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Research being done with a microscope

Dr. Jan-Ulrik Dahl awarded NIH grant to study resistant bacteria

Dr. Jan-Ulrik Dahl was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to uncover the secrets of an insidious bacteria.

artists Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Artist Fidencio Fifield-Perez to open Latinx Heritage Month, September 15

Fidencio Fifield-Perez will present the talk “Legalities of Being.” His current work examines borders, edges, and the people who must traverse them.

artist rendering of a tennis coach wearing a hat and face mask

COVID-19 art exhibit opening reception, September 16

The Schroeder Hall Gallery will host the exhibit The Material Culture and Visual Ethnography of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the 2021-2022 school year.

Collage of Daily Vidette front pages including the September 11 attacks, John F. Kennedy’s death, Barack Obama’s election.

Turning the page: The Vidette moves to digital delivery

Everything seemed to be trending in a certain direction leading up to November 8, 2016—election night in the United States.

Art of the X-Men

ReggieCon virtual panels announced for 2021-2022

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, ReggieCon will present a panel on September 23, focusing on the Latinx children’s adventure graphic novel Under the Cottonwood Tree.


Williams attended the National Forensic Academy Collegiate Program

Carolyne Williams is a political science graduate from Illinois State University’s class of 2021. She received an Alice Ebel Scholarship to attend the National Forensic Academy Collegiate Program, which took place July 11-30, 2021.

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