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Monday, 16 September, 2019
Tuesday, 17 September, 2019
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - What are your online research destinations? - How do you know when you have enough? - Identify key journals and key databases. - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research. - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your Reference Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud. - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!). - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero. - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Presenting Your Thesis (to the World) with Todd Bruns will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in Witters Conference Room 4440.

    Topics to be covered are:

    - What happens to your thesis after you submit it? - Common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your thesis - How to optimize discovery of your thesis with metadata Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.  

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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    Part of Latino Heritage Month Latino Trivia at the Newman Center.

    Tags: Alumni | Current Students | Faculty
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    Trivia night at Newman Center 

    Tags: Alumni | Current Students | Faculty
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
Thursday, 19 September, 2019
Friday, 20 September, 2019
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    Dr. Rudy Banerjee, Department of Geography, IUPUI, has degrees ranging from GIS to Environmental Epidemiology and Architecture. He will be giving a talk, “Future Architecture for 1 Trillion Drone Trips!” on Friday September 20th, 2019 in Physical Science Building, Room 2060 from 11:00 to 11:50 am. All are WELCOME to attend!

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty
Saturday, 21 September, 2019
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
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    meeting with prospective students in the main lobby

    Tags: Community | Current Students | Prospective Students
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    Soccer on the Quad--South Quad 

    Tags: Alumni | Current Students | Faculty
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    Join the Graduate Student Advisory Council for a dinner at Casa Del Mar on September 24th at 6pm. All graduate students are welcome! 

    Tags: Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - What are your online research destinations? - How do you know when you have enough? - Identify key journals and key databases. - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research. - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud. - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!). - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero. - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Presenting Your Thesis (to the World) with Todd Bruns will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in Witters Conference Room 4440.

    Topics to be covered are:

    - What happens to your thesis after you submit it? - Common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your thesis - How to optimize discovery of your thesis with metadata Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.  

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council | Workshop/Webinar
Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
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    Booth Library will host its FallBook Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 outside the south entrance of the library.

    A large selection of books in all subject areas and hundreds of paperback fiction titles will be available for purchase. No patrons will be allowed to browse or purchase items prior to the 9 a.m. start time.

     All items have been donated by the campus and local communities. The proceeds from the sale are used to enhance library programs and services.

    In case of inclement weather, the sale will be postponed. For the latest information on scheduling, check the library website, www.library.eiu.edu, or find Booth Library on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    We will discuss why cover letters are important and how to properly target your skills to the employer's needs in a cover letter. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” an exhibit that celebrates the citizen groups that have tried to make quality health care accessible to all, will be on display at Booth Library from Sept. 23 through Nov. 2, 2019.
    The library will celebrate the opening of the exhibit with a special keynote presentation, “Social Determinants of Health,” by Darren Hendrickson, chair of the EIU Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. The program will begin at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in the library’s West Reading Room.
    The exhibit and all programs are free and open to the public. For more information on the exhibit, visit https://library.eiu.edu/exhibits/forallthepeople/.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 26 September, 2019
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    Schedule a practice interview with a visiting employer. Get feedback on your answers to interview questions, and the questions you plan to ask employers. Real hiring agents have great hints on how to make you into the best candidate! Pre-Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412.

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - What are your online research destinations? - How do you know when you have enough? - Identify key journals and key databases. - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research. - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud. - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!). - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero. - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Presenting Your Thesis (to the World) with Todd Bruns will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in Witters Conference Room 4440.

    Topics to be covered are:

    - What happens to your thesis after you submit it? - Common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your thesis - How to optimize discovery of your thesis with metadata Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.  

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council | Workshop/Webinar
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    “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” an exhibit that celebrates the citizen groups that have tried to make quality health care accessible to all, will be on display at Booth Library from Sept. 23 through Nov. 2, 2019.
    Parish Nursing has evolved since the 1980’s to Faith Community Nursing. It involves a registered nurse blending their knowledge of health with their own spiritual beliefs.
    Did you know that over 500 nurses in central Illinois have completed the training to bring health ministry to their own congregation?
    Faith Roberts, RN, MSN is the  Executive Director Magnet, Pathway, Professional Practice and Parish Nursing at Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle Physician Group, Urbana, IL.
    The exhibit and all programs are free and open to the public. For more information on the exhibit, visit https://library.eiu.edu/exhibits/forallthepeople/.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Student Panel: What makes us feel Latinx

