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UIS Press Releases - 2002

December 2002
12/23 Events mark 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
UIS Lincoln Presidential Center awards grants to 13 high schools
Sangamon Auditorium program will provide complimentary tickets
UIS announces Armstrong scholarship recipients

Couple gives first gifts to presidential center at UIS
UIS to hold information session on Global Experience Seminars
Springfield is backdrop for new political mystery
History graduate wins outstanding master’s thesis award
Media Advisory:  Milton Viorst to speak on "The Fractious Politics of Judaism."

November 2002

11/22 Media Advisory: Hunger Banquet and outdoor overnight event, November 25, 2002. 
UIS to present first program in Everson Lecture Series
UIS groups to present holiday concert
UIS Forensics Team among winners at three-day tournament
UIS Visual Arts Gallery to present “Pathways”
Location of Lincoln Legacy Lecture changed due to response
UIS to hold study abroad information session
Media Advisory: Fall Technology Day at UIS
Prominent UIS alums to participate in Leadership Roundtable
Inaugural Lincoln Legacy Lecture on Lincoln and Race
Author to read new works of creative non-fiction at UIS
Comedian to speak on “Coming Out in Hollywood”
U of I students may apply for Avery Brundage scholarships
UIS presents Politics and Policy Series 2002-2003

October 2002
10/29 UIS hosts marketing workshop for artists and craftspeople
UIS holds groundbreaking ceremony for classroom/office building
UIS psychology society honored as "Model Chapter"
WUIS hosts concert for young musicians
Media Advisory - Groundbreaking ceremony for classroom/office building
10/23 Award-winning author Richard Peck to speak at UIS
UIS world music program focuses on flute and percussion
Public radio station WUIS-WIPA opens Pittsfield Bureau
"Chalice" series is next exhibit at UIS gallery
UIS alumni lunchtime lecture series continues with “Abraham Lincoln and Race”
Comedy is first production of new UIS theater program
UIS students take part in civic engagement training
UIS observes First Monday 2002
Lemke named University Scholar for 2002-2003
UIS to host 25th annual International Festival
UIS and Lincoln Library sign reciprocal borrowing agreement

September 2002

09/27 Journey to a Hate Free Millennium” to be presented at UIS
UIS Pre-Law Center a resource for those considering law school
Alumni Association to sponsor lunchtime lecture series
09/13 Enrollment at UIS rises; online courses popular
09/13 WUIS-WIPA changes Saturday night jazz programming
09/13 Popular radio show Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? comes to UIS
UIS grants and awards approach $7 million for fiscal year 2002
09/06 UIS events mark September 11 observance
09/06 UIS schedules Homecoming events

August 2002

08/28 Sangamon Auditorium receives gift from local musician
08/27 Twenty new faculty members join UIS for 2002 fall semester
08/22 UIS signs dual admissions agreement with Joliet Junior College
08/21 Golf outing to benefit UIS accountancy scholarship fund
08/19 Media Advisory
08/13 Chinese paintings open UIS gallery season
08/13 Sangamon Auditorium announces 2002-2003 Class Acts season

July 2002
07/09 UIS anthropology professor receives Fulbright award

June 2002
06/27 UIS students will pay 10 percent more for tuition this fall
06/26 WUIS-WIPA to host young musicians’ concert contest
06/26 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast Washington Street Jazz
06/20 Fully funded UIS classroom building means construction to begin

06/14 UIS receives a $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
06/12 UIS Management Department announces award winners
06/07 UIS Management Department names Farley Scholarship recipient
06/03 UIS announces new dean of College of Business and Management

May 2002

05/30 UIS names publisher of Illinois Issues magazine
05/22 Statement from UIS Chancellor Richard Ringeisen regarding appointment of .....
05/22 Videos by two UIS graduates win awards
05/17 Media Advisory
05/10 WAC program discusses shifting alliances
05/10 UIS graduate named teacher of the year
05/10 Jeffers to deliver Honors Convocation address at UIS
05/09 UIS conference examines employment options for people with disabilities
05/08 UIS will hold 31st commencement May 18
05/06 National expert to discuss witness misidentification at UIS
05/06 History graduate receives UIS’ first outstanding master’s thesis award
05/06 47 from UIS inducted into international honor society

