Category: Nonprofit Sector

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 »

346 UIS Researchers combine art and science to capture tiniest images

UIS researchers are using focus stacking to help view microorganisms on a larger scale. The new technology is a team effort from UIS Biology Professor Michael Lemke, UIS Associate Professor of Art, Mike Miller and photographer, Tom Lemke. The team’s scientific artwork was placed on exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center. Related Links: UIS… 346 UIS Researchers combine art and science to capture tiniest images Read More »

345 Young Abraham Lincoln statue unveiled on campus

The University of Illinois Springfield unveiled The Young Lawyer statue. The 6’4” sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, by renowned artist George Lundeen is featured on the quad, west of the colonnade. Related Links: UIS unveils statue of young Abraham Lincoln UIS unveils its first Lincoln statue, ‘The Young Lawyer’ Lincoln statue is new landmark on campus… 345 Young Abraham Lincoln statue unveiled on campus Read More »

344 UIS hosts Chinese delegates to learn about U.S. education

Some Chinese educators spent months attending classes at the University of Illinois Springfield to learn about the American educational system. The delegation attended a teacher education class and shared the differences and similarities in preparing for the classroom. Related Links: Chinese delegates observe US education Department of Teacher Education

343 UIS partners with IDOT for child safety seat checks

The University of Illinois Springfield teamed up with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety and the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office to host a free child safety seat check to the community. Related Links: UIS teaming with IDOT, Secretary of State’s Office for child safety seat checks UIS offering free child safety… 343 UIS partners with IDOT for child safety seat checks Read More »

341 UIS is home to an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation

The UIS Biology Club maintains an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation (#16690) near the Health Sciences Building on the UIS campus. A Waystation is a monarch habitat with milkweed, nectar sources and shelter to encourage monarch conservation. Related Links: UIS participates in Monarch butterfly challenge Monarch Waystation Program UISedu Twitter

340 UIS student brings video games to life at the Illinois State Military Museum

A UIS communications major created a way to bring more people into the Illinois State Military Museum. She created a hands-on exhibit that bridges military history and modern video games. The War Games exhibit includes a WWII encampment, weapons demonstrations and artifacts not generally on display. Related Links: UIS student brings video games to life… 340 UIS student brings video games to life at the Illinois State Military Museum Read More »

339 Summer art residency offered in conjunction with UIS Visual Arts Gallery

The University of Illinois Springfield is partnering with the Springfield Art Association and the Enos Park Residency for Visual Artists for a funded residency to inspire more artists to consider Central Illinois their home. Related Links: UIS partners with local art community to offer summer residency and exhibition UIS Visual Arts Gallery Enos Park Residency… 339 Summer art residency offered in conjunction with UIS Visual Arts Gallery Read More »

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 »