Government Sector

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

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 »

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 »

320 UIS goes tobacco free

UIS institutes a two-phase campus approach for going smoke free. Related Links: UIS announces new tobacco-free campus policy Tobacco-Free Campus Policy – Effective July 1, 2016 Chancellor Koch – UIS Tobacco-Free Policy Message, January 2015 Tobacco Free Policy Smoking policy task force Sangamon Auditorium smoking policy

318 UIS Remembers 9/11

Each year on September 11, the UIS campus pauses to remember the events of September 11, 2001. Related Links: UIS Honors Those Lost in 9/11 Attacks Chancellor Koch, Remembering 9-11 Student Volunteers Create 9/11 Video UIS holds events to remember the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

316 UIS continues tradition with Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Since 2002, The UIS Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series brings scholars and policy specialists of national renown to Springfield to present lectures on a contemporary public policy issue, but one that engaged Abraham Lincoln and the citizens of his era. Related Links: Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series “Lincoln and Voting Rights”- 2015 UIS Lincoln Legacy Lectures to… Read More »