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UIS Feature: Festival of Colors

Students celebrate Holi on the UIS campus. Holi is an Indian festival of colors that celebrates the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. The UIS event was organized by Kalanidhi--Indian Dance Organization, Indian Student Organization, and the Indian Society for Enriching Ethnic Standards.

UIS Feature: Annual StARS Symposium

UIS senior Erich O’Connor, managing editor of the university’s literary magazine, The Alchemist Review, presents the 2014 edition of the magazine during the start of the annual UIS Student Arts & Research Symposium. The opening events included readings by writers featured in the magazine, and musical performances by students and faculty.

UIS Feature: Educational leadership

Professor Leonard Bogle spent 34 years working in public education, including time as a middle and elementary school principal, before joining the department of Educational Leadership at UIS. His research interests include blended learning and the use of technology to enhance online and face-to-face instruction.

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Michelle TumaMichelle Tuma loves to apply what she’s learning in the classroom. At the University of Illinois Springfield, she’s been given that opportunity. The political science and legal studies major is an intern with the Illinois Innocence Project where she’s working to help overturn the convictions of people she believes were wrongly convicted. Read more »