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‘Transformational’ project set to reshape Bone Student Center

Illinois State is moving ahead with plans for a $32.9 million renovation of the Bone Student Center, a project that will create an inviting "front door" for visitors and add new dining and hangout...
Two students working together in lab.

High school students research robots, cures at ISU summer academy

Forty-seven high school students have been getting a taste of the college life this week at Illinois State through the annual Illinois Summer Research Academy.
Jessica Ackley

Star student from Texas shoots toward career at Illinois State

Texas native Jessica Ackley isn't wasting any time setting herself up for a successful career in the insurance industry.
Melissa Brundidge in a theater

Illinois State sets the stage for success for Wisconsin student

Melissa Brundidge ’15 is willing to go wherever it takes for her to reach her ultimate goal, to run lights for theatrical productions, big awards shows, or film and television shoots.
Poltergeist parents reach out

Illinois State plays supporting role in new Poltergeist film

Illinois State University plays a key (and tough-to-spot) role in the remake of "Poltergeist" that opened this summer.
Nepal school in ruins

Nursing alum hiking in Nepal when earthquake struck

An Illinois State nursing alum who was hiking in Nepal when Saturday's earthquake struck has returned safely to the U.S., and she's urging Americans to support relief efforts.
Students at GSA reception

Group builds stronger voice for Illinois State’s graduate students

Kody Frey and Erica Johnson have a lot in common. But they never would've met without the Graduate Student Association, a registered student organization that’s making a big comeback at Illinois...
Laurie Jones

ISU alum reports for duty when health emergency strikes

Illinois State alumna Laurie (Howard) Jones, who works at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is part of the U.S. government's Ebola response team.
Jessica Manzella and Danny Zeh on the Quad

Students team up for ISU’s Humans of New York spinoff

Humans of Illinois State has struck a chord on campus. Run by students Jessica Manzella and Danny Zeh, its Facebook page has already reached 2,700 likes since launching in February.
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10 impressive stats you didn’t know about Illinois State

STATEside teamed up with the University's Planning, Research, and Policy Analysis unit to find 10 stats about Illinois State that will impress you.