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Publications Unit Alumni Showcase featuring Jamie Koch ’14

Jamie Koch ’14 is an Illinois State University alumna from the Department of English’s publishing studies program who completed a production internship at the Publications Unit and currently...
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How a former student employee found her passion working with circus route books

Learn how Alanah Ruffin '19 found her passion as a student working with Milner Library circus route books.
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English Department alum publishes poetry chapbook

Alumna of the Department of English and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, poet, scholar, teacher, community activist, and feminist Jenna Goldsmith is publishing her third book of...
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An easy New Year’s resolution, join the alumni book club

Connect, engage, read, and learn through this free online book club for Redbird alumni with the next book, Girl, Woman, Other.
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Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarship recipients 2020

These honorees represent the high caliber students who attend Illinois State University. CSD is grateful for the support of the individuals and organizations who fund scholarships for worthy...
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Stevenson Center alum shares career experience

The Stevenson Center's interdisciplinary, applied curriculum informs the work Michael Hotard '09 does today as senior program manager at the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab.

10 things every new Illinois State grad should know

Illinois State's Alumni Association wants to leave you with some quick tips on how to fully take advantage of your new status as a Redbird alum.
President Dr. Larry H. Dietz


We are entering the holiday season, which is a time for gatherings and reflection as the year ends. I am certain we can agree 2020 is a year we are grateful is near its conclusion. None of us, in...
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Virtual events strengthen Redbird connections

A shift in the way Redbirds can engage with Illinois State University has occurred over the past several months as a result of the coronavirus.
Graduates from the Freeman family include, from left, Tracy, Danielle, Matt, Natalie, Dave, Vickie, and Greg.

Redbird Legacy: Three generations of Redbirds

hose who founded ISU’s sorority and fraternity community more than 50 years ago would be proud of the 2,500 affiliated students today, as they find meaningful ways to live their organization’s...