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240 UIS students win top awards at Model Illinois Government

Several UIS students were honored for their roles in the annual Model Illinois Government (MIG) simulation at the state capitol on March 2, 2014. The UIS delegation was also honored with the Outstanding Large Delegation award.

238 A hundred thousand meals for children

More than 500 volunteers gathered in the UIS Recreation and Athletic Center in November 2013 to help assemble Manna Packs for hungry children around the world. It was called the Feed My Starving Children event.

235 Student columnist advocates exploring downtown Springfield

UIS Journal columnist Brittany Henderson writes about some places in downtown Springfield that students ought to visit.

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.

228 22 more nation’s flags at UIS

UIS recently added 22 more nation’s flags to the lobby of Sangamon Auditorium, with each flag representing the country of origin of a UIS student. UIS now has more than 400 international students. Related links: How we support international students

226 Is this the youngest elected official in Illinois?

A UIS student at the age of 22 got herself elected as an Algonquin Township trustee, and she was also very active on campus.

223 Students get to attend GOP debate

An advantage of UIS being located in the state capital played out again this week when several of them got tickets to the GOP gubernatorial debate downtown. Putting the group together was Riley Quinlan, external vice president of the Student Government Association. Related links: Students featured on Channel 20, the ABC affiliate

221 Chris Young gets Outstanding Thesis Award

Award-winning journalist Chris Young, a longtime State Journal-Register writer and photographer, earned UIS’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award. His thesis was entitled “Response of the Franklin’s Ground Squirrel to Recreational Trail Development in Springfield, Illinois” and he was advised by Associate Professor Tih-Fen Ting. He recently left the SJ-R to work for the Illinois Department of… Read More »

219 Annual cyber defense conference set for March 13, 2014

Data security is increasingly an important concern of businesses and individuals and the UIS Computer Science Department has an annual conference on the topic. This year’s conference will feature flash storage and the cloud and how you can protect yourself.

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