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Events Calendar


DEADLINE - MEXICO-Cultural Experience Field Trip-Spring Break-2015
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 12:05am - 11:55pm
Stevenson Hall (STV)
Transfer Day Program
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Mornings with the Professors - For the Love of the Accordion
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 9:30am - 11:30am
Alumni Center


Advanced Registration Open-Spring 2015
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, Nov 6, 2014, 10:00pm
Advance Registration Ends for Spring 2015
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Last Day to withdraw from the University
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Last day to drop a second-half semester course
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Halloween Big Band Dance
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Senior Recital: Trevor Mason, double bass
Sat, Nov 1, 2014, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
'Water by the Spoonful' by Quiara Alegria Hudes
Sat, Nov 1, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Westhoff Theatre
Senior Recital: Sarah Sneyd, euphonium
Sat, Nov 1, 2014, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall


DEADLINE - MEXICO-Cultural Experience Field Trip-Spring Break-2015
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 12:05am - 11:55pm
Stevenson Hall (STV)
Informal Physics Seminar Series
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Trick-Or-Treating at Ewing Manor
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ewing Cultural Center
Submission Deadline for Online Student 'Zine Hissy Fit
Fri, Oct 31, 2014, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Rachel Cooper

University News

Media Relations

Illinois State to hold election night watch party
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project (ADP) will host Election Night Live, a watch party for the 2014 election returns.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage coming to campus
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage will speak about her plays and attend performances Nov. 8 and 9.


Video: Scary Shakespeare inspires ISU Halloween event
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival partnered with Illinois State's Ewing Cultural Center [...]
Video: Redbird siblings share Athletics success
It's unusual for two siblings to both play collegiate athletics at the same time, for the [...]
After ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s Rams
Illinois State graduate J. Aggabao is an assistant strength coach with the St. Louis Rams [...]
The performing arts world at Illinois State
Whether you are interested in being part of one of the productions or just interested in [...]

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 [...]


After ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s Rams
Illinois State graduate J. Aggabao is an assistant strength coach with the St. Louis Rams [...]
Alums make historic 8-figure gift commitment to Athletics
Two longtime supporters of Redbird Athletics are now making the largest single-gift [...]
Video: Sisters share Big Red Marching Machine legacy
Together, the three Vasel sisters are part of an Illinois State marching band tradition [...]
College of Applied Science and Technology annual Hall of Fame induction, October 24
Induction into the College of Applied Science and Technology Hall of Fame is an honor [...]


Redbirds Score Eight, Defeat Idaho in First Night Match
Thursday night could not have gone much better for the Illinois State soccer team. [...]
Women’s Basketball Launches the Courtsiders Club
Illinois State women's basketball has launched a new organization for fans that is [...]
Women’s Hoops’ Coaches Huddle Postponed
The Coaches Huddle, originally scheduled for November 2nd has been postponed, as [...]
Redbirds to Host Indiana State Friday
The Illinois State volleyball team will look to remain perfect in Missouri Valley [...]
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