Panelists at social media event

UMC announces winners of first #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards

The School of Art and Campus Recreation were among the winners of Illinois State’s first-ever #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards.
Illinois State graduates celebrate

9 things every new Illinois State grad should know

Before you leave campus, the Alumni Association wants to leave you with some quick tips on how to fully take advantage of your newfound status as a Redbird alum.
Adebosola and Tia at the bookstore

Video: Scholarship helps ISU student with cancer inspire others

Textbooks are expensive, and many students work part-time jobs to pay for them. Illinois State sophomore Adebosola Akinborho can’t do that. That’s because she has cancer, and is currently...
Reggie book on an iPad

Reggie Redbird children’s book now available on Apple’s iBooks

After flying off store shelves last fall, Reggie Redbird’s first-ever children’s book is now available for download from Apple's iBooks store. It costs $2.99.
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard

Peoria area alumni wine tasting and tour, May 2

The Peoria Area Alumni Network is hosting a wine tasting at the beautiful Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Those joining will take a tour of the vineyard and sample local wines with the group. Heavy...
Desert Botanical Gardens

Phoenix alumni to visit Desert Botanical Gardens on April 19

Alumni are invited to join the Desert Birds at the Phoenix Botanical Gardens for an afternoon enjoying the beauty of the desert. The group will meet at 10 a.m. to avoid the hottest part of the day.
Student Alumni Reception

Student Alumni Reception planned for April 10

Join students and alumni for an evening of socializing and networking. Enjoy free food while hearing from a panel of alumni with answers to your questions. This is a great chance to speak with...
ISU emojis

Download Illinois State’s first official emoji keyboard

A set of official Redbird emojis will give Illinois State students, alumni, and friends a new way to spread the red on their mobile devices.
Michael Binder during nursing class

Video: Scholarship helps nursing student fight for his passion

Illinois State’s nursing program is demanding. It’s even harder for Michael Binder. The junior nursing major from Downers Grove doesn’t have a left hand.
Redbird logo painted onto tower

Time-lapse video: Water tower’s new Redbird logo

The Town of Normal's 500,000-gallon water tower between Hancock and University High School was recently sandblasted and recoated.