Six UIC students awarded Gilman study abroad scholarships

Six UIC students have been awarded U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships to study abroad this summer.

A look at President Killeen's first year

He started his presidency at 2015 commencement ceremonies and ended his first year in May 2016 with another celebration of graduates. What a year 2015-16 has been for the University of Illinois System and the 20th U of I President Tim Killeen. Let's take a look back.

New university partnership targets innovation, economic growth

URBANA – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and Illinois State University announced a partnership Wednesday to build on the research-based innovation that drives progress and economic growth for the state.

University’s first Lincoln Scholars set to graduate

The reopening of a renovated Lincoln Hall in 2012 represented a fresh start not only for the building and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, but for eight incoming freshmen who enrolled that fall as the first scholarship recipients of the Lincoln Scholars Initiative.

UIS breaks ground on first-ever student union building on campus

The University of Illinois Springfield broke ground on a new $21.7 million student union building on May 4, 2016.

UIS dedicates new facilities to train DCFS investigators and first responders

The University of Illinois Springfield, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), dedicated the new Residential Simulation Lab (a simulated training house) and a mock courtroom on campus on Monday, April 25, 2016.

UIS alum Robert Felker honored for Outstanding Advocate Leadership

The University of Illinois Foundation today announces W. Robert Felker, graduate of the University of Illinois Springfield and partner at Gator Trading in Chicago, as the 2016 William E. Winter Award for Outstanding Advocate Leadership.

Killeen statement on stopgap funding agreement

The University of Illinois system appreciates and welcomes the bipartisan effort in Springfield to provide partial, stopgap funding for the state’s public universities, which have been forced to manage through the first 10 months of fiscal year 2016 with no state appropriation.

UIC Day of Service

More than 300 students, faculty and alumni came together Saturday to give back to the community during the 7th annual UIC Day of Service.

Seventh-graders learn astrophysics through mixed-reality computer simulation

Researchers at the University of Illinois hope to inspire greater numbers of young people to become astronomers—or at least to embrace learning science—with a new computer simulation that engages children’s bodies as well as their minds in learning about how objects move in space.