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Three-Minute Thesis

Could you explain years of research in less than 3 minutes? That was the challenge facing our graduate students at Illinois State's first Three-Minute Thesis competition in Uptown Normal.

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Events Calendar

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Afternoon of Brass
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
AA Meeting
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wittenberg Lutheran Center
Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center
Thesis Defense for Tessa Spinelli; FCS
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Turner Hall
Midterm grades due
Sun, Mar 5, 2017, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Online
Midterm grades posted online
Mon, Mar 6, 2017, 1:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Last day to drop full-semester course
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Alumni Center
Afternoon of Brass
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
Violin Studio Recital
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Centennial East
Convocation Hour
Tue, Feb 28, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
Afternoon of Brass
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
AA Meeting
Sun, Feb 26, 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wittenberg Lutheran Center
Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center
Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training
Mon, Feb 27, 2017, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Thomas Metcalf School

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Spring 2017 Speaker Series
The Illinois State University Speaker Series covers topics ranging from labor workers and union rights to self-identity and depictions of visual race.
Open forums for vice president of Division of Finance and Planning, February 27-March 1
The search for Illinois State University’s vice president for the Division of Finance and Planning has been narrowed to three candidates. The public and campus community are invited to open forums with the candidates.
College of Business accreditation extended by AACSB
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Board of Directors has approved extension of accreditation of graduate and undergraduate programs in business and accounting.
Scholars compete, share research at 3 Minute Thesis event
Illinois State University hosted a Three Minute Thesis competition Thursday night at the [...]
Professors Hatt and Hoff to lead diversity and inclusion brown bag, March 1
The Department of Psychology Brown Bag Series will present a Diversity and Inclusion [...]
Bibek Adhikari wins Omicron Delta Epsilon Irving Fisher Article Award
Bibek Adhikari has won the Irving Fisher Award from Omicron Delta Epsilon, an [...]
Exhibit explores war propaganda on both sides of the Atlantic
An exhibit at Illinois State University’s Milner Library will explore propaganda during [...]
Illinois State falls in Moline to NIU, 68-59
The Illinois State University Women’s Basketball team dropped its sixth-consecutive [...]
Swimming and Diving finish third at Louisville, prepare for Puerto Rico
Deb Bethel/Sports Reporter After finishing third at the Louisville Invite, which took [...]
Keene and Rosch earn AVCA All-North selections
Sophomore Jaelyn Keene was named a member in the AVCA’s All-North Region selection and [...]
Hawkins leads Redbirds; ISU pulls out 63-61 home win over Murray State
After struggling late in games its past couple outings, the Illinois State men’s [...]
Illinois State alumni day with Peoria Rivermen, April 2
Join the Peoria Area Alumni Network for an afternoon out with the Peoria Rivermen.
Registration is open for 4th annual Neon at Night 5K
Brighten your night and join us for the Neon at Night 5K Fun Run at 8 p.m. Wednesday, [...]
Root for favorite team at Cardinals-Cubs game
Join fellow Illinois State alums to catch the rivalry action when the St. Louis Cardinals [...]
Redbird basketball 2017 MVC Tournament rallies planned
Redbird fans heading to MVC Tournaments can make sure to stop by Redbird Rallies. Ticket [...]
Top-Seeded Redbird Men’s Basketball Team Set for Arch Madness
The Missouri Valley Conference regular-season champion Illinois State men's basketball [...]
Redbirds Fall in Memphis as Tigers Complete Sweep
Memphis starting pitcher Connor Alexander struck out nine over seven shutout innings to [...]
Redbird Men’s Tennis Falls At Home Against NIU
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois State men's tennis team fell, 5-2, Sunday at the [...]
Women’s Basketball’s Comeback Falls Short at Evansville, 60-56
The Illinois State women's basketball team saw its comeback against Evansville fall short [...]
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