Model house in a model landscape

Building up young minds

Dr. Brad Christensen—a STEM specialist with Illinois State’s Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology—has been collaborating with Rose Mabwa, a senior manager with The Community...
Dr. George Rutherford (left) and Zach Mobille '19 working with their electronic circuit.

Students, faculty in cross-disciplinary group publish paper in prestigious physics journal

Last November, a cross-disciplinary group of undergraduate students and faculty became the first Illinois State research team in 25 years to publish a paper in the American Journal of Physics...
Kristin Duffield won first place at the Three Minute Thesis competition

Three Minute Thesis Competition, February 25

The Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) is an academic competition that challenges Illinois State University students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.
Rosario Marroquín-Flores

ISU student starts PubNavigator website to promote peers’ published research

ISU doctoral student Rosario Marroquín-Flores has started PubNavigator, an online platform through which she shares student research.
Initiative winners resized

Research Initiative Award and Creative Activity Initiative Award Winners named

The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced the winners for the Research Initiative Awards and Creative Activity Initiative Awards. All winners will be honored during the...
Paige Saylor enters the court

Paige Saylor achieves high marks in class and on the basketball court

Redbird women's basketball point guard Paige Saylor has persevered to achieve high marks in the classroom and on the court during her four years at Illinois State University.
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...
Ticks in petri dish

What makes ticks tick: Dr. Städele studies their every move

Few researchers have studied how a tick’s brain works, but that’s what caught the attention of Dr. Carola Städele.
Student uses syringe in class

Lab classes in a pandemic: Arts and Sciences courses make most of situation

For the Departments of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, class sizes were reduced by at least 50 percent, more lab sections were offered, and students wore masks and socially distanced during labs...
Students working together on Zoom

Finding the solution: Animal physiology lab makes most of hybrid format

In a lab designed to illustrate how living organisms operate, it only makes sense there’d be an entire week dedicated to respiration systems. In previous Biological Sciences (BSC) 283: Animal...