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Events Calendar


Kathryn Clancy Presentation: Fieldwork Harrassment
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 2:00am - 3:00am
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Seen and Also Heard: Sound and Music in Cinema
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 9:30am - 11:30am
Alumni Center
Study Abroad First Steps Session
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Meditation for Positive Living - Faculty/Staff
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)


Advanced Registration Open-Summer 2015
Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 8:00am - Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 10:00pm
Advance Registration-Fall 2015 ends
Fri, May 1, 2015, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to complete 3 finals on same day paperwork
Fri, May 1, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Last day of Spring 2015 classes
Sat, May 2, 2015
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Actors Showcase and Design Exhibit
Mon, May 4, 2015, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
New York Alumni Reception
Mon, Jun 1, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Study Abroad First Steps Session
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Meditation for Positive Living - Students
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Quad by Schroeder Hall Plaza
Wed, Apr 29, 2015, 10:30am - 2:30pm

University News

Media Relations

Commencement set for May 8, 9
Spring commencement will take place on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, with each college holding a ceremony.
African diaspora journal Obsidian arrives at Illinois State
The journal dedicated to African literature, poetry, arts and scholarship, has moved to Illinois State under the guidance of Associate Professor of English Duriel Estelle Harris.
Secretary of State mobile office on campus April 30
Students, faculty and staff will be able to renew their Illinois driver's licenses and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus on Thursday, April 30.
Town/Gown golf outing June 18
The 2015 annual Town/Gown Golf Outing will take place on Thursday, June 18, at Weibring Golf Club, Illinois State University.


Model UN gives ISU students global experience
Illinois State junior Frank Cassata's passion for international relations traces back to [...]
ISU launches innovative program to bridge communication gap in health care
Several studies have shown that poor communication among health care workers has hurt [...]
Reggie’s Declassified App Survival Guide
There are plenty of apps out there that can make your life easier. Here’s a list of [...]
9 things every new Illinois State grad should know
Before you leave campus, the Alumni Association wants to leave you with some quick tips [...]

The Vidette

Top 5 photo editing apps
Adobe Photoshop Express For those who use Adobe Photoshop Express, quick and easy use is [...]
Jay-Z’s music sharing website supports new artists
Streaming music nowadays usually consists of going on some website and installing a [...]
Jay-Z’s music sharing website supports new artists
Nowadays, streaming music often consists of going on a website and installing a program [...]
Bloomington PD steps up call center
The Number to Know Campaign has been taking command throughout April’s 911 Awareness [...]


Breastfeeding expert to give McDowell Stafford Lectures, April 30
Diane L. Spatz, Ph.D., RN-BC, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker for the McDowell Stafford [...]
ISU launches innovative program to bridge communication gap in health care
Several studies have shown that poor communication among health care workers has hurt [...]
Registration open for the PROUD Summer Nurse Camp
Mennonite College of Nursing’s (MCN) PROUD Team will be hosting its third annual Summer [...]
Twins to present at Midwest Nursing Research Conference
Senior nursing students Candace and Christa Carroll will present “Sensing a Difference [...]


Men’s Golf Struggles During Day One of MVC Championship
After the first two rounds of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship Monday, the [...]
Redbirds Travel to Purdue for Mid-Week Game
The Illinois State baseball team will travel to West Lafayette, Indiana, for a mid-week, [...]
"All About That Baseball" Friday at Duffy Bass Field
Illinois State's University Program Board (UPB) will host "All About That [...]
Men’s Golf Ready for Valley Championship
After taking second place the last two seasons at the Missouri Valley Conference [...]
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