Community (in general)

300 Fighting and educating about diabetes

The University of Illinois Springfield helps educate the public on students living with diabetes. Related Links: UIS, Beck plan camp for diabetic kids UIS Star Student & Star Staff Awards 

298 International Festival invites everyone

For more than three decades, the International Festival has been held each fall at the University of Illinois Springfield. It is a popular event that showcases the rich cultural diversity across campus. Related Links: Cultures on display at the annual UIS International Festival International Festival International Festival brings cultural exhibits and performances to UIS UIS… Read More »

297 Survey Research Office provides vital information

The University of Illinois Survey Research Office specializes in public affairs research with the goal of advancing scholarly and practical research, while playing a leadership role in state and national policy development. Related Links: UIS Survey: Sangamon County citizens report better health than two years ago Survey Research Office Survey Research Office services UIS Economic… Read More »

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… Read More »

294 PNC Bank helps fund Class Acts

Sangamon Auditorium’s ‘Class Acts’ helps nurture the love of theatre in all children. A donation from PNC’s Grow Up Great campaign, helps fund the theatre experience for Head Start children in the area. Related Links: PNC first Grow Up Great gift goes to Sangamon Auditorium PNC Grow Up Great gift helps Head Start students learn… Read More »

293 UIS prepares future athletes for their sport

UIS Athletics offers a variety of sports camps and clinics when school isn’t in session. They’re preparing a whole new generation of Prairie Star athletes. Related Links: Latest UIS Camps Baseball Camps Soccer Camps 2011 Sports camps UIS Girls Soccer Camps UIS Volleyball Camps

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… Read More »

291 UIS Students “Tweet” Lincoln’s death

History and digital media students at UIS help the past come to life with “real time” tweets of Lincoln’s assassination, death and funeral. Related Links: UIS Students real-time “Tweet” Lincoln’s death and funeral “As Live” Tweets of Lincoln’s assassination and funeral train

290 UIS online programs ranked among best in the U.S.

The University of Illinois Springfield’s online programs are among the top 20 best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. Related links: US News and Report article UIS Online program information Free online course (MOOC) explores innocence movement