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UIS Student Union wins excellence in design award from the American Institute of Architects

The University of Illinois Springfield’s new Student Union building was honored with an excellence in design award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) during the Prairie Chapter Design Meeting and Awards Program in Bloomington, Illinois on Nov. 1, 2018. The building was designed by Workshop Architects of Milwaukee, Wisconsin & Dewberry of Peoria, Illinois to LEED® Gold guidelines,… Read More »

UIS Student Union wins excellence in design award from the American Institute of Architects

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Oh Deer! One of our campus’ early commuters enjoying the winter weather this morning on the #UISedu quad! (Photo by Jamie McGill) #deer #Illinois https://t.co/8ytIoRAZZe

Oh Deer! One of our campus’ early commuters enjoying the winter weather this morning on the #UISedu quad! (Photo by Jamie McGill) #deer #Illinois https://t.co/8ytIoRAZZe

13 November 2018, 9:14 am

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RT @UISAthletics: It was postseason media day this afternoon for @UISVolleyball. Be sure to follow @wics_abc20 and @SJRsports this week for…

RT @UISAthletics: It was postseason media day this afternoon for @UISVolleyball. Be sure to follow @wics_abc20 and @SJRsports this week for…

12 November 2018, 5:50 pm

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RT @ChancellorKoch: I was pleased to attend the @UISedu Alumni Board meeting & provide a campus update. Always happy to welcome @UISeduAlum…

RT @ChancellorKoch: I was pleased to attend the @UISedu Alumni Board meeting & provide a campus update. Always happy to welcome @UISeduAlum…

12 November 2018, 5:21 pm

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Congrats to Library Specialist Pamela Scott from @UISLib who was named the November #UISedu Employee of the Month today! Learn More: https://t.co/LlwawgJ0zk https://t.co/xzqCHZCPol

Congrats to Library Specialist Pamela Scott from @UISLib who was named the November #UISedu Employee of the Month today! Learn More: https://t.co/LlwawgJ0zk https://t.co/xzqCHZCPol

12 November 2018, 5:02 pm

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It's another VERY snowy afternoon on the UIS campus. Share your pictures with us by using #UISedu! Are you enjoying winter or do you miss fall? #ilwx #snow https://t.co/7CEvCUvrJJ

It's another VERY snowy afternoon on the UIS campus. Share your pictures with us by using #UISedu! Are you enjoying winter or do you miss fall? #ilwx #snow https://t.co/7CEvCUvrJJ

12 November 2018, 3:19 pm

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RT @sestak25: Snowy walk back from the @UISStudentUnion just now. However, seeing the yellow ribbon reminded me of all we here @UISedu have…

RT @sestak25: Snowy walk back from the @UISStudentUnion just now. However, seeing the yellow ribbon reminded me of all we here @UISedu have…

12 November 2018, 2:25 pm

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It's #InternationalEducationWeek at #UISedu! Take a look at some of the events planned for this week where you can learn about other cultures. https://t.co/ay0wzsSdJg

It's #InternationalEducationWeek at #UISedu! Take a look at some of the events planned for this week where you can learn about other cultures. https://t.co/ay0wzsSdJg

12 November 2018, 2:18 pm

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ICYMI – Check out the #UISedu #VeteransDay ad that ran in The State Journal-Register on Sunday! We spotlighted several UIS students, faculty and staff who have served our country. Thank you for your service! https://t.co/3imfQlmjV6

ICYMI – Check out the #UISedu #VeteransDay ad that ran in The State Journal-Register on Sunday! We spotlighted several UIS students, faculty and staff who have served our country. Thank you for your service! https://t.co/3imfQlmjV6

12 November 2018, 11:44 am

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#UISedu observed #VeteransDay this morning with a flag raising by student veterans and speech from retired Major General Randal Thomas. Approximately 325 UIS students are serving or have served in the United States military. Thank you for your service! https://t.co/Rx9575AOQ4

#UISedu observed #VeteransDay this morning with a flag raising by student veterans and speech from retired Major General Randal Thomas. Approximately 325 UIS students are serving or have served in the United States military. Thank you for your service! https://t.co/Rx9575AOQ4

12 November 2018, 10:52 am

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