Category: Nonprofit Sector

356 National survey measures attitudes on transgender rights

A survey project at the University of Illinois Springfield titled “Examining Attitudes Toward the “T” in LGBT,” asked individuals about several key policy areas including healthcare, prison, military service, and K-12 education. Related links: UIS researchers examine attitudes towards transgender rights in national survey UIS Survey Research Examining the “T” in LGBT

355 Endangered osprey’s reintroduced to central Illinois

Tih-Feh Ting, associate professor of environmental studies, partnered with the Illinois Audubon Society to translocate 12 six-week old ospreys from Virginia to Illinois. Related links: UIS professor relocates endangered osprey birds to Illinois UIS students, faculty assist with osprey chicks UIS professor to relocate endangered osprey birds to Illinois

354 Teaching the community how to lobby effectively

The Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield hosted an annual day-long seminar to teach participants practical lobbying skills. Participants learned about lobbying resources, advanced strategies and tactics, state budge insights and considerations and winning grassroots efforts – all taught by experienced and successful lobbyists and senior administrative professionals…. 354 Teaching the community how to lobby effectively Read More »

350 Coca-Cola Foundation grant awarded to study rivers, ecosystems

A $25,000 grant will help fund a joint project between UIS and the Universidade Eastadual de Maringa in Brazil to study the ecology of the Illinois and Parana Rivers. The grant encourages opportunities for study abroad in the field of environmental science with an emphasis on water. Related Links: UIS gets grant to study rivers… 350 Coca-Cola Foundation grant awarded to study rivers, ecosystems Read More »

348 American League of Bicyclists recognizes UIS as bicycle friendly

UIS was awarded the Bronze Bicycle Friendly University award for education, promoting and providing a bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors. Related Links: University of Illinois Springfield named Bronze Bicycle Friendly University Bicycle Registration UIS Bicycle Advisory Committee We’re working to make UIS a Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) and we need your help! UIS… 348 American League of Bicyclists recognizes UIS as bicycle friendly Read More »

347 Memorial CEO receives honorary UIS degree

Memorial CEO Ed Curtis received an honorary doctor of humane letters during the 2017 UIS Commencement Ceremony. Curtis was nominated by the UIS Department of Allied Health for his outstanding leadership and innovative leadership in health care administration as well as his sustained and exceptional community service. Related Links: UIS to hold two commencement ceremonies… 347 Memorial CEO receives honorary UIS degree Read More »