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UIS Feature: Go Prairie Stars!

The Prairie Stars will be busy this weekend as men and women’s soccer teams play at Kiwanis stadium on Friday and Sunday, and the volleyball team plays at The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on Saturday and Sunday.

UIS Feature: Picture perfect at UIS Pond

Thanks to the hard work of the UIS grounds crew, and monetary contributions from the UIS community to honor recently-retired UIS horticulturalist Joan Buckles, the UIS pond now has a waterfall. The grounds crew maintains 370 acres of campus, taking care of flowers, trees, parking lots, and roadways, removing snow, and generally keeping UIS beautiful.

UIS Feature: The Art of Design

Brytton Bjorngaard, surrounded by examples of her students’ work, is an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, teaching digital media courses. Her goal is to prepare her students with the technical, visual, and creative skills needed for careers in graphic design through client-oriented projects.

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Leadership lived: Kylie GilmoreMusic has always been a part of Kylie Gilmores life. At the University of Illinois Springfield, shes a member of the choir and a Camerata Scholarship recipient. The $10,000 performance scholarship is for non-music majors and is renewable for 4 years. Gilmore, a business administration major,...Featured Video: Leadership lived: Kylie GilmoreUIS supports Downtown Springfield!The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) shows its community pride for Downtown Springfield, Illinois.Featured Video: UIS supports Downtown Springfield!

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Michael Lotspeich

When social work and political science major Michael Lotspeich came to the University of Illinois Springfield he knew he wanted to get involved. He decided to the join the UIS cheerleading squad and was elected secretary of the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA).  Read more »