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220 Learn how public financing affects political campaigns

Political Science assistant professor Michael G. Miller examines the impact of state-level public election financing on political campaigns through the eyes of candidates in a new book, Subsidizing Democracy (Cornell University Press, 2014). It draws on insights from thousands of candidates.

219 Annual cyber defense conference set for March 13, 2014

Data security is increasingly an important concern of businesses and individuals and the UIS Computer Science Department has an annual conference on the topic. This year’s conference will feature flash storage and the cloud and how you can protect yourself.

218 Local businesses offer internship opportunities

Lowder Governmental Solutions, in business for just a year and led by UIS alumnus John Lowder, is offering internship opportunities (PDF) for UIS students. You probably wouldn’t believed how many places in the region have made similar opportunities. See this list of featured employees that is part of the UIS Applied Study Term.

212 WUIS helps with GOP gubernatorial debate on Jan. 23, 2014

Candidates for the Republican nomination for governor will gather in Peoria on January 23 for a debate, according to Gatehouse News Service. It will be broadcast on public radio and television in Illinois. WUIS public radio station at UIS is among the stations planning the debate.

211 Collegiate career fair again coming to UIS

Several institutions are teaming up again to host the 2014 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair at UIS from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, February 14. The fair is an annual event hosted by the career development offices at the UIS, Benedictine University at Springfield, Robert Morris University, Lincoln Land Community College, and ITT Technical Institute…. Read More »

210 Ever wonder how to find expert speakers at UIS?

UIS has experts and authors in too many areas to put into one list, and many of these people are happy to donate their time to speak to local groups. The list of Experts and Speakers is in one convenient place.

206 You probably know some of these new Hall of Famers

One of the best intern programs in a state legislature is based at UIS. Many of these interns go on to have outstanding careers in public service, and the best ones are honored in the Samuel K. Gove Legislative Internship Hall of Fame. I had something to do with getting this Hall of Fame off… Read More »

200 Regular webinars from UIS offer continuing education

Continuing Education at the University of Illinois Springfield is designed to help you develop new skills, update existing skills, discover new interests, or simply have fun. They are high quality at an affordable price –taught by professors and working professionals. Here are the upcoming webinars.

192 Chancellor blogs about state reps who came to the rescue

State Representatives Wayne Rosenthal and Adam Brown, both UIS alumni, and another colleague came to the rescue of a man who was injured in an unusual accident in Decatur late last month. Chancellor Koch blogged about this issue and said she wasn’t the least bit surprised by their actions.