Nonprofit Sector

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

328 UIS Prairie Project maintains native Illinois prairie

Native Illinois prairieland has dwindled from 22 million acres to less than 2500 acres. UIS is proud to maintain a few of those for the public to learn from and enjoy. Related Links: UIS Prairie offers sustainability and opportunities to university SAGE SAGE Points of Pride Prairie Grass Restoration

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… Read More »

326 American Museum of Natural History gets some help from UIS

Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History in New York will be able to learn all about the human microbiome an interactive exhibit that two UIS Professors helped create. Related Links: UIS professors help contribute to new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History New York City museum exhibit includes UIS contribution UIS… Read More »

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… Read More »

324 UIS Model United Nations Club Always a Winner

The Model United Nations Club at UIS brings understanding of countries across the globe. Related Links: Model United Nations Club UIS students win award at National Model U.N. Conference in New York Students receive honors at Model United Nations conference IS International Learning Community

323 Communicating through social media

There are many options to stay in touch with UIS these days, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, just to name a few. Related Links: Social Media: By the People, for the People Social Media Standards UIS Spreads Social Media Safety To Local Students UIS Prairie Stars social media #UISedu

320 UIS goes tobacco free

UIS institutes a two-phase campus approach for going smoke free. Related Links: UIS announces new tobacco-free campus policy Tobacco-Free Campus Policy – Effective July 1, 2016 Chancellor Koch – UIS Tobacco-Free Policy Message, January 2015 Tobacco Free Policy Smoking policy task force Sangamon Auditorium smoking policy

318 UIS Remembers 9/11

Each year on September 11, the UIS campus pauses to remember the events of September 11, 2001. Related Links: UIS Honors Those Lost in 9/11 Attacks Chancellor Koch, Remembering 9-11 Student Volunteers Create 9/11 Video UIS holds events to remember the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

316 UIS continues tradition with Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series

Since 2002, The UIS Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series brings scholars and policy specialists of national renown to Springfield to present lectures on a contemporary public policy issue, but one that engaged Abraham Lincoln and the citizens of his era. Related Links: Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series “Lincoln and Voting Rights”- 2015 UIS Lincoln Legacy Lectures to… Read More »