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  • UIS Career Expo gets students connected

    UIS Career Expo gets students connected

    MADELYN MINNICK, Staff Writer

    February 23, 2018

    On Thursday, February 15, UIS hosted a Career Connections Expo in The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC). This event, which ran from 11:30-2:30, featured a number of booths where employers answered questions, looked for potential applicants, and accepted resumes from attendees. Attendees were given...

    UIS career Expo was held at TRAC on Feb.15

    Prashant Bidhuri

  • UIS Moot Court

    UIS Moot Court

    Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

    February 15, 2018

    For those more interested in law than politics, an alternative to Model Illinois Government (MIG) is Moot Court. UIS Moot Court is an organization similar to MIG in that students meet to hone their public speaking and argumentative skills, but rather than preparing to make arguments from the floor of...

    Model Illinois Moot Court competition

    Photo courtesy by Pre-Law Center (UIS)

  • DiversiTea

    DiversiTea

    Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

    February 15, 2018

    The UIS Diversity Center held an event on Friday, February 9 called Diversitea, with representatives from various student cultural organizations. Diversitea is an event similar to the Soup and Conversation events also held by the Diversity Center. The goal of this event is to gather members of the student...

    Diversitea gathering in the Diversity Center Friday, February 9, 2018.

    Clayton Stalter

  • Magic, Mystery, and Mat LaVore

    Magic, Mystery, and Mat LaVore

    MADELYN MINNICK

    February 15, 2018

    “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead —his eyes are closed.” On Thursday, February 8, Mat LaVore - a multi-talented...

    Mat LaVore at the show

    Mounika Bayavarappu

  • Excel at the Career Connection Expo

    Excel at the Career Connection Expo

    Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

    February 15, 2018

    On Tuesday, February 6, the Career Development Center held a panel to help prepare students for the Career Connections Expo. The panel was made up of representatives of various local employers. These representatives included recruiters from Marucco, Stoddard, Ferenbach & Walsh (MSF&W), Walgreens,...

  • UIS English Professor Received Honored Professorship

    UIS English Professor Received Honored Professorship

    Camilla Luo, Staff Writer

    February 1, 2018

    Lan Dong, an associate professor in UIS’ English Department, has been named Louise Hartman Schewe and Karl Schewe Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences by the University of Illinois. The professorship was supported by Louis Schewe, a teacher and active civic leader, who left a generous bequest to...

    Chancellor Koch awarding Lan Dong

    Mounika Bayavarapu

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