, or online anywhere

For more information or to register, call the UIS Career Development Center at 6-6508 or go to www.uis.edu/careerservices; click on “Job Search Strategies” under the Events section.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

"How to Break the Ice" networking reception

5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, PAC conference room G

Get tips on how to meet and mingle with people at professional events

Led by Marion Richter, professional etiquette trainer whose clients include the Springfield Chamber of Commerce and the Springfield Urban League

Sponsored by the Alumni Association

Make a reservation by calling 6-7395 or sending an e-mail to alumni@uis.edu

Monday, April 09, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for April 13 is Capote. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Campus Blood Drive

10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, LRH

Co-sponsored by the CLS Club and Campus Health Services
with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center


Call Bev at 6-6589 for an appointment.

Monday, April 02, 2007

Foreign & Independent Film Series

7 p.m. Fridays in Brookens Auditorium

The film for April 6 is Vodka Lemon. Read more about this film and see a complete list of titles>>

Love/Relationship

Raw photographs by Dave Kube that explore facets of the gay community.

April 2 to 13, VPA Access Gallery

Closing reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12