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December 2009

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Year in Photos at Illinois Springfield
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Watch our annual review of the year in photos, and revisit the people, places, and events of 2009. Happy holidays from the Office of Web Services.

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Student Life at Illinois Springfield
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Student Life | diverse community
We have more events and activities on campus than ever before. Learn about our many student organizations, the upcoming Sibling Weekend and more at the new Student Life website.


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Register for Spring Semester at Illinois Springfield
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Register for Spring Semester | take a class
Spring classes begin on January 19, 2010. Visit the registration website for everything you need, including course schedules, registration tips and more.


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Come to the Cabaret at Sangamon Auditorium
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Come to the Cabaret | January 22
Whatever your troubles, you'll forget them at the Kit-Kat Club when Sangamon Auditorium presents the ever-popular Cabaret. Tickets are on sale now at the website.


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WUIS Radio
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WUIS Radio | new station
WUIS radio launched a second station featuring the music of artists like David Bowie, Lyle Lovett and Elvis Costello. Read more about this and other changes at the WUIS website.

 

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November 2009

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History at Illinois Springfield
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40 Years | share your stories
In 2010 we'll celebrate our 40th anniversary. We're writing a complete history, making a great photo show, and collecting your stories. Send us your memories today.


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Men's basketball at Illinois Springfield
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NCAA Division II | basketball
Men's basketball plays their home opener against MacMurray on November 24. Women's basketball plays St. Ambrose earlier that night. Find the complete season schedule at the website.


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Sangamon Auditorium at Illinois Springfield
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Avenue Q | Saturday, Dec. 5
Sangamon Auditorium presents Avenue Q featuring people and puppets who tell their story in a smart, risqué and hilarious way. Don't miss Broadway's smash-hit Tony Award winner for best musical.


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Michael Burlingame Book of the Year
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Burlingame's Book of the Year | Atlantic Monthly
A new book about Lincoln by history professor Michael Burlingame was selected as a Book of the Year by the Atlantic Monthly.


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Illinois Springfield on Google maps
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Find Us on Google Maps | annotated map
It's easier than ever to find your way around the Illinois Springfield campus. Our new Google map marks our main buildings and includes info, photos, links and video.

 

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October 2009


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International Festival Illinois Springfield
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International Festival | October 25
For over 30 years, we've celebrated our rich international and cultural diversity with the International Festival. This year's theme is Dancing Under the Stars.


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Whitney Young Fellowship at Illinois Springfield
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Whitney Young Fellowship | achieving goals
The program provides tuition waivers and monthly stipends to first generation college students and students from disadvantaged backgrounds.


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Veterans Affairs resources at Illinois Springfield
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Veterans Affairs | helping our veterans
UIS is dedicated to helping veterans take full advantage of their educational benefits. Our veterans website offers a range of resources.


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MIS degree at Illinois Springfield
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New degree | MIS B.S.
We've offered a Master's degree in Management Information Systems for years. Now we are offering an MIS bachelor's degree. Due to federal stimulus programs, job prospects are very bright.


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Illinois Symphony at Illinois Springfield
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Illinois Symphony | Mendelssohn
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra brings the music of Mendelssohn featuring A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Sangamon Auditorium on November 21. Learn more.

 

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September 2009

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Homecoming at Illinois Springfield
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Homecoming @ UIS | 9/28 - 10/3
There's no place like homecoming. Come back to UIS and reconnect with faculty, staff and friends at the pep rally, 5k run, parade, and student vs. faculty and alumni basketball game.


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Danto prints at Illinois Springfield
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Arthur C. Danto Prints | rare opportunity
The Visual Arts Gallery is featuring the work of world renowned art critic and philosopher Arthur C. Danto. Join us for a reception featuring comments from Mr. Danto himself on Sept 23 at 5:30pm..


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UIS on iTunes U
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Chancellor's Chat | and a flu shot
Chancellor Ringeisen's TV show, Chancellor's Chat, features an interview with Lynne Price, director of health services. They talk about the swine flu and the chancellor gets his flu shot.


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Faculty at Illinois Springfield
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Faculty @ UIS | meet our newest faculty
Meet our newest faculty members, and learn more about all of our distinguished faculty on our new faculty website. Included are links to download information and watch video interviews.


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Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series at Illinois Springfield
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Lincoln and the Environment | October 15
The annual Lincoln Legacy Lecture features a look at environmental history and Abraham Lincoln, on Thursday, October 15.

 

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August 2009

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About Illinois Springfield
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About UIS | at a glance
We're proud to be part of the University of Illinois. Learn more about the Springfield campus on our new web pages highlighting the arts, research, students and the history of our university.


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UIS Theatre
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Theatre auditions | 9/8 + 9/9
How far would you go for love? UIS Theatre is holding auditions for their fall production, The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute on September 8 and 9.


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UIS on iTunes U
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Put us on your iPod | iTunes
UIS is now an official member of iTunes University. Open iTunes, go to the iTunes Store and click on iTunes U. Find University of Illinois Springfield and enjoy our podcasts.


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Tommy Emmanuel at Sangamon Auditorium
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Tommy Emmanuel | 9/29
Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is from Australia and wildly popular around the world. Don't miss his unique finger-style guitar artistry at Sangamon Auditorium on September 29.


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Governor Quinn at the UIS Emiquon display
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News video | visit the Newsroom
Most of our news stories feature short videos so you can see and hear the action. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn stopped by our Emiquon display at the state fair. Read the story, watch the video, and get more news at the Newsroom.

