Sounding the Alarm
Scholars at Illinois State work around the world to lend their knowledge in order to make the largest impact possible.
School of Music associate professor Carl Schimmel has crafted his life in music, but his work with math and storytelling helped him break through to the prestigious Guggenheim award.
I started in this lab as a junior. I knew nothing about molecular biology—nothing. In the last three years, I’ve acquired this repertoire of tools that I can use to study the genes and nervous system of this animal.
- $24.2 M External funding awarded to Redbird scholars
- 455+ Student presenters at annual Research Symposium
- 138 Master's, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs and sequences
- 2,000+ Undergraduates earning credit for research
Student Leads Future Research Initiatives
Junior anthropology major Maria Kitchin has been selected as an inaugural Undergraduate Research Fellow for the American Anthropological Association.
School of Communication associate professor Aimee Miller-Ott has studied the ever-growing use of mobile phones has affected our interpersonal relationships after how she saw them interfering with her life.
Your Next Step
The Graduate School is home to 3,000 students in 94 master’s degree sequences, 10 doctoral programs, and 33 certificate programs.