Fell Hall, made of bricks, sitting on the tree-covered Quad

A message from President Dietz, October 26

Of all the words and phrases that have bullied their way into our lexicon since the coronavirus pandemic emerged last March, perhaps the most frightening new phrase for our healthcare force is this—COVID fatigue....
hands on a laptop keyboard

CAS student forums on diversity, equity, and inclusion, October 27-29 

All students with majors in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to take part in the virtual open forums. The aim of the forums is to generate action items on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion....
Schroeder Hall and the bell in the Quad

African American Studies lectures feature Dr. Miltonette Craig, Dr. Gregory Braswell

African American Studies will present Dr. Miltonette Craig and Dr. Greg Braswell for the fall 2020 lecture series....
Dr. Byron Craig

Visual Vernacular: Dr. Byron Craig examines how images reflect culture

Dr. Byron Craig's latest research in visual rhetoric examines how violence on Black bodies is memorialized in contemporary culture. ...
bronze bust of Reggie Redbird

Search for director of Athletics underway

Illinois State University is conducting a national search for the next director of Athletics....
Dr. Christa Platt (left) and Dr. Doris Houston

Dr. Doris Houston, Dr. Christa Platt named YWCA Women of Distinction

Dr. Doris Houston and Dr. Christa Platt have been named YWCA Women of Distinction for 2020 for their careers supporting racial equality and social justice....
Logo for the Culturally Responsive Campus Community

CRCC 2020: Equity with a Mirror, register by October 22 

The deadline to register for the Fall 2020 Culturally Responsive Campus Community (CRCC) Conference is approaching. The event will be October 29-30 via Zoom. ...
Christa Platt, director of the Multicultural Center

Getting to know the new director of the Multicultural Center

Dr. Christa Platt, M.S. '09, Ph.D. '17, began her new role as director of the Multicultural Center on July 1, when all operations of the Diversity Advocacy office transitioned to the center....
DeGarmo Hall

Innovative teacher education initiative announced

The College of Education is excited for Teach Chicago Tomorrow, a new initiative with Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago that was announced at a recent press conference....
ISU Pride President Emily Patterson (second from left) and fellow Pride members tabled last Friday on the Quad to offer information and words of encouragement to students on National Coming Out Day.

ISU Pride celebrates Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is Sunday, October 11, and ISU Pride is celebrating in innovative ways. ...