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Stevenson Center and City Year celebrate five-year partnership

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development and City Year are celebrating the five-year anniversary of their partnership.
Juan Zamarripa, Frank Beck, and Austin Moser

Numbers crunch: ISU researchers leverage big data to help jail

Through the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development, researchers have been leveraging big data to explore ways the McLean County jail can improve and better deploy its resources.
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Stevenson Center Fellows connect with community development experts

In July, three Stevenson Center Fellows attended the annual Community Development Society conference in Detroit. The conference brings together academics and practitioners for three days of...
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Mystery money: A beginner’s lesson in cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are increasingly researched, debated, used for purchases, and considered an investment option internationally.
Julia Neaves in office

Stevenson Center alumni ambassadors ready for your questions

Are you interested in pursuing a master's degree with an emphasis on community and economic development? Have you served with Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, or elsewhere in the public sector? The...
Reggie Redbird, student in cap and gown, and President Dietz posing in Redbird Plaza

Stevenson Center celebrates student success

Stevenson Center students have accomplished a lot over the past two years. Offering an interdisciplinary graduate experience for Peace Corps Fellows and Applied Community and Economic Development...
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Entrepreneur chosen for 2018 honorary degree

Craig Bouchard ’75, M.S. ’77, received an honorary degree at Founders Day in February.
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An invitation to celebrate Dean Greg Simpson

A retirement reception for Dean Gregory Simpson will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.

Leading the charge: Ohler deciphering the impact of utility rates

New research by Illinois State University’s Adrienne Ohler shows the impact of electricity rate increases on low-income residents. 
Kadi Ilves

Kadi Ilves wins 2018 Richard Eikenberg Scholarship

Kadi Ilves wins 2018 Richard Eikenberg Scholarship presented by the Economic Development Council