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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Peace Corps on campus

Learn about the Peace Corps, meet returned volunteers, talk with recruiters

6 p.m., Monday, February 4, PAC conference room H

No pre-registration required.

For more information, contact Aimee Schattner at 312/353-5210 or achattner@peacecorps.gov, or the UIS Career Development Center at 6-6508 or careerservices@uis.edu

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Talent Expo 2008

7 p.m., Friday, February 15, in the Food Emporium
  • 1st place prize: $100
  • 2nd place prize: $65
  • 3rd place prize: $35

Auditions can be scheduled through February 1 by calling the Counseling Center at 6-7122.

Comic Vince Morris

9:30 p.m., Thursday, January 31, Brookens Auditorium

Morris has appeared on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show, BET's Comic View, and Sex and the City.

Sponsored by the Student Activities Committee, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Diversity Task Force

Monday, January 28, 2008

Climate Wars: Politics and Geopolitics of Climate Change

An ECCE Speakers Series Event with Dr. Gwynne Dyer
7 p.m., Monday, January 28, in Brookens Auditorium

An informal reception will follow.

Also available via live webcast at www.uis.edu/technology/uislive.html.

Dr. Dyer is a London-based journalist, columnist, and military historian. His twice-weekly column on international affairs is published by 175 newspapers in 45 countries and is translated into more than a dozen languages. Additional information is available on his website at www.gwynnedyer.net/.

Presented by the Office of Undergraduate Education

Bloodmobile on campus

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center's bloodmobile will be parked outside Lincoln Residence Hall from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are appreciated.

To schedule an appointment, call Tara Matheson at 753-1530 ex: 56 or go to www.cicbc.org.

If you have questions about your eligibility as a donor, call 753-1530.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Safe Zone Ally Training

Phase I – 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, February 8, PAC C/D

Phase II (must have completed Phase I) – 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 28, PAC H

The UIS Safe Zone program trains campus community members to be an ally for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, staff, and faculty.

Register for Phase I

Register for Phase II

Brownbag discussion sessions are also scheduled for February 13, March 26, and April 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in PAC E.

For more information, go to www.uis.edu/studentaffairs/safezone/index.html.

MLK Day of Service Project

3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, January 17, at the Springfield Red Cross

Volunteers are needed to help assemble disaster kits for city residents.

For more information and to sign-up, contact Student Volunteers and Civic Engagement, phone 6-7716

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Open House

Thursday, January 17, 1 to 4 p.m., VPA 161

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

CTL Book Club

The group's next book will be Times Arrow by Martin Amis

A brownbag discussion of this book is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, at 1 p.m. in the Center for Teaching and Learning, BRK 462.

For more information: afa@uis.edu

National Youth Day Celebration

2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, SLB Student Center

organized by the Indian Society for Enriching Ethnic Standards

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Project Vote Smart

The national bus tour will make a stop on campus

Tuesday, January 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., outside LRH

  • Watch a brief movie
  • Learn how to research candidates & elected officials

Sponsored by: Student Affairs & Administrative Services, College Greens, College Democrats, Student Government Association, and the Public Administration Department