    Tags: Alumni | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Saturday, 28 September, 2019
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    Kevin and Paul Baumann, brothers, are very knowledgeable about local cemeteries and have visited many other cemeteries in their travels internationally. They will start the day with a PowerPoint presentation on Tombstone Art. In the afternoon, Roselawn-Mound Cemetery and Old City Cemetery will be toured, with Paul and Kevin as guides. One just might hear bagpipes in the background and see re-enactments of moments in the life of pioneers who lived long ago. In case of rain, we will meet back in the library (after lunch on your own) for afternoon stories of art in the lives of those who lived here in Coles County long ago.

    This event offered through a collaboration of:  Coles County Arts Council, Academy of Lifelong Learning, Coles County Historical Society and Coles County Genealogical Society

    Registration required by 9/23 at 581-5114.  $10 per person.  16 and under N/C.  

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Monday, 30 September, 2019
Tuesday, 01 October, 2019
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    Applying for jobs and internships should not be like going on a blind date! Learn how to research employers, what to look for and how to use this critical knowledge to your advantage. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - What are your online research destinations? - How do you know when you have enough? - Identify key journals and key databases. - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research. - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud. - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!). - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero. - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Presenting your Thesis (to the World) with Todd Bruns will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in Witters Conference Room 4440.

    Topics to be covered are:

    - What happens to your thesis after you submit it? - Common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your thesis - How to optimize discovery of your thesis with metadata Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.  

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council | Workshop/Webinar
Wednesday, 02 October, 2019
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    Molly Bellamey, formerly on the National Road Association of Illinois Board of Directors, will educate on the purpose and funding of the road that began in 1811 in Cumberland, MD and ended in Vandalia, IL in 1837. She will describe pioneers who moved west, and how they managed the work and hardships of travel in the early 1800s. The National Scenic Byways Program will be examined along with things to see and do today along the Road in Illinois. Not to be missed, Molly's delightful children's book, Patch on the National Road, will be shared. Lucky attendees will go home with a copy!

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning.  Free and open to the public; registration requested at 581-5114. 

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” an exhibit that celebrates the citizen groups that have tried to make quality health care accessible to all, will be on display at Booth Library from Sept. 23 through Nov. 2, 2019.
    The arts and humanities play important roles in political reform movements: authors, artists, musicians, performers, and critics work to raise awareness, inspire empathy, and incite action. U.S. authors from different time periods and different cultural backgrounds have represented experiences related to reproductive health and rights activism since the 1890s, often in response to health care reform. This presentation analyzes several of these works in the context of various legal and social debates. The presentation includes discussion of sexuality, pregnancy, and abortion.
    Jeannie Ludlow is a professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at EIU. She has worked as a patient advocate/peer counselor at abortion clinics and as an antiracist advocate and trainer. Recent publications include “Graphic Abortion: The Grotesque in Diane Noomin’s 1990s Abortion Comics” in Feminist Formations (Summer 2019) and “Inappropriate/d Generations: Artifactual Pregnancy and Diffracted Choice in Comics Narratives” in Monstrous Women in Comics (forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi).
    The exhibit and all programs are free and open to the public. For more information on the exhibit, visit https://library.eiu.edu/exhibits/forallthepeople/.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    2nd part of series "Why do we Migrate?"

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty
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    Learn how to make the most of a job fair: to build relationships, make employers remember you, what to say, when to come & how long to stay, and much more! Presented by Bob Berdelle, Enterprise Rent A Car. Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
Thursday, 03 October, 2019
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - What are your online research destinations? - How do you know when you have enough? - Identify key journals and key databases. - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research. - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are: - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud. - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!). - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero. - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Presenting your Thesis (to the World) with Todd Bruns will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and again from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in Witters Conference Room 4440.

    Topics to be covered are:

    - What happens to your thesis after you submit it? - Common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your thesis - How to optimize discovery of your thesis with metadata Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.  

