Category: Academics at UIS

312 Star Parties made accessible for people with disabilities

UIS’s much beloved Star Parties can be enjoyed by more people thanks to the use of a special telescope. Related Links: UIS to host Sunday Star Party for people with disabilities UIS schedules Sunday Star Parties for people with disabilities The University of Illinois at Springfield’s astronomy program developed the world’s first telescope for people with… 312 Star Parties made accessible for people with disabilities Read More »

310 Engaged Citizenship Common Experience, teaches, connects

All UIS students are required to take 10 hours of Engaged Citizenship Common Experience courses, which encourage a commitment to making a difference in the world. Speaker events are open to anyone in the community. Related Links: Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) ECCE Speakers Series schedule ECCE Speakers Series Video on Demand Propose a Speakers… 310 Engaged Citizenship Common Experience, teaches, connects Read More »

308 UIS brings award-winning authors to campus

Through the One Book, One UIS, and other means, UIS brings relevant authors face-to-face with students and the community. Related Links: Civil-rights icon John Lewis discusses graphic memoir during UIS appearance Award-winning author Katherine Boo to speak at UIS UIS invites the community to read “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” as featured “one book” Lincoln Legacy… 308 UIS brings award-winning authors to campus Read More »

298 International Festival invites everyone

For more than three decades, the International Festival has been held each fall at the University of Illinois Springfield. It is a popular event that showcases the rich cultural diversity across campus. Related Links: Cultures on display at the annual UIS International Festival International Festival International Festival brings cultural exhibits and performances to UIS UIS… 298 International Festival invites everyone Read More »

297 Survey Research Office provides vital information

The University of Illinois Survey Research Office specializes in public affairs research with the goal of advancing scholarly and practical research, while playing a leadership role in state and national policy development. Related Links: UIS Survey: Sangamon County citizens report better health than two years ago Survey Research Office Survey Research Office services UIS Economic… 297 Survey Research Office provides vital information Read More »