Pause for applause

Brandon Thornton in his classroom

Pause to applaud these accomplished Illinois State University alumni.

The Redbird behind the 2021 Fear the Bird Shirt

Olivia Meitz '21, wearing the 2021 Bird Shirt

The Bird Shirt is celebrating its 15th anniversary, and Olivia Meitz, a recent 2021 Illinois State University graphic design graduate is the talented artist behind this year’s design. Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality worked with ten graphic design students from the Design Streak Studio under the leadership of their creative director and faculty, Archana Shekara,

Art: The Ultimate Form of Human Expression

MFA Graduate Student Shahrbanoo Hamzeh in her studio. Included is some of her artwork.

Shahrbanoo Hamzeh is a student at Illinois State Univeristy pursuing a M.F.A. in studio art. Throughout her art there is a constant theme of voicing the inequality she observed while living in her home country of Iran.