Student organization decorates Felmley Hall with plants

Students and faculty member in middle of stairwell by a plant.

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.

Bone Scholar Profiles: Trevar Moran, Department of Health Sciences

student posing in studio

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.

“I knew I wanted to help our community in whatever way I could”: Health Sciences students and alumni serve on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic

student standing outside holding white dog

“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.