Category: Private/Business Sector

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 »

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’

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 »