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Dr. Rachel E. Smith and the School of Kinesiology and Recreation have launched a new mentoring initiative to help prepare Therapeutic Recreation (TR) students for important milestones in their senior year — internships and the national certification exam. After the first year of the program, both mentors and mentees report great experiences in the program.

circus act with people hanging on squares from ceiling

Get to the Redbird big top this April with discounted tickets for Redbird alumni.

Person spraying snow all over on the Quad (Photograph by Lucy Comins)

A winter storm that began Tuesday night and continued well into Thursday transformed Illinois State’s campus into something resembling the setting of the Hoth sequence in Star Wars or the animated film Frozen, depending on your movie metaphor of choice.

Reggie Redbird talking on the phone

The fourth annual Birds Give Back, Illinois State’s own giving day, will be held on Thursday, February 24, during ISU’s Redbird Philanthropy Week scheduled from February 21-25.

Campus community members ring Old Main bell on ISU's Quad

With Illinois State’s Founding Celebration right around the corner, we spoke with University Archivist April Anderson-Zorn to learn more about how Illinois State’s founding traditions have changed over the past 165 years.

Reggie mascot cheering with confetti falling

See where MVC Tournament rallies will be held for both the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

Spirit Photo

linois State student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom despite the academic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they posted a semester departmental grade-point average (GPA) of 3.31 during the Fall 2021 semester, as announced by Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Life Skills Joe Klausner on Thursday.