Student uses syringe in class

For the Departments of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, class sizes were reduced by at least 50 percent, more lab sections were offered, and students wore masks and socially distanced during labs and classes on campus. Students were still able to continue their research, learn, grow, and collaborate on their projects.

bronze bust of Reggie Redbird

The Division of Student Affairs is proud to recognize Abe Lopez-Bowen, Bianca Gerardi Pietro, Bill Dwoinen, Jessica Garber Schaefer, and Quanisha Kumi-Darfour.

Girl stands in front of Reggiehead at Redbird plaza

Jennifer Woodrum, a 2020 graduate of the Clinical-Counseling program within the Department of Psychology, has been awarded the James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award.

Women work in studio.

One of the best ways to get through a hard time—even if it’s a global pandemic that interrupts your college years—is with an attitude of gratitude.

Connor Martin

Two Illinois State University mock trial squads competed at the Virtual Loras College mock trial tournament held in mid-October.

Reggie Redbird with his right hand on his beak

When the narrative does not include you, what do you do? How do you get involved in your communities to evoke change?

People in business attire standing, laughing, and talking

This session will provide participants with a much deeper and useful understanding of political activity in organizations and how to enhance their own political acumen.

Drawings

You asked, and we listened! Join us for a spectacular holiday drawing event with Sean Thornton ’00.

Redbird Rep student influencer poses in the stands at Hancock Stadium

This year’s gift guide has all the ideas you’ll need to complete your holiday shopping for the Redbird fans in your life.

Larry Dietz at a wood podium with banners for Illinois State University in the background.

Illinois State University President Larry Dietz announced Friday he will retire as the University’s 19th president on June 30, 2021, capping a higher education career surpassing 50 years.

Bone Student Center

Take a tour of the newly renovated Bone Student Center with Danielle Miller-Schuster ’97, M.A. ’98, Ph.D ’14.

Reggie Redbird, wearing a suit coat and holding a gift box

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Redbird? Reggie has you covered.

The Illinois State basketball and volleyball seasons are just around the corner, and although spectators will not be in the stands at Redbird Arena due to State of Illinois COVID-19 regulations, fans can ensure they are in attendance in the form of a fan cut out.

a photo of the stands full of fans at Hancock Stadium

Illinois State Athletics launched the public phase of the Keep Rising campaign, a special fund to help the department offset the loss of revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact across college athletics.

Coaches Dan Muller Kristen Gillespie lead their teams at a practice

Illinois State athletics debuted a new series called “Taking Flight” on Monday, November 16, telling the stories of the Redbird men’s and women’s basketball teams and how they’ve faced adversity in a challenging year.