Illinois State alum Aisha Praught Leer ’12 will represent Jamaica on the track as she will compete in the 1,500-meter run. Women’s basketball player Jada Stinson, who will suit up as a graduate transfer from Arkansas State this winter for the Redbirds, will represent a Puerto Rico team making the Olympic tournament for the first time.
Dr. Rocio Rivadeneyra has been appointed associate dean for Academic Programs and Student Success, effective July 1, 2021.
Professor of English and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs Dr. Sally E. Parry will retire after 33 years of service to Illinois State University. A retirement reception will be June 23.
In every field—be it medicine, business, sports, the arts, etc.—someone has to lead the way. Emmi Chambers, while proud of a Redbird lineage that dates back three generations, has charted her own precedent-setting path as the first Illinois State University student to commit to the curriculum of the new environmental systems science and sustainability (ESSS) major.
This spring, students in the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment have gained hands-on experience in the field, safely embarking on faculty-led trips across the Midwest.
Before he joins virtual audiences for events centered on “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America,” Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, took part in a Q and A from Illinois State faculty members.
Founder of the company The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman will share his journey of reviving and reimagining Indigenous cuisine. Events include a Normal Food Summit and a cook along with Chef Sherman.
An ISU research team has been helping Bloomington School District 87 develop a wellness plan to get students moving more, eating better, and focusing on their mental health.
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 Office of Research and Graduate Studies Awards event that will be held in April.
The four-year scholarship is available to students who were Pell Grant eligible. That allows them to pursue community-based research opportunities in science and mathematics with much of the financial burden lifted.