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21st annual Springfest underway!

Published Date:April 16, 2014

Over 350 students helped to kick off Springfest 2014 with the annual Scavenger Hunt on April 14, 2014. Springfest is one of the longest running student traditions on campus, which started in 1992.

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Published Date: April 16, 2014


Koch: Brookens Library transforming

Published Date:April 14, 2014

Brookens Library is being transformed into a lively, digitally sophisticated learning environment with professional librarians who are always ready to answer student’s questions.

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Published Date: April 14, 2014


Researchers awarded Moy grants

Published Date:April 3, 2014

Four faculty members from UIS and the SIU School of Medicine have been awarded inaugural grants from the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research.

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Published Date: April 3, 2014


Friday Night Star Parties

Published Date:March 25, 2014

Friday Night Star Parties will be held on April 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 8 to 10 p.m., weather permitting, at the UIS observatory on the roof of Brookens Library.

Published Date: March 25, 2014


Center for Academic Success opens

Published Date:March 11, 2014

The center is designed to be a "one-stop" academic support shop for students. It is located on the fourth floor of Brookens Library.

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Published Date: March 11, 2014


Fall 2013 Semester Dean's List

Published Date:March 4, 2014

A total of 524 students have been named to the UIS Dean's List for Fall Semester 2013

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Published Date: March 4, 2014


UIS commits to expanding study abroad

Published Date:March 3, 2014

UIS is among 150 institutions nationwide pledging to double the number of U.S. college students studying abroad over the next five years through the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative.

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Published Date: March 3, 2014


UIS Student Union project approved

Published Date:January 23, 2014

The U of I Board of Trustees gave project and design approval for a proposed student union on the Springfield campus on Jan. 23, 2014. The approval allows officials to continue planning and fundraising for the new facility.

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Published Date: January 23, 2014


Greek Life now offered at UIS

Published Date:September 24, 2013

After three years of hard work, petitions, and meetings, students at UIS are finally welcoming in a group of Greek Life sororities and fraternities.

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Published Date: September 24, 2013


UIS fall enrollment increases

Published Date:September 10, 2013

Fall 2013 enrollment is up by nearly 100 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 5,137. This marks the fourth year enrollment has topped 5,000 students.

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Published Date: September 10, 2013