Marla Lowenthal

Thanks to You

Marla Lowenthal ’73 has traveled the world, taught U.S. military members living abroad in Europe, and holds four advanced degrees.
Artist Dr. Lorenzo Pace laughing in front of his work Triumph of the Human Spirit

Pause for Applause

Please join us in applauding these Illinois State University alumni.
Drawings

‘Tis the season for a holiday drawing event

You asked, and we listened! Join us for a spectacular holiday drawing event with Sean Thornton '00.
Trees

Uptown Normal Tree Lighting

We’re kicking off the holiday season by bringing light to Uptown Normal!

Kanisha Lites: First African American feature baton twirler

Redbird Kanisha Lites ’07, a Junior Olympic (2003, 2004) baton twirler who recently learned she was the first African American feature baton twirler in the history of the Big Red Marching Machine.
Ralph Lauren shirt design

Drawing on hope

Michelle (Brown) Smith ’90 recently won an international design contest sponsored by Ralph Lauren for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic relief.
Man broadcasting

From playlists to legal analyst: The evolution of Joseph Haynes Davis

From the minute he stepped to the microphone at WGLT, a National Public Radio affiliate licensed to ISU, Davis began honing skills that eventually catapulted him to fame at major market urban...
bronze bust of Reggie Redbird

Division of Student Affairs announces 2020 Redbird Proud Young Alumni recipients

The Division of Student Affairs is proud to recognize Abe Lopez-Bowen, Bianca Gerardi Pietro, Bill Dwoinen, Jessica Garber Schaefer, and Quanisha Kumi-Darfour.
Reggie Redbird with his right hand on his beak

Redbird Table Talk: Civic Engagement part 2

When the narrative does not include you, what do you do? How do you get involved in your communities to evoke change?