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UIS Feature: Bike Share

Thanks to a partnership between the UIS Campus Bookstore and UIS Campus Recreation, the university now offers the Bike Share Program. Students and members of campus recreation can check out bikes for personal use on and off campus. Bikes are checked out for five days at a time; locks are provided and helmets can be checked out.

UIS Feature: Chancellor's Picnic

UIS Chancellor Susan J. Koch hosted her annual Welcome Week picnic to celebrate the new academic year. Students, faculty and staff gathered on the quad to enjoy good food and conversation, and to meet new people.

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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UIS Service-A-Thon 2014The University of Illinois Springfield Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center hosted its annual Welcome Week Service-A-Thon on August 29, 2014. The event gave students a chance to learn about service and give back to the Springfield and campus community.Featured Video: UIS Service-A-Thon 2014Chancellor's Picnic 2014University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan J. Koch helped kick off the 2014-15 academic year by hosting her annual Welcome Week picnic on August 26th.Featured Video: Chancellor's Picnic 2014

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Katie Voyles

Katherine Voyles didn’t know which major to choose when she came to the University of Illinois Springfield, but thanks to her adviser and opportunities on campus she found the perfect fit. She’s now a communication major and hopes to one day work as an event coordinator. Read more »