Man posing

Christian Castro ’03, ’22 is a husband, a father, an aspiring teacher, a child of Mexican immigrants, and a persistent professional actor for 20 years.

Eight people scoop Apple Jacks cereal from a table into small bags.

More than 70 Redbirds teamed up to make a difference in Bloomington-Normal—one scoop of cereal, one bag of pasta, and one bookbag of school supplies at a time—during Illinois State University’s fourth #RedbirdImpact Day of Service, Saturday, June 11.

Four awards displayed on table

The Division of Student Affairs is now seeking nominations for the Steve and Sandi Adams Legacy Hall of Fame and the Redbird Proud Young Alumni awards.

If you’re an employer, register early for the fall career fairs. Spaces are limited and fill-up quickly.

Degarmo Hall

The College of Education and University High School received a transformational $5 million estate gift commitment from an alum who wishes to remain anonymous. The commitment is among the largest planned gifts in university history.

ISU women coaches from the 1960s

Born nearly 30 years before Title IX—legislation passed in 1972 that prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities—Dr. Jill Hutchison is among a revolutionary cohort of trailblazing women from Illinois State who dedicated themselves to rewriting the national narrative of women’s athletics.

Chris Voelz headshot on a red background

Chris Voelz ’70 joins the Redbird Buzz podcast to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX and to share her experiences as a physical education major, four-sport Redbird student-athlete, and women’s athletics pioneer.

Jim Bennett headshot on red background

Illinois Department of Human Rights Director Jim Bennett shared his story on the Redbird Buzz podcast.