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UIS receives $1.5 million gift for student union

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

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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.