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UIS Feature: Dance and American Culture

Tiffani Saunders, a sociology professor at UIS, will teach a course on Dance and American culture in the spring. The class explores dance as an avenue for portraying, challenging, and shaping American culture. As part of the class requirements, students will see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at UIS Auditorium on April 27th.

UIS Feature: At the Wheel

Visual Arts Professor Shane Harris demonstrates technique during his Introduction to Ceramics course. Students in the course create hand-built and wheel thrown ceramic objects while learning a variety of construction and surface techniques.

UIS Feature: Sampling the World

Dancers from the UIS Vietnamese Student Association perform during university's 36th Annual International Festival. Community members, faculty, students, and staff came to the event to sample international cuisine and watch a variety of performances.

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Leadership lived: Jamaal HollinsJamaal Hollins never planned on becoming a leader, but that changed when he got involved at the University of Illinois Springfield. Now the computer science major is the UIS student representative to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. He's also involved with the UIS Campus Senate, an ex...Featured Video: Leadership lived: Jamaal HollinsUIS International Festival 2013The University of Illinois Springfield presented the 36th annual International Festival with the theme "Passport to the World" on November 15, 2013.Featured Video: UIS International Festival 2013

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Zach Sullivan

In March, University of Illinois Springfield student Zachary Sullivan was elected governor of the statewide Model Illinois Government (MIG) organization. MIG puts on a government simulation for over 300 college students each year at the state capitol. As a non-traditional student, Sullivan transferred to UIS after graduating from Blackhawk College in Moline. Read more »