Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Judd calls for new management model

Professor Richard Judd believes that businesses need to adopt a new management model to succeed in the 21st century.

He outlines what this means in an article that appeared in the State Journal-Register/Springfield Business News on December 5, 2007.

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Student focuses on helping others

UIS junior Shana Stine has a "contagious enthusiasm" for helping others.

An article in the Springfield, Illinois, weekly newspaper Illinois Times December 6-12, 2007, edition profiles Shana's work with Springfield's homeless population and how her efforts are inspiring other students to change their own outlook as well.

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Friday, November 30, 2007

UIS Online featured on NPR

UIS Online featured prominently in a two-part report on National Public Radio's Morning Edition on November 28 and 29.

Listen to Part 1, or read a transcript

Listen to Part 2, or read a transcript

Friday, November 16, 2007

Bradley happy to be in public radio

Rich Bradley, news director at public radio WUIS, was happy to escape from commercial radio when he joined the station in 1975.

In a profile in the Springfield, Illinois, weekly newspaper Illinois Times November 15-21, 2007, edition, Bradley explains why he enjoys working in public radio, and why he thinks the station has been so successful.

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UIS featured in look at city's expanding campus life

The growing number of residential students at UIS has created the need for expanded facilities in a number of areas.

Chancellor Richard Ringeisen discussed recently completed projects and some that are underway, as well as others planned for the future, in the Springfield State Journal-Register’s special Outlook 2008 section on Education and Careers. The section was part of the Wednesday, November 14, edition.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

UIS earning a reputation for innovation, quality

UIS is earning a national reputation for innovation and quality. Provost Harry Berman outlines the reasons why.

The Springfield State Journal-Register published Berman's article on its Op-Ed page on November 12, 2007.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Brian McMillen focused on the team

State police officer Brian McMillen, killed in the line of duty on October 28, was a UIS graduate who played basketball for the Prairie Stars from 2004 to 2006. UIS Athletic Director Rodger Jehlicka said that McMillen was a "true model of the student-athlete."

Springfield’s daily newspaper, the State Journal-Register, published an article about McMillen's career and dedication as an athlete on October 30, 2007.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

UIS receives award for online education

UIS has received national recognition for promoting online education. The Sloan Consortium, based in Needham, Massachusetts, honored UIS with the Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning Program award.

The Springfield, Illinois daily newspaper, the State Journal-Register, featured the award in an article on October 23, 2007.

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Friday, September 21, 2007

Opening day at The TRAC featured in SJR

The new UIS Recreation and Athletic Center (The T.R.A.C.) opened it's doors to faculty, staff, and students on Tuesday, September 18, 2007. The Springfield, Illinois daily newspaper, the State Journal-Register featured the center on its front page on Wednesday, September 20. They also included a photo gallery on their website.

Download a PDF file of the SJR front page: 20070920-SJR-RecCenterOpens.pdf