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Events Calendar

University

Apply to education scholarships
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
ReggieNet: Migrating Content from Modules to Lesson Builder
Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 9:00am - 10:00am
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Rediscover the Document Camera
Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 9:00am - 10:00am
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by University St./College Ave. intersection.
Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Schroeder Hall Annex

Academic

Advanced Registration Open-Summer 2015
Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 8:00am - Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 10:00pm
Grad Master's Project Defense
Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Old Union Building (OU)
Last Day to withdraw from the University
Fri, Apr 10, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Last day to drop a second-half semester course
Fri, Apr 10, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Pride and Prejudice
Wed, Apr 1, 2015, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
RED NOTE New Music Festival
Wed, Apr 1, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Pride and Prejudice
Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
RED NOTE New Music Festival - Momenta Quartet
Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall

Students

Apply to education scholarships
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Quad by Center for Performing Arts.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Quad
Visiting Artist Lecture: Janelle Iglesias
Wed, Apr 1, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
University Galleries
International Seminar Series: World Megatrends and their Implications.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)

University News

Media Relations

Emergency response exercise March 31
Police, fire, medical and emergency management personnel will conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the decommissioned South Campus residence hall complex.
Teacher leadership presentation April 2
Two state teachers of the year from the U.S. Department of Education will present Teacher Leadership, Learning Forward at 6 p.m.Thursday, April 2, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center.
Diplomats to address European Studies Symposium
Illinois State University will welcome diplomats from Greece and Poland at its first-ever European Studies Symposium, which will run April 2 to 3, and April 16 to 17.
RED NOTE Music Festval runs until April 3
Music by contemporary composers will be featured during Illinois State University’s 2014 RED NOTE New Music Festival, March 29 to April 3.
Authors of Picking Cotton to headline Science and Technology Week
Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, co-authors of the New York Times best-selling book Picking Cotton, will be the keynote speakers for Illinois State University’s Science and Technology Week, April 6 to 10.

STATESide

Illinois State alum Mark Grote joins Cubs radio team
Starting April 5, Illinois State alum Mark Grote's relationship with the Cubs will come [...]
8 #ISUSciTech alums who have cooler jobs than you
Let’s all agree: Alumni from the College of Applied Science and Technology go on to [...]
Photos: Best Illinois State pics from March 2015
Every month on STATEside, we use Storify to show off your best photos from the Illinois [...]
Video: What it’s like to be part of Gamma Phi Circus
Junior math major Thomas Kawalek is one of Gamma Phi's student leaders this year. He’s [...]

The Vidette

ISU suspends Pikes for three years
Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, also known as The Pikes, has been suspended from Illinois [...]
Our last meal
                Over the past four years the [...]
Emergency response test expected Tuesday
Students can expect a full-scale emergency response exercise Tuesday 1–4:30 p.m. at [...]
Uptown Circle part of national study on successful street project
Smart Growth America’s National Complete Streets Coalition researched Normal’s Uptown [...]

Alumni

Illinois State alum Mark Grote joins Cubs radio team
Starting April 5, Illinois State alum Mark Grote's relationship with the Cubs will come [...]
8 #ISUSciTech alums who have cooler jobs than you
Let’s all agree: Alumni from the College of Applied Science and Technology go on to [...]
ISU alum reports for duty when health emergency strikes
Illinois State alumna Laurie (Howard) Jones, who works at the Centers for Disease Control [...]
Prit Supasetsiri inducted into College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame
On February 24, Prit Supasetsiri, M.F.A. '88, was inducted into the College of Fine Arts [...]

Athletics

Illinois State Women’s Golf Finishes The UALR/ASU Invitational
The Illinois State women's golf team climbed the leaderboard to 12th place on the final [...]
Walk off Home Run Beats Redbirds
A back and forth battle between in-state rivals Illinois State and Illinois ended with a [...]
Redbirds’ Homers Key in 18-14 Win at Eastern Illinois
Paul DeJong hit three home runs and Joe Kelch hit two more as the Illinois State baseball [...]
Akoon-Purcell Named Finalist for Riley Wallace Award
Illinois State junior guard DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell – the Missouri Valley Conference's [...]
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