Category: Private/Business Sector

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 »

322 UIS Alumni honored Pulitzer Prize

UIS alumni are making a difference in the world every day.  A select few have been recognized with the Pulitzer Prize. Related Links: UIS Pulitzer Prize-winning alum honored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities UIS Alumnus Mitch Pugh leads The Post and Courier to a Pulitzer Prize Points of Pride Pulitzer Prize-winning… 322 UIS Alumni honored Pulitzer Prize Read More »

315 UIS Internships and prior learning benefit community, students

Chances are when you are out and about in the Springfield area you are coming into contact with a UIS student participating in the one of three internship programs offered through the university. Related Links: Internships and Prior Learning Services Prior Learning information Graduate intern programs Service Learning

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 »

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 »