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List of 2016 UIS graduates released

Published Date:May 26, 2016

A total of 1,716 UIS students earned degrees at the conclusion of the spring semester on May 14, 2016.


Published Date: May 26, 2016

UIS Commencement Photos

Published Date:May 15, 2016

View Photos from the 45th UIS Commencement on our Flickr page.


Published Date: May 15, 2016

UIS unveils new Lincoln statue

Published Date:May 10, 2016

A life-sized statue of Abraham Lincoln sculpted by renowned artist George Lundeen was unveiled on May 10, 2016.


Published Date: May 10, 2016

UIS breaks ground on student union

Published Date:May 4, 2016

UIS broke ground on a new $21.7 million student union building on May 4, 2016. The facility is scheduled to open in January 2018.


Published Date: May 4, 2016

Supak wins NCAA golf regional

Published Date:May 4, 2016

Talon Supak won the NCAA Midwest/Central Regional and advanced to the NCAA Championships, becoming the first athlete in UIS Division II history to accomplish the feat.


Published Date: May 4, 2016

Koch: Ready to shake hands!

Published Date:May 2, 2016

Chancellor Susan Koch profiles three students who will be graduating on May 14, 2016, in her latest State Journal-Register column.


Published Date: May 2, 2016

UIS dedicates DCFS training facilities

Published Date:April 25, 2016

Two new facilities will help train students, DCFS investigators and other first responders how to identify cases of child maltreatment.


Published Date: April 25, 2016

Innocence Project celebrates 15 years

Published Date:April 18, 2016

The Illinois Innocence Project, based at UIS, will celebrate its 15th anniversary during the 9th annual Defenders of the Innocent event on April 30.


Published Date: April 18, 2016

UIS enrollment numbers released

Published Date:September 8, 2015

Fall 2015 enrollment has topped 5,000 students for the sixth consecutive year. According to the official fall census, the total number of students enrolled at UIS after the first 10 days of classes is 5,402.


Published Date: September 8, 2015

New Prairie Stars mascot named

Published Date:August 31, 2015

"Orion" will be the new Prairie Stars mascot starting in the 2015-16 season.


Published Date: August 31, 2015