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UIS Press Releases - 2002

December 2002
12/23 Events mark 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
12/19
UIS Lincoln Presidential Center awards grants to 13 high schools
12/19
Sangamon Auditorium program will provide complimentary tickets
12/12
UIS announces Armstrong scholarship recipients

12/06
Couple gives first gifts to presidential center at UIS
12/06
UIS to hold information session on Global Experience Seminars
12/04
Springfield is backdrop for new political mystery
12/04
History graduate wins outstanding master’s thesis award
12/03
Media Advisory:  Milton Viorst to speak on "The Fractious Politics of Judaism."

November 2002

11/22 Media Advisory: Hunger Banquet and outdoor overnight event, November 25, 2002. 
11/22
UIS to present first program in Everson Lecture Series
11/21
UIS groups to present holiday concert
11/19
UIS Forensics Team among winners at three-day tournament
11/14
UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present “Pathways”
11/12
Location of Lincoln Legacy Lecture changed due to response
11/12
UIS to hold study abroad information session
11/12
Media Advisory: Fall Technology Day at UIS
11/11
Prominent UIS alums to participate in Leadership Roundtable
11/08
Inaugural Lincoln Legacy Lecture on Lincoln and Race
11/07
Author to read new works of creative non-fiction at UIS
11/05
Comedian to speak on “Coming Out in Hollywood”
11/05
U of I students may apply for Avery Brundage scholarships
11/04
UIS presents Politics and Policy Series 2002-2003

October 2002
10/29 UIS hosts marketing workshop for artists and craftspeople
10/28
UIS holds groundbreaking ceremony for classroom/office building
10/28
UIS psychology society honored as "Model Chapter"
10/28
WUIS hosts concert for young musicians
10/25
Media Advisory - Groundbreaking ceremony for classroom/office building
10/23 Award-winning author Richard Peck to speak at UIS
10/22
UIS world music program focuses on flute and percussion
10/21
Public radio station WUIS-WIPA opens Pittsfield Bureau
10/18
"Chalice" series is next exhibit at UIS gallery
10/18
UIS alumni lunchtime lecture series continues with “Abraham Lincoln and Race”
10/16
Comedy is first production of new UIS theater program
10/04
UIS students take part in civic engagement training
10/03
UIS observes First Monday 2002
10/03
Lemke named University Scholar for 2002-2003
10/02
UIS to host 25th annual International Festival
10/02
UIS and Lincoln Library sign reciprocal borrowing agreement

September 2002

09/27 Journey to a Hate Free Millennium” to be presented at UIS
09/27
UIS Pre-Law Center a resource for those considering law school
09/23
Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series
09/13 Enrollment at UIS rises; online courses popular
09/13 WUIS-WIPA changes Saturday night jazz programming
09/13 Popular radio show Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? comes to UIS
09/10
UIS grants and awards approach $7 million for fiscal year 2002
09/06 UIS events mark September 11 observance
09/06 UIS schedules Homecoming events

August 2002

08/28 Sangamon Auditorium receives gift from local musician
08/27 Twenty new faculty members join UIS for 2002 fall semester
08/22 UIS signs dual admissions agreement with Joliet Junior College
08/21 Golf outing to benefit UIS accountancy scholarship fund
08/19 Media Advisory
08/13 Chinese paintings open UIS gallery season
08/13 Sangamon Auditorium announces 2002-2003 Class Acts season

July 2002
07/09 UIS anthropology professor receives Fulbright award

June 2002
06/27 UIS students will pay 10 percent more for tuition this fall
06/26 WUIS-WIPA to host young musicians’ concert contest
06/26 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast Washington Street Jazz
06/20 Fully funded UIS classroom building means construction to begin

06/14 UIS receives a $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
06/12 UIS Management Department announces award winners
06/07 UIS Management Department names Farley Scholarship recipient
06/03 UIS announces new dean of College of Business and Management

