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Famous Redbirds

Emmy Award-winning actress and School of Theatre and Dance alum Jane Lynch stars in Illinois State’s new TV commercial, debuting this fall. Watch a sneak peek of the video.

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Illinois State is rooted in teaching and learning—it’s even our motto. That’s why 92 percent of classes are taught by professors. Learn more about our academic programs.

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Illinois State’s academic reputation and high graduation rate rank us No. 78 on U.S. News & World Report’s best public national universities list. See more Points of Pride.

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There's always something to see and do at Illinois State, from athletics events, concerts and performances, to guest speakers and cultural fairs. See what's happening today!

Events Calendar

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2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Transfer Students
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 5:00am - Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 6:00pm
Rachel Cooper
2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Current ISU Students
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 5:00am - Tue, Nov 15, 2016, 6:00pm
Rachel Cooper
Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open Sep 26
Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 8, 2016, 10:00pm
OneNote: Introduction
Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Transfer Students
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 5:00am - Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 6:00pm
Rachel Cooper
2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Current ISU Students
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 5:00am - Tue, Nov 15, 2016, 6:00pm
Rachel Cooper
Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open Sep 26
Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 8, 2016, 10:00pm
Study Abroad First Steps Sessions
Wed, Sep 28, 2016, 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Fell Hall (FEL)
Area Voice Recital
Thu, Sep 29, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Guest Artist Recital: Brian Kubin, cello and Michael Bunchman, piano
Thu, Sep 29, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Waiora
Fri, Sep 30, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Jazz Ensemble I & II
Fri, Sep 30, 2016, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Current ISU Students
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 5:00am - Tue, Nov 15, 2016, 6:00pm
Rachel Cooper
Wellness Massage
Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
InstaCareer
Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Carlo Segre
Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

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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.
Illinois State raises over $21 million in FY2016 private fundraising efforts
Illinois State University has just recorded the second largest fundraising year in the institution’s history. Gifts will go toward student scholarships and university programs.
Juliano awarded $435,000 NIH grant for mosquito studies
Illinois State University’s Distinguished Professor of Ecology Steven Juliano received a $435,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate ways to combat mosquitoes that can carry viruses, such as Zika and West Nile.
School of Theatre and Dance presents Waiora, September 30-October 9
The Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance will present Hone Kouka’s Waiora, opening September 30.
Maximizing crop yield, minimizing nutrient loss
Maria Boerngen is playing her part to help farmers maximize crop yields in the Midwest, [...]
Download latest issue of Redbird Scholar
For those readers who would like to view the print version of the Redbird Scholar on an [...]
Powerful pen: Lauded faculty poet redefines, advances old genre
He’s also a full professor in the creative writing program of Illinois State’s [...]
After Hillary: If America elects its first female president, what changes?
Hillary Clinton’s election would be loaded with significance, but one thing it [...]
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 [...]
#ChicagoRedbirds hosting watch party, October 1
The Redbirds take on North Dakota State on October 1, and Chicago alumni can cheer for [...]
Affinity groups plan for Homecoming
Several of Illinois State’s affinity alumni groups will be a part of Homecoming this [...]
Catch the action at Hoopfest on October 7
Watch the 2016-17 Redbird men's and women's basketball teams, enjoy activities, get free [...]
Spooktacular alumni discount at Six Flags Fright Fest 2016
Special alumni discounts are available at for Fright Fest 2016 at Six Flags St. Louis and [...]
No. 18 Redbirds Fly To Fargo To Face No. 1 Bison
For the first time since 2013, No. 18 Illinois State (2-2, 0-1 MVFC) and No. 1 North [...]
Redbird Swimming and Diving Fourth in MVC Preseason Poll
The Illinois State swimming and diving team was predicted for a fourth-place finish at [...]
Koski Named MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week
Illinois State's Kevin Koski has been named Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Male [...]
Pence Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week
Illinois State's Courtney Pence has been named the Missouri Valley Conference female [...]
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