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Walk-in vaccination clinics

Walk-in clinics for students, faculty, and staff scheduled during Move-In

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Coronavirus Update, July 28, 2021: New face covering, vaccine, and testing requirements

The University has implemented new face covering, vaccine, and testing requirements.

Solar Car Team takes on the American Solar Car Challenge

Team Mercury, the all-volunteer, student-led solar vehicle team from Illinois State University, will tackle the American Solar Challenge from August 3-7.

Preview Guide Raven Grier Bain takes a student and his family on a tour of the Quad.

First Year Feature allows incoming students to see campus

Approximately 3,200 students participated in this year’s Preview activities. While the mandatory Preview sessions were moved online this year due to COVID-19, students also had the opportunity to attend one of 22 First Year Feature sessions on campus during the month of July for a half-day experience.

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Illinois State records third-highest private support total in University’s history

Illinois State University raised more than $25.1 million in private support during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2021. It was the third highest private support total in university history.

Israd Mpeko

McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship recipient Israd Mpeko brings a lifelong dedication to community service to ISU

McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship recipient Israd Mpeko brings a lifelong dedication to community service to Illinois State University.

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Homecoming 2021, 100 Years: Prince and princess nominations due August 20

For all alumni whose children are worthy of a royal title, the 2021 Homecoming Committee is looking for a Homecoming Prince and Princess.



Cathy (Olson) George ’85.

Where are they now? Cathy (Olson) George ’85

Cathy (Olson) George ’85 still has her name scattered all over school and conference record books, even though her playing days ended nearly four decades ago.

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Campus hero: Dr. Shamaine Bertrand

Dr. Shamaine Bertrand, an assistant professor of Elementary Education, is the campus hero for the spring issue of Redbird Impact magazine.

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Redbird media: Latest #RedbirdScholar books

Here are the latest books by #RedbirdScholars.

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There will be two more Redbirds than spectators at the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympic Games

Illinois State alum Aisha Praught Leer ’12 and women’s basketball player Jada Stinson are participating in the Olympics.
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(Video) The State Show: Honors at Illinois State

The Honors Program at Illinois State isn’t what you think! It’s about academic freedom and opportunities, not rigor and acceleration.

5 things every incoming Illinois State student should know

Our campus tour guides offered up the following five things every incoming Illinois State student should know once the fall semester arrives.
Brendan Hunt poses for photo.

From Theatre of Ted to Ted Lasso: ISU alum Brendan Hunt stars in hit TV show

Illinois State University alum Brendan Hunt co-created and co-stars in the hit show Ted Lasso.
ISU Photographer Lyndsie Schlink

ISU photographer Lyndsie Schlink wins 2 awards, elected to national UPAA board

Senior Photographer Lyndsie Schlink ’04 received two awards and was elected to the board of directors at the University Photographers’ Association of America (UPAA) awards banquet.