 
 

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May 2009

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UIS 2009 Commencement
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Commencement | 38th annual ceremony
We're ready to celebrate over 1000 new graduates. Grads, family and friends will participate in our 38th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.


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UIS Calendar
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Take UIS Pride With You | 2009-10 calendar
Our new wall calendar is filled with beautiful images of campus and makes a perfect graduation gift. Buy one for your favorite grad and one for yourself!


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Listen to our Radio Ads - Sights and Sounds at Illinois Springfield
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Listen to our grads | new radio ads
Our graduating seniors are off to an amazing array of work and education opportunities. Listen to them describe their futures in a new series of radio advertising.


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Senior Art Exhibit
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Snapshots | senior art exhibition
Visual arts students celebrate painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, graphic design and photography in a stunning show of artwork. Take a virtual tour of their graduating portfolios
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Center for Business and Regulation at Illinois Springfield UIS
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Utility regulation | local expert
Dr. Karl McDermott, a leading expert on public utility economics, created the Center for Business and Regulation in our college of business. They'll host the American Gas Association in Chicago this summer.

 
 

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April 2009

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UIS Theatre As You Like It
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As You Like It | Shakespeare
The final performances of As You Like It, presented by UIS Theatre, will run this weekend in our Studio Theatre. Visit the website for times and ticket information.


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UIS 2009 Commencement
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Commencement | 38th annual ceremony
Welcome to our most cherished tradition. Our 38th annual commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 16 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Learn more at the commencement website.


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Sustainability at Illinois Springfield UIS
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Sustainability | get involved
Every day is earth day at UIS. Sustainability is part of our strategic plan for the future as well as our day-to-day activities. Visit our new sustainability website to learn more and sign up to receive green living tips by e-mail.


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Registration at Illinois Springfield
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Registration | open for summer and fall
Registration is now open for summer and fall classes. Pick up an extra class toward a degree, or take a class for personal enjoyment. Visit the registration website.


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Frankie Valli at UIS Sangamon Auditorium
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Frankie Valli | June 3, 2009
Frankie Valli, who rose to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of The Four Seasons, will perform at Sangamon Auditorium on Wednesday, June 3. Get your tickets now for this crowd-pleasing singer.

 
 

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March 2009

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Registration at Illinois Springfield
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Registration | invest in your future
UIS offers new blended learning options, an award-winning online program, 20 graduate degrees, plus graduate certificates. Registration opens April 7, what are you waiting for?


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Sights and Sounds at Illinois Springfield
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Sights and Sounds | of Illinois Springfield
Browse our video collection, watch a slideshow, meet up with us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. Find all of this and more in our new Sights and Sounds.


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WUIS Public Radio
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WUIS | award-winning programming
Our public radio station was recognized by the Illinois Associated Press for top quality journalism in reporting and documentaries. Listen online
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Office of Development
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Development | creating brilliant futures
Visit the new Office of Development site to see how Illinois Springfield is making a difference in the lives of students, and how students in turn are making a difference in our world.


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Interntional at Illinois Springfield
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International | crossing borders
New videos from UIS students share their real-world experiences on campus — told in their own languages. Learn more and watch videos about the international experience.


 

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February 2009

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Public Affairs Reporting Program
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Public Affairs Reporting | become a reporter
Nearly every graduate of our Public Affairs Reporting program moves on to a career in journalism. Our award-winning alumni work at newspapers, television and radio stations, and press agencies across the nation.


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First Year Students Program
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First Year Students | one stop for success
Going away to college can be a challenge. The new Center for First Year Students helps freshmen and transfer students with studying, time management, stress relief and adapting to college life.


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iTunes University
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iTunes University | take us with you
Illinois Springfield is a member of iTunes University. We've got loads of audio and video you can enjoy on demand, download to your computer, or copy to your MP3 player. Visit us on iTunes U.


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Hairspray at Sangamon Auditorium
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Hairspray | it's irresistable!
Don't miss Hairspray, Broadway’s musical-comedy hit that inspired a major motion picture and won eight Tony Awards. And it's coming to Sangamon Auditorium on March 16. See the website for ticket information.


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Employee of the Year
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Employee of the Year | 2008
Dedication, determination, leadership, and quality of service. These words describe Tammy Craig, Director of the Career Development Center and 2008 Employee of the Year. Read more and watch a video.


 

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January 2009

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House of Reps Inauguration
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House Inauguration | proud host venue
Watch a slideshow and video of the Illinois House of Representatives Inauguration Ceremony, held January 14 in the Sangamon Auditorium at the Illinois Springfield campus.


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Illinois Issues
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Illinois Issues | tracking State government
It has been a busy time in Illinois politics! Stay in-the-know with January's "The Two Faces of Illinois Politics: President-elect Obama and Governor Blagojevich."


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2008 Holiday Stars students
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History Makers | featuring Carol Moseley Braun
Illinois Springfield will host The HistoryMakers series featuring Carol Moseley Braun, the first African-American female Senator in the United States Congress. Join us on campus or via live webcast.


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Human Development Counseling department
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Human Development | personal growth
The Human Development Counseling department helps graduates prepare to serve the community in schools, higher education, businesses, mental health agencies and hospitals. Learn about this growing career.


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Illinois Capitol
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Statehouse Reporting | award-winning coverage
Which Public Affairs Reporting program boasted five alumni with top honors in a national journalism competition? Learn more!

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