A dream fulfilled: Becoming a citizen

State Farm Hall of Business

Somnath Lahiri, a member of the Illinois State University management and quantitative methods (MQM) faculty, described receiving his United States citizenship March 22 as “a dream fulfilled.” He was joined in the naturalization ceremony by about 50 other people —“all happy and smiling”—including his wife, Susmita. Their son, Soumit, received his citizenship a few weeks

Negotiating a job offer not as hard as you may think

students feeling confident

Redbirds may not know that job offers can be negotiated, or may be too intimidated to do so. The Career Center encourages students and alumni to tackle their fears with useful strategies to negotiate job offers with confidence.