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The Graduate Public Service Internship Program is celebrating its 40th anniversary! If you were a GPSI intern at any time since the program’s founding in 1974, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact the GPSI Office at UIS at 217-206-6158 or the Director, Rance Carpenter, at rcarp2@uis.edu. Let’s reconnect!


     The 12th Annual Lincoln Legacy Lectures will be held on October 16, 2014 on the topic of “Lincoln’s Funeral.” Guest lectures will be presented by James L. Swanson, Senior Legal Scholar, The Heritage Foundation, and Richard Wightman Fox, Professor of History, University of Southern California. Michael Burlingame, Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS, will serve as moderator. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Brookens Auditorium at UIS. Free and open to the public, no reservations or tickets required. For more information: 217-206-7094.