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UIS PRESS RELEASES

December 2004
12/03 Illinois Issues writers win awards from national journalist group
12/03 WUIS/WIPA general manager to retire
12/03 Low income scholarship program helps UIS students stay on course

November 2004
11/30 UIS announces Armstrong scholarship recipients
11/24 UIS Alumni Awards honor five for exceptional service
11/17 Fulbright award allows professor to study German visual culture
11/16 WUIS Statehouse reporters win national awards
11/10 UIS scholarship donors and recipients honored
11/10 Prominent UIS alums to participate in Leadership Roundtable
11/09 Visual Arts Gallery seeks donations for annual silent auction
11/09 U of I students may apply for Avery Brundage scholarships
11/09 Biology graduate wins outstanding master's thesis award
11/09 World renowned trauma expert to give workshop at UIS
11/03 UIS Fall Music Showcase to feature four ensembles
11/03 Marantz scholarship at UIS receives funds
11/02 U of I's new president will visit Springfield campus
11/02 Media Advisory - New U of I President
11/02 WUIS hosts Young Musicians' Concert Competition

October 2004
10/29 Pre-Law Center celebrates grand opening
10/29 Taste of UIS lecture examines implications of new technology
10/28 Media Advisory - Earth Day founder to speak
10/28 UIS is part of first "episodic" volunteer initiative
10/27 Grant allows UIS to explore idea of Lincoln Library collections and services at Brookens Library
10/27 UIS is host site for conference on election's impact on arts policy
10/26 U of I Alumni Association to sponsor networking event
10/21 Media Advisory - Lincoln Legacy Lecture Tonight
10/21 UIS presents 27th annual international festival "Erasing Borders"
10/15 Prominent abstract painter to speak at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
10/15 Concert at UIS will present "global chamber music"
10/15 Third Lincoln Legacy Lecture examines "Lincoln's Presidential Virtues"
10/14 UIS theater season opens with View of the Dome
10/14 Earth Day founder to speak at environmental conference at UIS
10/12 UIS Fall Music Brownbag concert to feature three ensembles
10/12 UIS seminar will discuss domestic violence
10/11 UIS English program to host Trivia Night
10/08 Documentary A Time to Ride premieres at UIS
10/08 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series continues with "Politics of Patronage"
10/07 Hayler named University Scholar for 2004
10/07 UIS holds 2004 Faculty Recognition Luncheon
10/04 UIS produces first legal reference guide on methamphetamine in nation
10/04 Total lunar eclipse to occur October 27

September 2004
09/30 Discussion will examine American journalism and the Middle East
09/30 Taste of UIS to present overview of floodplain restoration
09/28 "Fiddling in the Classroom" examines folk music and curriculum
09/24 UIS to host foreign and independent film series
09/23 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present "Aids of Language"
09/20 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series at UIS features Pulitzer Prize-winning author
09/16 UIS, AFSCME Local 805 reach agreement on salary increase
09/13 Program at UIS will examine "trendy drugs"
09/09 Taste of UIS lunchtime lecture to discuss American higher education
09/09 Hanson Professional Services Inc. Faculty Scholar established at UIS
09/08 UIS professor wins old-time fiddle championship
09/07 Book signing set with author of guide to Photoshop
09/07 U of I Alumni Association presents "Toast to Good Living" at UIS
09/07 Auditions set for UIS Theater's season opener
09/07 McCormick Tribune Foundation awards grant to Public Policy High School Initiatives program at UIS
09/01 AAUW annual Fall Coffee will be at UIS
09/01 UIS Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series

August 2004
08/31 Prominent scholar of public administration to speak at UIS
08/30 Sixteen new faculty join UIS
08/24 Woodcuts exhibit to open fall season at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
08/18 UIS holds dedication ceremony for state-of-the-art classroom building
08/12 Public invited to join UIS music groups for fall
08/10 IBHE approves construction of UIS recreation center project

July 2004
07/27 UIS to offer undergraduate degree in philosophy
07/22 UIS student among finalists for prestigious national humanitarian award
07/21 UIS dean accepts position as provost at UMSL
07/20 UIS announces spring semester deans' list
07/19 UIS Social Work Program receives eight-year reaccreditation
07/19 Institute director at UIS accepts position in California

June 2004
06/23 Springfield Public Television Access 4 wins national award
06/22 UIS chemistry professor receives Research Corporation grant
06/17 Plans for recreation center at UIS move step closer
06/16 Seminar will discuss children of the Civil War
06/14 UIS Management Department names Farley Scholarship recipient
06/14 UIS Management Department announces award winners
06/04 Center for State Policy and Leadership at UIS to present summit on cyberspace issues
06/02 Larry Golden receives 2004 Courageous Voices Award
06/01 University of Illinois at Springfield graduates 1145

May 2004
05/27 U of I implements new student registration system
05/20 Barbara Ferrara receives first CAPE Award presented at UIS
05/17 UIS announces new dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
05/12 Rare astronomical event will occur on June 8
05/11 Students receive achievement and recognition awards during UIS commencement ceremonies
05/10 Moran selected as Raise Your Voice Fellow
05/07 Public Health Club at UIS receives IPHA award
05/06 Annual reception honors UIS faculty achievements
05/04 UIS webmaster publishes guide to Photoshop
05/03 Annette Van Dyke receives 2003 Naomi B. Lynn Award
05/03 UIS to hold 33rd commencement May 8
05/03 Twenty-three UIS students inducted into counseling honor society

