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266 Recipients connect with donors at Scholarship Luncheon

More than 275 people attended the annual UIS Scholarship Luncheon, which brings together donors and scholarship recipients. For many of the donors it was their first time meeting the students they support. Related Links: UIS Scholarship Luncheon 2014 Video Showing our appreciation for scholarship donors 2012 Scholarship Luncheon 2011 Scholarship Luncheon Chancellor’s remarks at the… Read More »

265 Innocence Project helps free man imprisoned for 29 years

A Chicago man who had proclaimed his innocence for nearly 30 years was set free from prison after DNA tests ruled him out as a suspect. Jim Abernathy was represented by the Illinois Innocence Project based out of UIS. Related Links: The Illinois Innocence Project UIS Illinois Innocence Project uses DNA evidence to exonerate man… Read More »

264 UIS to offer nursing program partnership

To accommodate the huge demand for nurses across the country, UIS will partner with Memorial Health System and UIC College of Nursing to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Undergraduate students will begin their nursing education on the UIS campus in the fall of 2015. Related Links: A new option for nursing education at… Read More »

263 UIS Visual Arts Gallery features local artist

Central Illinois art lovers will appreciate the abstract paintings of local professor and artist Lyle Salmi. In his exhibition Sublime Light, Salmi says his works are “rooted in the here and now by the insistence of surface and brush stroke.” Related links: UIS Visual Arts Gallery to feature Decatur artist UIS Visual Arts Gallery Lyle… Read More »

248 Commencement held in downtown convention center

UIS will hold its 43rd commencement ceremony May 17 in the Prairie Capital Convention Center downtown. As many as 6,000 guests will be on hand – which also means a considerable number of restaurant meals and hotel rooms purchased locally. Walgreens exec Donovan Pepper, a UIS alum, will be the speaker. Related links: Live webcast… Read More »

247 Innocence Project helps free former football player

A former high school football star who spent five years in prison after being falsely accused of rape was the special guest at the Illinois Innocence Project’s awards dinner next month. In 2002, Brian Banks had orally committed to continue his football career at the University of Southern California but was accused of kidnapping and… Read More »

237 History professor in Civil War fashion show

Dr. Holly Kent, a professor of history at UIS, wore traditional mourning dress from the Civil War period and participated in the Civil War Fashion Show at the Springfield Art Association, and Chancellor Koch blogged about this. Related links: Holly Kent featured on Flickr photo

236 UIS featured in the news 150+ times a month

UIS students and faculty get mentioned in news outlets in the state of Illinois more than 150 times a month, and we do our best to keep track of them. Related links: For more information, contact Blake Wood Visit the UIS Newsroom online

234 UIS baseball player also volunteers many hours

As an outfielder on the University of Illinois Springfield baseball team, Adam Unes knows being a NCAA student-athlete means more than just taking the field and playing ball. Unes and his teammates spent over 300 hours during the spring semester volunteering at St. John’s Breadline.  A great example of Leadership lived! Related links: What “Leadership… Read More »

233 Juried student art exhibition now on display

The Art Student League presents the 2014 University of Illinois Springfield Student Juried Exhibition from March 31 to April 11, 2014, in the Access Gallery in the Visual and Performing Arts Building.

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