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  1. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, September 2, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

    2. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Carrie Levin, Michele Gribbins, John Freml, Emily Boles


        Starting the Semster - Tips for Teaching Online [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

    3. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1.  Immunization Compliance Deadline
      2.  Last Day to Drop Full-Term Course (Partial Withdraw)
  2. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Monday, September 7, 2015

      1.  Campus Closed, Labor Day Holiday
    2. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 10:30 amGraduate Council Meeting
      2. 6:00 pmLast Day to Display Parking Hang Tag
      3. 6:00 pm

        Panelists: Chad Williams, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, and Ashley Howard

        Moderator: Ty Dooley


        The Charleston Massacre and the History of Racial Violence in America: A Panel Discussion

        Brookens Auditorium

    3. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmSuicide Prevention Table

        PAC Concourse

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Darcy Hardy, Associate Vice President, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard
        Scott Ready, Director for Customer Relations, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard


        Doing the Right Thing: A Focus on Accessibility in Online Programs [COLRS]

        BRK 437 (on ground only)

      3. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmLive Webcast: University of Illinois ASAC Committee Meeting

        University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Illini Union

      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

    4. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 8:00 am - 3:00 pmLive Webcast: Board of Trustees Meeting

        University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmVirtual Library Tour

        Online via Skype for Business (Please register)

      3. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #1 Getting Started

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building Room 50

      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmVirtual Library Tour

        Online via Skype for Business (Please register)

      5. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmVirtual Library Tour

        Online via Skype for Business(Please register)

      6. 7:30 pmU.S.–Cuba Relations with Dr. Frank Argote-Freyre

        Brookens Auditorium

    5. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmCampus Senate Meeting

        PAC G

  3. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amGeneral Education Council Meeting

        TBA

      2. 7:00 pmLatin America/ns: Relating Diversity, History, Experiences and Assimilation in the US

        Brookens Auditorium

    2. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Arlene B. Mayerson
        Arlene B. Mayerson is one of the nation's leading experts in disability rights law. She has been a key advisor to both Congress and the disability community on the major disability rights legislation for the past two decades. At the request of members of Congress, Ms. Mayerson supplied expert testimony before several committees of Congress when they were debating the ADA. She filed comments on the ADA regulations for more than 500 disability rights organizations. Ms. Mayerson has devoted her career exclusively to disability rights practice.


        Netflix and the ADA: How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center - BRK 437 (on ground only)

      3. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

    3. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Student Integrity in the Online Classroom [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      4. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #2 Its All About Skills

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building, Room 50

      5. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      6. 6:30 pmConstitution Day Event - The Roberts Court Turns Ten with Dr. Jason Mazzone

        Brookens Auditorium

    4. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmOn-Campus Library Tour

        Brookens Library

  4. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmMexican Muralists: Public Art for Social Transformation with Eric García

        Brookens Auditorium

    2. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmOne Book, One UIS Book Club (1st Date Option)

        Brookens Library Lower Level

    3. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

    4. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #3 Challenges of Online Application Systems

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building Room 50

    5. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1.  Deadline to Opt Out of University Insurance
      2.  Student-to-Student Grant Fee Waiver Deadline
      3. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmCampus Senate Meeting

        PAC G

  5. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amGeneral Education Council Meeting

        TBA

      2. 7:00 pmThe Patenting of Life, Limiting Liberty, and the Corporate Pursuit of Seeds with Dr. Ali Nizamuddin

        Brookens Auditorium

    2. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmOne Book, One UIS Book Club (2nd Date Option)

        Brookens Library Lower Level

    3. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

  6. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #4: Networking Yourself Into a Job

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building Room 50

    2. Friday, October 2, 2015

      1.  Last Day to Withdraw First-Half Course
  7. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Monday, October 5, 2015

      1.  Last Day to File Fall Graduation Application
    2. Tuesday, October 6, 2015

      1. 10:30 amGraduate Council Meeting
      2. 12:00 pmOne Book, One UIS Book Club (3rd Date Option)

        Brookens Library Lower Level

      3. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmOne Book, One UIS Soup and Conversation

        Diversity Center

      4. 7:00 pmCapitalism vs. Reality with Michael Parenti

        Brookens Auditorium

    3. Wednesday, October 7, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      2. 7:00 pm

        U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis


        Mississippi 1964: Speaker, U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis

