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Archives: What's New on the UIS Website

Each month, we feature five UIS websites that offer something we think you should know about. To view a site, click on the image or the name of the website.

Below are sites featured in October through December 2005. The October 2005 edition of What's New on the UIS Website was our inaugural edition.

December 2005

Capital Scholars Honors Program Cream of the Crop!
Our four-year-old Capital Scholars Honors program has been a great success. Students thrive in a collaborative living-learning environment that focuses on leadership and skills across the curriculum. Their recently remodeled website includes more information about the program and comments from students.
UIS Bookstore Don't hide your pride!
UIS hoodies, lapel pins, stadium blankets and more are available online and on campus at the UIS Bookstore. The Bookstore is in the lower level of the PAC building and their holiday hours are from 9 to 2 Monday thru Thursday, and 9 to 1 on Fridays. And they're happy to take phone orders. Pick up that extra Christmas gift now.
Scholarships Scholarship Opportunities
We recently honored all UIS scholarship donors and recipients. Now we're gearing up for a new round of opportunity. There are many ways to support this valuable program.
Happy Holidays from UIS Happy Holidays from the UIS Office of Development!
We included some great pictures of the UIS campus, faculty, staff, and students in our annual holiday message. Enjoy the show, and consider a gift that will help UIS continue to thrive. (You need the free Flash plugin to view the holiday message.)
UIS International Affairs International Alumni
We're looking for your contact information, and any updates about your career, family, education, or other info that you would like to share.  Please send an email to the Office of International Affairs and let us know where you are and what's new!
Send email to: intaff@uis.edu

November 2005

UIS Sociology/Anthropology Program Sociology Anthropology Program
The SOA program at UIS emphasizes multiculturalism. Their recently remodeled website features details about UIS students who have worked on all sorts of interesting projects both locally and abroad.
Together We Read Together We Read
Brookens Library at UIS is participating in the "One City, One Book" program along with area libraries. The book is The Emancipator's Wife by Barbara Hambly, and many related activities are planned.
Beyond the Classroom Beyond the Classroom
Beyond is a new quarterly UIS student magazine that made its debut last Spring. It seeks to go beyond the classroom and into the campus community with many feature articles.
Meet the Bloggers Meet the Bloggers
Look inside the lives of some current UIS students! Seven students are keeping online journals to chronicle The Real Deal: A Year in the Life of Students at UIS. No hype, no spin - just college life from the inside in the words of those who live it.
UIS Theatre Program Oedipus the King
Long considered one of the theatre’s great plays, this timeless story of murder, incest and a person’s preoccupation with one’s place in the universe is the fall production in the UIS Theatre’s 2005-2006 World Tour of Drama, with performances on November 11, 12, and 13.

October 2005

UIS Psychology Program Psychology Program
Psychology is one of the largest academic programs at UIS. Their recently remodeled website features details about student accomplishments and Dr. Keith Burton's emotion research.
Center fro Entrepreneurship Center for Entrepreneurship
Located in the College of Business and Management, the Center for Entrepreneurship will soon announce its first annual "Business Plan Contest" with ten winners receiving $5,000 grants.
91.9 WUIS Public Radio 91.9 WUIS Public Radio
Our public radio station, WUIS, offers two ways to be part of the public radio experience: make an online pledge during the fall membership drive starting October 12, and be part of the live audience in Sangamon Auditorium for Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me on October 27.
What's New in Educational Technology What's New in Educational Technology
Podcasting is the rage these days. Our Ed Tech department is spearheading the effort with UIS faculty to make audio lectures available to our students through this new technology.
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What's New on the UIS Website Speaking of Podcasting...
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The October 2005 edition of What's New on the UIS Website was our inaugural edition.





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