President Al Bowman has authorized the reconvening of the Diversity Task Force, the group charged with accessing the campus climate of Illinois State University in 2008-2009.
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend the Tying All the LinKs (TALK) roundtable discussion forum on immigration laws on Monday, April 18, at 5 p.m. in 314 Student Services Building.
YWCA McLean County cordially invites organizations to join in on Stand Against Racism in our community.
The 16th annual Afrocentric Fine Art Show, presented by Sisters and Friends of Bloomington-Normal, will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, May 22, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Illinois State University Alumni Center in Normal. The event is free and open to the public.
Wildlife conservationist and Emmy Award-winning television host Jeff Corwin will be the keynote speaker during Illinois State University’s Science and Technology Week, April 18-22. Other events during the week will focus on the crime of trafficking endangered species, the environmental impact of herbicides, distance education and student fashion design.
Actor, producer, director and community activist Edward James Olmos will present We’re All in the Same Gang at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in the Bone Student Center Braden Auditorium. The presentation will be followed by an 8:15 p.m. meet-and-greet. The event is free and open to the public. Prior to the public lecture, Olmos will be available for a Q&A in Milner Library at 3 p.m.
Celebrate Nutri-Fest on Friday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bone Student Center Circus Room. There will be cooking demonstrations, food samples and health resources, all in an effort to celebrate healthy eating.
The movie, New Muslim Cool, will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, in the Bone Student Center Prairie Room.
Unless you are a student who is getting a prescription filled or work in the Student Services Building, you might not have met Patrick Moraleda, although he has been working in Student Health Services as a pharmacist for more than 10 years. His photo also appears in the Bloomington-Normal Public Transportation System bus shelters.
Illinois State University boasts nearly 50 summer or semester-long study abroad programs that are open to students across different majors. Faculty exchange programs are also available between Illinois State and universities in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Peru, Turkey and Thailand. Those study abroad programs and faculty exchanges, coordinated by the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP), are an integral part of the University’s long-standing commitment to international education.