Community (in general)

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… Read More »

328 UIS Prairie Project maintains native Illinois prairie

Native Illinois prairieland has dwindled from 22 million acres to less than 2500 acres. UIS is proud to maintain a few of those for the public to learn from and enjoy. Related Links: UIS Prairie offers sustainability and opportunities to university SAGE SAGE Points of Pride Prairie Grass Restoration

327 UIS Survey Research Office provides valuable tool

The 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 Economic Outlook Survey finds state budget impasse tops concerns of Sangamon County employers UIS to conduct second Sangamon County Citizen Survey focusing on… 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… Read More »

325 UIS Researchers to test local homeless population for Hepatitis C study

Two UIS professors are crowdfunding in order to purchase test kits so they can test members of the homeless populations in Central Illinois to determine the number of people infected with the virus and conduct, testing to study the transmission of the disease. Related Links: UIS researchers studying Hepatitis C among homeless UIS professors use… Read More »

324 UIS Model United Nations Club Always a Winner

The Model United Nations Club at UIS brings understanding of countries across the globe. Related Links: Model United Nations Club UIS students win award at National Model U.N. Conference in New York Students receive honors at Model United Nations conference IS International Learning Community

323 Communicating through social media

There are many options to stay in touch with UIS these days, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, just to name a few. Related Links: Social Media: By the People, for the People Social Media Standards UIS Spreads Social Media Safety To Local Students UIS Prairie Stars social media #UISedu

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… Read More »

321 UIS Students tie yellow ribbons on campus

Each Veteran’s Day, you’ll find yellow ribbons on dozens of trees that line the UIS campus. Each year students place the ribbons showing support for the U.S. Military. Related Links: UIS students honor Veterans with yellow ribbons on campus UIS students tie hundreds of yellow ribbons to honor Veterans UIS students honor veterans by tying… Read More »