Category: Academics at UIS

295 UIS Innocence Project hosts Defenders of the Innocent

The Illinois Innocence Project, based at the University of Illinois Springfield, hosts an annual Defenders of the Innocent each year to educate Related Links: ECCE Guest speakers – Ronald Cotton & Jennifer Thompson The Circle of Empathy We Choose to Inhabit Brian Banks story: Speaker 2014 Illinois Innocence Project at UIS awarded $249,999 federal grant to help… 295 UIS Innocence Project hosts Defenders of the Innocent Read More »

292 Read what UIS is writing

UIS professors, students, alumni and faculty are gifted with the pen. Find out what’s being published. Related Links: Moral Argument, Religion, and Same-Sex Marriage: Advancing the Public Good Energy Law Journal Nobody Calls Just to Say Hello: Reflections on Twenty-Two Years in the Illinois Senate Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy… 292 Read what UIS is writing Read More »

287 UIS Athletics Kids Night Out

Each year the University of Illinois Springfield Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) plays host to kids from around the area and gives parents a much needed break. Kids get to hang out with UIS student-athletes, play sports, games and do crafts. The money raised goes to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the national NCAA Division II initiative. Related… 287 UIS Athletics Kids Night Out Read More »

286 UIS bridging international boundaries

Students at UIS have the opportunity to immerse themselves in other cultures on campus by applying to live in the International House. The experience gives them a more global outlook in their lives and eventual careers. Related Links: International House International House video International Student Services Chancellor’s Blog; International Students bring new perspectives International students… 286 UIS bridging international boundaries Read More »

283 UIS neighbors with Strawbridge-Shepard House

A joint effort between UIS and the Iles Foundation has resulted in the historic 1840’s era Strawbridge-Shepard House being restored to its glory and preserved in Springfield’s history. UIS will be able to utilize the facility for educational events. Related Links: UIS Isles House Foundation join forces to save historic house Strawbridge-Shepherd House added to… 283 UIS neighbors with Strawbridge-Shepard House Read More »