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How to decorate for Homecoming: Redbirds in Flight workspace decorating competition

Since we cannot gather in person this spring, Homecoming will be hosted virtually and Redbird alumni and fans will have the opportunity to show off their school spirit from home.

What MCN expert Dr. John Blakeman wants you to know about your heart

Celebrate Heart Month in February by learning more about symptoms of heart disease—and how you can prevent it.
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Virtual Lobby Day recap and supporting higher education

Students and alumni met with Illinois legislators to discuss higher education as a priority for the state.
Torrence Gardner

Chicago recognizes Juneteenth thanks to the efforts of Illinois State alum Torrence Gardner

Chicago made history this past fall when the city government officially recognized Juneteenth as a day of observance. The citywide acknowledgment was the result of a yearlong effort led by...
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The man behind the mic: Dave Colee has made lasting impact with Redbird Athletics

After nearly a quarter century as the arena voice for the Redbird women’s basketball team, Dave Colee '72, M.S. '82, will retire after he calls the final two home games February 19 and 20.
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Lace up for the Homecoming virtual Town and Gown 5K

Join the Redbird community for the virtual Town and Gown 5K in April. Register by March 1 to be guaranteed a shirt.
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Homecoming driveway tailgate parties

Show off #RedbirdHomecoming spirit with this new tradition.
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Redbirds share insights at first Alumni Association diversity, equity, and inclusion listening session

The Alumni Association Board of Directors formed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to find opportunities to partner with the University to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion...

Virtual fairs provide alumni access to career opportunities

Because of the virtual career fair format, alumni and all Redbirds near or far can connect with employers to learn about their open positions, all from their desktop.
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Molding a mentor: Sociology graduate and first Black hockey player at ISU paid it forward with Black youth

Dennis B. Holmes ’76 vowed to make sure other Black men growing up in Chicago wouldn’t go through life pondering the same question he did.