Dr. Surachat Ngorsuraches of the Auburn University Health Outcomes Research and Policy Department will present the webinar Valuing Fear of Contagion: COVID Pandemic on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at noon CST as part of the Illinois State University International Seminar Series.
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded $15,000 in Grants for Arts Projects funding to support the work of Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora.
The interplay of religion and politics in South Asia is explored in the recently published second edition of a book edited by Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz.
Everyone is invited to take part in “Menstrual March,” an event designed to bring reusable sustainable menstrual gear to the ISU community free of charge to menstruators.
Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, the Suzanne and William Allen Distinguished Professor in Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), will present “Yet With A Steady Beat: The Art, Aesthetics, and Activism of the Music of Black Americans” at 7 p.m. March 22. A question-and-answer session with Dr. Watts will immediately follow her presentation. Registration for the free, online presentation is open now.
Oscar Stanton DePriest, who became a national political figure during his three terms in Congress, is the focus of the February 26 event.
Chicago made history this past fall when the city government officially recognized Juneteenth as a day of observance. The citywide acknowledgment was the result of a yearlong effort led by activists and Illinois State alum Torrence Gardner ’13.
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 Technology and the University of Illinois Extension Office.
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 Builders, to engage Chicago youth in STEM projects.
Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz has published a policy brief on the governance in Bangladesh during Covid-19 pandemic and delivered keynote on the issue in a webinar.