May 2002

05/30 UIS names publisher of Illinois Issues magazine
05/22 Statement from UIS Chancellor Richard Ringeisen regarding appointment of .....
05/22 Videos by two UIS graduates win awards
05/17 Media Advisory
05/10 WAC program discusses shifting alliances
05/10 UIS graduate named teacher of the year
05/10 Jeffers to deliver Honors Convocation address at UIS
05/09 UIS conference examines employment options for people with disabilities
05/08 UIS will hold 31st commencement May 18
05/06 National expert to discuss witness misidentification at UIS
05/06 History graduate receives UIS’ first outstanding master’s thesis award
05/06 47 from UIS inducted into international honor society

05/03 UIS professor invited to join NSF advisory panel
05/02 Psychology honor society inducts 35 at UIS

April 2002
04/29 Panel examines terrorism prevention and response
04/22 UIS Lincoln and Leadership Institute offers college credit for high school students
04/22 Deputy governor to speak at UIS honor society ceremony
04/17 UIS to host Mayday Film/Video Festival
04/15 UIS choir to present concert
04/11 UIS professor emeritus among recipients of first WILL Awards
04/11 “Focus” is next exhibit at UIS’ Visual Arts Gallery

04/09 Teacher Education at UIS reports 100% pass rate for second year
04/09 The Laramie Project to be presented at UIS
04/05 Plant geneticist to deliver keynote address at 2nd annual UIS science research symposium

04/05 UIS hosts 6th annual Illinois Philological Association conference
04/05 UIS professor's new book combines mystery with history
04/04 Mother to speak about son’s death in military gay-bashing incident
04/04 UIS graduate student receives IREX fellowship
04/03 Media Advisory
04/02 “Faces of America” presents nine tales of diversity
04/02 “Garden of Faces” exhibit celebrates diversity and variety of beliefs
04/02 UIS presents annual Verbal Arts Festival

March 2002
03/27 UIS names new Director of Athletics
03/27 UIS Announces Addition of Men’s Basketball Program; Former Lanphier High School
and NBA Stand out Kevin Gamble named head coach
03/21 UIS announces new University Librarian

03/20 Former Governor Thompson UIS commencement speaker
03/20 Workshop explores advantages of online learning
03/20 2002 edition of political almanac features new legislative maps
03/18 UIS Forensics/Speech and Debate Team scores national win
03/19 UIS Politics and Policy Series concludes with analysis of the primary election
03/18 UIS Politics and Policy Series continues with a look at the budget
03/18 UIS presents Euro Film Festival 2002
03/15 UIS students among Who's Who in American Universities
03/15 UIS Star Parties to begin for spring
03/15 "Living in Free Expression" is next show at UIS gallery
03/14 Actor Danny Glover to present motivational program at UIS
03/14 Presentation examines implications of Milosevic trial
03/08 UIS to host 4th Annual Health Fair
03/04 UIS to present evening of poetry

February 2002
02/27 Paludan receives Lincoln Diploma of Honor
02/18 Lecture, workshop, and dance explore the fiddle in Midwest history
02/18 UIS Politics and Policy Series continues with a look at the budget
02/15 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast State of the State and Budget Address

02/12 UIS’ College Democrats to host attorney general debate
02/12 Student group hosts Black History Trivia Night at UIS

02/12 UIS to host ADA workshop
02/11 UIS’ Downstate Illinois Innocence Project recognized
02/08 UIS schedules Star Parties for people with disabilities
02/08 UIS reports dramatic increase in enrollment
02/06 “Choson Series” next at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
02/05 UIS to present program on women and human rights abuses

02/04 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast all-star salute to jazz legend Billy Taylor

January 2002
01/30 Media Advisory
01/30 Linda Squires is UIS Employee of the Year
01/30 UIS names Miller as new dean of students
01/28 Workers prepare site for new classroom/office building at UIS
01/22 Racial dialogue discussion group to meet at UIS
01/18 Rape Aggression Defense System training program scheduled at UIS
01/17 Poetry reading scheduled at UIS
01/16 "Inmotions" next exhibit at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
01/04 Sangamon Auditorium ClassPass makes performing arts more accessible to students
01/10 UIS professor contributes expertise to District of Columbia report
01/10 Sangamon Auditorium to offer master classes for high school students
01/10 “Visions & Voices” to benefit women’s programs at UIS

 

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