April 2004
04/30 UIS graduate student receives FMC Fellowship Award
04/30 Endowment establishes Marantz scholarship at UIS
04/28 SECA award honors memory of UIS professor
04/27 Three UIS students receive Avery Brundage scholarships
04/27 Center for State Policy and Leadership at UIS donates book to Illinois public libraries
04/26 Illinois Women Administrators honor Margaret Noe
04/26 Barbara Ferrara named interim director of policy center at UIS
04/20 Idealism in Action Award recognizes UIS commitment to civic engagement initiatives
04/19 Office Depot helps fund tool for students with disabilities
04/16 UIS to host 3rd annual Technology Day
04/16 Forum marks 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
04/15 UIS music groups to present Spring Showcase Concert
04/15 Public radio WUIS and UIS to host evening with Illinois' poet laureate
04/13 Taste of UIS presents Hasara's reflections on public service
04/13 UIS students to attend national March for Women's Lives
04/12 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present "Testing..."
04/12 Psychology honor society to induct 35 at UIS
04/09 Fourth Annual UIS Science Research Symposium to feature evolutionary geneticist
04/08 UIS/LLCC event will observe National Volunteer Week 2004
04/08 Seminar examines "Women in Islam"
04/07 UIS sponsors events in observance of Earth Week

March 2004
03/31 Global Experience Program offers a close look at Jamaican culture
03/31 Excavation of New Philadelphia site is topic of discussion at UIS
03/29 Painting, theater, and music featured in "A Night with the Arts at UIS"
03/25 UPDATE - Second "UIS Cares" will focus on Washington Middle School
03/24 UIS students named to Who's Who in American Universities
03/24 UIS Women's Center to present "Images of Women in Iran"
03/22 UIS Theater Program to present Noel Coward's Hay Fever
03/19 UIS to host program on Mars Exploration Rovers
03/19 UIS to hold Sixth Annual Health Fair
03/18 UIS announces fall semester Deans' List
03/16 UIS Pre-Law Center to present discussion with Chicago alderwoman
03/15 UIS to host annual Verbal Arts Festival
03/15 UIS events will mark Disability Awareness Week
03/15 UIS to present workshop on "Death, Grief, and Loss"
03/15 UIS presents discussion of juvenile justice
03/12 Sixth Annual Springfield Collegiate Career Fair to be held at UIS
03/11 Taste of UIS lunchtime lecture looks at 30 years of WUIS
03/10 UIS faculty member receives Fulbright Senior Specialist grant
03/09 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to display ceramics of Bob Dixon
03/08 UIS to present discussion of African women and AIDS
03/08 UIS receives federal funding to address math teacher shortage
03/04 UIS offers opportunities to study abroad this summer
03/03 UIS music groups to present semi-annual Brown Bag concert
03/03 UPDATE - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will give presentation at UIS
03/01 Second "UIS Cares" will focus on Washington Middle School

February 2004
02/27 UIS to host program commemorating Brown vs. Board of Education
02/27 UPDATE - Two UIS students receive prestigious science research grants
02/24 UIS receives large estate gift to establish scholarships
02/23 Presentation examines role of women abolitionists
02/23 Indian tabla concert to be performed at UIS
02/20 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will give presentation at UIS
02/19 UIS Community Outreach Partnership Center to host presentation on substance abuse
02/18 Five UIS graduates pass CPA exam
02/17 UIS to present European Detective Film Festival
02/17 Two UIS students receive prestigious science research grants
02/17 UIS English program to host Trivia Night
02/12 "Consensus Reality" next at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
02/09 UIS graduate wins top honors in international writing competition
02/06 WUIS to Air Original Program for Lincoln's Birthday
02/04 UIS Visual Arts Gallery silent auction to feature works by Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonists
02/04 Ten Public Affairs Reporting students at UIS receive scholarships
02/03 UIS to host presentation on reparations movement
02/03 UIS Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series
02/02 UIS selected as lead university for statewide campaign

January 2004
01/30 UIS has more undergraduates, more full-time students
01/28 WUIS original program highlights great literature by African Americans
01/28 UIS to host foreign and independent film series
01/28 UIS is regional host site for National Teleconference on Student Civic Engagement
01/27 Saunders receives Outstanding Online Faculty Award
01/27 UIS continues participation in national "Read-In" program
01/27 UIS faculty, staff, and students among teachers at Peace Academy
01/26 Mary Wilson is 21st UIS Employee of the Year
01/22 Auditions set for UIS spring production, Hay Fever
01/21
UIS Visual Arts Gallery seeks donations for annual silent auction
01/21 Auction will benefit UIS student delegation to Nicaragua
01/13 WUIS special programming helps citizens keep in touch with government
01/13 Rendleman appointed to state Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility
01/12 English graduate wins outstanding master's thesis award
01/12 UIS among partnership receiving $3 million grant to establish regional IT security center
01/08 Scholarships available to UIS Lincoln and Leadership institute for high school sophomores
01/07 Public welcome to join UIS music ensembles
01/05 UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present new works by Australian artist
01/05 UIS accountancy alumni to host trivia night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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