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CAST Faculty research spotlight: Dr. Sumesh Philip’s research on smart homes

Dr. Sumesh Philip, Associate Professor in the School of Information Technology, is currently conducting research in the area of smart homes, focusing on homeowners’ perceptions of the modern...
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Students, faculty in cross-disciplinary group publish paper in prestigious physics journal

Last November, a cross-disciplinary group of undergraduate students and faculty became the first Illinois State research team in 25 years to publish a paper in the American Journal of Physics...
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Marine veteran chosen as first student coach for Redbird Esports’ Overwatch team

Ashley Marku’s years of service in the armed forces gave her a unique skill set that made her a natural choice to serve as Redbird Esports Varsity Overwatch team’s first student coach.
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Dr. Traci Carte, Director of the School of Information Technology, talks recent research work

Dr. Traci Carte is an award-winning researcher and teacher who joined CAST as the Director of the School of Information Technology over a year ago. Carte earned her Ph.D. in Information Systems...
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CAST RSO spotlight: How Women in Technology has adapted to this year’s new learning environment

Women in Technology (WIT) is a registered student organization on campus that has been actively working to adapt and thrive in the Fall semester's virtual environment.
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School of Information Technology sends students and faculty to premier women in technology conference

Students and faculty within the School of Information Technology (IT) were presented with an opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Conference this year, a major event that presents research,...
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Congratulations from the School of Information Technology

The School of Information Technology extends congratulations to the Class of 2020 on graduating during these interesting times. You are now a member of the Illinois State University alumni family,...
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Healing on a high note

Brett Gillan ’02, MBA ’08 talks about his experience at Illinois State and how it formed a unique path for his future.
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CAST new faculty profile series: Dr. Shaoen Wu, School of Information Technology

This week’s profile features Dr. Shaoen Wu, State Farm Endowed Chair Full Professor in the School of Information Technology.
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CAST new faculty profile series: Dr. Rosangela Follmann, School of Information Technology

The College of Applied Science and Technology continues its series highlighting profiles of new faculty members in various departments.