Reactions: Indiana religious freedom law different in its intent

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A national backlash erupted after the Indiana legislature recently passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA. Gov. Mike Pence has promised to clarify the act. Assistant Professor of Politics and Government Meghan Leonard explains the act, and what separates it from acts in other states.

Research and Honors

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Publications, presentations, performances and more from Illinois State faculty and staff.

Reactions: Finding Cervantes’ tomb

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With the likely discovery of the tomb of famed Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, Professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Bruce Burningham took a moment to reflect on what it means to find the tomb of the author of Don Quixote.

Social Work Day to tackle poverty

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Poverty will be the focus of the 2015 Social Work Day on Friday, March 27, at Illinois State University’s Alumni Center. Under the theme Poverty: A Private Trouble or Public Issue?, social work advocates from across the state will have the opportunity to explore the larger issues that influence poverty.

University of Alabama Press editor to speak at Pub Unit

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Vanessa Rusch, managing editor at the University of Alabama Press, will present From Trade House to University Press: Managing Editorial and the Ps of Publishing at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Publications Unit in Williams Hall Annex, room 103.