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Workshop/Webinar
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    Meet with recruiters from a wide variety of industries and locations. Find internships and jobs. Some employers will interview the next day! Do your research, bring your resumes and your confidence!! Learn more at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students

    Tags: Alumni | Career Services | Current Students | Faculty
Friday, 04 October, 2019
Saturday, 05 October, 2019
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    Join us for a lecture and workshop on the history and techniques of the humble String Quilt. Strips of scrap fabric, clothing, and anything cloth related were sewn together and referred to as 'strings'. Common amongst the thrifty quilter, these were useful and much loved for their warmth and artistry. We will follow the evolution of these String Quilts into the modern quilt movement today. Begin a small project wtih some basic sewing supplies as you design your own project with the basic string block. Listen, learn, and love to stitch? Bring a dish or snack to share at lunchtime and your drink, as we share stories of the quilts and quilters in our lives. Supply list will be sent to each registrant.

    Offered by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; taught by Jamie Willis.  

    Member price: $25  Non-member: $29

    Call 581-5114 to register by 9/25/19.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Join us for a lecture and workshop on the history and techniques of the humble String Quilt. Strips of scrap fabric, clothing, and anything cloth related were sewn together and referred to as 'strings'. Common amongst the thrifty quilter, these were useful and much loved for their warmth and artistry. We will follow the evolution of these String Quilts into the modern quilt movement today. Begin a small project wtih some basic sewing supplies as you design your own project with the basic string block. Listen, learn, and love to stitch? Bring a dish or snack to share at lunchtime and your drink, as we share stories of the quilts and quilters in our lives. Supply list will be sent to each registrant.

    Offered through the Academy of Lifelong Learning, taught by Jamie Willis. 

    Academy Member price:$25

    Non-member price: $29

    Register at 581-5114 by 9/25/19. 

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
Sunday, 06 October, 2019
Monday, 07 October, 2019
Tuesday, 08 October, 2019
Friday, 11 October, 2019
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    Please join us for the 3rd annual Making Excellence Inclusive: Together We RISE (Reaching Inclusivity for Student Excellence) Conference. 

    The conference features keynote speaker Dr. Mary Howard-Hamilton, author and the Bayh College of Education Coffman Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at Indiana State University.

    The conference also includes concurrent sessions with various topics related to diversity and inclusion as they relate to creating a climate that fosters student excellence. 

    Registration is free for members of the EIU community, $20 for non-EIU attendees, and $10 for non-EIU graduate students. 

    Visit the following link for more information: https://www.eiu.edu/mei/conference.php 

    Contact Jim Howley, conference planner, at jhowley@eiu.edu with questions.

    Tags: Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty
Monday, 14 October, 2019
Tuesday, 15 October, 2019
Wednesday, 16 October, 2019
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    “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” an exhibit that celebrates the citizen groups that have tried to make quality health care accessible to all, will be on display at Booth Library from Sept. 23 through Nov. 2, 2019.
    One program part of this exhibit is “Root and Branch: The Search for Healing Among African Americans.” The talk would discuss the history of discrimination in medical access and treatment and how this exclusion led to a number of nontraditional treatments and cures, some of which are still believed to be effective today. The historical introduction should give context to some of the treatments discussed and provide for an understanding regarding distrust of contemporary medicine and the persistence of nontraditional cures today.
    Kevin Anderson, professor, Political Science
    Dr. Anderson (Ph.D. Missouri) teaches courses in American government, political theory and African American politics. Professor Anderson focuses his research on American and African American Political Thought, seeking to understand the tensions between individual liberty, collective good and American political values. His first book Agitations: Ideologies and Strategies in African American Politics (University of Arkansas Press 2010), explores this theme within African American politics. His second book is a co-authored work, State Voting Laws in America: Historical Statutes and Their Modern Implications (Palgrave Pivot 2015) with Professors Michael A. Smith of Emporia State University and Chapman Rackaway of the University of West Georgia. This book explores the history and evolving politics surrounding the right to vote in American politics. Professor Anderson has also published book chapters on media and politics and written a book chapter on working in the 1992 Presidential campaign.
    The exhibit and all programs are free and open to the public. For more information on the exhibit, visit https://library.eiu.edu/exhibits/forallthepeople/.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 17 October, 2019
Friday, 18 October, 2019
Saturday, 19 October, 2019
Sunday, 20 October, 2019
Monday, 21 October, 2019
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
Thursday, 24 October, 2019
Friday, 25 October, 2019
Tuesday, 29 October, 2019
Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
Thursday, 31 October, 2019
Friday, 01 November, 2019
Saturday, 02 November, 2019
Monday, 04 November, 2019
Wednesday, 06 November, 2019
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    This is a great professional day experience for student teachers! Meet with recruiters from school districts across the state of Illinois as well as those from out of state seeking to fill mid-year openings and for the new school year. Learn more at: https://www.eiu.edu/careers/falleducationjobfair.php

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    Art exhibit based on topic of Race, Racism, and Social Justice

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Martin Dionne, Quebec Public & Government Affairs Officer in Chicago, is coming to EIU to give a presentation, “Opportunities in Business & Technology in Quebec,” at Lumpkin Hall’s Roberson Auditorium (2030). This talk will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. This event is free and open to the public.

