Category: Academics at UIS

337 UIS History Harvest a success at the Old State Capitol

Students in Dr. Devin Hunter’s undergraduate Public History class, and Dr. Ken Owen’s graduate History and Digital Media class invited members of the public to place themselves in the historical record by bringing their political memorabilia from the past to be photographed and “digitally” archived. Related Links: Place yourself in the historical record About the… 337 UIS History Harvest a success at the Old State Capitol Read More »

336 UIS starts Illinois’ first Child Protection Training Academy

A partnership between the University of Illinois Springfield and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has launched the state’s inaugural Child Protection Training Academy. Related Links: DCFS workers learn to spot child abuse at UIS training academy UIS and Illinois DCFS partner to launch Child Protection Training Academy UIS dedicates new facilities to train… 336 UIS starts Illinois’ first Child Protection Training Academy Read More »

332 UIS Professor uses Hubble Space Telescope to study Eta Carinae

Eta Carinae, one of the most massive stars in our galaxy, with a mass more than 100 times the Sun is undergoing changes and UIS Professor of Astronomy John Martin is part of a group that has been granted permission to study the star through the Hubble Space Telescope. Related Links: UIS professor to study… 332 UIS Professor uses Hubble Space Telescope to study Eta Carinae Read More »

330 Career Connections Expo connects local students and employers

At the Career Connections Expo, students from UIS, Lincoln Land, and ITT get to put their best foot forward in front of hundreds of potential employers, who are looking to fill positions, internships and make connections. Related Links: 2016 Career Connections Expo Career Fair policies Career Fair Resume Books Career Development Center Dress for Success

329 UIS Band makes beautiful music with the community

UIS musical organizations are open to all students, faculty, staff and community members.  Whether your musical interest is in chamber orchestra, pep bands or Old Time Jam, it’s all here at UIS. Related Links: About UIS Music UIS Music Scholarships UIS Music Archives Band Ensembles Basketball Pep Band & Jazz Band, Old Time Jam PAC Echoes… 329 UIS Band makes beautiful music with the community Read More »