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Obsidian named winner of the CLMP Firecracker Award

Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora was named the winner of the 2022 Firecracker Award for Independently Published Literature from the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.

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Cross-disciplinary team will host the 2022-2023 Research Speaker Series on Energy for a Sustainable Future

A cross-disciplinary team consisting of Dr. Matt Aldeman, Assistant Professor of Technology, and Dr. Rebekka Darner, director of the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology and associate professor of biology education, will be hosting the 2022-2023 Research Speaker Series.

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Friberg to lead new scholarly teaching unit, reappointed to the Cross Endowed Chair

Dr. Jennifer Friberg, who has served as interim director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology since 2020, has accepted a permanent leadership position in a reorganized professional development and instructional support unit.

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Advisory group recommends Canvas as Illinois State’s next LMS

If approved by the Board of Trustees, work will begin in earnest to replace ReggieNet with Canvas by the fall of 2023.


Experience Flight Adventures at the ISU Planetarium

The Illinois State University Planetarium presents Flight Adventures, running through July 22.

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Volunteer to help with Move-In 2022

Move-In week at Illinois State University will be Monday, August 15-Sunday, August 21. To help Move-In run smoothly, University Housing is asking students, faculty, and staff members to help welcome the newest Redbirds by volunteering.

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