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Events Calendar


Kathryn Clancy Presentation: Fieldwork Harrassment
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 2:00am - 3:00am
Schroeder Hall (SCH)
Seen and Also Heard: Sound and Music in Cinema
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 9:30am - 11:30am
Alumni Center
Study Abroad First Steps Session
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Meditation for Positive Living - Faculty/Staff
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)


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

Actors Showcase and Design Exhibit
Mon, May 4, 2015, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
New York Alumni Reception
Mon, Jun 1, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Meditation for Positive Living - Students
Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Quad by Schroeder Hall Plaza
Wed, Apr 29, 2015, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Wed, Apr 29, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)

University News

Media Relations

Vice president for University Advancement finalists
Illinois State has named three finalists in its search for a vice president for University Advancement. Open forums for the candidates are scheduled for May 5, 6 and 7.
Commencement set for May 8, 9
Spring commencement will take place on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, with each college holding a ceremony.
Secretary of State mobile office on campus April 30
Students, faculty and staff will be able to renew their Illinois driver's licenses and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus on Thursday, April 30.


Photos: Blue Man Group performs at Braden Auditorium
The famed Blue Man Group visited Illinois State University on April 27 for an action [...]
Model UN gives ISU students global experience
Illinois State junior Frank Cassata's passion for international relations traces back to [...]
ISU launches innovative program to bridge communication gap in health care
Several studies have shown that poor communication among health care workers has hurt [...]
Reggie’s Declassified App Survival Guide
There are plenty of apps out there that can make your life easier. Here’s a list of [...]

The Vidette

Top 5 photo editing apps
Adobe Photoshop Express For those who use Adobe Photoshop Express, quick and easy use is [...]
Jay-Z’s music sharing website supports new artists
Streaming music nowadays usually consists of going on some website and installing a [...]
Jay-Z’s music sharing website supports new artists
Nowadays, streaming music often consists of going on a website and installing a program [...]
Bloomington PD steps up call center
The Number to Know Campaign has been taking command throughout April’s 911 Awareness [...]


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 [...]
ISU launches innovative program to bridge communication gap in health care
Several studies have shown that poor communication among health care workers has hurt [...]
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 [...]


McShea Honored With MVC Leadership & Service Award
Illinois State junior track and field student-athlete Kelly McShea was selected as one of [...]
Redbird For Life Day at Saturday's Baseball Doubleheader
Saturday will be Redbird For Life (RB4L) Day, presented by AFNI, as the Redbirds take on [...]
Redbirds Wrap Up Spring Campaign, Turn Focus to Fall Season
Under new head coach Eric Golz, the Illinois State soccer team finished its spring [...]
Men’s Golf Struggles During Day One of MVC Championship
After the first two rounds of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship Monday, the [...]
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