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Events Calendar

University

Excel: Level 1
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today in Old Main Room
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Select Survey
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Stevenson Hall (STV)
Festival ISU
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Quad

Academic

Fall 2014 Registration Open
Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 5:00pm - Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:00pm
Fall 2014 Registration Ends
Fri, Aug 29, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to Place a Course on Pass/Fail or Audit
Fri, Aug 29, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to Drop a Course with no Withdrawal Grade
Fri, Aug 29, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm

Fine Arts

Hearing Safety Convocation Hour
Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Jury Recognition Recital
Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
String Project Honors Recital
Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Vought Studio Divo Recital
Sat, Sep 13, 2014, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Secretary of State Mobile Office Today in Old Main Room
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Festival ISU
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Quad
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside on Quad for Festival ISU.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Quad
Study Abroad First Steps Session
Thu, Aug 28, 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)

University News

Media Relations

Iggy Azalea to perform
Iggy Azalea will perform at Illinois State University at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Braden Auditorium. Tickets go on sale for students Tuesday, Aug. 26, and for the general public Friday, Aug. 29.
Craig Robinson to perform at Illinois State’s Family Weekend
Comedian Craig Robinson is coming home to Illinois State University. The 1994 Illinois State alum will return to Normal for a one-night performance of stand-up, music and more during Family Weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in Braden Auditorium of the Bone Student Center.
Secretary of State Mobile Office on Campus Aug. 28
Illinois State University students, faculty and staff will be able to renew their Illinois driver's licenses and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus on Thursday, Aug. 28. Illinois Secretary of State's Office staff will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bone Student Center Old Main Room.

STATESide

Video: Christian Stoinev returns to Illinois State
The Gamma Phi Circus star was in Normal rehearsing for his next appearance but took time [...]
Redbirds reunite: Staying connected with your old friends
As you apply to Illinois State, your transformation to Redbird life begins. Despite this [...]
Photos: My first weekend at Illinois State
We asked our #BirdofMouth student bloggers to take some photos during their first weekend [...]
A look at three new courses this semester
There are several new courses this semester on topics ranging from the hospitality [...]

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

A passion for service: From the military to nursing
Matt Baxter’s dream of receiving his B.S.N. came true as he celebrated graduating from [...]
Video: Christian Stoinev returns to Illinois State
The Gamma Phi Circus star was in Normal rehearsing for his next appearance but took time [...]
Orange is the New Black actress to speak
Laverne Cox, the critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix [...]
Sean Hayes, Jeff Perry headline new Illinois State TV spot
Redbird actors Sean Hayes and Jeff Perry are lending their talents to a new Illinois [...]

Athletics

Newsom Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week
Aryn Newsom, a senior goalkeeper for the Illinois State women's soccer team, has been [...]
WATCH EPISODE 1 OF 'THE NEXT STEP'
Illinois State fans who enjoyed the behind-the-scenes Redbird football series "The Next [...]
Leinert, Van Deventer Collect Player of the Week Honors
Illinois State soccer's Hannah Leinert and Abby Van Deventer have been named Missouri [...]
Softball Releases Fall Schedule
The Illinois State softball team is gearing up for another successful season and [...]
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