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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.
Mallory Barrow works for the Illinois EPA through the
Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI) Program at UIS, which is ranked as one of Illinois’ premier governmental internship programs. Her internship provides experience in testing water quality, assisting with routine inspections and complaints, and attending meetings with agency partners.
Krista Burris is a student in the
Public Affairs Reporting (PAR) program, and interns as a member of the Capitol Press Corps covering the Statehouse. The PAR program is a professionally-oriented master's degree program that prepares students to become working reporters covering public affairs in its broadest sense.
UIS professor Hilary Anne Frost is the chair of
global studies, a program that provides students with multiple perspectives for understanding the world, and helps them learn about issues confronting the global community.
When Aerie Nguyen took the 30 hour flight from Vietnam to the United States she didn’t know what to expect. However, when she arrived at the University of Illinois Springfield she found a warm and welcoming environment. Nguyen is now the president of the Asian Student Organization and vice president of the International Student Association.
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