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UIS Feature: Welcoming the fall semester

Softball players Bri Edgar (left) and Amy Cecil cool off by absorbing a wave of water off the water slide during the UIS Athletics BBQ. It was a hot afternoon, but that didn't keep athletes, students, and community members away from the yearly event that kicks off the new school year.

UIS Feature: Moving in the Rain

The University of Illinois Springfield welcomed new students and their parents during a rainy Freshman Move-In Day on campus. The weather didn't dampen spirits as staff, upper classmen, and volunteers helped the students settle into residence halls. Fall term begins August 25.

UIS Feature: A Summer at Emiquon

UIS biology professor Michael Lemke and biology student Jessica Larson take in a view of the water from a bluff near the Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon. The area will be abuzz with activity this summer as students and faculty work on research that includes studying macro-invertebrates, osprey, and ecological community regime shift.

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Freshman Move-In Day 2014The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) welcomed about 250 new students to campus during a rainy Freshman Move-In Day on August 20, 2014.Featured Video: Freshman Move-In Day 2014Leadership lived: Gella-Kate MeeksGella-Kate Meeks has made the University of Illinois Springfield her home. The criminal justice major came to campus wanting to make an impact. She is now the secretary of the Legacy Dance Team, co-vice president of the campus performance arts group Creative Flow, and talent coordinator for the...Featured Video: Leadership lived: Gella-Kate Meeks

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Robyn Crutchfield

Robyn Crutchfield wanted to make sure she was far enough away from home, but not too far when she chose the University of Illinois Springfield. “I enjoy the small school feel of UIS and the feeling of support I get here,” she says. The sociology major is heavily involved on campus as president of the Alternative Spring Break student organization… Read more »