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UIS Career Connection Expo is Feb. 16

Published Date:February 8, 2016

Students, alumni and community members are invited to attend the 2016 Career Connections Expo on February 16th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at TRAC.

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Published Date: February 8, 2016


Black History Month events

Published Date:February 8, 2016

UIS will celebrate Black History Month in February with a variety of events designed to educate and raise awareness.

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Published Date: February 8, 2016


Innocence Project helps free man

Published Date:February 8, 2016

Illinois Innocence Project clemency client Teshome Campbell was released from prison on January 29, 2016.

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Published Date: February 8, 2016


Koch: Auditorium Listening Assistance

Published Date:January 11, 2016

Chancellor Koch discusses the purchase of new Sangamon Auditorium assistive listening units in her latest State Journal-Register column.

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Published Date: January 11, 2016


Scholarship honors faculty member

Published Date:January 11, 2016

UIS alum Bill Hoffman has created the Ted Mims Scholarship Fund for computer science students. The scholarship honors Mims, a longtime faculty member.

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Published Date: January 11, 2016


UIS part of national online grant

Published Date:December 15, 2015

UIS is part of a national grant aimed at sparking expansion of online liberal arts classes as part of a three-year project.

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Published Date: December 15, 2015


Computer Science donation

Published Date:December 4, 2015

State Farm Insurance presented UIS with a check for $19,995 to help upgrade and enhance computer systems used by students.

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Published Date: December 4, 2015


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.

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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.

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Published Date: August 31, 2015