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  • Viewing the August 21 solar eclipse

    Professor John Martin explains how to safely view the solar eclipse.

  • Koch: Community Garden

    Chancellor Susan Koch profiles the UIS Community Garden in her latest State Journal-Register column.

  • Hired! Students graduate with jobs

    A UIS social media campaign is highlighting students who graduated with a job. The "Hired!" campaign was featured on the UIS Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages in the Summer of 2017.

  • Student-athletes honored for academics

    The University of Illinois Springfield had 113 student-athletes named to the Great Lakes Valley Conference Academic All-Conference team, part of the largest class in conference history.

  • Spring Semester 2017 Dean's List

    A total of 548 students were selected for the Spring Semester 2017 Dean's List at the University of Illinois Springfield.

  • Economic Outlook Survey released

    The Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey, conducted by the UIS Survey Research Office and The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, finds that local organizations continue to worry about state government finances.

  • Sangamon Auditorium director named

    Bryan Rives, a performing arts center manager with more than 30 years of experience, has been named the next director of the University of Illinois Springfield’s Sangamon Auditorium.

  • UIS releases list of 2017 graduates

    A total of 1,836 students earned degrees from the University of Illinois Springfield at the conclusion of the spring semester on May 13, 2017, pending completion of university requirements.

  • Innocence Project wins NAACP award

    The UIS Illinois Innocence Project has been honored by the NAACP Decatur Branch with its prestigious Joe Slaw Civil Rights Award.

  • CAST program wins national approval

    The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) certification program at the University of Illinois Springfield has been named one of only three Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center approved programs in the United States.