UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic/feeds/massmail.rss Campus announcements en-us Fri, 17 May 2013 18:52:23 -0500 60 UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/favicon.png http://www.uic.edu/uic Campus announcements REMINDER - - 2014 UIC Campus Charitable Fund Drive (CCFD) TO: All Faculty and Staff <br /><br />FROM: Rebecca Fortier, Special Events Facilitator, UIC Human Resources<br /><br />DATE: October 24, 2014 <br /><br />RE: REMINDER - - 2014 UIC Campus Charitable Fund Drive (CCFD) <br /><br /><br />There is still time to donate in UIC’s annual “season of giving” - The Campus Charitable Fund Drive - supporting the State of Illinois’ charitable campaign, State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA). SECA is comprised of twelve Umbrella Charities, each with a different philanthropic mission and together representing over 2,000 charitable organizations.<br /><br />The 2014 “season of giving” began September 9, 2014 and will conclude November 26, 2014. Each department has designated a CCFD Ambassador to serve as their department leader, providing information and resources to assist in reaching unit and Campus-wide goals. <br /><br />To learn more about the UIC Campus Charitable Fund Drive, the various charitable organizations, and how employees can contribute, please visit the below links: <br /><br /><br />UIC Campus Charitable Fund Drive webpage<br />https://www.hr.uic.edu/paychecksinfo/charitable/<br /><br />Twelve Umbrella Charities<br />https://www.hr.uic.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=2800&pageId=3007#sec06 <br /><br />Pledge Form https://www.hr.uic.edu/UserFiles/Servers/Server_2716/File/d_paycheckinfo/2014_CCFD_Pledge_Form.pdf<br /><br />Donation Instructions https://www.hr.uic.edu/UserFiles/Servers/Server_2716/File/d_paycheckinfo/2014_CCFD_Pledge_Form_Instructions.pdf<br /><br /><br />All pledges are due by Wednesday, November 26 to:<br /><br />UIC Human Resources, Special Programs/CCFD<br />MC 897<br />Human Resources Building (HRB)<br />715 South Wood Street, Room 201B<br />Chicago, IL 60612<br />Fax 312.996.6807 (for Continuous Payroll Deduction pledge forms only)<br /><br /><br />For questions about the UIC Campus Charitable Fund Drive, please contact UIC Human Resources, Special Programs – Rebecca Fortier, rfortier@uillinois.edu or Marilyn Sommer, msommer@uillinois.edu. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:13:25 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:13:25 -0500 REMINDER - - 2014 Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony & Reception October 24, 2014<br /><br /><br />TO: All Faculty and Staff <br /><br />FROM: Rebecca Fortier, Special Events Facilitator, UIC Human Resources<br /><br />RE: REMINDER - - 2014 Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony & Reception <br /><br /><br />The 2014 Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the UIC Forum. This Campus-wide event honors the 2014 recipients of the Award of Merit, CAPE Award, INSPIRE and Luminary Awards, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years of service, and the campus recognizes the Woman of the Year, the Janice Watkins Award, and UI Hospital & Health Sciences System’s Class Act and Academy Award. <br /><br />All UIC community members are welcome to attend as we congratulate the honorees for their outstanding achievements. <br /><br /><br />What: 2014 Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony & Reception<br />Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014<br />Time: Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. with formal reception to immediately follow<br />Where: UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road<br />Parking: UIC Lot 5 – 1135 South Morgan Street <br /><br />Parking relocation will be honored in Lot 5 for any attendee who has a current UIC campus parking permit, which must be displayed at all times. **Normal parking charges apply in all other cases.<br /><br /><br />Event invitations have been sent to all honorees, nominators, supervisors, and UIC administration via university email. <br /><br />To see a complete list of all 2014 Employee Recognition Award Recipients and for additional event information, please visit the UIC Human Resources’ Employee Recognition webpage at http://www.hr.uic.edu/employee_recognition/. <br /><br /><br />For questions, contact Rebecca Fortier at rfortier@uillinois.edu or Marilyn Sommer at msommer@uillinois.edu. <br /><br />Congratulations to all of our 2014 honorees and thank you for all that you do for UIC! <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:09:15 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:09:15 -0500 Non-Partisan Voter Guide for November 4 Election You registered to vote, now get informed! And, even if you haven’t yet registered to vote, there’s still time.