    He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Politics and a master’s degree in International Relations. He has worked for the National Assembly of Quebec, the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the Ministry of Native Affairs.

     

    While at EIU, Mr. Dionne will take a tour of the EIU campus and Booth Library. He will hold discussions with the Office of International Students and Scholars, World Languages faculty, and Career Services. Dionne will meet with MBA and other graduate students at Lumpkin 2121 from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. He will also talk to Blair Watson’s French 2201 and French for Business classes.

     

    His visit to EIU was organized by Booth Library’s Bradley Tolppanen; Austin Cheney, Dean of Lumpkin College of Business & Technology; and Blair Watson, World Languages and Cultures. Last year, Booth Library received a grant from the Quebec/U.S. University Grant Program to improve library materials related to the study of Quebec and its culture.

     

    He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Politics and a master’s degree in International Relations. He has worked for the National Assembly of Quebec, the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the Ministry of Native Affairs.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students
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    “The Doudna Rock & Roll Takeover” free live music showcase and television taping that features the wild local sounds of the area's best rock and pop bands.

    The Black Box at Doudna at EIU hosts the premiere showcase on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. with three original bands who will each be filmed live to tape by Cavetone Records. Each episode will then air on WEIU-TV in primetime as the lead-in to “Austin City Limits.”

    The official music schedule for the evening is as follows:

    • 7 p.m. – Jeremy T. McConaughey and the Band You're About to Hear (Charleston/Benton) - Carefully-crafted Americana indie pop.

    • 8 p.m. – Matty Till Dawn (Olney) - Endlessly-charming scuzz rock trio.

    • 9 p.m. – Sons of Cain (Mattoon/Efingham) – High-octane grunge machine.

    Produced by Cavetone Records & Television, the concert and television taping also features the infamous host and hype man Colin St. Michael, a live Hit-Mix 88.9 remote broadcast from 6-7 p.m., and refreshments in the concourse.

    The show is free to attend, and while the sounds may induce wild fits of dancing, the lyrical content is TV-PG.

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    Tags: Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Communication Studies | Community | Current Students | Doudna Fine Arts Center | Faculty | Prospective Students
Friday, 08 November, 2019
Sunday, 10 November, 2019
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    Before the hustle and bustle of the coming holiday season arrives, plan to
    spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon with us, the Past~Forward Memoir Writers.
    Our members, all local writers, will entertain you with a full line up of stories that
    are funny, exciting, thought provoking, seasonal, or just quirky. Not only is memoir a joy to write and read, but also hear, especially when presented by the author. Let us entertain you. 

    Promoted by the Academy of Lifelong Learning; presented by the Past~Forward Memoir Writers.  Free and open to the public.  

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Conferences/Meetings | Current Students | Faculty
Monday, 11 November, 2019
Tuesday, 12 November, 2019
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    Booth Library's University Archives & Special Collections and the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) housed within it are unique resources on the EIU campus. The University Archives houses the 1895 Old Main time capsule, Garner Sheet Music Collection, and an oral history interview collection. The Archives serve to preserve University history through photographs, documents, faculty manuscript collections, and other diverse ephemera. Booth Library’s Special Collections represent a broader range of resources, including postcard collections, regional history related resources, and rare bound volumes from as far back as the 17th century.

    Bill Schultz, Jr., Cataloging Librarian who also serves as the Interim Head of the University Archives & Special Collections will provide an overview of the University Archives, Special Collections and IRAD. He will show examples of the types of records and documents that can be found in each area, discuss archival practices to organize and preserve such materials, and also present an orientation to this department’s online archival resources. He will also touch on how individuals can take steps to preserve their own physical and digital collections. The session will last approximately 90 minutes and will include a tour of the University Archives.

