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A river of poison

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The tap water in the city of Flint, Michigan has been contaminated with lead, according to John Counts with MLive News, possibly for as long two years – and months after serious concerns were raised. This has likely poisoned... Read more »

UIS Campus Senate Meeting Recap

Daniel McFarland, News Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

On Jan. 22 the UIS Campus Senate met in PAC G, where they discussed and approved several topics pertaining to the addition of curriculum fields at the university, including:  The proposal for establishing a bachelor’s... Read more »

UIS Theatre expands course selection, looks to offer major in fall

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Features

The UIS Theatre Department has created a new class focusing on stage combat and hopes to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre for the fall 2016 semester. Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, associate professor and director of the UIS... Read more »

New downtown student housing apartment breaks ground

Dalton Homolka, News Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The Iowa-based developer Bluffstone LLC recently broke ground on a long-awaited new UIS student housing project located in downtown Springfield. The development – which is to be called the Villas Downtown Springfield – is... Read more »

Nursing program holds meet and greet

Dalton Homolka, News Reporter

December 9, 2015

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) campus’s College of Nursing held a meet and greet for UIS students interested in applying for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, which is scheduled to start offering classes... Read more »

UIS gives back via annual Sharing Tree

John Kurecki, Features Writer

December 9, 2015

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

UIS is continuing a long held tradition this holiday in the Sharing Tree event.  The Sharing Tree is a place where members of the UIS community can drop off gifts and have them applied to various Salvation Army fundraisers this... Read more »