Rebecca Henderson and Dr. Christa Platt as they were both named as Women of Distinction by McLean County’s YWCA
Though farmers consider pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) nothing more than a weed, Illinois State Professor of Genetics Dr. John Sedbrook is working to change their perspective—and the plant itself.
This issue’s Research Spotlight features the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST).
The Illinois State Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology has a new podcast channel called STEAMtalk.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora is the recipient of a $50,000 NEA CARES grant.
Please come and see Dr. Tanya Josek, a post-doctoral researcher at ISU’s CeMaST, present her study entitled “Including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Community Developed Teaching Resources” at the virtual conference of the Ecological Society of America, which occurred online August 3–6, 2020.
Economics 138, Economic Reasoning Using Statistics, will provide students with real-world experience with statistics and data analysis this fall.
Illinois Summer Research Academy went virtual this year due to COVID-19.
Dr. John Sedbrook’s genetically mutated plant could create a positive force for the environment as well as provide additional income for farmers.
Drs. Brad Christensen and Rebekka Darner (CeMaST) are working with Dr. Diane Wolf (Bloomington School District 87) to seek grant funding from the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program to fund an afterschool program for elementary students entitled Afterschool Integrated Mathematics and Science (AIMS). If a community member is interested in being