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Making STEM fun: Noyce scholars host online science workshops for children during the pandemic

Illinois State Noyce Scholars used fun activities to teach middle school-age children STEM lessons last summer as part of an online series organized by the Center for Mathematics, Science, and...
Dr. George Rutherford (left) and Zach Mobille '19 working with their electronic circuit.

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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Building the future: NexSTEM program aims to diversify math, science, and technology fields

The four-year scholarship is available to students who were Pell Grant eligible. That allows them to pursue community-based research opportunities in science and mathematics with much of the...
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Dreams of humanity woven through mathematics

A history of mathematics course challenged students to examine how math reflected the beliefs of past civilizations and continues to reflect social and economic factors today.
Professor writing on board.

Biomath experts recommend N95 masks for airplanes

A team led by Illinois State University’s Dr. Olcay Akman is urging authorities such as the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to include N95 masks as a...
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Fall 2020 Address, hosts awards ceremony

Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky has published her address on the college website and has recorded it, as well.

Virtual career fairs connect Redbirds and employers remotely

As Redbirds continue to thrive during the pandemic, Career Services is offering virtual career fairs, and information on how to navigate them effectively.
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Center for Collaborative Studies in Mathematical Biology leads webinar series

Illinois State University's Center for Collaborative Studies in Mathematical Biology is participating in an international webinar series focusing on multiple aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Craig Gatto and Craig C. McLauchlan

College thanks chairs and directors

The College of Arts and Sciences thanks Dr. Craig Gatto and Dr. Craig C. McLauchlan for their outstanding service.
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At home with Redbird Legacy families

Meet some of the Redbird Legacy families who live in Central Illinois and hear why they chose to attend Illinois State University.