Apr 26, 2015

 

Meetings/Events

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT EXTERNAL SPEAKER
The Chemistry Department is proud to welcome Alison Fout of the University of Illinois at Champaign. Fout will present a talk titled "Understanding the Interplay Between Non-covalent Interactions and Anion Reduction in a Non-heme System." All are welcome to attend this event, which will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, April 27, in the Phipps Lecture Hall, Physical Science Building 1205.

JOSEPH J. EICHMAN, Chemistry
Posted: Apr 21, 2015


SPRING CLEARANCE SALE AT EIU BOOKSTORE
Spring Clearance Sale
EIU Bookstore, MLK Jr. Union

Now is the time to get your EIU merchandise at the bookstore. Hurry in before it is all gone! Sale runs from Monday, April 27, through Saturday, May 9.

ROBERT A. ZERBST, Union Bookstore
Posted: Apr 21, 2015


WEIU-TV TO PREMIER SPRING EDITION OF CONNECT
Four EIU faculty will be profiled on the spring edition of Connect. Included in this program are: Isaac Slaven, School of Technology; John Bickford, College of Education and Professional Studies; Susan Longley, Department of Psychology; and Jamie Ryan, Department of Music.

Connect will air at the following times:
Sunday, May 3, 9 p.m.
Monday, May 4, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 6, 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 7, 11 p.m.
Friday, May 8, 8 p.m.

LORI A. CASEY, Radio-TV Program
Posted: Apr 20, 2015


END OF SEMESTER MEDITATION SESSION -- APRIL 28
Dee Lenzi, instructor for the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies, will lead this meditation session to help with relaxation and stress relief. As a part of the Healthy Lifestyles series, we invite staff, faculty and students to sign up to reap the benefits of this one-hour meditation as the spring semester comes to a close. Join us and take a break from it all! Please bring a mat or towel, and please be prepared to remove your shoes to protect the dance floor. We hope to see you there! You can register here to attend. Contact Kelly at eiutraining@eiu.edu or by calling 581-6402 if you have questions.

KELLY J. SIMMONDS, Training & Development
Posted: Apr 20, 2015


CANDIDATES FOR INTERIM DEAN OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
The Search Committee for the interim dean of The Graduate School is hosting an open forum for campus members to meet the two to three finalists from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in Booth Library's Witters Conference Room 4440. This will be the only open forum, and the names of the finalists will be announced after noon on Monday, April 27.

ALLEN LANHAM, Search Committee Chair
Posted: Apr 20, 2015


ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS (April 25-30, 2015)
Saturday, April 25 -- Lecture: "Women's Lives and the Korean War"/Field Trip to the Korean War National Museum in Springfield. For detailed information, email Jinhee Lee at jlee@eiu.edu.
Tuesday, April 28 -- Asian Studies Awards Ceremony & Student Presentations, 1895 Room, 12:30-2 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m.
Thursday, April 30 -- Asian Film Series with Korean Movie, 2120 Physical Science Building, 4-6 p.m.

PAMELA J. WARPENBURG, Minority Affairs
Posted: Apr 15, 2015


CELEBRATION: A FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS -- APRIL 24, 25 AND 26
Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns April 24, 25 and 26. The festival officially gets underway at 11 a.m. when the food booths open. EIU employees are invited to come out and listen to the EIU Jazz Lab Band on the outdoor stage. The Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday features handcrafted works of art, including pottery, sculpture, paintings, jewelry and glasswork. A wide array of music can be heard throughout the weekend from rock and cajun to folk and reggae. For more information, visit here or the Celebration Facebook page.

DANIEL E. CREWS, CAH Dean's Office
Posted: Apr 14, 2015


PARKING AREAS CLOSED FOR CELEBRATION FESTIVAL
Just a friendly reminder for EIU employees who park near the Doudna Fine Arts Center and Buzzard Hall: Those parking areas used by Celebration: A Festival of the Arts will be closed from 5 p.m. Thursday, April 23, through Sunday, April 26. Parking spots located on Hayes Street from Ninth Street to the main entrance of the Doudna Fine Arts Center, as well as the lot north of Buzzard, will be closed in order for the food concession trailers to set up. Festival planners apologize for this temporary inconvenience, but appreciate everyone's cooperation. Again, all vehicles need to be removed from these locations by 5 p.m. April 23. These areas will remain closed until Sunday evening.

DANIEL E. CREWS, CAH Dean's Office
Posted: Apr 14, 2015


PHIL BLAIR RETIRING AFTER 35 YEARS OF SERVICE
Phil Blair has served in the Circulation Department of Booth Library for more than 35 years and has announced his retirement date of April 30, 2015.

Please join us in celebrating his dedication and years of service at a retirement reception to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Witter's Conference Room, Booth Library.

PEGGY A. MANLEY, Library Services -- Dean
Posted: Apr 10, 2015


RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR ROBERT BATES
You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating Robert Bates' 27 years of service to Eastern Illinois University and the Department of Health Studies, including 25 years as department chair. Please come to the Lantz Club Room from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, and help us wish him a wonderful and prosperous retirement. Cake and refreshments will be provided.

PAULA A. PARKER, Health Studies
Posted: Apr 10, 2015


LAVENDER GRADUATION CEREMONY 2015
This year's Lavender Graduation will take place between 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, in the Tarble Arts Center Atrium. This is a special ceremony to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students, and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to EIU. Please let your students know that seats are limited and that they must register by May 4 via the LGBTQA Resource Center Web page. If they wish to participate and do not register, we will not be able to create a personalized certificate for them. Parents, friends, mentors, professors, etc. are also welcome at the ceremony. But, again, space is limited. Guests may register via our Web page as well if they wish to attend. We look forward to seeing you all there!!

CAMERON M. CARRARA, LGBTQA Resource Center
Posted: Apr 02, 2015


SOUTHWESTERN POTTERY AND WEAVINGS ON VIEW AT THE TARBLE
This exhibition features historic period and contemporary ceramics from the American Southwest, vintage and contemporary Navajo weavings, and a selection of Caddo vessels. Works from the Tarble Arts Center’s educational collection are complemented by pieces from area private and public collections, including The University Museum, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The exhibition serves as the basis for the Tarble’s Fifth Grade Enrichment program for area schools April 1 – May 15; presented in cooperation with the EIU Art Education program and underwritten by First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust. The exhibition continues through June 7 in the Tarble's Brainard Gallery.

KATHRYN MORICE, Tarble Arts Center
Posted: Mar 25, 2015





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