April 23 – Interdisciplinary Research Initiative, “Stretching the Ties that bind: Intergenerational Estrangement Between Mothers and Daughters,” Megan Gilligan, Iowa State University, Room 238, Schroeder Hall, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.
April 23 – Institute for Corruption Studies at ISU, “Why Is Illinois So Corrupt?” Rick Peterson, Chicago Tribune and Bob Sector, Better Government Association, 6 p.m., Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.
April 25 – International Seminar Series, “Europe’s Crisis of Multiculturalism?” Professor Rita Chin, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Prairie Room North & Center, Bone Student Center, Noon to 1 p.m. Free and open to the public. Free buffet lunch provided.
April 28 – Department of Politics and Government, Mock Trial 30th Anniversary Reception, Activity Room, Bowling and Billiards Center, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; remarks at 2:30 p.m.
April 28 – Department of Politics and Government, Prelaw Awards Banquet, Old Main Room, Bone Student Center, 6 p.m. Call Deborah Fox at 309-438-2021 to make reservations.