    Offered through the Academy of Lifelong Learning; free and open to the public. Registration requested by 11/11/19 at #581-5114.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Historian Christy Pichichero, George Mason University

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 14 November, 2019
Friday, 15 November, 2019
Saturday, 16 November, 2019
Sunday, 17 November, 2019
Tuesday, 19 November, 2019
Wednesday, 04 December, 2019
Thursday, 05 December, 2019
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    FREE ADMISSION ~ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Please join us at the 33rd Annual Holiday Art Sale where you will find a wide selection of holiday gifts in all price ranges.  All items are handmade by local artists.

    The primary purpose of this sale is to assist the Department of Art+Design in raising funds for scholarships for our art majors.

    December 5 – December 8, 2019

    • December 5 – 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    • December 6&7 10:00am - 8:00pm
    • December 8 –   1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Doudna Fine Arts Center – Main Concourse

    Tags: Alumni | Art Department | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    It's not too late to get your flu shot before sickness kicks in! Join us for our second Student Flu Shot Clinic of the year! 

    December 5th, 2019 in the Medical Clinic located in the Human Services Building. Students, please bring your Panther Card. The clinic will be held from 8:30AM - 4:30PM. 

    Tags: Current Students | Health Education Resource Center
Friday, 06 December, 2019
Saturday, 07 December, 2019
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    FREE ADMISSION ~ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Please join us at the 33rd Annual Holiday Art Sale where you will find a wide selection of holiday gifts in all price ranges.  All items are handmade by local artists.

    The primary purpose of this sale is to assist the Department of Art+Design in raising funds for scholarships for our art majors.

    December 5 – December 8, 2019

    • December 5 – 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    • December 6&7 10:00am - 8:00pm
    • December 8 –   1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Doudna Fine Arts Center – Main Concourse

    Tags: Alumni | Art Department | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Sunday, 08 December, 2019
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    FREE ADMISSION ~ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Please join us at the 33rd Annual Holiday Art Sale where you will find a wide selection of holiday gifts in all price ranges.  All items are handmade by local artists.

    The primary purpose of this sale is to assist the Department of Art+Design in raising funds for scholarships for our art majors.

    December 5 – December 8, 2019

    • December 5 – 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    • December 6&7 10:00am - 8:00pm
    • December 8 –   1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Doudna Fine Arts Center – Main Concourse

    Tags: Alumni | Art Department | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
Monday, 09 December, 2019
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    On Dec. 9-10, members of All Things Pawsitive will bring certified therapy dogs to greet students from 2-6 p.m. in the library’s South Lobby.

    Tags: Current Students | Faculty
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
Tuesday, 10 December, 2019
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    On Dec. 9-10, members of All Things Pawsitive will bring certified therapy dogs to greet students from 2-6 p.m. in the library’s South Lobby.

    Tags: Current Students | Faculty
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
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    The EIU Mindfulness Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library’s Edgar Room at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and two sessions, at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 9-10.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty
Monday, 06 January, 2020
Tuesday, 07 January, 2020
Wednesday, 08 January, 2020
Thursday, 09 January, 2020
Monday, 13 January, 2020
Tuesday, 14 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Wednesday, 15 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 16 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
Friday, 17 January, 2020
Saturday, 18 January, 2020
Tuesday, 21 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Wednesday, 22 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 23 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Learn about winning employment interview skills and techniques in this workshop. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Currently, CBD and THC are making headlines all over the world, but what do we really know about these cannabinoids and cannabis plant? Join us as we take a look at cannabis use throughout history, the medical science behind it, and the current laws surrounding it. Now that forty-seven states are giving over three million people access to medical cannabis, and eleven states have allowed adult recreational use, it is time we understand what all the buzz is about. Attend both sessions for full coverage of topics. 

    Please Register by 1/21/2020

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Monday, 27 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Learn about winning employment interview skills and techniques in this workshop. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
Tuesday, 28 January, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Wednesday, 29 January, 2020
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    Committing to professionalism will help employers understand your ability to be reliable and capable. Behaviors currently used with your friends or online may actually have a negative impression on employers. Professional Behavior is the easiest skill to develop and refine.  Let's get started!   Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
Thursday, 30 January, 2020
Monday, 03 February, 2020
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Higher Learning movie and Panel discussion hosted by the Black Student Union, NAACP, African Student Association, S.T.R.O.N.G. MENtoring, and Strong S.H.E.

