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Oct 19, 2021
On commencement day, it’s typical to want to get photographs to mark the occasion. But not many people get a photo of themselves with the university’s…
Aug 27, 2021
Doug Kamholz was a student and later a professor in the early days of Sangamon State University, which later became the University of Illinois Springfield. He…
Jun 18, 2021
When Sangamon Auditorium first opened its doors on Feb. 21, 1981, with Hal Holbrook’s performance of “Mark Twain Tonight,” it became a valuable arts resource…
Apr 22, 2021
Learning today empowers the future. Academic excellence springs from passionate and talented professors, inquisitive and hard-working students, and amply…
Apr 22, 2021
UIS will remain test-optional for undergraduate applicants through 2023-24, meaning SAT and ACT scores will not be required for admission. The…