UIS receives $1.5 million gift for student union

Mar 03, 2016 10:15 AM

Richard and Charlene Osborne, of Chicago, Illinois, and Scottsdale, Arizona, have made a $1.5 million commitment to the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) in support of the student union building.

Student’s SpiderSense featured on Discovery

Feb 09, 2016 03:37 PM

A device that can help the blind see and save the lives of firefighters, police officers and soldiers. That’s how UIC doctoral student Victor Mateevitsi pitched an invention that senses for you when he appeared on the Feb. 3 episode of Discovery Channel’s “All-American Makers.”

Illinois Innocence Project at UIS helps secure release of Teshome Campbell in Champaign County murder case

Jan 29, 2016 03:37 PM

The Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) at the University of Illinois Springfield is pleased to announce that clemency client Teshome Campbell will be released from prison today as a result of the decision by Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz's decision not to retry him.

A New Era of Medicine: How Engineering will Revolutionize the Future of Healthcare

Jan 20, 2016 01:21 PM

Today, Engineering at Illinois faculty and students are working in several strategic areas to develop new technologies and the educational expertise that will fundamentally change how medicine is taught and practiced in the 21st Century.

Surgeons at UI Health spare patient’s spleen using robot-assisted technique

Dec 22, 2015 03:37 PM

Surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System were able to preserve part of a patient’s spleen by using robot-assisted surgery to remove a giant cyst wrapped around the center of the organ.

Two UIC researchers on list of “world’s most influential”

Dec 22, 2015 01:23 PM

Two UIC researchers are among “some of the world’s most influential scientific minds” included on the 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.

Illinois recognized on several prominent lists in 2015

Dec 18, 2015 02:45 PM

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was recognized and ranked in several 2015 lists covering topics such as graduation incomes, sustainable dining, National Science Foundation awards, and more.

UIS part of national grant aimed at sparking expansion of online liberal arts classes

Dec 11, 2015 03:37 PM

The Andrew Mellon Foundation has awarded a $540,000 grant to the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a consortium of 29 public liberal arts institutions that includes the University of Illinois Springfield, to expand its multicampus, distance and team-taught online liberal arts research classes.

University of Illinois, U of I Foundation Extend Fundraising Success

Oct 03, 2015 12:00 PM

For 80 years, the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois have worked together to secure and manage private gifts from donors who are committed to the University and advancing its excellence in teaching, research, and public engagement.

UIF Promotes Christine Devocelle to Senior VP and CFO

Sep 23, 2015 11:45 AM

Christine C. Devocelle, a longtime University of Illinois Foundation (UIF) executive, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer of the fundraising organization, effective Sept. 1, 2015.