Meg Flaherty is among the 81.3 percent of new students in fall 2013 who stayed for their second year at Illinois State University. That “retention” rate is the second-highest among public schools in Illinois.
Every month on STATEside, we use Storify to show off your best photos from the Illinois State campus that were shared on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Illinois State alum Paul Solarz is a Top 50 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, widely considered the Nobel Prize for teachers. The winner, who will be announced in March in Dubai, will get $1 million.
Illinois State alum Sean Smoot is one of the state’s top experts in police and public safety policy, and Obama was creating a task force to explore ways to improve police-community relations.
The new Emergency Operations Center allows communication between Illinois State University decision makers and public safety officials off-campus.
It was 4 a.m. when Ryan Barfield, senior animal science major, noticed the heifer he had been watching was ready to give birth. He just hung around the pen and observed. Finally, it was time.
It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a roll of chicken wire, hundreds of aluminum cans, some PVC pipe, and 10 straight hours of hard work by a bunch of Honors students.
A look at some of our favorite sights, sounds, and stories from Illinois State University’s historic run to the FCS national championship game January 10, 2015, in Frisco, Texas.
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The holidays are a busy time for Illinois State students, squeezing in finals week between Thanksgiving and a month-long winter break. Yet Redbirds still made time to give back during the holiday season.