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CAST RSO spotlight: Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics Club in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

While Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics (FND) Club is mainly populated by dietetics majors, it is open to any interested student on campus.
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CAST new faculty profile series: Lauren Nelson, Family and Consumer Sciences

Some of CAST’s newest faculty and staff members took the time to answer a series of questions that share some insight into their background, research interests, hobbies, and more. Wrapping up...
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CAST new faculty profile series: Kathryn Stalter, Family and Consumer Sciences

The College of Applied Science and Technology welcomed a fantastic group of new faculty at the start of this academic school year! Some of CAST’s newest faculty members took the time to answer a...
The ALAS executive board vising Rader Family Farms in Normal.

Association of Latinx American Students offers welcoming community

When Ximena Sanchez-Ramirez arrived at Illinois State, she felt homesick until coming across the Association of Latinx American Students (ALAS). Just one year later, she is thriving as the...
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CAST new faculty profile series: Dr. Erol Sozen, Family and Consumer Sciences

Some of CAST’s newest faculty members took the time to answer a series of questions designed to help students and colleagues get to know them better. In this series of new faculty profiles,...
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CAST new faculty profile series: Dr. Gabriela Fonseca Pereira, family and consumer sciences

A group of CAST’s newest faculty members took the time to answer a series of questions designed to help students and colleagues get to know them better. In this series of new faculty profiles,...
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It’s the great pumpkin—or is it?

Pumpkin. You either love it or you hate it, but you can’t avoid it this time of year.
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Lois Jett Historic Costume Collection receives generous donation from Naomi Whiting Towner Estate

The Lois Jett Historical Costume Collection (LJHCC) in the department of Family and Consumer Sciences recently received one of its largest donations to date: a collection of items from the Naomi...
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At home with Redbird Legacy families

Meet some of the Redbird Legacy families who live in Central Illinois and hear why they chose to attend Illinois State University.
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Hitting the right notes: ISU alum JUNO took up music to better connect with people

Ashlee Gilot ’09 has a personality that might be even bigger than the following she’s rapidly accruing. Better known today around the music industry as JUNO, she’s fun, spunky, and...