ISU Sugar Creek Savanna

Illinois State student is 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...
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Stevenson Center Fellow part of Innovation Hub team

Illinois State is moving forward with its new Innovation Hub with the help of a dedicated team, including a Stevenson Center Fellow. Each year Fellows help a range of organizations in meeting...
Hillary Campos in graduation regalia

In their words: Hillary Campos reflects on graduating during the pandemic

This is the first story in a series in which students set to graduate in December reflect on how their final semester at Illinois State University has been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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English Department alum publishes poetry chapbook

Alumna of the Department of English and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, poet, scholar, teacher, community activist, and feminist Jenna Goldsmith is publishing her third book of...
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All in on democracy: Illinois State makes major effort to engage students in 2020 election

Civic engagement is a core value at Illinois State, and the University has made a concerted effort to ensure students are more represented at polls, in policymaking, and in community building.
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Native American Film Series for spring 2021

The Native American Film Series for spring 2021 will include discussion forums focusing on historic, contemporary, and unheeded issues facing Indigenous peoples.
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ISU mock trial team continues tradition of success in COVID times

Both Illinois State University Mock Trial squads garnered winning records at the first George Floyd Memorial Tournament, hosted by Hamline University on November 12-13.
Schroeder Hall and the bell in the Quad

Department of Politics and Government receives 2020-2021 Assessment Initiative Award

Department of Politics and Government receives 2020-2021 Assessment Initiative Award
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Stevenson Center alum shares career experience

The Stevenson Center's interdisciplinary, applied curriculum informs the work Michael Hotard '09 does today as senior program manager at the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab.
The ALAS executive board vising Rader Family Farms in Normal.

Association of Latinx American Students offers welcoming community

When Ximena Sanchez-Ramirez arrived at Illinois State, she felt homesick until coming across the Association of Latinx American Students (ALAS). Just one year later, she is thriving as the...