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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.

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Published Date: April 25, 2016


UIS Commencement set for May 14

Published Date:April 18, 2016

The 45th UIS commencement ceremony will be held on May 14, 2016, at 4 p.m., at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield.

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Published Date: April 18, 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.

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Published Date: April 18, 2016


Koch highlights UIS golf and tennis

Published Date:April 11, 2016

Chancellor Susan Koch highlights the UIS golf and tennis teams in her latest State Journal-Register column.

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Published Date: April 11, 2016


Student Union construction approved

Published Date:March 16, 2016

Construction is scheduled to begin in May on the new UIS Student Union. The U of I Board of Trustees approved the construction contract at their March meeting.

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Published Date: March 16, 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.

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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