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Events Calendar

University

Nerf Club's Humans vs Zombies Game (Fall 2014)
Mon, Oct 20, 2014, 12:00am - Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 10:00pm
Quad
Ripken Wiffleball League (registration deadline)
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 4:30am - 4:35am
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
6-on-6 Volleyball League (registration deadline)
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 5:25am - 5:30am
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Graduate Council Meeting
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 9:00am - 10:00am
Williams Hall (WIH)

Academic

Advanced Registration Open-Spring 2015
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, Nov 6, 2014, 10:00pm
Graduate Council Meeting
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 9:00am - 10:00am
Williams Hall (WIH)
Advance Registration Ends for Spring 2015
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to withdraw from the University
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

School of Art Research Colloquium Presentation by Vanessa Schulman
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
University Galleries
Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty String Quartet
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty Jazz
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Guest Artist Recital: Troy McKay, trumpet
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Nerf Club's Humans vs Zombies Game (Fall 2014)
Mon, Oct 20, 2014, 12:00am - Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 10:00pm
Quad
Word's Worth Halloween Bake Sale at Stevenson Hall
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Stevenson Hall (STV)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by Felmley Hall (street side).
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Felmley Hall of Science Annex (FSA)
Study Abroad First Steps Session
Tue, Oct 21, 2014, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Fell Hall (FEL)

University News

Media Relations

Professor Roberta Trites to speak at Distinguished Professor lecture Oct. 23
Professor of English Roberta Seelinger Trites will give Illinois State University’s Distinguished Professor Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center.
Planetarium Show, Viewing Features Partial Solar Eclipse
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present a free program and viewing session in conjunction with the partial solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23.
Board of Trustees to Meet Oct. 24
The Illinois State University Board of Trustees will hold its next quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Bone Student Center Old Main Room.

STATESide

How one freshman earned $20,000+ in scholarships
Freshman Raquel Cuevas earned more than $20,000 in scholarships and other financial aid [...]
Video: Redbird life in Uptown Normal
Did you know that Bloomington-Normal regularly ranks as one of the Top 50 college towns [...]
How to rock your college fair
Fall is a great time to make lasting high school memories. It is also a great time to [...]
School of Art hosts Pumpkinalooza carving competition
Illinois State’s Pumpkinalooza carving competition was designed to mix art students and [...]

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

Mennonite College of Nursing hosts visiting scholars from Brazil
Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) continues its [...]
College of Applied Science and Technology annual Hall of Fame induction, October 24
Induction into the College of Applied Science and Technology Hall of Fame is an honor [...]
Video: Sisters share Big Red Marching Machine legacy
Together, the three Vasel sisters are part of an Illinois State marching band tradition [...]
MCN professor recognized as promising nurse leader
Mennonite College of Nursing Assistant Professor Elaine Hardy has been selected to take [...]

Athletics

ISU Tied for Second after First Round of Georgetown Intercollegiate
After the first 18 holes of the Georgetown Intercollegiate, the Illinois State men's golf [...]
Redbirds Remain Steady In Top 10 Of National FCS Polls
For the second week in a row, Illinois State (6-0, 3-0 MVFC) needed a game-winning field [...]
Orrick Named Defensive Player of the Week
Illinois State's Emily Orrick has been named the Missouri Valley Conference's Defensive [...]
Scholar-Athlete of the Year Nominees Announced
The nominees for the 2013-14 Linda Herman Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Doug [...]
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