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UIS campus goes tobacco-free

Published Date:July 1, 2015

A new two-year phased in tobacco-free policy for the UIS campus took effect on July 1, 2015. The use of all tobacco products on university property (except in privately owned vehicles traveling or parked on campus) is prohibited.

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Published Date: July 1, 2015


UIS survey shows downtown support

Published Date:June 29, 2015

The 2015 Sangamon County Citizen Survey, conducted by the UIS Survey Research Office, shows strong support for growing downtown Springfield among residents.

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Published Date: June 29, 2015


Student-athletes earn academic honors

Published Date:June 22, 2015

A record number of UIS student-athletes have been named to the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s Academic All-Conference list for 2014-15.

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Published Date: June 22, 2015


UIS releases list of 2015 graduates

Published Date:June 1, 2015

The University of Illinois Springfield celebrated the graduation of 1,606 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students on Saturday, May 16 during the 44th annual Commencement Ceremony.

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Published Date: June 1, 2015


UIS recertified for Cyber Defense

Published Date:June 1, 2015

UIS has been recertified as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE/IAE) through academic year 2020 by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Published Date: June 1, 2015


UIS online programs highly ranked

Published Date:January 6, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UIS online programs among the top 20 best in the nation.

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Published Date: January 6, 2015


UIS announces nursing partnership

Published Date:October 2, 2014

A new option for nursing is coming to Springfield! UIS is partnering with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Nursing and Memorial Health System to offer a UIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on the Springfield campus.

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Published Date: October 2, 2014


UIS breaks enrollment record

Published Date:September 16, 2014

Fall 2014 enrollment is up by nearly 300 students compared to the previous fall semester. According to the official fall census, the total number of students enrolled at UIS after the first 10 days of classes is 5,431.

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Published Date: September 16, 2014