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Panel to explore water issues in Illinois, September 9 

The Center for a Sustainable Water Future will host a panel to discuss emerging water issues and research opportunities. RSVP by August 22.

NAACP Youth Council president Bradley Ross Jackson interviews Dr. Charles Morris and Dr. Jeanne Morris.

Bloomington-Normal NAACP Youth Council produces documentary on Drs. Jeanne and Charles Morris

Dr. Jeanne Morris and Dr. Charles Morris, two longtime Black faculty members and stalwarts of the Illinois State University community, are the focus of a documentary produced by the Bloomington-Normal NAACP Youth Council for the group’s first anniversary.

Robert Shorty, director of Nike’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) team

Helping humanity goal of alum Dr. Robert Shorty’s corporate work

Illinois State University alum Dr. Robert Shorty is doing the right thing as Nike’s director of global diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) team.

New hiring event to help students find on-campus jobs, August 18

Identify and apply for jobs at the You Can Work at ISU: Student Hiring Event on Thursday, August 18.

Q and a C for the ISU Queer Coalition logo

LGBTQIA+ welcome coffee from Queer Coalition

The ISU Queer Coalition invites new and returning LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff, and graduate students to meet, greet, and mingle on August 18.

Paul Burton ’73 with daughters Elisabeth Drebes ’90 and Lynn Bartimus ’91 and granddaughter Natalie Bartimus ’22 with Reggie head statue

Redbird legacy: Spring graduation gives family three generations of ISU alumni

Spring commencement held special meaning for Paul Burton ’73, as his granddaughter’s graduation marked the third generation of Redbirds in his family. He began the Illinois State legacy as a nontraditional student.

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