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Tiny wonder: Dr. Matthew Dugas is researching how subtle cues, like a wiggle, hold the key to understanding how poison dart frogs and their offspring communicate.

Volume 6 • Number 2 • Spring 2021

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ISU Biologist Matthew Dugas explores early lives of poison dart frogs

Illinois State University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Matthew Dugas and his students are studying the early lives of poison dart frogs to better understand which survive and thrive.

Dr. Aondover Tarhule

Research spotlight: Q&A with Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule

In this #RedbirdScholar Q&A, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule talked about his academic background, research, and his plans for Illinois State.

Dr. Phillip Hash

Redbird Scholars track the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on education

Last spring, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic upended education in the United States.

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ISU scholars show how kids of underrepresented communities have unequal access and opportunities in school

Through their research, Assistant Professors of Elementary Education Dr. Shamaine Bertrand and Dr. Erin Quast; Assistant Psychology Professor Dr. Brea Banks ’10, Ph.D. ’15; and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences Dr. Charles Bell have shown that there is a chasm between the American dream and American reality.

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Spring 2021

Volume 6 • Number 2 • Spring 2021

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Fall 2020

Volume 6 • Number 1 • Fall 2020

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Spring 2020

Volume 5 • Number 2 • Spring 2020

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