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Illinois State announces strong fall 2020 enrollment

Illinois State University welcomed 3,353 freshmen to its student body for the 2020-2021 academic year. Total enrollment stands at 20,720.
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Research and Honors, September 8, 2020

Publications of Illinois State University faculty members.
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Research and Honors, September 1, 2020

Honors and publications from Illinois State University faculty and staff.
Illinois State Quad in the fall

Coronavirus Weekly Update, September 1: Testing, housing and contract cancellation, employee flexibility

Updates include information on saliva-based tests, housing contract cancellation without penalty, and a continued commitment to employee flexibility.

Federal grant helps with student success

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Illinois State University will receive a federal Student Support Services grant of $1,547,285 to help more students succeed in and graduate from...
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Research and Honors, August 18, 2020

Publications and presentations from Illinois State faculty and staff.
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Board of Trustees approves COVID-19 testing contract

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University approved a contract with Reditus Laboratories for COVID-19 testing.

‘Black dwarf supernova’: ISU physicist calculates when the last supernova ever will happen

Punctuating the darkness at the end of the universe could be silent fireworks—explosions of the remnants of stars that were never supposed to explode. 
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Board of Trustees to meet August 12

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
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Fall campus update from President Dietz (8/4/2020)

President Larry Dietz provides an update on the Fall 2020 semester.