Dual alum and staff member Mboka Mwilambwe leads as Bloomington’s first Black mayor
Chicago made history this past fall when the city government officially recognized Juneteenth as a day of observance. The citywide acknowledgment was the result of a yearlong effort led by activists and Illinois State alum Torrence Gardner ’13.
The Study Abroad team is thrilled to announce applications for participation in study abroad programming for the spring 2022 semester are now open!
Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora is the recipient of a grant awarded by the Amazon Literary Partnership Literary Magazine Fund and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.
Rachel Sabella ’21 found inspiration through her Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor to re-examine one part of her family’s business: filing death certificates with the state.
If Basheer Becerra had been told when he began his undergraduate career at Illinois State University’s School of Information Technology (IT) that one day he would attend Harvard University graduate school, he wouldn’t have believed it.
Illinois State’s Department of Agriculture used to attract students from family farms who grew up baling hay and showing cattle.
Dr. Shamaine Bertrand, an assistant professor of Elementary Education, is the campus hero for the spring issue of Redbird Impact magazine.
In this #RedbirdScholar Q&A, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule talked about his academic background, research, and his plans for Illinois State.