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Events Calendar

University

Red Docs due May 2, 2014
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 2:00pm - Mon, May 5, 2014, 2:00pm
DeGarmo Hall (DEG)
Blue docs due May 2, 2014
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 2:00pm - Mon, May 5, 2014, 2:00pm
DeGarmo Hall (DEG)
Thesis Defense for Mitchell, Stephen; History
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today at Bone
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)

Academic

Advanced Registration Open-Summer/Fall 2014
Mon, Mar 17, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, May 1, 2014, 10:00pm
Advance Registration-Fall 2014 ends
Fri, May 2, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to complete 3 finals on same day paperwork
Fri, May 2, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Last day of Spring 2014 classes
Sat, May 3, 2014
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Collabrative Piano Recital
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Pericles
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Westhoff Theatre
Symphonic Winds
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
On the Brink of Normal Recital
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Thesis Defense for Mitchell, Stephen; History
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today at Bone
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Thesis Defense for Maina, Rita; Communication
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fell Hall (FEL)
G Spot! Quad by Center for Performing Arts!
Thu, Apr 24, 2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Quad

University News

Media Relations

Janet Krejci named interim provost
Janet Krejci, dean of Mennonite College of Nursing, has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective July 1. She will serve until the next provost is appointed, with a search beginning this fall.
Supalo honored with Access Award
The American Foundation for the Blind recently honored Assistant Professor of Chemistry Cary Supalo's company, Independence Science, for work creating software to make science labs more accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Howard assists in landmark legal case
The recent federal case striking down a ban on seme-sex marriage in Michigan was also a victory for Co-director of Illinois State’s Center for Adoption Studies Jeanne Howard, who has been actively involved in the landmark case for years.
Secretary of State here April 24
Renew your Illinois driver's license and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus. Illinois Secretary of State's Office staff will be here from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

STATESide

Extra innings: Softball legend gives back with Redbirds
Bill Dickson means a lot to the Redbird softball team. He's their volunteer assistant [...]
ISU graduation next step on Nigerian student’s unique journey
Subomi Aregbesola was born in Nigeria but moved to the U.S. in 2001 at age 10 after his [...]
Alum acts as taxpayer watchdog in final days of US war in Afghanistan
A Department of Politics and Government alum is getting a close-up view of momentous [...]
Photos: Daring to suck with Theatre of Ted
An otherwise dark and dead Centennial West serves as a magical meeting place most [...]

The Vidette

Even for pro athletes, a degree does matter
The semester is coming to a close and before we know it the summer will be in full swing. [...]
ISU topples MacMurray, 8-0
After four scoreless innings, Illinois State’s (26-12, 7-5 MVC) baseball team rallied [...]
Theatre of Ted to test marathon skills
Theatre of Ted will host its annual Four-Square Marathon beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday in [...]
Cherrystock may be on the chopping block
The end of April is typically a time in which ISU students begin to look forward to [...]

Alumni

ISU graduation next step on Nigerian student’s unique journey
Subomi Aregbesola was born in Nigeria but moved to the U.S. in 2001 at age 10 after his [...]
Alum acts as taxpayer watchdog in final days of US war in Afghanistan
A Department of Politics and Government alum is getting a close-up view of momentous [...]
Photos: Daring to suck with Theatre of Ted
An otherwise dark and dead Centennial West serves as a magical meeting place most [...]
MCN Dean Janet Krejci named interim provost at Illinois State
Janet Krejci, dean of the Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN), has been named interim [...]

Athletics

Baseball. Redbirds Extend Streak To Four Games; Top MacMurray, 8-0
Matt Lambert secured his second-consecutive victory as Illinois State (26-12, 7-5 MVC) [...]
Track. Redbird Track Set for Esteemed Drake Relays
NORMAL, Ill.-- Select members of the Illinois State men's and women's track and field [...]
Track. Jensen, Rutherford Named Athletes of the Week
ST. LOUIS-- Curt Jensen and Ryan Rutherford take home Missouri Valley Conference Athlete [...]
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