Volume 2 • Number 1 • Fall 2016
Teresa Valerio is an assistant professor in the Mennonite College of Nursing, a family nurse practitioner, and a sleep specialist. She has a clinical practice in sleep disorders at Illinois State University’s Student Health Services, and in 2012, she became the first nurse practitioner to be board certified in behavioral sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
Gabriel Gudding is a poet, essayist, and translator.[
From immigration and employment, to terrorism and loss of patriotic pride, savvy politicians can employ messages to stir fear (and offer themselves as the solution).
Hillary Clinton’s election would be loaded with significance, but one thing it wouldn’t mean is that men and women are suddenly on a level cultural playing field come November 9.
The sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13 not only left a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, but it also pulled the very future of the court into the turmoil of a heated presidential election.
Did you vote in the last election?
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama wasn’t just a politician. He was a brand.
Research into how to best teach a child who is blind, deaf, and autistic is scant. There is not even a reliable estimate of how many students have all three disabilities. Kristi Probst ’96, M.S. ’98, is working to fill those gaps.
Lauretta Schaefer is a dance education major who spent her early childhood in the foster care system before being adopted. Now she is working with Social Work Professor Doris Houston, director of Illinois State’s Center for Child Welfare and Adoption Studies, to investigate the factors that influence academic success for Illinois students who have spent time in foster care.
Redbird Scholar magazine spotlights a different research center at Illinois State University in every issue. This time we look at the Center for Renewable Energy.
How do you think that the presidential election has gotten to where it is, with two candidates who have such vehement opposition?
I seem to have noticed more monarch butterflies recently than in years past. Is the population rebounding, or is it just my imagination?
Redbird scholars receive grants to domesticate pennycress, expand pre-K