    Tags: Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Film Screening | Minority Affairs
Tuesday, 04 February, 2020
Wednesday, 05 February, 2020
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    Schedule a practice interview with a visiting employer. Get feedback on your answers to interview questions, and the questions you plan to ask employers. Real hiring agents have great hints on how to make you into the best candidate! Pre-Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412.

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    African American Heritage month event hosted by NAACP.

    Tags: Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Minority Affairs | RSO Event
Thursday, 06 February, 2020
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    Eastern students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to take a tour of Booth Library and find out what the library has to offer.

    Twenty-minute tours will be offered regularly during the first four weeks of the semester. There’s no need to sign up; just come to the Research Help desk on the north end of the library to join in any of the tours Monday through Thursday. Tours will be offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 6. The library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Tours are also offered by appointment. Contact a research help librarian at 581-6072 to schedule a tour.

    Tags: Alumni | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Prospective Students
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    We recognize that our dietary habits make a significant impact on heart health – and some of what we “know” may not be the most accurate. In celebration of National Heart Health Month, Dr. Melanie Burns, RDN will guide us in food label reading with a keen eye on sodium content and how to prepare foods at home to be lower in sodium. Attendance at both sessions is not required. Limited to 12 participants.


    The first session will meet at County Market (Study Room, FL 2) and will include a brief update of heart healthy guidelines and an opportunity to put that knowledge into practice in the grocery store aisles reading food labels.


    The second session will meet on Eastern’s campus in Klehm Hall 2309 where we will modify and prepare recipes to be more sodium friendly. So, be sure to bring your appetite for delicious, lower sodium foods!

    Please Register by 1/31/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
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    Learn how to make potential employment connections like a pro in this interactive workshop. Learn more and RSVP at: https://www.eiu.edu/careers/informal_networking.php

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
Friday, 07 February, 2020
Saturday, 08 February, 2020
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    Everything is energy! We are surrounded by the Matrix which is a field of energy that underlies all reality. Each of us also has a personal energy field. This energy field holds within it the patterns of the thoughts we think, the emotions we experience and the actions that we take. These energetic patterns are held in our physical bodies and contribute to how we experience reality. Join Cindy as she leads you on a journey of discovery through your own powerful energy centers. Explore the science of vibrational energy and how the human body integrates and discharges this energy. Experience first-hand how to identify and eliminate self-imposed blocks to your full, harmonious and healthy flow of mind, body and soul vitality and practice easy-to-use, scientifically based techniques that you can use immediately to optimize your personal energy flow.

    Please register by 2/4/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
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Monday, 10 February, 2020
Tuesday, 11 February, 2020
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020
Thursday, 13 February, 2020
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    This presentation covers the importance of clean ropes and straps when used for rigging and life safety applications. It examines the effect filth can have on synthetic fibers and shows how even small defects can turn into disastrous results.  Photos and videography will provide convincing evidence for your consideration.  Safety is paramount and will apply to rope usage at home or on a farm or property. 

    Please register by 2/12/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Monday, 17 February, 2020
Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Wednesday, 19 February, 2020
Thursday, 20 February, 2020
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    The Department of Geology and Geography present Jim Ursic ('75), John Canar, Sonny Divita and Matt Blaser, USEPA Scientists, discussing "Geophysical Methods for Environmental Superfund Sites" and "Using GIS, Statistics and Chemistry - a Residential Superfund Case History."  This will be held in the Physical Science Building, Room 3040 from 1 - 2 pm on Thursday, Feb 20, 2020.  All are welcome to attend.

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students
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    We recognize that our dietary habits make a significant impact on heart health – and some of what we “know” may not be the most accurate. In celebration of National Heart Health Month, Dr. Melanie Burns, RDN will guide us in food label reading with a keen eye on sodium content and how to prepare foods at home to be lower in sodium. Attendance at both sessions is not required. Limited to 12 participants.


    The first session will meet at County Market (Study Room, FL 2) and will include a brief update of heart healthy guidelines and an opportunity to put that knowledge into practice in the grocery store aisles reading food labels.


    The second session will meet on Eastern’s campus in Klehm Hall 2309 where we will modify and prepare recipes to be more sodium friendly. So, be sure to bring your appetite for delicious, lower sodium foods!

