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UIS Feature: Springfest 2014

Legion of Boom was the winning team at this year's Springfest and members celebrated by leaping into the tug-of-war mud pit. Springfest is an annual event at UIS, where teams of students participate in a variety of events throughout the week, including a scavenger hunt, flag and chant, and sports day.

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.

UIS Feature: Day of Silence

UIS freshman Adam Tomaszewski was one of a number of students taking part in the annual Day of Silence. On this day, students across the country take a vow of silence to bring attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBTQ bullying and harassment in schools. The event was organized by the LGBTQA Resource Office; Office of Disability Services; OLAS; and the SGA.

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Springfest 2014 Mud Tug-of-War!Students at the University of Illinois Springfield ended Springfest 2014, a week-long event featuring a variety of fun and educational competitions, with the annual mud tug-of-war on April 19.Featured Video: Springfest 2014 Mud Tug-of-War!Leadership lived: Tyler GanskyTyler Gansky knew there was a demand for a food delivery service in Springfield, so he took matters into his own hands. The University of Illinois Springfield business administration major started his own business called Abe's Takeout. He hired his own employees and contracted with 20 different...Featured Video: Leadership lived: Tyler Gansky

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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 »