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Events Calendar

University

Apply to Study Abroad Scholarships 1/12 - 2/1
Mon, Jan 12, 2015, 9:00am - Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 11:55pm
Call for Proposals: The Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conference
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 11:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Early Registration Deadline: Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conferenc
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conference
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Sat, Mar 21, 2015, 9:00am
Bone Student Center (BON)

Academic

Leadership
Wed, Feb 4, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
State Farm Hall of Business (SFHB)
Last Day to Drop a First-Half Semester Course
Fri, Feb 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Last Day to Drop Pass/Fail option from First-Half Semester Course
Fri, Feb 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Orchestra Concerto Aria Competition
Wed, Jan 28, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Band Concerto Aria Competition
Mon, Feb 2, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
School of Art Research Colloquium presentation by Tyler Lotz
Tue, Feb 3, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
University Galleries
Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty Jazz Recital
Thu, Feb 5, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Apply to Study Abroad Scholarships 1/12 - 2/1
Mon, Jan 12, 2015, 9:00am - Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 11:55pm
Call for Proposals: The Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conference
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Sun, Feb 1, 2015, 11:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Early Registration Deadline: Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conferenc
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Third Annual Critical Media Literacy Conference
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:00pm - Sat, Mar 21, 2015, 9:00am
Bone Student Center (BON)

University News

Media Relations

A Message from President Dietz
Today is a sad day for the Illinois State University family as we mourn the loss of a student, Benjamin Allison. Our sincerest condolences go to his family.
Cultural Dinner date changed to Feb. 3
The Black History Month Cultural Dinner date has been changed to Tuesday, Feb. 3. All tickets purchased will be accepted on the new date.
The chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina
In honor of Black History Month, Cedric Johnson will look at the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina with his talk titled The City that Care Forgot: New Orleans and the Future of American Urbanism at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.
Secretary of State Mobile Office on Campus Jan. 29
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, Jan. 29.
Antiques, vintage show Jan. 30 to Feb. 1
Illinois State’s Top of Class Antiques and Vintage Show is scheduled for Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1.

STATESide

Why ISU’s reaccreditation matters to alumni and students
For students and alumni, accreditation may sound a bit dry. Yet there are many reasons [...]
Gates Scholar from Chicago finds the right fit at Illinois State
Dyrell Ashley is a poet, a scholar, a Sunday school teacher, a tutor, and a future [...]
Video: My transfer student experience at Illinois State
As a transfer student at Illinois State University, you won't miss out on anything. Just [...]
Big Red Marching Machine drums up Redbird pride in Frisco
Nearly 200 Big Red members spent 17+ hours in a bus to make the trip to Frisco, Texas, [...]

The Vidette

Three area towns considered for marijuana cultivation centers
Companies in Lincoln, Dwight and Delavan have proposed cultivation centers for medical [...]
ISU grieves tragic loss of student
Illinois State University student Benjamin Allison, 20, was pronounced dead at 10:15 a.m. [...]
Professor File: Carol Lind teaches students that learning never ends
If you are looking for a literature class taught with humor and insight, you will be [...]
“Occupy the Bookstore” saves money for students on textbooks
Students can potentially save money by using a free online application called “Occupy [...]

Alumni

ISU alum receives duPont Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
School of Communication alum Jeff Blackburn ’05 was among the winners of the 2015 [...]
Q&A with big LGBT conference’s student leader
Senior social work major Robert Alberts is leading 20 of his peers in planning and [...]
Play 4Kay Pink Reception, February 8
Join the Mennonite College of Nursing and Redbird Athletics on Sunday, February 8, for [...]
Assistant Professor O. Ed Reitz awarded Nurse Educator Fellowship
Ed Reitz of the Mennonite College of Nursing has been awarded an Illinois Board of Higher [...]

Athletics

Redbird Men Host Missouri State Wednesday Night
After earning a 69-55 victory at Missouri State earlier this month, the Illinois State [...]
Play 4Kay Luminaries on Sale to Support Cancer Research
With the return of the fifth-annual women's basketball Play 4Kay cancer awareness game on [...]
Weisbecker Scholarship Fund Launches 2015 Annual Campaign
With another record-topping year in the books, the Illinois State Athletic Department is [...]
Yontz Named MVC Swimmer of the Week
Illinois State swimmer Marissa Yontz has been recognized as the Missouri Valley [...]
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