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Index 2003

November 2003
11/07 Taste of UIS luncheon to feature editorial cartoonist
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1/05 UIS, Fraternal Order of Police reach agreement on salary increase
11/05 UIS to present "Fiddle and Dance Music of Lewis & Clark Era"
11/03 Total lunar eclipse to occur on November 8

October 2003
10/31 UIS prepares a "Vision for all Seasons"
10/30 UIS awards public policy grants to 22 Illinois high schools
10/28 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to exhibit ceramic art
10/27 UIS Theater season opens with award-winning drama Proof
10/27 UIS student serving White House Internship
10/21 Harvard librarian to speak at UIS
10/16 UIS events mark National Chemistry Week
10/14 UIS Women's Center to present program on ERA
10/14 UIS to hold annual International Festival
10/10 UIS Independent and Foreign Film Series presents Lost FIlm Festival
10/08 Attorney in first "right to die" case to speak at UIS
10/08 Teacher Education at UIS reports 100% pass rate for third year
10/07 Book signing celebrates new work by UIS faculty member
10/06 UIS Alumni Association lunchtime lecture series will feature theater director
10/06 McGregor named University Scholar for 2003
10/06 UIS holds 2003 Faculty Recognition Luncheon

September 2003
09/24 UIS hosts programs promoting dialogue on diversity
09/24 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to feature language inspired paintings by Michigan artist
09/23 UIS Downstate Illinois Innocence Project helps Rea-Harper file petition for executive clemency
09/23 UIS implements alcohol education program in campus housing
09/17 UIS hosts fall Independent and Foreign Film Series
09/17 UIS Alumni Association lunchtime lecture takes a look at Route 66
09/15 UIS police lieutenant graduates from FBI academy
09/10 UIS’ Lincoln Presidential Center publishes third edition of Governing Illinois
09/08 UIS events observe September 11
09/05 Enrollment rises at UIS; Capital Scholars, online courses, returning students cited
09/05 UIS Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series this fall

August 2003
08/28 Angel Ticket Program will again provide complimentary tickets to Sangamon Auditorium events
08/27 Auditions set for UIS Theater’s season opener
08/27 Thirteen new faculty join UIS
08/26 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present paintings by internationally recognized artist
08/18 Media Advisory
08/18 Public welcome to join in UIS campus music ensembles
08/05 UIS’ fall Star Parties will focus on Mars
08/04 Former ISBA general counsel to direct UIS Pre-Law Center
08/04 UIS offers Astronomy for Everyone

July 2003
07/21 UIS signs dual admissions agreement with Kaskaskia College
07/16 UIS to host celebration of Peruvian Independence Day
07/01 UIS to offer additional degree programs online this fall
07/01 BOT approves 5% increase in tuition at UIS beginning this fall

June 2003
06/20 Media Advisory: “President Lincoln Visits the Library”
06/20
Margaret Noe appointed new Access and Equal Opportunity Officer
06/19
UIS to offer new degree in Environmental Science
06/16
UIS Management Department announces award winners
06/16
UIS Management Department names Farley Scholarship recipient
06/12
Media Advisory: UIS Project MSS Annual Summer Conference
06/11
UIS Lincoln Presidential Center to present seminar on “Society, Slavery, and the Civil War”
06/11
UIS Project Minority Student Support for Teaching to hold annual conference
06/02
Criminal justice honor society inducts 16 UIS students
06/02
UIS names first director of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Center


May 2003
05/23 First director of McDonnell Planetarium to speak at Science Center
05/22
Conference addressing barriers to learning to be held at UIS
05/14
UIS Capital Scholars students receive program awards
05/12
Banquet recognizes participants in UIS’ first Public Policy High School Initiative
05/09
Media Advisory:  32nd UIS Commencement
05/09
Annual reception honors UIS faculty achievements
05/07
Taste of UIS to feature a look at the solar system
05/05
UIS to hold 32nd commencement May 10
05/05
Tickets for 2003-2004 Class Acts series on sale now
05/05
51 from UIS inducted into international honor society
05/05 Small Public Library Management Institute to be held at UIS
05/02 UIS announces new director of Sangamon Auditorium