<br /><br />The Office of Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS) is excited to offer a non-partisan Voter Guide for students, faculty, and staff at UIC. <br /><br />The Voter Guide covers statewide races and ballot questions, as well as provides information about voter registration, finding your polling place, your rights at the polls, and what to do if your vote is challenged.<br /><br />SLDVS is committed to encouraging students and members of the UIC community to become informed and engaged citizens. We take no position on any of the candidates or ballot questions, and we provide fair and equal information on all candidates, if available.<br /><br />The voter guide is available in digital form here: http://uofi.uic.edu/cms/4043/voter_guide.pdf and printed copies of the booklet are available at the SLDVS office: Student Center East, Third Floor, Room 390.<br /><br />For questions, please contact Alea Thompson, Leadership Graduate Assistant in SLDVS at athomp40@uic.edu. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:06:14 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:06:14 -0500 Celebrating Dr. Rebecca Gordon at WLRC/CAN The Women’s Leadership and Resource Center and the Campus Advocacy Network cordially invite you to an appreciation reception to honor the contributions of Dr. Rebecca Gordon.<br /><br />Rebecca has been the director of the WLRC (formerly the Office of Women’s Affairs) since 1994, and during that time she was instrumental in expanding the anti-violence programming and victim services of the Campus Advocacy Network. As she stated when she won the Women of the Year Award in 2009, “I want to help create a campus where women can pursue their educational and career aspirations in an equitable, supportive and safe environment,” she said. “I really love the opportunity to make a difference on campus.” We know that she will continue to have an impact here at UIC in her new role as the Executive Associate Director and Title IX Coordinator in the Office for Access and Equity.<br />Please join us as we wish her well on the next leg of her journey here at UIC.<br /><br />Friday, October 31st<br />1:00pm – 3:00pm<br />WLRC/CAN<br />728 West Roosevelt, Parking Lot Entrance <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:04:50 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:04:50 -0500 Black Light Laser Tag at UIC Good evening ladies, gentlemen, and ghouls!<br /><br />Have you ever wanted to shoot zombies, with LASERS?!?! Are you a zombie and ever wanted to conquer the living world with lasers?!? If you answered yes to these questions, you’re in for a treat! On Wednesday, October 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Illinois Room at Student Center East, SAB (Student Activities Board) presents The Dark Night. Explore the haunted night with black light laser tag and chilling refreshments that Dracula would not dare consume. This event is open to all UIC students who are bold enough to enter. Feel free to dress up in your best costume to show all the dwellers of the dark. <br /><br />Stay up to date and have a chance to receive amazing prizes using #SABDarkNight on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.<br /><br />Students attending this event may document their activities as part of The UIC Experience Program. For more information, visit http://www.uicexperience.uic.edu.<br /><br />Campus Programs is a department of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Engaging students for success, from orientation through graduation. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:44 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:44 -0500 Art Fest Do you love creating art? Then register for Art Fest, an opportunity for students to create artwork to be featured in the Montgomery Ward Gallery. Canvas, paint, and brushes will be provided to students who sign up. Previous experience and/or coursework is not necessary to participate. <br /><br />Sign up online at http://go.uic.edu/ARTFEST.<br /><br />Signups will take place October 27 – 31. Please note that we only have a limited amount of spots open. The application will close once all the spots are filled.<br /><br />Art must be created between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Programs conference rooms during November 3 – 7 only. During the gallery opening reception on November 19th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., votes will be tallied for the “Best Painting” and prizes will be given out to our top three artists! Paintings will be evaluated based on these criteria:<br /><br />1. Educational Value <br />- Does the artwork inform and educate the community? <br />- Does the artwork bring insight to cultural, historical, or social issues?