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Local foods at Campus Dining

Illinois State's Local Foods Dinner introduces students to delectable dishes created from local ingredients. Watch video from this delicious annual tradition on STATEside.

Family Weekend photo recap

Illinois State's Family Weekend 2014 was a big hit, thanks to a Redbird football win and a performance by alum Craig Robinson. Check out your best photos on STATEside.

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Illinois State's proud academic history is supported through the collections and staff at its Milner Library. Learn more about resources available to our students, faculty, and staff.

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Events Calendar

University

Classroom Journey: The Hidden Treasures in Pontiac, IL
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Word: Creating Fillable Forms
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 10:00am - 11:30am
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Xbox One Tour
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by Schroeder Hall Plaza
Wed, Sep 17, 2014, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Quad

Academic

Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 10:00pm
Spring 2015 Course Information Available
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 12:00am - 12:00am
4th Annual Homecoming Tailgate Tent
Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Fine Arts

Graduate Recital: Claudia Amaral, double bass
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Festival of India
Sat, Sep 20, 2014, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Quad
Choral Showcase
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
GOLD SERIES: Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra Concert
Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)

Students

SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by Stevenson Hall
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm
In Exchange (INX)
Picnic, Paddle & Play (registration deadline)
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
State of University Address
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Study Abroad First Steps Session
Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Schroeder Hall (SCH)

University News

Media Relations

State of the University address Sept. 18
President Larry Dietz will deliver the annual State of the University address at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Center for the Performing Arts. The address will also be streamed live.
Festival of India Sept. 20
The McLean County India Association (MCIA) and Illinois State University will bring the Festival of India to Normal from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on the University’s Quad. The event is free and open to the public.
Planetarium Celebrates 50 Years at Sept. 20 Event
The Illinois State University Planetarium will celebrate its golden anniversary during a free event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, under the Planetarium dome.
Palestinian-Israeli Writer Sayed Kashua to Speak Sept. 23, 24
Palestinian-Israeli novelist, journalist, essayist and television series creator and writer Sayed Kashua will present The Foreign Mother Tongue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Old Main Room in the Bone Student Center.

STATESide

Video: President Dietz talks new job, rankings, Athletics
Redbird football fans got to know Illinois State President Larry Dietz during a video [...]
The Big 3 for the ACT
The ACT. Who would have thought that three little letters could make such a difference in [...]
Craig Robinson headlines Family Weekend festivities
Craig Robinson was joined by The Nasty Delicious for his Family Weekend show at Braden [...]
Your best photos from Family Weekend 2014
Illinois State hosted its Family Weekend tradition on September 12-14. Among the many [...]

The Vidette

Senior Facts
With spring commencement right around the corner, Chris Roberts, the procedures and [...]
Things to keep in mind as you prepare to cross the stage
DETAILS: This upcoming commencement will allow spring 2014 graduates to be recognized at [...]
Top 5 ways to stay mentally sharp this summer
Over the summer the average college student is probably working, hanging out with friends [...]
Q&A with recent alumna: Abbey Hanson
As anxious seniors count down their final days at ISU, we all begin to wonder, what are [...]

Alumni

Three College of Education alumni among finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year
Three College of Education alumni are among the 12 finalists for the 2015 Illinois [...]
MCN hosts annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet
The Mennonite College of Nursing held its annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the [...]
College of Fine Arts alumni to be honored at Homecoming
The College of Fine Arts is thrilled to have several outstanding alumni returning for [...]
Craig Robinson headlines Family Weekend festivities
Craig Robinson was joined by The Nasty Delicious for his Family Weekend show at Braden [...]

Athletics

Glover Impresses at Continental Cup
Former Redbird Tim Glover finished fifth in an eight-man field, competing against some [...]
Inductees Prepare for Entrance into ISU Athletics Hall
The Illinois State Department of Athletics will honor a group of five outstanding [...]
Tejada Named to CS360 Primetime Performers Honor Roll
Rachel Tejada has been named to the College Soccer 360 Primetime Performers Honor Roll [...]
Men's Tennis Opens at SIUE Fall Invitational and Hoosier Classic
The Illinois State men's tennis team will start its season this weekend by splitting the [...]
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