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Media Advisory: Technology Day

February 25, 2008

Contact: Tulio Llosa, 217/206-7755, tllos1@uis.edu

What: "Technology Day: Building iCommunity"

When: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 27

Where: Lower level concourse area, Public Affairs Center at UIS           

Details: Demonstrations, discussions, and poster and breakout sessions that showcase interesting and innovative ways that the campus is using technology in education.

Ann Peterson Bishop, associate professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science at UIUC and co-director of the Community Informatics Initiative, will deliver the keynote address at noon in conference room C-D. Her topic will be "Building iCommunity: Technology Meets Civic Engagement."

Concurrent presentations and poster sessions by UIS faculty and staff continue until 4 p.m. The winner of the 1st UIS Video Contest for students will be announced at 4:10 p.m.

A complete list of topics and a schedule is available at www.uis.edu/technologyday



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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