Long before American Idol top-three finalist and Normal native Leah Marlene captivated a nationwide audience, her older brother, Shea Grehan ’20, had a clear picture of Marlene’s incredible potential.
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A visionary goal set decades ago within the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and the School of Music has been achieved with ISU now designated an All-Steinway School. Criteria was met with the purchase of three Steinway concert grand pianos and 11 Steinway uprights.
Please join us in applauding these accomplished Illinois State University alumni.
When Redbird Gale (Marr) Myers ’77 returned from a trip to Japan to find that her husband had purchased 10 Japanese maple trees, she had no idea that number would increase to 4,000.
William Shakespeare wrote that the world is a stage, and all humans are actors on it. Elisabeth Good ’15 became convinced at an early age that some have only been invited as spectators, specifically individuals with a disability.
Festival Dramaturg Kee-Yoon Nahm speaks with director Lisa Gaye Dixon about the upcoming production of Much Ado about Nothing at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF).
When Redbird Gale (Marr) Myers ’77 returned home from a trip to Japan to find that her husband, David, had purchased 10 Japanese maple trees, she had no idea that number would soon increase to 4,000.
Athlete turned artist, Caroline Kent ’98, returned to campus October 15 to be honored on Alumni Day and to commemorate the opening of an exhibit of her work.
If there’s one annual event our Redbirds get pumped for, it’s Homecoming. Illinois State University celebrated its 100 Years of Homecoming with its staple events, from Reggie Day at the Zoo, Homecoming Kickoff, Redbird Rumble, Hoopfest, Hybrid Town and Gown 5K run and walk to the football game against North Dakota State and the ribbon cutting to the Multicultural Center, our Birds came together to show what Redbird Pride is about.