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Harlem Sings: A Tribute to the Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

The voice of poets of the Harlem Renaissance will lift into song with Harlem Sings – A Tribute to the Poets of the Harlem Renaissance. The February 1 event will feature guest artists Patrice...
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Hire-A-Redbird provides online resources for career success

With virtual resources in high demand, Hire-A-Redbird actively assists students and alumni with their career development and professional readiness, whether on or off campus.
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Virtual career fairs connect Redbirds and employers remotely

As Redbirds continue to thrive during the pandemic, Career Services offers virtual career fairs to connect them with employers directly from their desktop.
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Art, aesthetics, activism of the music of Black Americans with Dr. Ollie Watts Davis

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,...
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Breaking Bread: Series explores experiences of local migrant communities

Breaking Bread in McLean County is a 10-part program series exploring stories of migration, immigration, adaptation, assimilation, appropriation, preservation, contribution, and sustentation in...
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Spring semester fun with Saturday Creative Drama classes offered for children

Illinois State University Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts offers Saturday drama classes online for children from kindergarten through sixth grade, January 30 through February 27.
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An interview with Distinguished Professor Emeritus, James D. Butler

Recently Professor Sarah Smelser met with Illinois State University’s Distinguished Professor Emeritus James D. Butler, one of the founders of Normal Editions.
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Dance students, faculty partner to support each other and make memories

Keeping dance students safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic begins from the floor up.
Alum and artist Jason Mack stands before his 31-foot glass Christmas tree.

Alum Jason Mack creates the world’s largest glass Christmas tree

Illinois State Wonsook Kim School of Art alum and glass artist Jason Mack ’08 has been building the world's largest Christmas tree made of glass.
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Beyond the Stage: Shakespeare’s Winter

What better way to get through the bleakness of our current winter than reading some Shakespeare, preferably with a hot drink in hand?