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Underrepresented students like Juandah Bruce are pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math thanks to a mentorship program at Illinois State. Watch Juandah's story on STATEside.

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Events Calendar


Apply to education scholarships
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today in Old Main Room
Thu, Mar 26, 2015, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Thesis Defense for: Melissa Nergard; HIS
Thu, Mar 26, 2015, 9:30am - 11:30am
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Our World of Local Art - Printmakiing
Thu, Mar 26, 2015, 9:30am - 11:30am
Alumni Center


Advanced Registration Open-Summer 2015
Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 8:00am - Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 10:00pm
Last Day to withdraw from the University
Fri, Apr 10, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Last day to drop a second-half semester course
Fri, Apr 10, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Last day to remove pass/fail from a second-half course
Fri, Apr 10, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Pride and Prejudice
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Jazz Festival Concert
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Pride and Prejudice
Sat, Mar 28, 2015, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Jazz Festival Concert
Sat, Mar 28, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)


Apply to education scholarships
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
Social Work Day 2015-Poverty: A Private Trouble or Public Issue?
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Alumni Center
Informal Physics Seminar Series
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
2nd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
State Farm Hall of Business (SFHB)

University News

Media Relations

Emergency response exercise March 31
Police, fire, medical and emergency management personnel will conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the decommissioned South Campus residence hall complex.
Teacher leadership presentation April 2
Two state teachers of the year from the U.S. Department of Education will present Teacher Leadership, Learning Forward at 6 p.m.Thursday, April 2, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center.
Diplomats to address European Studies Symposium
Illinois State University will welcome diplomats from Greece and Poland at its first-ever European Studies Symposium, which will run April 2 to 3, and April 16 to 17.
Authors of Picking Cotton to headline Science and Technology Week
Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, co-authors of the New York Times best-selling book Picking Cotton, will be the keynote speakers for Illinois State University’s Science and Technology Week, April 6 to 10.


Video: What it’s like to be part of Gamma Phi Circus
Junior math major Thomas Kawalek is one of Gamma Phi's student leaders this year. He’s [...]
Students team up for ISU’s Humans of New York spinoff
Humans of Illinois State has struck a chord on campus. Run by students Jessica Manzella [...]
10 impressive stats you didn’t know about Illinois State
STATEside teamed up with the University’s Planning, Research, and Policy Analysis unit [...]
Video: Diversity program helps STEM student find mentor
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation helps students from underrepresented [...]

The Vidette

Solidarity Walk packs the Quad
The Interfraternity Council and Greek Life at Illinois State University came together [...]
May the odds be ever in your favor
After four months of preparation, this weekend the Illinois State University’s [...]
HSHM to ‘shed light’ on homelessness in Blo-No
Home Sweet Home Ministries (HSHM), a non-profit organization, will be collaborating with [...]
Normal selects preferred option for Uptown
After receiving feedback from community members about redevelopment options in Uptown [...]


ISU alum reports for duty when health emergency strikes
Illinois State alumna Laurie (Howard) Jones, who works at the Centers for Disease Control [...]
Prit Supasetsiri inducted into College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame
On February 24, Prit Supasetsiri, M.F.A. '88, was inducted into the College of Fine Arts [...]
Career Center announces 2015 fall career fair dates
Illinois State University's Career Center is pleased to announce the dates for its career [...]
16 Illinois State alumni working in one school
At Marlowe Middle School in Lake in the Hills, northwest of Chicago, there are 16 [...]


Redbirds Continue MVC Play at Evansville
For the second-straight weekend the Illinois State softball will travel to the state of [...]
ISU Men’s Golf Hosts Bradley Saturday at Weibring Golf Club
The Illinois State men's golf team is set to face-off against Bradley in the War on 74 [...]
Illinois State Headed to Tennessee for Tournament Play
After two close home losses this past weekend, the Illinois State men's tennis team will [...]
Redbirds Open MVC Play at No. 15 Dallas Baptist Friday
The Illinois State baseball team will open Missouri Valley Conference play Friday as it [...]
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