Category: Community (in general)

338 Health & Wellness Fair offers education and awareness to students and the community

Each year UIS Health Services partners with Campus Recreation to host an annual Health & Wellness Fair. Students, faculty, staff and the community are encouraged to be screened for blood pressure, glucose, oral cancer, cholesterol and more. The Health & Wellness Fair is free to anyone. Related Links: UIS Health Services Facebook page 2017 UIS… 338 Health & Wellness Fair offers education and awareness to students and the community 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 »

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 »

335 UIS honors Shakespeare’s legacy with a garden and production

UIS unveils a Shakespeare Garden marking the 400th anniversary of the poet and playwright’s death. Related Links: UIS takes on ‘Macbeth’ New Addition to Campus: The Shakespeare Garden Photos of Shakespeare Garden SJR Column: Shakespeare Garden, September 2016 UIS Theatre is proud to present our 2016-2017 Season UIS Theatre celebrates Shakespeare with production of ‘Macbeth’

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 »