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.
The senior community health promotion major says her love for helping others started in high school, where she volunteered at Northwestern Memorial Hospital delivering cards and flowers to patient rooms.
Last January, 20 Illinois State seniors headed into the field to serve as interns at hospitals, public health departments, clinics, and schools, just as a pandemic began spreading across the world.
Almost every day a new hashtag emerges to alert society of a cause.
The Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) and the Department of Health Sciences have teamed up with the McLean County Health Department (MCHD) to facilitate contact tracing to help slow the spread of the virus.
Dr. David Kopsell, professor of horticulture, and Dr. LC (Liangcheng) Yang, assistant professor of environmental health, have received a two-year, nearly $150,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA).
Trevar Moran, a senior student in the Environmental Health and Sustainability program, has been selected as a Robert G. Bone Scholar for 2020-2021.