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A new scholarship is helping Illinois State nursing major Michael Binder pursue his dream, despite not having a left hand. Watch Michael's story on STATEside.

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Events Calendar

University

Thanksgiving Vacation begins at 12:00 Noon
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 12:00pm - Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 12:00am
Fall Dance Concert
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Westhoff Theatre
Redbird Football vs. Southern Illinois
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Hancock Stadium
Redbird Athletics vs. Wichita State
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Redbird Arena (RBA)

Academic

Thanksgiving Vacation begins at 12:00 Noon
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 12:00pm - Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 12:00am
Fall Break
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 12:00pm - Sun, Nov 30, 2014, 11:55pm
Classes Resume
Mon, Dec 1, 2014, 12:00am - 11:55pm
Spring 2015 Registration & Program Change Open
Mon, Dec 1, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, Dec 11, 2014, 10:00pm

Fine Arts

30th Annual Printmakers' Exhibition and Sale
Fri, Dec 5, 2014, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Center for the Visual Arts (CVA)
Audition Day
Sat, Dec 6, 2014, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Music for the Holidays
Sat, Dec 6, 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Music for the Holidays
Sat, Dec 6, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)

Students

Thanksgiving Vacation begins at 12:00 Noon
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 12:00pm - Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 12:00am
Redbird Football vs. Southern Illinois
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Hancock Stadium
Redbird Athletics vs. Wichita State
Sat, Nov 22, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Redbird Arena (RBA)
Massage
Tue, Nov 25, 2014, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

University News

Media Relations

Music for the Holidays Concerts Dec. 6, 7
Illinois State University’s annual Music for the Holidays concerts will be held at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 6, and at 3 p.m. Dec. 7, in the University’s Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for faculty/staff and $10 for students and seniors.
‘Tis the Season at Planetarium Starts Dec. 5
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present the holiday show ‘Tis the Season, running weekends from Friday, Dec. 5, through Saturday, Dec. 20. Show times are Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m.
Author of The Other Wes Moore to headline Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner
Author, combat veteran, Rhodes Scholar and PBS show host Wes Moore will present The Other Wes Moore for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. Reservations are required.

STATESide

Milner Library opens databases to ISU alumni
Alumni can now access full-text articles from more than 4,000 journals and magazines [...]
Photos: South Campus residence halls, then and now
Hamilton-Whitten and Atkin-Colby halls were home to thousands of Illinois State students [...]
Modeling career awaits business student after graduation
Most people go out looking for a career. Mark Brent’s career found him. Six years later [...]
Video: Scary Shakespeare inspires ISU Halloween event
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival partnered with Illinois State's Ewing Cultural Center [...]

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

Milner Library opens databases to ISU alumni
Alumni can now access full-text articles from more than 4,000 journals and magazines [...]
New security protocols at Illinois State’s Chicago Office
A new turnstile security system will be installed at the Illinois State University [...]
Photos: South Campus residence halls, then and now
Hamilton-Whitten and Atkin-Colby halls were home to thousands of Illinois State students [...]
Career Resource Guide provides unique way to recruit Illinois State talent
Are you seeking Illinois State talent for your employment openings? Increase your [...]

Athletics

Redbirds Open Paradise Jam with 73-64 Win Over Weber State
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell seemed right at home in the UVI Sports and Fitness Center Friday [...]
Redbirds Battle Back from 0-2 Deficit to Top Missouri State
The Illinois State volleyball team's 19th-straight victory required one of the Redbirds' [...]
ISU's Historic Season Comes to a Close With Loss to Pepperdine
Illinois State soccer's historic season came to a close Saturday evening with a 4-0 loss [...]
Women’s Golf Signs Two for 2015-16 Season
The Illinois State women's golf team signed Leia Atas and Caitlin Sims to continue their [...]
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