Alum’s generosity blooms into campus legacy

Man and woman standing and smiling while surrounded by trees

When Redbird Gale (Marr) Myers ’77 returned from a trip to Japan to find that her husband had purchased 10 Japanese maple trees, she had no idea that number would increase to 4,000.

Pandemic weddings: Vowing to go on

Couple married at Ewing Manor

LeErin Humbracht lost hours of sleep obsessing over centerpieces for her June 6 wedding, which she’d been planning over a year. More than 200 guests were expected from as far as the East Coast–and then a global pandemic hit.

Newly digitized collection highlights Bloomington-Normal women’s suffrage history

White dress form wearing a purple, white, and yellow National Woman's Party sash and ribbon reading "Mrs Davis Ewing Illinois Voter Woman's Party."

Hazle Buck Ewing’s activist writings, as well as incoming letters from dozens of other suffragists and materials from the National Woman’s Party and Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, are now freely available online for research and study, thanks to a monthslong digitization campaign by Milner Library and the Ewing Cultural Center.