Fell Hall in winter

A message from President Dietz, February 24, 2021

As we look ahead to the 2021-22 academic year, Illinois State University is planning for a more traditional campus experience and will offer as many face-to-face courses as possible.
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.
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12MonthsIn6words project looks to capture essence of pandemic for history

A new community project seeks to commemorate the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 invading McLean County. The #12MonthsIn6Words effort looks to record reflections from the community on the past...
Oscar Stanton DePriest, member of the United States House of Representatives.

Illinois Congressman Oscar DePriest focus of talk by Dr. Calvin White

Oscar Stanton DePriest, who became a national political figure during his three terms in Congress, is the focus of the February 26 event.
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Weekly update, February 18, 2021

This message includes updated information about the expansion of Phase 1B eligibility, vaccine distribution and FAQs, and COVID-19 testing availability.   
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...
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Alternative Breaks plans service trips for May 2021

Alternative Breaks will begin hosting service trips once again this May, after being on hold since March 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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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.
An entry to the Quad after an ice and snow hit campus in early January 2021.

Weekly update, February 11, 2021

This message includes updated information about the expansion of Phase 1B eligibility, vaccine distribution and FAQs, peer academic coaches, and COVID-19 testing availability.  
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Deadline to register for 2021 Online University Research Symposium, March 3

The 2021 Online University Research Symposium is open to all students currently enrolled at the University and engaged in research, scholarship, or creative activity under the direction of a...