Category: Academics at UIS

353 Legal Studies Professor debuts new book on for-profit law schools

In his new book, “Law Mart”, UIS Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Riaz Tejani explores how for-profit law schools expose the limits of market-based solutions to inequalities in legal education and access to justice. Related links: UIS Legal Studies professor writes a new book about the dangers of for-profit law schools ECCE Speaker Series Community… 353 Legal Studies Professor debuts new book on for-profit law schools Read More »

352 The Legacy Wall honors LGBT activism and accomplishments

The Legacy Wall traveling exhibit was on display in the Public Affairs Center as part of a month of LGBT activities honoring Queertober. The one-of-a-kind exhibit is filled with photographs and biographies of 125 LGBT people well-known in the realms of politics, the arts, religion, sports and social activism. Related links: UIS Speaker Series presents… 352 The Legacy Wall honors LGBT activism and accomplishments Read More »

350 Coca-Cola Foundation grant awarded to study rivers, ecosystems

A $25,000 grant will help fund a joint project between UIS and the Universidade Eastadual de Maringa in Brazil to study the ecology of the Illinois and Parana Rivers. The grant encourages opportunities for study abroad in the field of environmental science with an emphasis on water. Related Links: UIS gets grant to study rivers… 350 Coca-Cola Foundation grant awarded to study rivers, ecosystems Read More »

347 Memorial CEO receives honorary UIS degree

Memorial CEO Ed Curtis received an honorary doctor of humane letters during the 2017 UIS Commencement Ceremony. Curtis was nominated by the UIS Department of Allied Health for his outstanding leadership and innovative leadership in health care administration as well as his sustained and exceptional community service. Related Links: UIS to hold two commencement ceremonies… 347 Memorial CEO receives honorary UIS degree Read More »

346 UIS Researchers combine art and science to capture tiniest images

UIS researchers are using focus stacking to help view microorganisms on a larger scale. The new technology is a team effort from UIS Biology Professor Michael Lemke, UIS Associate Professor of Art, Mike Miller and photographer, Tom Lemke. The team’s scientific artwork was placed on exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center. Related Links: UIS… 346 UIS Researchers combine art and science to capture tiniest images Read More »

345 Young Abraham Lincoln statue unveiled on campus

The University of Illinois Springfield unveiled The Young Lawyer statue. The 6’4” sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, by renowned artist George Lundeen is featured on the quad, west of the colonnade. Related Links: UIS unveils statue of young Abraham Lincoln UIS unveils its first Lincoln statue, ‘The Young Lawyer’ Lincoln statue is new landmark on campus… 345 Young Abraham Lincoln statue unveiled on campus Read More »

344 UIS hosts Chinese delegates to learn about U.S. education

Some Chinese educators spent months attending classes at the University of Illinois Springfield to learn about the American educational system. The delegation attended a teacher education class and shared the differences and similarities in preparing for the classroom. Related Links: Chinese delegates observe US education Department of Teacher Education

341 UIS is home to an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation

The UIS Biology Club maintains an official Monarch Butterfly Waystation (#16690) near the Health Sciences Building on the UIS campus. A Waystation is a monarch habitat with milkweed, nectar sources and shelter to encourage monarch conservation. Related Links: UIS participates in Monarch butterfly challenge Monarch Waystation Program UISedu Twitter