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Collaboration key to GROWTH Change

As the GROWTH Change Team enters the second year of working with leadership across colleges, collaboration continues to infuse opportunities into professional development planning.

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ReggieCon to feature author and psychologist Dr. David Pincus for A Charlie Brown Christmas, December 2

ReggieCon looks at seasonal depression with psychologist Dr. David Pincus and panelists.

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#ObsidianVoices celebrates artistic excellence in the African diaspora, December 3 and 10

Drawing attendance from four continents, #ObsidianVoices provides a space to gather online in celebration of Black literature and arts.

Brett Werner-Powell and Emily McMahon at the Research Symposium

2022 University Research Symposium registration open

All students who are enrolled at Illinois State University in the spring and engaged in scholarly activity under the direction of a faculty mentor are eligible to register.

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Day in the life: Big Red Marching Machine drum captain has love for music and math

No two days in Rudy Morr’s life as an Illinois State student look exactly alike. From new class activities to spur-of-the-moment lunch plans, each day is different. One thing that stays constant? Two hours of marching band practice every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Family members take photos of a student in cap and gown during last year's Redbird Stage Crossing

Winter 2021 graduates prepare to celebrate commencement

Illinois State University students graduating in winter 2021 are looking forward to personalizing their commencement experiences. Graduates can now choose to participate in one or more of three commencement options.

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