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Obsidian awarded NEA GAP funding

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.
An image of the sculpture in front of Stevenson Hall.

ENG 460 students to host “Menstrual March”

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.
Woman and her daughter hold up signs at a BLM rally

Black history, culture, and literature: How one alum is using her voice as an educator to teach about Blackness

Britni Mitchell ’08 is using her voice as both an educator and a Black woman to create a Black English literature class at her high school for juniors and seniors.
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Sustainability and the Soul events explore wellness

“Sustainability and the Soul” will feature vegan cookbook author Afya Ibomu and yoga with alumna Radiance Campbell.
Initiative winners resized

Research Initiative Award and Creative Activity Initiative Award Winners named

The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced the winners for the Research Initiative Awards and Creative Activity Initiative Awards. All winners will be honored during the...
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Podcasting Toward Social Change series

A virtual series will explore the connections between podcasting and teaching and learning.
Watterson Towers during winter

English 460 students awarded funding from Office of Sustainability

Three groups presented their projects to the Office of Sustainability, and because of their innovative ideas, team-work, and organizational forethought, all three graduate student groups...
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Publications Unit Alumni Showcase featuring Jamie Koch ’14

Jamie Koch ’14 is an Illinois State University alumna from the Department of English’s publishing studies program who completed a production internship at the Publications Unit and currently...
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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...
Marla Lowenthal

Thanks to you: Marla Lowenthal ’73

Marla Lowenthal ’73 has traveled the world, taught U.S. military members living abroad in Europe, and holds four advanced degrees.