    Please Register by 1/31/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Friday, 21 February, 2020
Saturday, 22 February, 2020
Monday, 24 February, 2020
Tuesday, 25 February, 2020
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    Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
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    Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.

    Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are:
    - What are your online research destinations?
    - How do you know when you have enough?
    - Identify key journals and key databases.
    - Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research.
    - Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

    Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered at 7 p.m. March 3 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are:
    - Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud.
    - Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!).
    - Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero.
    - Export citation information using library databases.

    Seminar 3: Submitting your Thesis with Ellen Corrigan will be offered at 7 p.m. March 10 in Room 4450 of the library.

    Topics to be covered are:
    - How to submit your thesis online via The Keep
    - What happens to your thesis to achieve certification by the Graduate School
    - How to order personal or departmental print copies of your thesis

    Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.

    For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu.

    Tags: Booth Library | Current Students | Faculty | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council | Pine Honors College | Workshop/Webinar
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    African American Heritage month event hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

    Tags: Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Minority Affairs | RSO Event
Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
Thursday, 27 February, 2020
Saturday, 29 February, 2020
Monday, 02 March, 2020
Tuesday, 03 March, 2020
Wednesday, 04 March, 2020
Thursday, 05 March, 2020
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    Do you love family history? Are you intrigued by old, handwritten documents? Learn how to make more records available through indexing. This session will start with Donna Stewart of the Coles County Genealogical Society discussing the importance of good reporting and documentation. Then Missy Stowell will help you get started indexing genealogical records. She will demonstrate how she contributes daily to indexing on FamilySearch.com, and guide you in the learning process. Bring your login and password to FamilySearch.com and learn to contribute at any level you wish. 

    Please register by 3/4/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Friday, 06 March, 2020
Monday, 09 March, 2020
Tuesday, 10 March, 2020
Wednesday, 11 March, 2020
Friday, 03 April, 2020
Tuesday, 12 May, 2020
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    Natural Light: Painting and Photography En Plein Air in Coles County

    Dates and Times
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    with Tom Hebermehl
    Tuesday May 12, 2020 6-8 pm
    Limit: 25 participants

    Plein Air Water Color Workshop
    with Jessica Mertz
    Thursday May 14, 2020 5:30-8 pm
    Limit: 15 participants

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day
    7 – 11 am Saturday May 16, 2020

    Locations:
    Evening Photography and Painting Workshops
    Charleston Carnegie Public Library
    6th Street & Van Buren Avenue
    Charleston IL

    Plein Air Art at the Lake
    Pavilion at Lake Charleston Levee Trail Head
    IL Route 130, just south of Charleston

    Fees:
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $15.00
    Non-members: $16.00

    Watercolor Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $20.00 (includes basic supplies)
    Non-members: $22.00

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day:
    Free and open to the public
    Please register at 581-5114

    Description:

    Spring. You’ve waited for it all winter, so come out and celebrate its arrival during Plein Air Art at the Lake. Creative souls and lovers of nature are invited to gather on Saturday, May 16 between the hours of 7 and 11 am to take photographs, sketch, and paint at Lake Charleston Trails. Artists of all skill levels will work at their own pace during the morning and gather to share their discoveries at 11.
    New to painting outdoors? Join artist Jessica Mertz for a lively introduction to the joys of working with watercolors ‘en plein air’ Jessica’s workshop will explore techniques for making the most of natural light and provide exercises and materials to get you started.
    Perhaps you’d like to hone your photography skills so you can take good shots of a landscape you’ll be finishing in-studio later? We’ve got a workshop for that too. Photographer Tom Hebbermehl will demonstrate how to make the most of your powerful Smartphone camera tools. After years of shooting with a manual camera, Tom has fine-tuned the practice of capturing high-quality images with his phone and he’s ready to show you how. Composition, adjusting exposure, focus and sharpness, addressing image problems without fancy photo editing apps and most crucially, capturing natural light are all covered in this fun, hands-on workshop.
    So what are you waiting for? It’s been a long cold winter, let’s get out and make some art!
    A project of the Coles County Arts Council.