<br /><br />2. Quality <br />- Does the artwork demonstrate excellence in originality, creativity, and imagination?<br /><br />3. Audience Appeal<br />- Is the artwork appealing and relevant to our community? <br /><br />If you have any questions about this event, e-mail Sladjana Grbic at sgrbic2@uic.edu.<br />Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uiccampusprograms<br />Twitter and Instagram: @UICcampusprgrms<br /><br />If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please call 312-413-5070 at least one week prior to the event.<br /><br />Students attending this event may document their activities as part of The UIC Experience Program. For more information, visit http://www.uicexperience.uic.edu.<br /><br />Campus Programs is a department of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.<br /><br />Engaging students for success, from orientation through graduation. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:02:43 -0500 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:02:43 -0500 Paid Research Study Ever wonder how your brain activity relates to how you’re feeling? <br /><br />We’re doing a non-treatment, non-medication research study at the University of Illinois at Chicago on how brain activity relates to emotion.<br /><br />Participants must be between 18 and 30 yrs. old, right handed, and have a biological sibling in the Chicago area who may also be willing to be in the study.<br /><br />The study is non-invasive.<br /><br />Qualified participants will be paid $130.<br /><br />Contact Allie Hodges at the Chicago Lab of Emotion and Physiology:<br /><br />312-413-2681<br /><br />Principal Investigator: Dr. Stewart Shankman, Psychology, UIC IRB Protocol # 2012-0646 <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:34:23 -0500 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:34:23 -0500 TryArch Weekend Workshop at the UIC School of Architecture TryArch Weekend Architecture Workshop at UIC School of Architecture<br /><br />View this email in your browser (*|ARCHIVE|*)<br /><br />http://www.arch.uic.edu/tryouts/index.php<br />November 7Ð8, 2014<br />A+D Studios<br />845 West Harrison Street<br />Registration Deadline: November 1<br />TryArch Weekend Workshop<br />For current undergraduate students and working professionals<br /><br />arch.uic.edu/tryouts (http://www.arch.uic.edu/tryouts/index.php)<br /><br />In TryArch, you will design a contemporary urban pavilion in four stages: Draw, Cut and Fold, Document, and Exhibit. This introductory project is complemented by studio talks with faculty and current grad students. To conclude the weekend workshop, participants exhibit their final projects in a show at the UIC School of Architecture.<br /><br />TryArch. Be amazed by what you can do in just one weekend.<br /><br />Please feel free to contact Stephanie Niebuhr at sniebuhr@uic.edu (mailto:sniebuhr@uic.edu?subject=Architecture%20Tryouts%20) or 312.996.7803 with questions or if you require any accommodations to participate in the workshop.<br /><br />http://www.arch.uic.edu UIC SoA (http://www.arch.uic.edu)<br />https://www.facebook.com/UICSchoolofArchitecture Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/UICSchoolofArchitecture)<br />https://www.twitter.com/UIC_SoA/ @uic_soa (https://www.twitter.com/UIC_SoA/)<br />http://www.youtube.com YouTube (http://www.youtube.com)<br />https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=150034&trk=edu-cp-title LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=150034&trk=edu-cp-title)<br /><br />============================================================<br />Copyright © 2014 UIC School of Architecture, All rights reserved.<br /><br />Our mailing address is:<br />UIC School of Architecture<br />845 W Harrison St<br />Rm 3100 A+A MC030<br />Chicago, IL 60607<br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:12:38 -0500 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:12:38 -0500 FREE carbon monoxide breath test! Get motivated to stop smoking. From the Wellness Center Want to stop smoking but need a little inspiration or motivation?<br /><br />The FREE carbon monoxide (CO) meter breath test is as easy as blowing into a straw. It instantly calculates the amount of CO in your lungs and provides your result in the form of a number. Trained UIC College of Pharmacy students will administer the test, explain what your number means to your health, and offer you strategies on how to cut down and eventually quit smoking. Help yourself or a friend take the first step to becoming a non-smoker.<br />Individual consultations are also available at this event.