        Lincoln Library – The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

    4. Thursday, October 8, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group Leader (founded at the University of Georgia) and Web Accessibility Trainer


        10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content

        BRK 437 (on ground only)

      2. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #5: LinkedIn

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building, Room 50

    5. Friday, October 9, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmCampus Senate Meeting

        PAC G

  8. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Monday, October 12, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amGeneral Education Council Meeting

        TBA

    2. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmHermione Granger and Other Characters: Gender in the World of Hogwarts with Heather Dell

        Brookens Auditorium

    3. Wednesday, October 14, 2015

      1. 11:30 amFaculty Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

        Sangamon Auditorium Lobby

      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      3. 7:00 pmOne Book, One UIS Faculty Panel

        Brookens Auditorium

    4. Thursday, October 15, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #6: Communicate Like Professional

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building, Room 50

      2. 7:00 pmLincoln and Voting Rights with Michael Burlingame, Michael Vorenberg, and Ronald Keith Gaddie

        Brookens Auditorium 

      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

        Michael Vorenberg, Ronald Kieth Gaddie,  Dr. Michael Burlingame


        Live Webcast: Lincoln Legacy Lectures - "Lincoln & Voting Rights"

        Brookens Auditorium, University of Illinois Springfield.

        Overflow space available in the Public Affairs Center Conference Rooms.

      4. 7:00 pmThe History of the Negro Spiritual & Gospel Music - One Book, One UIS

        The Lincoln Library - The Public Library of Springfield, Illinois

    5. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 3:00 pmAnnual Friends of Brookens Library Book Sale

        Brookens Library Lower Level

      2. 6:00 pmThe Importance of Non-Violent Protests to Oppose Racial Injustice in Ferguson with Pastor Cori Bush & Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou

        Brookens Auditorium 

    6. Saturday, October 17, 2015

      1.  First-Half Courses End/Midpoint of Semester
  9. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Sunday, October 18, 2015

      1.  Last Day to Drop Last-Half Course (Complete Withdrawal)
    2. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1.  Last-Half Courses Begin
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Assess and Tweak at the Midpoint - Tips for Teaching Online [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      3. 7:00 pm

        Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell


        Congressman John Lewis Lecture: The Struggle for Racial Equality and Social Justice

        Sangamon Auditorium - University of Illinois Springfield

      4. 7:00 pmMARCH: The Struggle for Racial Equality and Social Justice 1965/2015 with John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell

        Sangamon Auditorium

    3. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmNational Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

        PAC Concourse

    4. Wednesday, October 21, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Emily Boles, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin, John Freml


        FDO Workshop: Using the Quality Matters Rubric to Improve Online and Blended Courses [COLRS]

        TBA

      2. 12:00 pmFall 2015 Mid-term Grades Due to the Office of Records and Registration Electronically by NOON
      3. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

      4. 7:00 pmIslam, the Catholic Church, and the Future of the World with Gabriel Said Reynolds

        Brookens Auditorium

    5. Thursday, October 22, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #7: Successful Interviewing Strategies

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building, Room 50

    6. Friday, October 23, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmCampus Senate Meeting

        PAC G

  10. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Sunday, October 25, 2015

      1.  Last Day to Drop Last-Half Course (Partial Withdraw)
    2. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1.  Late Registration Begins for Second-Half Fall Courses
    3. Tuesday, October 27, 2015

      1. 10:00 am“Stay" in LA: Temporary Workers and Precarious Duration in Los Angeles with Anne Cong-Huyen

        Lincoln Residence Hall Great Room 

    4. Wednesday, October 28, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmRed Ribbon Week Information Table
      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        COLRS Staff: Emily Boles, John Freml, Michele Gribbins, Carrie Levin


        Open Lab for Faculty [COLRS]

        Faculty Resource Center (BRK 437)

    5. Thursday, October 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJob Search Training Series #8: What to Do After Receiving a Job Offer

        UIS Career Development Center

        Student Affairs Building, Room 50

      2. 7:00 pmCultural Code Switching in America A Reading from Slow Lightning with Eduardo C. Corral

        Lincoln Residence Hall Great Room


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