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Insurance insures prosperity: ISU researchers work to protect Ghanaian farmers

Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services faculty and students are working to create microinsurance products (low-cost insurance designed for individuals with low incomes) that would...
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Ask an Expert: Questions answered on planet Ceres, Cubs, tickling

Have you ever had a question even the Internet couldn’t answer? Some members of the Illinois State University community did. And we put Illinois State University’s faculty experts to work...
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Career Choice class helps students find their passion

Career Choice (IDS 106) is a for-credit class for students who are undecided or unsure of their career path. It’s one of many services offered to undecided students to help explore their options.
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‘Hot Babes, Cool Dudes’ phenomenon may help turtles adapt to climate change

National Science Foundation Fellow Amanda Carter researches ‘Hot Babes, Cool Dudes,’ a phenomenon that may help turtles adapt to climate change.
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Photos: Illinois State Homecoming parade, then and now

Beyond commencement, the Homecoming parade is Illinois State’s longest standing tradition. Each fall, thousands of Redbirds return to Normal to reconnect with campus and friends.
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5 things you will discover in ISU’s new research magazine

Illinois State University has launched Redbird Scholar, a new magazine focused on the research, scholarship, and creative expression of faculty, staff, and students.
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Download the Redbird Scholar

For those readers who would like to view the print version of the Redbird Scholar on an electronic device, here is a downloadable PDF of the magazine.
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Letter from AVP: Introducing Redbird Scholar

This inaugural issue of Redbird Scholar is our first step in revealing the secrets that are research and graduate studies at Illinois State.
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Alumni artists star in new University Galleries show

A new exhibition at Illinois State’s University Galleries is bringing together multiple generations of alumni artists, their work displayed side-by-side in one of the new space’s largest shows...
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Best photos and tweets from Family Weekend 2015

Governor Bruce Rauner, comedian Bill Engvall, circus alum Christian Stoinev, and even the Stanley Cup all made appearances at Family Weekend.