UIS Alumni News

Journalist Nina Burleigh examines American understanding of Middle East

Newsweek political correspondent Nina Burleigh, MA ’84 LAS, will shed light on the Middle East and issues of jihad and ISIS at a June 23 lecture on the UIS campus. Burleigh, who is of Iraqi heritage, has done extensive research in the region, resulting in two books. (2013 photo by Giorgio Niro)Read more...


UIS Alumni Events

Discover Eastern Europe with the EXPLORERS Alumni Travel Program

Whether you're seeking to recapture your ancestral heritage or simply to discover a beautiful and poignant part of the world, this small group tour offers ample opportunity for enrichment, enlightenment and enjoyment.Read more...



UIS Alumni Magazine

 21st Century Leader

The University of Illinois' new president, Timothy Killeen, is an award-winning teacher and geoscientist. His extensive administrative experience—most recently as vice chancellor of research for the 64-campus State University of New York system—will help the U of I prosper in the coming decades.Read more...

UIS Athletics

Women’s tennis wins GLVC Sportsmanship Award

The UIS women’s tennis team has earned the Great Lakes Valley Conference Sportsmanship Award for the first time in program history. The honor is determined by a vote of the GLVC member institutions' Student-Athlete Advisory Committees.Read more...


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