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Events Calendar


Nerf Club's Humans vs Zombies Game (Fall 2014)
Mon, Oct 20, 2014, 12:00am - Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 10:00pm
Ranathunga Sarathchandra Thesis Defense
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 8:00am - 10:00am
Turner Hall (TUR)
Thesis Defense for: Jeanna Rodda; CJS
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by McCormick Hall and Fell Hall.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 10:30am - 2:30pm


Advanced Registration Open-Spring 2015
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, Nov 6, 2014, 10:00pm
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)
Last day to drop a second-half semester course
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

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
GOLD SERIES: ISU Symphony Orchestra and Choral Concert
Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Senior Recital: Eli Denecke, trumpet
Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall


Nerf Club's Humans vs Zombies Game (Fall 2014)
Mon, Oct 20, 2014, 12:00am - Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 10:00pm
Fall 2014 Study Abroad Fair
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Philosophical Society
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Stevenson Hall (STV)
International Studies and Programs/Career Center Employment Workshop
Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)

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.


Why November 15 is the day to remember
Let's make this easy on you: At Illinois State, our preferred filing date, November 15, [...]
Photos: Iggy Azalea performs at Braden
Illinois State University's Braden Auditorium was packed Saturday, October 18, as Iggy [...]
Getting started in the Honors Program
The Honors Program at Illinois State University offers a lot of unique opportunities for [...]
How one freshman earned $20,000+ in scholarships
Freshman Raquel Cuevas earned more than $20,000 in scholarships and other financial aid [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]


No. 9 Redbirds Face Tough Challenge in Hosting Missouri State
The Redbirds return home to Hancock Stadium Saturday, but the task will be tough as they [...]
Coprich, Roberson Named To CFPA National POY Watch List
Redbird junior running back Marshaun Coprich and junior quarterback Tre Roberson were [...]
Men’s Golf Finishes Fourth at Georgetown Intercollegiate
With the final round of the Georgetown Intercollegiate coming to a close, the Illinois [...]
Blog: Unblemished
Collectively, ISU football, soccer and volleyball haven't lost a MVC game. They're a [...]
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