Category: Alumni

340 UIS student brings video games to life at the Illinois State Military Museum

A UIS communications major created a way to bring more people into the Illinois State Military Museum. She created a hands-on exhibit that bridges military history and modern video games. The War Games exhibit includes a WWII encampment, weapons demonstrations and artifacts not generally on display. Related Links: UIS student brings video games to life… 340 UIS student brings video games to life at the Illinois State Military Museum Read More »

339 Summer art residency offered in conjunction with UIS Visual Arts Gallery

The University of Illinois Springfield is partnering with the Springfield Art Association and the Enos Park Residency for Visual Artists for a funded residency to inspire more artists to consider Central Illinois their home. Related Links: UIS partners with local art community to offer summer residency and exhibition UIS Visual Arts Gallery Enos Park Residency… 339 Summer art residency offered in conjunction with UIS Visual Arts Gallery Read More »

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 »

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 »

326 American Museum of Natural History gets some help from UIS

Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History in New York will be able to learn all about the human microbiome an interactive exhibit that two UIS Professors helped create. Related Links: UIS professors help contribute to new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History New York City museum exhibit includes UIS contribution UIS… 326 American Museum of Natural History gets some help from UIS Read More »

322 UIS Alumni honored Pulitzer Prize

UIS alumni are making a difference in the world every day.  A select few have been recognized with the Pulitzer Prize. Related Links: UIS Pulitzer Prize-winning alum honored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities UIS Alumnus Mitch Pugh leads The Post and Courier to a Pulitzer Prize Points of Pride Pulitzer Prize-winning… 322 UIS Alumni honored Pulitzer Prize Read More »