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Academics at UIS

220 Learn how public financing affects political campaigns

Political Science assistant professor Michael G. Miller examines the impact of state-level public election financing on political campaigns through the eyes of candidates in a new book, Subsidizing Democracy (Cornell University Press, 2014). It draws on insights from thousands of candidates.

219 Annual cyber defense conference set for March 13, 2014

Data security is increasingly an important concern of businesses and individuals and the UIS Computer Science Department has an annual conference on the topic. This year’s conference will feature flash storage and the cloud and how you can protect yourself.

210 Ever wonder how to find expert speakers at UIS?

UIS has experts and authors in too many areas to put into one list, and many of these people are happy to donate their time to speak to local groups. The list of Experts and Speakers is in one convenient place.

202 Overflow crowd expected for 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address

President Lincoln the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863, so the 150th anniversary is this month. It will be the featured as the 11th Annual Lincoln Legacy Lecture at UIS from 7-9 pm in Brookens Auditorium. This has become a signature event at UIS and always brings nationally known speakers. It will be webcast live…. Read More »

200 Regular webinars from UIS offer continuing education

Continuing Education at the University of Illinois Springfield is designed to help you develop new skills, update existing skills, discover new interests, or simply have fun. They are high quality at an affordable price –taught by professors and working professionals. Here are the upcoming webinars.

196 UIS continues to add opportunities to study abroad

It’s not a recent phenomenon for UIS to be offering more and more opportunities to study abroad. In 2005, the Global Experience Program signed new student exchange agreements with universities in Mexico, Japan, and Australia. Related links: Most recent information about Study Abroad

190 Six keys to getting the internship you want

The UIS Career Development Center actively helps students and prospective students find an internship to enhance their college experience. Here are six keys to getting the internship you want and other information about internships at UIS.

182 The easiest place to learn about internships at UIS

It’s the time of year when students are exploring internship opportunities and organizations are looking for interns. Here’s the place to start looking. If you’re a business and organization, the best starting place is the Applied Study Term Program Office – contact that office and say what you’re looking for.

180 Pulitzer-winning plays coming to UIS Theatre this season

A couple of plays that won the Pulitzer Prize are featured in this season’s productions by the UIS Theatre Program. They are Clybourne Park and How I Learned to Drive. For more information about these plays and purchasing tickets, click here. Related links: How to volunteer in UIS Theatre productions Previous productions going back to… Read More »

178 Get the latest and best information about online learning

Ray Schroeder, associate vice chancellor for Online Learning at UIS, is a prolific blogger who finds the latest sources every day about online learning and research and posts them in his Online Learning Update. Keeping up with this issue can be daunting, so Schroeder helps you find the best information quickly. Related links: Dr. Karen… Read More »