Category: Nonprofit Sector

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 »

335 UIS honors Shakespeare’s legacy with a garden and production

UIS unveils a Shakespeare Garden marking the 400th anniversary of the poet and playwright’s death. Related Links: UIS takes on ‘Macbeth’ New Addition to Campus: The Shakespeare Garden Photos of Shakespeare Garden SJR Column: Shakespeare Garden, September 2016 UIS Theatre is proud to present our 2016-2017 Season UIS Theatre celebrates Shakespeare with production of ‘Macbeth’

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 »

326 American Museum of Natural History gets some help from UIS

Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History in New York will be able to learn all about the human microbiome an interactive exhibit that two UIS Professors helped create. Related Links: UIS professors help contribute to new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History New York City museum exhibit includes UIS contribution UIS… 326 American Museum of Natural History gets some help from UIS 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 »