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University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois. UIS is known for educating public servants and leaders.
Christina Shao was this year's
UIS Music Soloist Competition winner and she performed her solo on the guzheng during the 2015 UIS Music Showcase. The guzheng is a Chinese zither. The university's chamber orchestra, chorus, and band also performed.
Dr. Cindy Wilson is the Chair of the
Department of Teacher Education. She is passionate about literacy, reading, and writing. To her, books serve as mirrors, escape routes, and paths to friendships. Her research revolves around the impact of language and environment on motivation and self-perceptions of success in the work of teachers and learners.
UIS Chancellor Susan J. Koch speaks with Mariam Said about her art piece "Unveiling the Hijab" during University of Illinois
Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Student from all three campuses came to the Capitol to present their research to lawmakers and members of the public.
Kerry Portillo-Lopez is president of the Organization of Latin American Students at the University of Illinois Springfield. The group encourages leadership among Latin American students and raises awareness of their history and culture. Each year, Kerry volunteers her time to help new international students adjust to campus.
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