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Events Calendar


Transfer Day Program
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by Felmley Hall (street side).
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Felmley Hall of Science Annex (FSA)
School of Art Research Colloquium presentation by Scott Rankin
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 11:30am - 1:00pm
University Galleries
Civil Service Council Meeting
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)


Advanced Registration Open-Summer 2015
Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 8:00am - Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 10:00pm
Advance Registration-Fall 2015 ends
Fri, May 1, 2015, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to complete 3 finals on same day paperwork
Fri, May 1, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Last day of Spring 2015 classes
Sat, May 2, 2015
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Senior Recital: Cally Lindenmier, mezzo soprano
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Civic Chorale Concert
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Junior Recital: Alex Pantazi, sax
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Senior Recital: Jeff Blinks, sax
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall


Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Meditation for Positive Living - Students
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
Starting Your Business in Illinois Seminar
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
State Farm Hall of Business (SFHB)
Redbirds vs. Illinois Wesleyan
Tue, Apr 21, 2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duffy Bass Field

University News

Media Relations

Dobski, Louderback named to Board of Trustees
Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed Bloomington-Normal business owner Robert Dobski and former state education leader Mary Ann Louderback to six-year terms on the Illinois State University Board of Trustees.
Bone lecture to explore ‘The Sweet Enchantment of Post-racial Racism in America’
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will present “The Sweet Enchantment of Post-racial Racism in America” for the Illinois State University annual Bone Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
Relay for Life at Illinois State April 24
A Relay for Life event will be held at Illinois State University from 6 p.m. Friday, April 24, to 6 a.m. Saturday, April 25, on the Quad.


9 things every new Illinois State grad should know
Before you leave campus, the Alumni Association wants to leave you with some quick tips [...]
Why I decided to be a Redbird
"The experiences I have had at Illinois State are some that I know I could not have found [...]
Video: Student explores magical thinking for Research Symposium
Ashley Boaz, a senior psychology major, and her team worked with Professor Steve Croker [...]
#RedbirdSetGo: Your best tweets, posts, and photos
Redbirds on campus and across the country are sharing their love for Illinois State on [...]

The Vidette

The new birds
                The new Illinois State University [...]
ISU baseball set to host Webster
The Illinois State University baseball team is set to play Webster at 6 p.m. Wednesday at [...]
How to stay safe on campus during a tornado watch
Conor Funk, operations student manager at the Bone Student Center, said staff members [...]
REVIEW: Indigo Girls mixes up its sound after 25 years
The Indigo Girls are a folk rock duo consisting of singers Amy Ray and Emily Sailers. The [...]


Breastfeeding expert to give McDowell Stafford Lectures, April 30
Diane L. Spatz, Ph.D., RN-BC, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker for the McDowell Stafford [...]
Admissions calling on Redbirds to share ‘Why Illinois State’
On Thursday, April 16, the Illinois State University Office of Admissions is launching a [...]
Registration open for the PROUD Summer Nurse Camp
Mennonite College of Nursing’s (MCN) PROUD Team will be hosting its third annual Summer [...]
Twins to present at Midwest Nursing Research Conference
Senior nursing students Candace and Christa Carroll will present “Sensing a Difference [...]


Cameron Named Illinois State Head Swimming Coach
Scott Cameron was named Illinois State's head swimming coach, Illinois State Director of [...]
Appanervanda, Steffens Named to MVC All-Conference Team
Redshirt senior Muddappa Appanervanda and sophomore Dylan Steffens were named to the [...]
Women’s Golf Sits in Fifth after Day Two of Valley Championship
The Illinois State women's golf team concluded day two of the Missouri Valley Conference [...]
Redbirds Host Illinois Wesleyan Tuesday, Webster Wednesday
The Illinois State baseball team will host crosstown rival Illinois Wesleyan in the 156th [...]
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