Category: Nonprofit Sector

313 UIS’ Shakespeare Garden marks the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death

Visitors to UIS can now sit beside William Shakespeare in the newly unveiled garden bearing his name. The garden features plants often mentioned in Shakespeare’s work. Related Links: SJR Column: Shakespeare Garden, September 2016 UIS unveils new Shakespeare Garden, marking the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death Shakespeare Garden dedicated at UIS Unveiling Shakespeare Garden… 313 UIS’ Shakespeare Garden marks the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death Read More »

312 Star Parties made accessible for people with disabilities

UIS’s much beloved Star Parties can be enjoyed by more people thanks to the use of a special telescope. Related Links: UIS to host Sunday Star Party for people with disabilities UIS schedules Sunday Star Parties for people with disabilities The University of Illinois at Springfield’s astronomy program developed the world’s first telescope for people with… 312 Star Parties made accessible for people with disabilities Read More »

310 Engaged Citizenship Common Experience, teaches, connects

All UIS students are required to take 10 hours of Engaged Citizenship Common Experience courses, which encourage a commitment to making a difference in the world. Speaker events are open to anyone in the community. Related Links: Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) ECCE Speakers Series schedule ECCE Speakers Series Video on Demand Propose a Speakers… 310 Engaged Citizenship Common Experience, teaches, connects Read More »

308 UIS brings award-winning authors to campus

Through the One Book, One UIS, and other means, UIS brings relevant authors face-to-face with students and the community. Related Links: Civil-rights icon John Lewis discusses graphic memoir during UIS appearance Award-winning author Katherine Boo to speak at UIS UIS invites the community to read “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” as featured “one book” Lincoln Legacy… 308 UIS brings award-winning authors to campus Read More »