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...
bronze bust of Reggie Redbird

Division of Student Affairs announces 2020 Redbird Proud Young Alumni recipients

The Division of Student Affairs is proud to recognize Abe Lopez-Bowen, Bianca Gerardi Pietro, Bill Dwoinen, Jessica Garber Schaefer, and Quanisha Kumi-Darfour.
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Fall 2020 Address, hosts awards ceremony

Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky has published her address on the college website and has recorded it, as well.
Dr. Craig C. McLauchlan (left) has taken over as associate vice president for Research and Graduate Studies from fellow Department of Chemistry colleague Dr. John Baur.

Changing of the guard

Redbird Scholar interviewed Dr. John Baur and Dr. Craig McLauchlan via Zoom last spring about the former's tenure as the associate vice president for Research and Graduate Studies and the latter's...
Ashley Tauber feeding a baby wren

#RedbirdScholar students use grants to spend summer researching

This summer, 27 students received the new Undergraduate Research Support Program grant provided by the Office of Student Research. To honor the inaugural summer of the grant, we have featured five...
Craig Gatto and Craig C. McLauchlan

College thanks chairs and directors

The College of Arts and Sciences thanks Dr. Craig Gatto and Dr. Craig C. McLauchlan for their outstanding service.
Female and male baseball players

Beyond the box score: How two grads powered into professional baseball

How Illinois State University alumni Betsy Jochum '57 and Paul DeJong '15 powered into the field of professional baseball.
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Spring 2020 Address

Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky emphasizes that the important work being conducted across the College of Arts and Sciences continues in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented effects.
Research photo of field

Student winners reflect on Image of Research competition

Winners of the inaugural Image of Research juried competition reflect on their contributions to the competition.
close-up image of dropped and test tubes

Andy Mitchell awarded $231,000 NSF grant to provide insights for chemists 

Helping chemists fine-tune reactions in the lab has taken on a new importance. The lab of Andy Mitchell, an associate professor of organic chemistry, will continue work that provides insights on...