Put your headphones on and head to your favorite podcast platform, because Illinois State has officially launched a university podcast. Redbird Buzz will feature conversations from beyond the quad with Illinois State University Redbirds who are creating buzz—on campus, in the community, and across the globe. Each episode, we speak with Redbirds about their unique stories, journeys, and contributions.

Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy, 20th president of Illinois State University, joins Redbird Buzz as the podcast’s first official guest. She shares her excitement for the University’s spring commencement, she discusses how her curiosity to learn led her into the field of biochemistry, and she talks about the journey she took to become the first female president of ISU. Kinzy also gives advice on the importance of support and collaboration, and she shares a bit about some of her favorite things (hint: she loves a good mint chocolate chip ice cream).  

Redbird Buzz is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Transcripts of each episode are available online at Alumni.IllinoisState.edu/Podcast.