Kiara Rodriguez (left) and Cam Hinman outside of Uptown Gifts and Accessories, where they provided digital marketing assistance.

Marketing students apply course skills to assist small businesses in Normal

Illinois State College of Business students have been helping small businesses in Normal that have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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12MonthsIn6words project looks to capture essence of pandemic for history

A new community project seeks to commemorate the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 invading McLean County. The #12MonthsIn6Words effort looks to record reflections from the community on the past...
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Making STEM fun: Noyce scholars host online science workshops for children during the pandemic

Illinois State Noyce Scholars used fun activities to teach middle school-age children STEM lessons last summer as part of an online series organized by the Center for Mathematics, Science, and...
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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...
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Wellness plan: Researching how to keep kids healthy

An ISU research team has been helping Bloomington School District 87 develop a wellness plan to get students moving more, eating better, and focusing on their mental health.
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Campus hero: Dr. Shamaine Bertrand

Dr. Shamaine Bertrand, an assistant professor of Elementary Education, is the campus hero for the spring issue of Redbird Impact magazine.
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Nominations open for annual Civic Engagement Awards

The Center for Civic Engagement is now accepting nominations for the University’s annual Civic Engagement Awards. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021.
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Alternative Breaks plans service trips for May 2021

Alternative Breaks will begin hosting service trips once again this May, after being on hold since March 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, Redbird teachers call for culturally responsive education at symposium

Author and scholar Dr. Gholdy Muhammad encouraged more than 200 teachers from Illinois and beyond to look for the genius in their students and to bring joy to their classrooms by transforming...
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Call for speaker series ideas

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) is accepting proposals for the 2021–2022 academic year Research Lecture Series.