<br /><br />This event is free and open to registered UIC students and employees.<br /><br />No registration is necessary.<br /><br />Date: Tuesday October 28, 2014<br />Time: 12:30pm to 3:00pm<br />Location:<br />Student Center East<br />UIC Wellness Center<br />750 S. Halsted Street, Room 238<br />Chicago, IL 60607<br /><br />This event is a partnership between:<br />UIC Village Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, and the Wellness Center <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:57:33 -0500 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:57:33 -0500 The UIC Experience Certification - Fall 2014 The UIC Experience, engaging students for success (image)<br /><br />The UIC Experience Certification<br />Fall 2014<br /><br />Earning The UIC Experience Certification is as easy as 1-2-3!<br /><br />Receive 1 certificate, after engaging in 2 experiences, from each of 3 key areas listed.<br /><br />Visit The UIC Experience program website at http://www.uicexperience.uic.edu to get a listing of Themed Experiences and enhanced Learning Projects.<br /><br />Some of the themes include (but are not limited to):<br /><br />–Career Planning Activities <br />–Gallery 400 Activities <br />–Campus Housing Activities <br />–Involvement Activities<br />–Recreation Activities<br />–Student Employee Activities<br />–Sustainability Activities<br />–Wellness Activities<br /><br />Or you can select your own A La Carte series of activities.<br /><br />Be eligible to be selected for a recognition award of $250.00 worth of books or technology at the UIC Bookstore by completing a Learning Project. Visual Learning Projects, Blog Learning Projects, and Vlog Learning Projects are available. (More information is available on the documentation page of the website). <br /><br />Faculty and staff, please encourage students to document their UIC Experiences to earn the certificate for academic year 2015! <br /><br />Fall submission deadline is November 28, 2014. <br /><br />For more information, visit http://www.uicexperience.uic.edu.<br /><br />The UIC Experience program is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Engaging students for success, from orientation through graduation. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:53:47 -0500 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:53:47 -0500 UIC Women's Basketball Manager Position Hello UIC Students,<br /><br />Do you love basketball? Ever wanted to be apart of a Division I basketball program? Well here's your chance! The UIC Women's Basketball team is currently looking for team managers to be apart of their program.<br /><br /><br />Perks<br />* UIC and Adidas Gear<br />* Join the UIC Basketball Family<br />* Great way of Networking<br />* Many other resources<br /><br />Availability mornings anywhere from 7:30-10:30 am & weekends (flexible)<br />Contact: Martin Henry, (312) 413-3005, tsardin@uic.edu <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:39:00 -0500 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:39:00 -0500 Commemorating Innovation at the University of Illinois Center on Depression & Resilience Launch - Tues. 10/21 [REVISED] <br /> <br />Join us on Tuesday, October 21, 2014<br />for the formal launch of the <br />UI Center on Depression & Resilience<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the<br /><br />UIC Department of Psychiatry invite you to attend activities<br /><br />on Tuesday, October 21st to recognize the formal launch<br /><br />of the University of Illinois Center on Depression & Resilience.<br /><br /> <br /><br />1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Data Blitz<br /><br />Student Center West, Second Floor, Thompson Rooms<br />828 S. Wolcott Avenue<br /><br /> <br /><br />2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Research Poster Presentation<br /><br />Student Center West, Second Floor, Thomson Rooms<br /><br /> <br /><br />4:30 – 5:30 p.m. UI CDR LAUNCH<br /><br />College of Medicine Research Building, Moss Auditorium<br />909 S. Wolcott Avenue<br /><br />FEATURING KEYNOTE BY <br />MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE<br />THE HONORABLE PATRICK J. KENNEDY<br /><br /> <br /><br />5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception<br /><br />College of Medicine Research Building, Atrium<br /><br />RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.