From Dean Haslem

I will be available during Reading Days and Finals for academic emergencies.

Please note: Incompletes are generally not approved after the end of classes, though you should nevertheless contact me in the case of a last-minute emergency that you believe calls for an incomplete.

Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1 (Reading Days)
Friday, May 31, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Saturday, June 1, 10:00 AM to noon

Sunday, June 2, from 10:00 AM to noon and from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Monday and Tuesday, June 3-4, from 8:00 AM – noon & from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

My office is located at OM 105, and the phone number is 309-341-7214.

After hours (for emergencies), I can be reached by email or by calling 309-351-4107

Final Biology Senior Research Presentations, May 31

Final Biology Senior Research Presentations
Friday, May 31
3:00 PM
Room E-117, Science-Mathematics Center

On Friday, May 31 eight to 10 seniors majoring in Biology will give presentations on their senior research projects. The presentations will be followed by the Biology Department cook-out.

All are welcome to attend the presentations, but reservations are required for the cook-out. Please submit your name and student ID number (or faculty name) to Sandra Shumaker to make a reservation.

This event is being sponsored in part through HORIZONS funding and support from the Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study.

Book Giveaway, May 31

Book Giveaway
Friday, May 31, 2013
All Day

Lobby, Seymour Library

Visit the lobby of Seymour Library for a FREE book giveaway all day Friday, May 31!

Extended Library Hours

Extended Library Hours

Monday, May 27, 2013 – Tuesday, June 04, 2013


All Day

Seymour Library and Science & Mathematics Library
Extended Library hours begin Monday, May 27th. Get your STUDY on!
Seymour Library Extended Hours:

Mon. May 27 through Mon. June 3: 8:00 am – 2:00 am
Tues. June 4: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Wed. June 5 through Fri. June 7: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sat. June 6 (commencement): 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sun. June 9 through Mon. June 10: closed

The Science Library Extended Hours:

Mon. May 27 through Mon. June 3: 8:00 a.m. – midnight
Tues. June 4: 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Wed. June 5 through Fri. June 7: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sat. June 8 through Mon. June 10: closed

Blessings In A Backpack Presents, “Prairie Fire Follies” May 30

Thursday, May 30
8:00 PM
Memorial Gymnasium

Blessings in A Backpack and Prairie Fire Athletics are teaming up for an hour of entertainment to celebrate the last day of classes! Members of Blessings in a Backpack has been tabling for the event, which will include a Leg Shaving (as voted on by students), a Thrift Shop Style Show (open to any participant who is registered), and a Hot Dog Eating Contest (open to the first 20 registrants). There will be prizes for all contests, music, and free ice cream with your ($1) purchase of a ticket to the event.

All proceeds will benefit Blessings in a Backpack.