University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois. UIS is known for educating public servants and leaders.
Student Timothy Mayer created a map using remote sensing techniques to show changes to Illinois prairie over a decade (2003-13). In the map, yellow indicates cornfields, pink is soy fields, and green is forests. UIS offers a graduate certificate in
Geographic Information Systems where students study remote sensing, mapping, spatial query, and more.
Justin Rose, a UIS alumnus and student program advisor for the Diversity Center, speaks with a local reporter about the
Black History Month events the campus is offering throughout February.
Cheer Team is full of familiar faces for those who regularly attend Prairie Star basketball games, where the team performs and promotes school spirit. In addition to the athletic events the team supports, they also help with cheer camps, fundraising, and community service.
Business Administration major RJ Swartz has found his voice at the University of Illinois Springfield. Before coming to college, he was shy about expressing his opinions. However, that all changed when he got involved at UIS. Swartz now mentors other students in the Leadership for Life volunteer program and the Capital Scholars Honors Program.
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