UIS Feature: Physical Chemistry

Students in Dr. Keenan Dungey’s Physical Chemistry lab apply what they’ve learned about chemical kinetics in an experiment where they synthesize cobalt complex and study the speed of the chemical reaction. Understanding rate of reaction is important in industry for making chemical products, and in medicine for addressing chemical reactions in our cells.

UIS Feature: My UIS life

Malcolm Bennett is a first generation college student at UIS and wasting no time in shaping his UIS life. He mentors other first generation students. He's also the president of Phi Beta Sigma, a member of the Cheer Team, and working toward a career in youth corrections.

UIS Feature: Visualizing Privilege

Dr. Ann McCaughan, a professor in Human Development Counseling, listens as students in her Multicultural Counseling course take turns explaining how photographs they took illustrate the concept of privilege. Dr. McCaughan used the photo assignment as a way for students to develop insight into their own experiences as individuals in society.

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Dominique Wilson

Growing up in Chicago, Dominique Wilson never expected to travel half way around the world, let alone leave a lasting impact on a school in West Africa. This past summer, he traveled to The Gambia, Africa with a group of UIS students.  Read more »