Reggie in front of Illinois State bridge

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.
logo of the multimedia platform Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

Obsidian awarded NEA GAP funding

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded $15,000 in Grants for Arts Projects funding to support the work of Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora.
Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz

Religion and politics is the topic of Ali Riaz’s edited volume

The interplay of religion and politics in South Asia is explored in the recently published second edition of a book edited by Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz.
Open Access symbol

Integrating Wikipedia with scholarly communication

The Wiki Journal Project is intended to both make Wikipedia more scholarly and provide Open Access to peer-reviewed journal articles.
An entry to the Quad after an ice and snow hit campus in early January 2021.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update, February 19

This update includes increased retention numbers for students of color, new faces helping to create an infrastructure for continued DEI efforts on campus, and funds available for identity-based...
Cook Hall in winter

Four professors honored with 2020 Outstanding University Teacher awards

The awards recognize those those who methodically and consistently worked over time to enhance their teaching knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Artwork by Alice Hargrave depicting the Bathymetry of Lake Tovel, Italy and Palette Lake, Wisconsin

University Galleries presents Alice Hargrave: The Canary in the Lake

University Galleries of Illinois State University is pleased to present Alice Hargrave: The Canary in the Lake from March 4 through May 16, 2021.
Design, Environmental Graphics (Bronze): “The Vault”—Illinois State University Esports Gaming Space designed by Evan Walles for the Redbird Esports program.

UMC wins 4 golds and 9 awards overall at 2021 CASE competition

Illinois State University Marketing and Communications (UMC) received nine awards, including four golds, in the 2021 Pride of CASE V competition for work created for partners across campus.
Composit image showing the 10 members of the 2021 Queer Coalition Executive Board

Queer Coalition elects first Executive Board

Elected January 29, the Queer Coalition’s 10-person Executive Board will help set the trajectory for this emergent organization during its first year as a faculty, staff, and graduate student...
Members of the University Housing Services professional hall staff on a Zoom call

Living Our Values: University Housing Services Professional Staff

The professional hall staff in University Housing Services were recently honored with the University’s Living Our Values Award for their work in uplifting the institutional value of...