German Education major wins Swiss consulate essay contest

Mando Gjinollari Headshot

German teacher education major Mando Gjinollari has won first place in the Friedrich Dürrenmatt Essay Contest put on by the Swiss Consulate in Chicago. Mando’s essay explored the relevance of the work and ideas of Swiss playwright and writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt for our contemporary world. Her prize includes a $500 gift certificate, and her essay

Dean delivers Spring 2020 Address

Dr. Diane Zosky

Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky emphasizes that the important work being conducted across the College of Arts and Sciences continues in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented effects.

LAN graduate student is finalist in Image of Research exhibit

Image of the Illinois State University seal with the words Gladly we learn and teach.

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures graduate student in Spanish Julen Carrasco Oteo is a finalist in Illinois State’s 2020 inaugural Image of Research exhibit. This competition invited Illinois State students to create or capture one static image of their research and to write a brief narrative explaining how the image relates to their research. Jurors evaluated