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A helping hand: Persistence Fund empowers students to continue their journeys

Several first-generation college students at Illinois State were traversing down uncharted paths when unexpected roadblocks hit. These Redbirds didn’t let unforeseen circumstances derail their...
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Bone Scholar Profiles: Trevar Moran, Department of Health Sciences

Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the...
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Bone Scholar Profiles: Nicole Vasquez, Department of Agriculture

Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the...
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Bone Scholar Profiles: Jake Gillum, School of Kinesiology and Recreation

Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the...
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Bone Scholar Profiles: Kaytlin Halperin, Gamma Phi Circus

Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the...
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Bone Scholar Profiles: Brittany Weber, Department of Technology

Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the...
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“I knew I wanted to help our community in whatever way I could”: Health Sciences students and alumni serve on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic

“Contact tracing” is a term that the average person might not have been familiar with before 2020 and the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, students in the Department...
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Robots and research: One faculty member gives us a glimpse into the future of the retail industry

Dr. Christina Soyoung Song, an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, focuses on research projects that are future-forward.
Julissa Navarrete '19, a graduate student in animal sciences, ractices using the ultrasound while Assistant Professor Dr. Drew Lugar and classmates observe.

Growing the future of farming: Illinois Farm Bureau invests in agriculture at Illinois State

Illinois agriculture remains rooted in tradition, but emerging technologies are continually advancing the industry. For students in Illinois State’s Agriculture Department, hands-on learning...
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Dr. Traci Carte, Director of the School of Information Technology, talks recent research work

Dr. Traci Carte is an award-winning researcher and teacher who joined CAST as the Director of the School of Information Technology over a year ago. Carte earned her Ph.D. in Information Systems...