Category: Government Sector

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 »

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 »

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… 327 UIS Survey Research Office provides valuable tool 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… 325 UIS Researchers to test local homeless population for Hepatitis C study Read More »