05/03 UIS professor invited to join NSF advisory panel
05/02 Psychology honor society inducts 35 at UIS

April 2002
04/29 Panel examines terrorism prevention and response
04/22 UIS Lincoln and Leadership Institute offers college credit for high school students
04/22 Deputy governor to speak at UIS honor society ceremony
04/17 UIS to host Mayday Film/Video Festival
04/15 UIS choir to present concert
04/11 UIS professor emeritus among recipients of first WILL Awards
04/11 “Focus” is next exhibit at UIS’ Visual Arts Gallery

04/09 Teacher Education at UIS reports 100% pass rate for second year
04/09 The Laramie Project to be presented at UIS
04/05 Plant geneticist to deliver keynote address at 2nd annual UIS science research symposium

04/05 UIS hosts 6th annual Illinois Philological Association conference
04/05 UIS professor's new book combines mystery with history
04/04 Mother to speak about son’s death in military gay-bashing incident
04/04 UIS graduate student receives IREX fellowship
04/03 Media Advisory
04/02 “Faces of America” presents nine tales of diversity
04/02 “Garden of Faces” exhibit celebrates diversity and variety of beliefs
04/02 UIS presents annual Verbal Arts Festival

March 2002
03/27 UIS names new Director of Athletics
03/27 UIS Announces Addition of Men’s Basketball Program; Former Lanphier High School
and NBA Stand out Kevin Gamble named head coach
03/21 UIS announces new University Librarian

03/20 Former Governor Thompson UIS commencement speaker
03/20 Workshop explores advantages of online learning
03/20 2002 edition of political almanac features new legislative maps
03/18 UIS Forensics/Speech and Debate Team scores national win
03/19 UIS Politics and Policy Series concludes with analysis of the primary election
03/18 UIS Politics and Policy Series continues with a look at the budget
03/18 UIS presents Euro Film Festival 2002
03/15 UIS students among Who's Who in American Universities
03/15 UIS Star Parties to begin for spring
03/15 "Living in Free Expression" is next show at UIS gallery
03/14 Actor Danny Glover to present motivational program at UIS
03/14 Presentation examines implications of Milosevic trial
03/08 UIS to host 4th Annual Health Fair
03/04 UIS to present evening of poetry

February 2002
02/27 Paludan receives Lincoln Diploma of Honor
02/18 Lecture, workshop, and dance explore the fiddle in Midwest history
02/18 UIS Politics and Policy Series continues with a look at the budget
02/15 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast State of the State and Budget Address

02/12 UIS’ College Democrats to host attorney general debate
02/12 Student group hosts Black History Trivia Night at UIS

02/12 UIS to host ADA workshop
02/11 UIS’ Downstate Illinois Innocence Project recognized
02/08 UIS schedules Star Parties for people with disabilities
02/08 UIS reports dramatic increase in enrollment
02/06 “Choson Series” next at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
02/05 UIS to present program on women and human rights abuses

02/04 WUIS-WIPA to broadcast all-star salute to jazz legend Billy Taylor

January 2002
01/30 Media Advisory
01/30 Linda Squires is UIS Employee of the Year
01/30 UIS names Miller as new dean of students
01/28 Workers prepare site for new classroom/office building at UIS
01/22 Racial dialogue discussion group to meet at UIS
01/18 Rape Aggression Defense System training program scheduled at UIS
01/17 Poetry reading scheduled at UIS
01/16 "Inmotions" next exhibit at UIS Visual Arts Gallery
01/04 Sangamon Auditorium ClassPass makes performing arts more accessible to students
01/10 UIS professor contributes expertise to District of Columbia report
01/10 Sangamon Auditorium to offer master classes for high school students
01/10 “Visions & Voices” to benefit women’s programs at UIS


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