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Events Calendar

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2016 Student Annual
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 2:00pm - Sun, May 8, 2016, 2:00pm
University Galleries
Weight Watchers at Work
Tue, May 3, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Wellness Massage - McCormick 153
Tue, May 3, 2016, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Civil Service Council Meeting
Tue, May 3, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Summer 2016 registration open
Mon, Feb 15, 2016, 12:00pm - Mon, May 9, 2016, 12:00pm
Spring 2016 Finals Week
Sat, Apr 30, 2016, 12:00am - Fri, May 6, 2016, 12:00am
Spring semester ends
Fri, May 6, 2016
Moulton Hall (MLT)
2016 Student Annual
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 2:00pm - Sun, May 8, 2016, 2:00pm
University Galleries
Army ROTC 35 Year Anniversary
Thu, May 5, 2016, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hancock Stadium
Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
Fri, May 6, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Twelfth Night
Tue, Jul 5, 2016, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Ewing Cultural Center
2016 Student Annual
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 2:00pm - Sun, May 8, 2016, 2:00pm
University Galleries
Wellness Massage - McCormick 153
Tue, May 3, 2016, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
PAWSitively Stress Free at Milner Library
Tue, May 3, 2016, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Milner Library (MLB)
Wellness Massage - McCormick 153
Wed, May 4, 2016, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

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Illinois State University's online news hub makes it easy to find stories, photos, and videos about the University’s students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Commencement set for May 6, 7
Illinois State University’s 157th spring commencement will take place on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, with each college holding a ceremony.
Board of Trustees to meet May 6
The Illinois State University Board of Trustees will hold its next quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, in the Bone Student Center Old Main Room.
College of Business named one of best in country by Bloomberg Businessweek
The College of Business at Illinois State University is ranked 75th nationally in the 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings, up 20 points from their previous ranking in 2014.
Finals week at ISU: Top tweets, photos, and posts
Illinois State University students are taking their final exams this week, the last stop [...]
A for effort: How ISU records 92,000 grades after finals
At Illinois State University, recording grades for nearly 20,000 students is a lot easier [...]
Student fights to make ISU more inclusive
Illinois State senior Karly Enger has been questioning the status quo and their own [...]
Graduating seniors connect with 1857 Society donors at event
Thirty graduating students networked with more than 50 donors from Illinois State [...]
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 [...]
Washington, D.C., alumni invited to Redbird Reception, June 8
Reconnect with Illinois State University and meet President Larry Dietz along with D.C. [...]
2016 Illinois State night at the Normal CornBelters, June 30
All Illinois State fans are invited to a pregame cookout and CornBelters game for the [...]
Baltimore alumni invited to special Redbird Reception, May 25
Illinois State is coming to the Baltimore area to share in Redbird pride with alumni.
Calling all Redbirds in the Big Apple
Join NYC alumni, President Larry Dietz, and many familiar faces from the College of Fine [...]
Beesley Named MVC Baseball Player of the Week
Illinois State senior outfielder Sean Beesley has been named the Missouri Valley [...]
Krajnc Domiter, Steffens Named to All-Conference Team
Juniors Urh Krajnc Domiter and Dylan Steffens each earned a spot on the 2016 All-Missouri [...]
Redbird Baseball Tops Evansville in 10 Innings, 8-6
Owen Miller matched a career high with four hits – none bigger than a two-run, go-ahead [...]
The Women’s 4x400-meter Relay Breaks School Record
Illinois State men's and women's track and field teams had a spectacular closing day at [...]
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