Department of Health Sciences alum Jennifer Holliday ’14 is this year’s recipient of the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) Kusnetz Award, which recognizes her accomplishments and work as an industrial hygienist.
Environmental health and sustainability students Gabriela Ornelas and Rowan Carroll have been selected as 2021 Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs (AEHAP) Student Research Competition winners.
Individuals and groups across the campus and community were honored with 2021 Civic Engagement Awards on April 13, 2021, as part of Illinois State University’s virtual Civic Engagement Celebration.
Representatives from Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (IEA) visited campus on March 24 to present a check to establish scholarships for students majoring in Construction Management and Occupational Safety and Health within the College of Applied Science and Technology.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, hundreds of students passed through the Felmley Hall and Felmley Hall of Science Annex every week. This fostered the idea of the Felmley Flora Project (FFP) that aims to create a welcoming, refreshing, and clean environment through the addition of indoor plants.
Dr. Brad Christensen—a STEM specialist with Illinois State’s Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology—has been collaborating with Rose Mabwa, a senior manager with The Community Builders, to engage Chicago youth in STEM projects.
Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the highest campus honor given to undergraduate students. This year’s recipients answered questions about their work, inspiration, and the honor of being named a Bone Scholar.
“Contact tracing” is a term that the average person might not have been familiar with before 2020 and the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, students in the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University study it every year and were in a unique position to offer assistance as the need for additional contact tracers arose.
Illinois State University has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs” as the second-best program in Illinois and the 14th-best program in the United States.
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 series of questions that share insight into their background, research interests, hobbies, and more.