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Innocent man represented by UIS Illinois Innocence Project receives executive clemency 23 years after his death in prison

The Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield is pleased to announce that Grover Thompson, who was wrongfully convicted in 1981 and died in prison in 1996, has received executive clemency based on actual innocence by former Gov. Bruce Rauner. This is the first posthumous exoneration to occur in Illinois and only the 21st such exoneration nationwide, as… Read More »

Innocent man represented by UIS Illinois Innocence Project receives  executive clemency 23 years after his death in prison

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Congrats to @UISeduAlumni and former @UISVolleyball player Ashley Beaton who has accepted a job with the @NCAA! https://t.co/27jUdKYjDI

17 January 2019, 2:57 pm

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Congrats to the #UISedu Mock Trial team who recently received the Spirit of AMTA (American Mock Trial Association) Award at the first-ever Scarlet and Cream Invitational hosted by the University of Nebraska. Learn More: https://t.co/EqVX1s9K02

17 January 2019, 2:53 pm

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Thinking of continuing your education? Learn about 20 master’s degree programs at the #UISedu Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the @UISUnion. Attendees will receive a $60 application fee waiver! Register: https://t.co/XB7d0A3Xly https://t.co/LvHOKypGvZ

Thinking of continuing your education? Learn about 20 master’s degree programs at the #UISedu Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the @UISUnion. Attendees will receive a $60 application fee waiver! Register: https://t.co/XB7d0A3Xly https://t.co/LvHOKypGvZ

17 January 2019, 2:05 pm

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Four #UISedu Teacher Education majors recently had their peer reviewed research article on “Mainstreaming” in education published on the online  encyclopedia Wikipedia. People worldwide can now use their research! Learn More: https://t.co/EiFrFre7jm #EducationResearch https://t.co/MSmtYGbhFl

Four #UISedu Teacher Education majors recently had their peer reviewed research article on “Mainstreaming” in education published on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. People worldwide can now use their research! Learn More: https://t.co/EiFrFre7jm #EducationResearch https://t.co/MSmtYGbhFl

17 January 2019, 10:58 am

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RT @UISNCBI: Take a step to becoming a more socially aware individual! Come out to  the UIS Coalition Builders' Bias and Prejudice Reductio…

RT @UISNCBI: Take a step to becoming a more socially aware individual! Come out to the UIS Coalition Builders' Bias and Prejudice Reductio…

17 January 2019, 10:04 am

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RT @UISAthletics: Come out to TRAC tonight as the men's and women's basketball teams take on Missouri S&T, starting with the women's game a…

RT @UISAthletics: Come out to TRAC tonight as the men's and women's basketball teams take on Missouri S&T, starting with the women's game a…

17 January 2019, 9:01 am

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RT @Sportsradio1450: .@UISedu Chancellor Susan Koch and her “S/O” Dennis Koch are in the House. https://t.co/E6HACFWQmr

RT @Sportsradio1450: .@UISedu Chancellor Susan Koch and her “S/O” Dennis Koch are in the House. https://t.co/E6HACFWQmr

17 January 2019, 7:23 am

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#UISedu Students: Come learn about 46 student organizations in the @UISUnion Ballroom until 5:30 p.m. Come get involved on campus! https://t.co/wD4ks1NYYt

#UISedu Students: Come learn about 46 student organizations in the @UISUnion Ballroom until 5:30 p.m. Come get involved on campus! https://t.co/wD4ks1NYYt

16 January 2019, 3:54 pm

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RT @UISAthletics: Women's Basketball takes on Missouri S&T on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at TRAC.

Game Preview: https://t.co/kx7eAmptC3

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RT @UISAthletics: Women's Basketball takes on Missouri S&T on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at TRAC. Game Preview: https://t.co/kx7eAmptC3 #BeSte…

16 January 2019, 1:37 pm

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