    Please register by 5/4/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Thursday, 14 May, 2020
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    Natural Light: Painting and Photography En Plein Air in Coles County

    Dates and Times
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    with Tom Hebermehl
    Tuesday May 12, 2020 6-8 pm
    Limit: 25 participants

    Plein Air Water Color Workshop
    with Jessica Mertz
    Thursday May 14, 2020 5:30-8 pm
    Limit: 15 participants

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day
    7 – 11 am Saturday May 16, 2020

    Locations:
    Evening Photography and Painting Workshops
    Charleston Carnegie Public Library
    6th Street & Van Buren Avenue
    Charleston IL

    Plein Air Art at the Lake
    Pavilion at Lake Charleston Levee Trail Head
    IL Route 130, just south of Charleston

    Fees:
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $15.00
    Non-members: $16.00

    Watercolor Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $20.00 (includes basic supplies)
    Non-members: $22.00

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day:
    Free and open to the public
    Please register at 581-5114

    Description:

    Spring. You’ve waited for it all winter, so come out and celebrate its arrival during Plein Air Art at the Lake. Creative souls and lovers of nature are invited to gather on Saturday, May 16 between the hours of 7 and 11 am to take photographs, sketch, and paint at Lake Charleston Trails. Artists of all skill levels will work at their own pace during the morning and gather to share their discoveries at 11.
    New to painting outdoors? Join artist Jessica Mertz for a lively introduction to the joys of working with watercolors ‘en plein air’ Jessica’s workshop will explore techniques for making the most of natural light and provide exercises and materials to get you started.
    Perhaps you’d like to hone your photography skills so you can take good shots of a landscape you’ll be finishing in studio later? We’ve got a workshop for that too. Photographer Tom Hebbermehl will demonstrate how to make the most of your powerful Smartphone camera tools. After years of shooting with a manual camera, Tom has fine-tuned the practice of capturing high quality images with his phone and he’s ready to show you how. Composition, adjusting exposure, focus and sharpness, addressing image problems without fancy photo editing apps and most crucially, capturing natural light are all covered in this fun, hands-on workshop.
    So what are you waiting for? It’s been a long cold winter, let’s get out and make some art!
    A project of the Coles County Arts Council.

    Please register by 5/4/2020.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Saturday, 16 May, 2020
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    Natural Light: Painting and Photography En Plein Air in Coles County

    Dates and Times
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    with Tom Hebermehl
    Tuesday May 12, 2020 6-8 pm
    Limit: 25 participants

    Plein Air Water Color Workshop
    with Jessica Mertz
    Thursday May 14, 2020 5:30-8 pm
    Limit: 15 participants

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day
    7 – 11 am Saturday May 16, 2020

    Locations:
    Evening Photography and Painting Workshops
    Charleston Carnegie Public Library
    6th Street & Van Buren Avenue
    Charleston IL

    Plein Air Art at the Lake
    Pavilion at Lake Charleston Levee Trail Head
    IL Route 130, just south of Charleston

    Fees:
    Smartphone Photography Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $15.00
    Non-members: $16.00

    Watercolor Workshop
    CCAC and Academy members: $20.00 (includes basic supplies)
    Non-members: $22.00

    Plein Air Art at the Lake Day:

    Free and open to the public

    Description:

    Spring. You’ve waited for it all winter, so come out and celebrate its arrival during Plein Air Art at the Lake. Creative souls and lovers of nature are invited to gather on Saturday, May 16 between the hours of 7 and 11 am to take photographs, sketch, and paint at Lake Charleston Trails. Artists of all skill levels will work at their own pace during the morning and gather to share their discoveries at 11.
    New to painting outdoors? Join artist Jessica Mertz for a lively introduction to the joys of working with watercolors ‘en plein air’ Jessica’s workshop will explore techniques for making the most of natural light and provide exercises and materials to get you started.
    Perhaps you’d like to hone your photography skills so you can take good shots of a landscape you’ll be finishing in studio later? We’ve got a workshop for that too. Photographer Tom Hebbermehl will demonstrate how to make the most of your powerful Smartphone camera tools. After years of shooting with a manual camera, Tom has fine-tuned the practice of capturing high quality images with his phone and he’s ready to show you how. Composition, adjusting exposure, focus and sharpness, addressing image problems without fancy photo editing apps and most crucially, capturing natural light are all covered in this fun, hands-on workshop.
    So what are you waiting for? It’s been a long cold winter, let’s get out and make some art!
    A project of the Coles County Arts Council.

    Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
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