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Scoring off the court

Redbird basketball star Katy Winge wants the full college experience, and she's willing to go the extra mile to get it. Watch Katy's story on STATEside.

February at Illinois State

From Founders Day to Business Week to the largest LGBT college conference in the U.S., Illinois State crammed in a lot of special events in just 28 days. See your top photos on STATEside.

Leading in Teaching and Research

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Events Calendar

University

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Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Inside Schroeder Hall (1st floor).
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Civil Service Council Meeting
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)

Academic

Last Day to Drop a Full-Semester Course
Fri, Mar 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Last Day to drop pass/fail option from full-semester course
Fri, Mar 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Spring Break
Sat, Mar 7, 2015, 12:00am - Sun, Mar 15, 2015, 12:00am
Second-half courses begin
Mon, Mar 16, 2015
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Graduate Recital: Andy Mrozinsky, trumpet
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
School for Wives
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westhoff Theatre
The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus in Concert
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Guest Artist: Lily Afshar, guitar
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

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Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
Massage
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Physics Colloquim
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Friendly Faces Student Training
Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)

University News

Media Relations

Marlee Matlin to speak at Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner
Academy Award winner and activist Marlee Matlin will speak at the Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Brown Ballroom of Illinois State University’s Bone Student Center. Tickets are now available.
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) at Illinois State University achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2014, even in the face of increasingly stringent standards.
Academy of Seniors, Mornings with the Professors classes
Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors will begin classes in mid-March. Subjects explored will include local art, the history of World War I, contemporary music for ancient instruments, political issues in West Africa and biodiversity in Costa Rica.

STATESide

ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s Letterman
Fifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students [...]
ISU alum brings MVC tournament to Quad Cities
With the help of Illinois State alum Joe Taylor, the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) [...]
Photos: Best campus shots from February 2015
Every month on STATEside, we use Storify to show off your best photos from the Illinois [...]
Ditch the winter blues: Tips from an ISU student
People wonder how us Midwesterners battle through the cold every winter. It may not [...]

The Vidette

Best Vidette Photos of February
As we head into March, check out the best photos shot by Vidette staff during the month [...]
Town to vote on proposed garbage fee increase
The Normal City Council will consider an increase in the monthly garbage fee and a new [...]
Central Illinois woman dies of smoke inhalation
A central Illinois woman died during a house fire of smoke inhalation early Friday. [...]
Juan Angel Chávez’s Winded Rainbow Exhibit in University Galleries
Artist Juan Angel Chávez will premiere eight new works in the University Galleries, [...]

Alumni

ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s Letterman
Fifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students [...]
2015 Gamma Phi Circus and Sibling Carnival, April 18
Join us for the annual Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows, a Sibling Weekend tradition that [...]
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of the Mennonite College of Nursing achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the [...]
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winners
Each year the Illinois State University Alumni Association recognizes individuals who [...]

Athletics

Akoon-Purcell Named Newcomer of the Year; Three Others Honored
Illinois State's DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell is the Missouri Valley Conference's Newcomer of [...]
Watch the Redbird Men’s Basketball Media Conference Live
Fans can watch Tuesday's men's basketball media conference, featuring men's basketball [...]
Redbirds Come Up Short in Last Home Meet Against Ball State
Illinois State junior Amanda Mohler won a pair of events, while junior Sarah Fisher took [...]
Akoon-Purcell Earns MVC Newcomer of the Week Accolade
After leading Illinois State in scoring and rebounding during both of ISU's victories [...]
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