Design, Environmental Graphics (Bronze): “The Vault”—Illinois State University Esports Gaming Space designed by Evan Walles for the Redbird Esports program.

UMC wins 4 golds and 9 awards overall at 2021 CASE competition

Illinois State University Marketing and Communications (UMC) received nine awards, including four golds, in the 2021 Pride of CASE V competition for work created for partners across campus.
Woman sitting with pumpkins

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.

A virtual tour of Illinois State University’s Horticulture Center

Please join the director of the Illinois State University Horticulture Center, Jessica Chambers '93, as she guides guests through the beautiful gardens of the Center in a two-part virtual video...
Dr. Diane Byers, Jackson Edwards, and Justin Howard at the Horticulture Center

ISU biology students continue prairie research for international study

The ability to adapt to change is integral to success in turbulent times. After years of working in the advertising industry in Las Vegas, Jackson Edwards has returned home to start a new career....
Student planting in Horticulture Center garden

They rock: Students update Horticulture Center garden

Looking at the bright yellow fist-sized blooms of marigolds, Katie Robinson said she was happy. Happy? She was in the second week of classes kneeling in the dirt, in the middle of a heat wave. But...
Ashley Tauber feeding a baby wren

#RedbirdScholar students use grants to spend summer researching

This summer, 27 students received the new Undergraduate Research Support Program grant provided by the Office of Student Research. To honor the inaugural summer of the grant, we have featured five...
The ISU Horticulture Center's vegetable garden

Horticulture Center shares tips for vegetable gardening success

The Center’s vegetable garden demonstrates the wide variety of food that can be grown in Central Illinois as well as different solutions every gardener can put into practice at home.
wreath and holly and pine cones

Make and Take Wreath Making, November 20-21

Create a one-of-a-kind wreath or evergreen basket arrangement, using fresh greens from Nick Pershey's Christmas Tree Farm. All proceeds go to the ISU Horticultural Center.

Modern-day plant explorer, grassland conservationist Dwayne Estes to speak, October 17

Dwayne Estes, expert botanist and visionary for the preservation of the grasslands in the Southeastern U.S. will present a talk about modern-day plant exploration and conservation.
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Fall 2019 Illinois State University Speaker Series announced

The Fall 2019 series features inspiring speakers, including a transgender activist, an expert on U.S.-China relations, a renowned conservationist, a documentary filmmaker, and an Emmy-winning...