Department of Psychology master’s student Amani Wise won first place at the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition for her presentation about white privilege.
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 Builders, to engage Chicago youth in STEM projects.
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 (AJP). The journal is one of the most selective physics publications in the country, with an acceptance rate for reviewed articles hovering around 35 percent.
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.
ISU doctoral student Rosario Marroquín-Flores has started PubNavigator, an online platform through which she shares student research.
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 Office of Research and Graduate Studies Awards event that will be held in April.
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.
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 species.
Few researchers have studied how a tick’s brain works, but that’s what caught the attention of Dr. Carola Städele.
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 and classes on campus. Students were still able to continue their research, learn, grow, and collaborate on their projects.