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Gamma Phi Circus Goes to Broadway

One of Illinois State's best traditions returns April 7–8 when Gamma Phi Circus brings its Spring Home Shows to Redbird Arena. Learn about our circus tradition and get your tickets.

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Events Calendar

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Transfer Day Program
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Bone Student Center
Thesis Defense for: Craig Haynes; CHE
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am
Julian Hall
Secretary of State Mobile Office on campus Mar 28
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center
Convocation Hour
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
Last day to withdraw from the University
Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall
Last day to drop second-half semester course
Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall
Last day to remove pass/fail from second-half course
Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall
Last day to complete 3 Finals on Same Day paperwork
Fri, May 5, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Alumni Center
Convocation Hour
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
REDNOTE New Music Festival
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Centennial East
Visiting Artist Lecture: William Cordova
Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
University Galleries
REDNOTE New Music Festival
Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Centennial East
Wellness Massage
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall
Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bone Student Center
Diversity according to South Park and Family Guy by Matt Glowacki
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bone Student Center
REDNOTE New Music Festival
Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Centennial East

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International Seminar Series: Parodi to talk transitional peace
Carlos Parodi, professor of politics and government at Illinois State University, will present “Transitional Justice and the Peace Process” at noon on March 29, in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center.
2017 University Research Symposium at Redbird Arena
Illinois State University will hold the annual University Research Symposium on Friday, March 31. The symposium is a university-wide showcase of research, scholarship, and creative endeavors.
School of Theatre and Dance presents The Heresy of Love
The Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance will present Helen Edmundson’s The Heresy of Love, opening March 31. Performances will be held in Westhoff Theatre and will run through April 8.
2017 University Research Symposium at Redbird Arena, March 31
Illinois State University will hold the annual University Research Symposium on Friday, [...]
Ask a Redbird scholar: How do you inspire lifelong curiosity in students?
How do you inspire lifelong curiosity in your students for the topics you teach?
What’s inside and where to find latest Redbird Scholar
See what's inside the biannual magazine focused on the research, scholarship, and [...]
Carrying the torch: ISU tenor, scholar honors legacy of Benjamin Britten through song and research
One of Great Britain’s best-known and most respected composers of classical music is [...]
Illinois State falls in Moline to NIU, 68-59
The Illinois State University Women’s Basketball team dropped its sixth-consecutive [...]
Swimming and Diving finish third at Louisville, prepare for Puerto Rico
Deb Bethel/Sports Reporter After finishing third at the Louisville Invite, which took [...]
Keene and Rosch earn AVCA All-North selections
Sophomore Jaelyn Keene was named a member in the AVCA’s All-North Region selection and [...]
Hawkins leads Redbirds; ISU pulls out 63-61 home win over Murray State
After struggling late in games its past couple outings, the Illinois State men’s [...]
Students, alumni to volunteer at Bring it Back to Normal
Alumni can join Illinois State students at Bring it Back to Normal, a day of service to [...]
Video: Meet the 2017 Alumni Awards recipients
Illinois State sat down with this year's recipients to learn more about their passion [...]
Nominations sought for 2018 alumni awards
The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its awards that recognize the [...]
Registration is open for 4th annual Neon at Night 5K
Brighten your night and join us for the Neon at Night 5K Fun Run at 8 p.m. Wednesday, [...]
Women’s Golf Concludes William & Mary’s Kingsmill Intercollegiate in Eighth Place
The Illinois State women's golf team finished William & Mary's Intercollegiate Tuesday [...]
Strandgard Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week
Helping the Redbirds to a series win over Wichita State, Riley Strandgard has been named [...]
Seiser Paces Women’s Golf to Start William & Mary’s Kingsmill Intercollegiate
Freshman Paige Seiser sits in an eighth-place tie on the individual leaderboard, after [...]
Redbird Baseball Hosts Home Opener Tuesday
After playing its first 21 games away from home, the Illinois State baseball team will [...]
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