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Events Calendar

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  • Students
SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Schroeder Plaza
Civil Service Council Meeting
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center
Weight Watchers at Work
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall
Drop-In Writing Assistance
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Milner Library
Classes resume
Mon, Nov 27, 2017
Moulton Hall
Last day to complete 3 Finals on Same Day paperwork
Fri, Dec 8, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall
Last day of classes
Sat, Dec 9, 2017
Moulton Hall
Fall semester ends
Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Moulton Hall
Chamber Winds
Mon, Nov 27, 2017, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Performance Convocation Hour
Tue, Nov 28, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts
Senior Recital: Dylan Price, guitar
Tue, Nov 28, 2017, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Senior Recital: Elias Karris, trombone
Tue, Nov 28, 2017, 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Kemp Recital Hall
SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Schroeder Plaza
Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga
Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bone Student Center
Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center
Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Chen Style
Wed, Nov 22, 2017, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Thomas Metcalf School

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Ward honored as Lincoln Laureate
Illinois State University’s Wesley Ward has been named one of this year’s outstanding college students by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
A new look at the age-old problem of corruption
A new book by Illinois State University professors looks across disciplines to understand how corruption impacts those creating and carrying out public policy.
Late November events in the College of Fine Arts
College of Fine Arts events during late November include performances by the University's wind ensembles and the fall dance concert.
ISU Wind Symphony to honor David Maslanka, November 29
Join the Wind Symphony as they honor the life and legacy of composer David Maslanka [...]
School of Theatre and Dance presents Fall Dance Concert
The Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Dance Concert [...]
December events in College of Fine Arts
Illinois State University’s College of Fine Arts will present the following events [...]
A new look at the age-old problem of corruption
A new book by Nancy Lind and Cara Rabe-Hemp is breaking ground on corruption research.
Keep homes, turkeys burn free this Thanksgiving
Millions of Americans have already purchased their turkey or ham and all of the fixings [...]
ISU in top 100 schools to win Steve Aoki visit, $10,000 grant
Illinois State University students are one step closer to receiving a visit from musician [...]
Coleen O’Connor honored for suicide prevention efforts
“I think that our job as adults is to become the people we needed when we were children [...]
Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed in a statement Friday that he has been diagnosed with [...]
Reaching new heights: The Big Red Marching Machine Sousamid
Redbird fans see a lot of action at home football games. They also see amazing [...]
Black Colleagues Association Homecoming 2017 recap
See what you missed at Homecoming 2017 or remember the fun! Also see other ways to get [...]
Redbird Proud Young Alumni Award recipients recognized
The Division of Student Affairs is excited to recognize five outstanding young alumni as [...]
Latin@ Alumni Network holiday comedy night, Dec. 2
Join fellow Redbirds for an evening of food and laughter.
Evans Named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week
Illinois State junior guard Keyshawn Evans, following an all-tournament team honor at the [...]
Evans’ Career-High Leads Redbirds to Third-Place Finish
A career-high 29 points from junior Keyshawn Evans helped the Illinois State Redbirds to [...]
Redbirds Sweep Evansville to Reach 20-Win Mark
The Illinois State volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over Evansville Saturday night to [...]
Keck Breaks Record as Redbird Swimming and Diving Wrap Up Bearcat and TYR Invitational
The Illinois State swimming and diving team finished the Bearcat Midseason Invitational [...]
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