Scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, 2019-nCoV, the deadly virus that causes COVID-19 emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab, 3d render

Known as a field emission scanning electron microscope, the instrument can take images of nano-sized objects. The instrument will aid in research across campus and institutions across the area.

close up of flowers with Milner Library and walkway with words Illinois State University on overpass bridge

Dr. Linda Clemmons has been named the director of the Honors Program beginning July 1, 2022. Clemmons has served as the interim director since July 1, 2021.  

Old Main Bell

Queer Coalition will celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility on Thursday, March 31, with a sashay through Uptown Normal.

Looking down on the College Avenue overpass from Milner Library

Graduate programs in the College of Business and the College of Education were elevated in the national ranking, while a new program in the Mennonite College of Nursing debuted in the top 100. 

headshot of performer LaLa Ri

LaLa Ri, named Ms. Congeniality of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13, will headline the 23rd annual Charity Drag Show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 2. Tickets are available now.

headshotr of Jose Antonio Vargas with blurred words in the background that say I am an American without papers

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer Jose Antonio Vargas will be the speaker for the Asian Cultural Dinner on April 12.

Two students stand in front of a glass primate exhibit at the zoo. A third student stands to the side of the exhibit, writing on a sheet of paper held against the glass wall.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Dr. Shelly Putt is working to offer her students interesting and valuable ways to engage with the content.

Headshots of presenters

The March 30 session of the Spring 2022 International Seminar Series, ISU International Engagement, will feature Dr. Lea Cline, Dr. Erin Mikulec, and Mr. Jason Reblando presenting “Focus on Fulbright.” Advanced registration is required.