therapy dog chair massage

Take a break with certified therapy dogs, free chair massages, coloring, and other stress-relieving activities from 2–4 p.m. Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8, in Milner Library during the special Finals Week PAWSitively Stress Free.

Larry Dietz congratulating a graduate

Illinois State University’s spring commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12.

four men standing with a trophy against a backdrop that says Diversity at State

Winners for the 30th annual Commitment to Diversity Awards were announced at a ceremony in the Bone Student Center.

Hey, Redbirds! It’s that time of year again. The last big projects and exams are wrapping up and finals are fast approaching. It is important to de-stress while studying for exams and preparing for projects.

Sarah Aguilar standing by the Reggie bust in Hovey Hall.

Sophomore psychology major Sarah Aguilar's goal from a young age was to help people in need, which she hopes to continue in her new role as the incoming student trustee on the Board of Trustees for Illinois State University.

Graduation doesn't mean it's time to take a break

It seems like just yesterday you were touring campus. The Career Center offers these tips as you graduate to help you transition into your career as a Redbird alum and professional.


Many things often stand between us and a good night’s sleep: absurdly long to do lists, family or social obligations, and often our own brains.

spring campus scene

Humans have an inherent desire to be close to other people in order to connect and build relationships.