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Events Calendar

University

Run Ranger Run
Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 4:00pm - Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 4:00pm
Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Feb 16, 2015, 7:00am - Sat, Feb 28, 2015, 10:00pm
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Inside by Watterson Dining Center.
Thu, Feb 26, 2015, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Watterson
Lead a Study Abroad Program
Thu, Feb 26, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)

Academic

Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Feb 16, 2015, 7:00am - Sat, Feb 28, 2015, 10:00pm
Midterm (APA) Grades Due
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Summer/Fall 2015 Course Information Available
Mon, Mar 2, 2015, 12:00am - 12:00am

Fine Arts

Graduate Recital: Pam Schuett, flute
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
School for Wives
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westhoff Theatre
Senior Recital: Carly Piland, flute
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Daniel Gallagher, flute
Sat, Feb 28, 2015, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Run Ranger Run
Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 4:00pm - Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 4:00pm
Future Teacher Training Opportunities
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School (MLS)
Evaluating effective interventions for diverse students & contexts
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 9:00am - 11:00am
Alumni Center
Large scale climate variability and US winds in observations and climate"
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Felmley Hall of Science Annex (FSA)

University News

Media Relations

Marlee Matlin to speak at Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner
Academy Award winner and activist Marlee Matlin will speak at the Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Brown Ballroom of Illinois State University’s Bone Student Center. Tickets are now available.
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) at Illinois State University achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2014, even in the face of increasingly stringent standards.
Finalists for Academic Affairs VP, Provost announced, open forums scheduled
Illinois State University’s search for a vice president for Academic Affairs and provost has been narrowed to four candidates. On-campus open forums for the finalists will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Feb. 24, 26, 27, and March 2.

STATESide

Ditch the winter blues: Tips from an ISU student
People wonder how us Midwesterners battle through the cold every winter. It may not [...]
Video: Education major spreads deaf culture across campus
Junior Brittney Tarr is co-president of the Deaf Redbirds Association, one of 20+ [...]
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winners
Each year the Illinois State University Alumni Association recognizes individuals who [...]
Illinois State teaching alum now finalist for $1 million prize
Illinois State alum Paul Solarz is a Top 50 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, widely [...]

The Vidette

IWU to host conference on human rights
Illinois Wesleyan University will host its third annual Human Rights Undergraduate [...]
FCC approves measure for open Internet
The Federal Communications Commission approved the “net neutrality” policy in a 3-2 [...]
District 87 considers anti-bullying hotline
The Bloomington District 87 school board reviewed a hotline to anonymously report [...]
Laverne Cox emphasizes ‘proving our humanhood’
The popular ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress returns to ISU to speak on her [...]

Alumni

2015 Gamma Phi Circus and Sibling Carnival, April 18
Join us for the annual Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows, a Sibling Weekend tradition that [...]
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of the Mennonite College of Nursing achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the [...]
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winners
Each year the Illinois State University Alumni Association recognizes individuals who [...]
Illinois State teaching alum now finalist for $1 million prize
Illinois State alum Paul Solarz is a Top 50 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, widely [...]

Athletics

Women’s Hoops Travels to Loyola, Bradley This Weekend
The Illinois State women's basketball team will close out the regular season with three [...]
Redbirds To Play Five Games in College Station
With three weekends already gone in the 2015 campaign, Illinois State softball is back on [...]
Redbirds Travel to No. 1 Vanderbilt, 2014 CWS Champion
The Illinois State baseball team will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for a three-game [...]
Men’s Tennis Set to Battle with the Broncos
Coming off a 6-1 loss to the No. 38 Louisville Cardinals last Wednesday, the Illinois [...]
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