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Illinois State's Family Weekend 2014 was a big hit, thanks to a Redbird football win and a performance by alum Craig Robinson. Check out your best photos on STATEside.

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Events Calendar

University

ISLX: 2014-ISU's Annual Lindy Exchange
Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 8:00pm - Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 9:00pm
Bowling and Billiards Center (BBC)
iQuest (formerly known as the Diversity Retreat)
Sat, Sep 20, 2014, 8:30am - Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 2:00pm
Family Swim
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Choral Showcase
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)

Academic

Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 10:00pm
Spring 2015 Course Information Available
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 12:00am - 12:00am
4th Annual Homecoming Tailgate Tent
Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Fine Arts

Choral Showcase
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra Concert
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Guest Artist Recital: Apollo Duo
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
School of Art Research Colloquium Presentation by BILL O'DONNELL
Tue, Sep 23, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
University Galleries

Students

ISLX: 2014-ISU's Annual Lindy Exchange
Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 8:00pm - Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 9:00pm
Bowling and Billiards Center (BBC)
iQuest (formerly known as the Diversity Retreat)
Sat, Sep 20, 2014, 8:30am - Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 2:00pm
Family Swim
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Off Campus Housing 101
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Linkins Center (LIN)

University News

Media Relations

Dietz Delivers State of the University Address
President Larry Dietz delivered the annual State of the University address Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Center for the Performing Arts.
Festival of India Sept. 20
The McLean County India Association (MCIA) and Illinois State University will bring the Festival of India to Normal from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on the University’s Quad. The event is free and open to the public.
Planetarium Celebrates 50 Years at Sept. 20 Event
The Illinois State University Planetarium will celebrate its golden anniversary during a free event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, under the Planetarium dome.
Palestinian-Israeli Writer Sayed Kashua to Speak Sept. 23, 24
Palestinian-Israeli novelist, journalist, essayist and television series creator and writer Sayed Kashua will present The Foreign Mother Tongue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Old Main Room in the Bone Student Center.

STATESide

M.F.A. alums become engines for art in Central Illinois
The Central Illinois art scene is benefiting from the entrepreneurial spirit of two [...]
Sorority life FAQ: Quick answers to your big questions
#BirdofMouth student blogger Lily answers some common sorority recruitment questions to [...]
Video: President Dietz talks new job, rankings, Athletics
Redbird football fans got to know Illinois State President Larry Dietz during a video [...]
Craig Robinson headlines Family Weekend festivities
Craig Robinson was joined by The Nasty Delicious for his Family Weekend show at Braden [...]

The Vidette

Senior Facts
With spring commencement right around the corner, Chris Roberts, the procedures and [...]
Things to keep in mind as you prepare to cross the stage
DETAILS: This upcoming commencement will allow spring 2014 graduates to be recognized at [...]
Top 5 ways to stay mentally sharp this summer
Over the summer the average college student is probably working, hanging out with friends [...]
Q&A with recent alumna: Abbey Hanson
As anxious seniors count down their final days at ISU, we all begin to wonder, what are [...]

Alumni

Craig Robinson headlines Family Weekend festivities
Craig Robinson was joined by The Nasty Delicious for his Family Weekend show at Braden [...]
Three College of Education alumni among finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year
Three College of Education alumni are among the 12 finalists for the 2015 Illinois [...]
MCN hosts annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet
The Mennonite College of Nursing held its annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the [...]
College of Fine Arts alumni to be honored at Homecoming
The College of Fine Arts is thrilled to have several outstanding alumni returning for [...]

Athletics

Redbirds Score 3-0 Win at Missouri State
The Illinois State volleyball team made it a weekend sweep as the Redbirds took a 3-0 win [...]
Redbirds Finish Strong in Day Two of Opening Tournaments
Illinois State junior Rodrigo Oliveira, sophomore Urh Krajnc Domiter and [...]
Redbirds Win Missouri Valley Conference Opener at Wichita State, 3-0
The Illinois State volleyball team scored a 3-0 win over defending Missouri Valley [...]
Tejada Breaks Goal Record, Wins Match for ISU
Rachel Tejada tied the all-time ISU goal record Sunday with a game-winner in overtime. [...]
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