A new presidential portrait
The Pantagraph – Rick Lewis, Dean of Students Office, described how he departed from the usual portraits of the presidents when painting President Larry Dietz.
Improv in business
The Pantagraph – Terry Noel, MQM, was the focus of an article talking about incorporating improvisation into his business class.
WMBD – Steve Barcus, University Marketing and Communications, was interviewed about this year’s Illinois State University April Fool’s Day story about a monorail system connecting Watterson Towers with Stevenson Hall.
Active shooter drill
WMBD, The Pantagraph – Dan Hite, EHS, and Nikki Bleichner, University Police talked about the emergency drill that combined law enforcement and emergency medical personnel from across the county and the Illinois State campus.
Seeing (In)Visible Men
The Pantagraph – Rick Lewis, DOS, discussed his series of portraits, (In)Visible Men, along with the students who posed for the artwork.
WGLT – Ralph Weisheit, CJS, talk about the Illinois medical marijuana law passed more than a year ago that has still not been implemented.
Social Work Day
CIProud – Kathryn Wehrmann, SWK, was interviewed about Social Work Day and its impact on the future of the field.
The Pantagraph – Illinois State students took part in the “Night in a Car” homeless simulation to bring awareness to Home Sweet Home Ministries.
WMBD – Erin Link, Health Promotion and Wellness, was interviewed about Walking Day events at Illinois State.
Race-sensitive police training
WGLT – Aaron Woodruff and Derek Ronnfeldt, University Police, were interviewed for a story about race-sensitive police training and the importance of good communication between officers and community members.