ISU Sugar Creek Savanna

Illinois State student helping to restore Sugar Creek Savanna

Jesse Smith identified six types of bumblebees on the Quad during his first year as a graduate student in the School of Biological Sciences. When he returned his second year, he found only two...

Put a little spring in your step with a visit to the Quad and campus

The Illinois State University campus is a resource for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members who want to get some exercise while maintaining the appropriate social distance from...
people sitting on lawn chairs and blankets on the Illinois State University Quad

Concerts on the Quad 2019

Illinois State University’s College of Fine Arts, in conjunction with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, will present Concerts on the Quad weekly at 7 p.m. from Monday, July 1 until July 29.
Aerial view of new Tri

April Fools’ Day: Illinois State to convert Quad into nation’s first Tri

When students return to campus for the fall 2016 semester, they might notice a few changes to Illinois State’s iconic Quad, most notably the absence of one entire side.

Archives staff uncovers history of the Quad’s Old Main Bell

Archives Assistant Jenna Self uses Archives resources to definitively answer a researcher's question: Did the bell on the Quad ever hang in Old Main?
students at Festival ISU

Video: Students discover campus life at Festival ISU 2015

Student organizations, campus departments, and local businesses introduced themselves to thousands of Illinois State students at this year's Festival ISU on Thursday.
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Concerts on the Quad runs Mondays in July

The annual Concerts on the Quad series returns to Illinois State University on Mondays this summer with performances ranging from ballads to Broadway and klezmer to calypso.
Patrick Murphy

Arboretum buzz grows with curator’s new tree walks

Patrick Murphy is curator of the Fell Arboretum, which includes 490 acres, thousands of trees, and more than 154 species across campus. His walks are providing a new view of campus.
Brett Arseneault

My Gift Matters: Touched by the Quad’s beauty

Brett Arseneault, a College of Business alumnus, started his own business when he discovered a passion for photography. Here's why Brett, who is also a loan review officer at a bank, gives back to...
A maple tree in summer

Illinois State named Tree Campus USA for 4th year

For the fourth straight year, Illinois State University has earned the designation as a Tree Campus USA.