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Events Calendar

University

Thesis Defense for Hodges, Christine J.; Biological Sciences
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Felmley Hall of Science Annex (FSA)
Thesis Defense for Rich, Cori; Sociology & Anthropology
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Thesis Defense for Becharas, Lisa; Kinesiology & Recreation
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Thesis Defense for Barnas, Jillian: KNR
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

Academic

Advanced Registration Open-Summer/Fall 2014
Mon, Mar 17, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, May 1, 2014, 10:00pm
Graduate Council Meeting
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 9:00am - 10:00am
Williams Hall (WIH)
Graduate Coordinators Meeting
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Williams Hall (WIH)
Advance Registration-Fall 2014 ends
Fri, May 2, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm

Fine Arts

Senior Recital: Patrick Kelly, saxophone
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Chamber Winds
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
School of Music Research Presentations
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Senior Recital: Zachary Hilligoss, saxophone
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Thesis Defense for Hodges, Christine J.; Biological Sciences
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Felmley Hall of Science Annex (FSA)
Thesis Defense for Rich, Cori; Sociology & Anthropology
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Thesis Defense for Becharas, Lisa; Kinesiology & Recreation
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Thesis Defense for Barnas, Jillian: KNR
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

University News

Media Relations

Janet Krejci named interim provost
Janet Krejci, dean of Mennonite College of Nursing, has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective July 1. She will serve until the next provost is appointed, with a search beginning this fall.
Supalo honored with Access Award
The American Foundation for the Blind recently honored Assistant Professor of Chemistry Cary Supalo's company, Independence Science, for work creating software to make science labs more accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Howard assists in landmark legal case
The recent federal case striking down a ban on seme-sex marriage in Michigan was also a victory for Co-director of Illinois State’s Center for Adoption Studies Jeanne Howard, who has been actively involved in the landmark case for years.
Secretary of State here April 24
Renew your Illinois driver's license and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus. Illinois Secretary of State's Office staff will be here from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

STATESide

Illinois State’s first Latino alumni group in the works
A new effort is underway to create Illinois State University's first-ever alumni network [...]
Braden Auditorium ushers shine in new uniforms
Patrons attending events at Braden Auditorium in the Bone Student Center this spring may [...]
Students, alumni help fuel growing #MCStrong movement
From passing out free cookies on the Quad to giving away children’s books in Uptown [...]
Video: IT student learns the art of creating apps
Senior computer science major Rachel Schifano isn't afraid to get outside her comfort [...]

The Vidette

Introducing the 2014-2015 Illinois State Cheerleaders
                  Tryout day is always nerve [...]
Students demand integrity from the Board of Trustees
Despite a lack of administration presence, Associate Professor Richard Sullivan and [...]
Redbirds split doubleheader
Illinois State’s softball team (17-24, 9-5 MVC) split a doubleheader at Bradley [...]
Sigma Delta Pi partners with College Mentors for Kids
Members of the ISU Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi (SDP) performed a puppet show [...]

Alumni

Photos: Daring to suck with Theatre of Ted
An otherwise dark and dead Centennial West serves as a magical meeting place most [...]
MCN Dean Janet Krejci named interim provost at Illinois State
Janet Krejci, dean of the Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN), has been named interim [...]
MCN holds first alumni/student mix and mentor event in Naperville
Nursing students gathered April 10 at the Alumni Center looking very professional, as if [...]
Illinois State’s first Latino alumni group in the works
A new effort is underway to create Illinois State University's first-ever alumni network [...]

Athletics

W. Golf. Redbirds Open MVC Championship Tied for Third
The Illinois State women's golf team concluded day one of the Missouri Valley Conference [...]
Baseball. Rodemoyer Leads 14-Hit Attack; Redbirds Defeat Bears, 7-1
Brian Rodemoyer doubled, homered and walked three times to help power Illinois State (24 [...]
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