<br /><br />PLEASE RESERVE A SPACE ONLINE HERE. <br /><br /> <br /><br />For more information contact The Office of Medical Advancement<br />312-996-1640 or email medevents@uic.edu<br /><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />link<br /><br />Office of Medical Advancement<br />1747 West Roosevelt Road | Suite 302 | Chicago, IL 60608-1203<br />phone (312) 996-4470 | fax (312) 996-4472 <br />www.medicine.uic.edu | www.hospital.uillinois.edu<br /><br /><br /> <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:54:23 -0500 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:54:23 -0500 IDOT's Joseph Shacter on the State of Rail in Illinois The College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Presents<br /><br />Joseph Shacter<br />Director of Public and Intermodal Transportation<br />Illinois Dept. of Transportation<br /><br />State of Rail in Illinois<br /><br />Please join us to hear Joseph Shacter and enjoy refreshments following his presentation.<br /><br />November 5th, 4:00 p.m.<br />Room 1043, Engineering Research Facility (ERF)<br />842 W. Taylor, Chicago, IL 60607<br /><br />Registration required at: madelyn@uic.edu<br /><br />Mr. Shacter, a graduate of Northwestern University, is a leader in environmental and transportation issues.<br />In his role as Director of Public and Intermodal Transportation, Shacter oversees Illinois’ high-speed rail program, the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency program, current and future state-funded Amtrak services, and the mass-transit capital and operating budgets statewide. <br />His most recent work includes leading a feasibility study on a 220-mile-per-hour passenger rail service from Chicago to Champaign with branches to Indianapolis and St. Louis. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:15:28 -0500 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:15:28 -0500 IDOT's Joseph Shacter on the State of Rail in Illinois The College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Presents<br /><br />Joseph Shacter<br />Director of Public and Intermodal Transportation<br />Illinois Dept. of Transportation<br /><br />State of Rail in Illinois<br /><br />Please join us to hear Joseph Shacter and enjoy refreshments following his presentation.<br /><br />November 5th, 4:00 p.m.<br />Room 1043, Engineering Research Facility (ERF)<br />842 W. Taylor, Chicago, IL 60607<br /><br />Registration required at: madelyn@uic.edu<br /><br />Mr. Shacter, a graduate of Northwestern University, is a leader in environmental and transportation issues.<br />In his role as Director of Public and Intermodal Transportation, Shacter oversees Illinois’ high-speed rail program, the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency program, current and future state-funded Amtrak services, and the mass-transit capital and operating budgets statewide. <br />His most recent work includes leading a feasibility study on a 220-mile-per-hour passenger rail service from Chicago to Champaign with branches to Indianapolis and St. Louis. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:13:07 -0500 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:13:07 -0500 Commemorating Innovation at the University of Illinois Center on Depression & Resilience Launch – Tues. 10/21 Join us on Tuesday, October 21, 2014<br />for the formal launch of the <br />UI Center on Depression & Resilience<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the<br /><br />UIC Department of Psychiatry invite you to attend activities<br /><br />on Tuesday, September 21st to recognize the formal launch<br /><br />of the University of Illinois Center on Depression & Resilience.<br /><br /> <br /><br />1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Data Blitz<br /><br />Student Center West, Second Floor, Thompson Rooms<br />828 S. Wolcott Avenue<br /><br /> <br /><br />2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Research Poster Presentation<br /><br />Student Center West, Second Floor, Thomson Rooms<br /><br /> <br /><br />4:30 – 5:30 p.m. UI CDR LAUNCH<br /><br />College of Medicine Research Building, Moss Auditorium<br />909 S. Wolcott Avenue<br /><br />FEATURING KEYNOTE BY <br />MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE<br />THE HONORABLE PATRICK J. KENNEDY<br /><br /> <br /><br />5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception<br /><br />College of Medicine Research Building, Atrium<br /><br />RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.<br /><br />PLEASE RESERVE A SPACE ONLINE HERE. <br /><br /> <br /><br />For more information contact The Office of Medical Advancement<br />312-996-1640 or email medevents@uic.edu<br /><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /><br />Office of Medical Advancement<br />1747 West Roosevelt Road | Suite 302 | Chicago, IL 60608-1203<br />phone (312) 996-4470 | fax (312) 996-4472 <br />www.medicine.uic.edu | www.hospital.uillinois.edu massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:10:58 -0500 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:10:58 -0500