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Each month during the fall and spring semesters, we feature five UIS websites that offer something you should know about. To view a site, click on the image or the headline.

  • Below are websites featured in September through December 2006

December 2006

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lifelong Learning
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences encourages alumni to continue learning. Read about courses for non-degree students and find out what previous grads are up to at the college website.
Young Musicians Concert Contest

Young Musicians Concert Contest
Young classical musicians in area elementary and high schools are invited to enter the third annual Young Musicians Concert Contest sponsored by WUIS radio. Visit the website for more information.

Outstanding Thesis Award

Outstanding Thesis Award
A UIS graduate who earned his Master's degree in English last May, has been awarded the 2005-2006 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award. His novel was chosen from among nine nominations. Read more on the News Bureau site, and find out what the English program has to offer on the English website.

About UIS About UIS
Want to know more about UIS? Discover how the university serves students, faculty, and staff, as well as communities all over the state, nation, and world. Visit the About page on the UIS website.
Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays!
As we approach the beginning of a new year, it's always a good time for renewal and change. Learn how you can create change at UIS on the Office of Development website.

November 2006

UIS Innocence Project The Crisis of Wrongful Conviction
The UIS Downstate Illinois Innocence Project will host a presentation by Peter Neufeld, co-founder of the National Innocence Project on Tuesday, November 28th in Brookens Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the Newsbureau website for more information.
UIS Archives receives James Jones letters

UIS Archives receives James Jones letters
The Archives and Special Collections unit of Brookens Library at UIS has received a collection of letters written by Illinois-born novelist James Jones, author of the bestselling 1951 novel From Here to Eternity. Read more at the newsbureau, and see information about all of our collections at the Archives website.

UIS Student Newspaper, The Journal

Read all about it
The online edition of The Journal, the UIS student newspaper, features news, sports, opinion polls and more. Visit The Journal website.

UIS History Program History Program
Students in the UIS History Program are as diverse as the subjects they study, and come to us from all backgrounds, cultures, and philosophies. Learn more at the History website.
Podcasts from UIS More Media
UIS offers four general interest podcasts you can download and listen to on your computer or your MP3 player. Featured are distinguished speakers at UIS, our faculty, and meetings of the Student Government Association. Visit the MediaQuad to subscribe to our podcasts.

October 2006

Greek Mythology Greek Mythology Firsthand
UIS will offer a 16-day experience in Greece for students who enroll in Greek Mythology (English 359) during the 2007 summer semester. Read more on the press release website.
Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series
Noted authors Dr. Mark A. Noll and Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr. will be the speakers at this year's Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series. The theme is Lincoln and America's Faith. See the website for more information.

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UIS Presents Robert Bly and David Brooks
Listen to lectures by poet and storyteller Robert Bly and New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks. Find the podcast on the MediaQuad website.

New Student Affairs Website New Student Affairs Website
The New Student Affairs website includes a personal greeting by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Christopher Miller. Check it out on the student affairs site.
Theatre Department Anton in Show Business by Jane Martin
The "savvy, savage backstage comedy" Anton in Show Business will open a new season for the Theatre Program at UIS. Check the Theatre website for showtimes and more info.

September 2006

UIS Enrollment Info Highest Enrollment Ever
For the fall semester, UIS set a new record for student enrollment. Numbers of freshmen, online and international students helped boost the total number of students. Read more at the press release website.
UIS Faculty Info

Fall Convocation
Watch, read, or listen to UIS Chancellor Richard Ringeisen address faculty and staff at our fall convocation. And meet our newest faculty members. All available at the UIS Faculty website.

Star Parties are Back!

Star Parties are Back
Yes, Friday night star parties are back. See the schedule and get more info at the Astronomy - Physics website.

Feature Story Feature Story
UIS Public Affairs Reporting students are writing feature stories for UIS News. Read all about it at the website.
Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series
The theme of this year's Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series is Lincoln and America's Faith. The event is free and open to the public. A webcast will also be available. For more information see the website.

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