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Illinois Innocence Project at UIS announces Latino Innocence Initiative

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) has announced the formation of the Latino Innocence Initiative. The purpose of the Initiative is to address unique vulnerabilities that Latinos face that lead to wrongful conviction of the innocent and difficulties in obtaining exoneration. Reaching out to assist Latinos as part of its work is an important goal for the… Read More

Illinois Innocence Project at UIS announces Latino Innocence Initiative

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UIS International Festival 2015

The University of Illinois Springfield hosted the 38th annual International Festival on November 13, 2015, at The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on campus. The theme of the festival was "World at a Glance”.

Leadership lived

It’s the University of Illinois Springfield’s declaration to the world about who we are. It’s our reputation, a promise built on core strengths we can demonstrate. It’s also what makes us unique.

Leadership lived: Nikhil Reddy Gudur

Leadership lived: Rebbecca Ramirez

Leadership lived: Breanna Hunt

Leadership lived: Josh Lawson

Leadership lived: Duane Willingham II

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