April 2003
04/30 Adjunct faculty member at UIS receives gerontology award
04/30
UIS students inducted into educational honor society
04/28
Media Advisory: Info session with Judge Abner Mikva who will deliver the keynote address for the 2003 Public Policy Summit
04/28
Total lunar eclipse to occur on May 15
04/24
UIS student wins National Society of Arts and Letters poetry prize
04/24
UIS student to present spring cello recital
04/21
Reception will recognize UIS students’ community service
04/21
UIS music ensembles to present spring showcase
04/17
Workshop at UIS will focus on death, grief, loss
04/17
Taste of UIS features “Fascinating Physics”
04/16
UIS' Lincoln Presidential Center to host summit on politics and ethics in Illinois
04/15
UIS Pre-Law Center to present address by Justice Myerscough
04/15
UIS to host annual Verbal Arts Festival
04/14
Supramolecular chemist is keynote speaker at 3rd annual UIS Science Research Symposium
04/14
UIS faculty member to give poetry reading
04/11
UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present “Five Artists”
04/09
UIS plans to hold 32nd commencement outdoors on May 10
04/09
UIS faculty member to read original works for National Poetry Month
04/09
Psychology honor society inducts 27 at UIS
04/09 Political satirist to appear at UIS
04/08
UIS to host Euro Film Festival
04/08
UIS program marks Earth Week 2003
04/07
UIS Forensics Team among winners at national tournament
04/02
UIS events will address war stress
04/02
UIS Lincoln and Leadership summer institute for high school seniors extends application deadline
04/01
WUIS/WIPA program wins three national awards

March 2003
03/31 Noted civil rights attorney and expert on terrorism to speak at UIS
03/28
UIS to host fifth annual Health Fair
03/27
National Commission on the Future of UIS convenes
03/27
Week of anti-sweatshop events planned at UIS
03/26
UIS to host 6th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Game
03/25
UIS events will mark Disability Awareness Week
03/21
“UIS Cares” will focus on neighborhood revitalization
03/20
UIS Cox Children’s Center chosen to test Teachable Moments curriculum
03/17
WUIS host Scroggin to present early music demonstration for students at Butler Elementary School
03/14
UIS faculty member to read from her new book of poetry
03/14
UIS Substance Abuse Task Force receives “Extra Mile” award
03/14
UIS events observe Women’s Heritage Month
03/11
A Taste of UIS series to present refresher course on ERA
03/10
UIS’ popular Star Parties begin for spring
03/10
Leading astrophysicist to lecture at UIS
03/06
Prairie Stars Join American Midwest Conference
03/06
UIS to host conference on Meaningfulness in Later Life
03/03
UIS Politics and Policy Series looks at capital punishment reform

February 2003
02/27 Jane Smith will share views on community engagement
02/27 UIS to host first Gospel Festival
02/27 UIS Forensics Team places third at Harper tournament
02/27
Seven from UIS pass CPA exam
02/26
Lincoln Center at UIS publishes new children’s book
02/25
UIS student to attend conference on peace activism
02/25
UIS graduate student receives ILMA scholarship
02/24
UIS to host 22nd David Dodds Henry Lecture
02/24
UIS schedules Sunday Star Parties for people with disabilities
02/19
Speaker to examine “Women in Business and Life”
02/19
UIS Visual Arts Gallery to hold annual Silent Auction
02/17 UIS announces fall semester dean’s list
02/12
UIS to host first Gospel Festival
02/12
UIS students to participate in week promoting activism
02/10
UIS forensics team successful at Webster tournament
02/10
UIS theater program to present award-winning drama
02/06
UIS to host foreign and independent film series
02/04
UIS students to attend fair trade coffee conference
02/03
UIS Politics and Policy Series 2002-2003 continues

January 2003
01/31 UIS Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series
01/30
Reporter to speak on the Nicarico case at UIS
01/30
UIS to sponsor local participation in national “Read-In”
01/27 Susan Gundy is 20th UIS Employee of the Year
01/27 UIS Visual Arts Gallery seeks donations for annual fundraiser
01/24 BOT approves Miller as interim vice chancellor at UIS
01/23
UIS student receives scholarship to attend anti-sweatshop conference
01/17 UIS student groups to co-host seminar marking anniversary of Roe v. Wade
01/16
Public welcome to join in UIS campus music ensembles
01/15 UIS Diversity Task Force hosts events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King
01/15
Governor pardons first Innocence Project subject
01/13 Head of access and equal opportunity office at UIS announces resignation
01/10 UIS publishes primer on how to lobby
01/09 Ten Public Affairs Reporting students at UIS receive scholarships

 

 

 

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