Student uses syringe in class

Lab classes in a pandemic: Arts and Sciences courses make most of situation

For the Departments of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, class sizes were reduced by at least 50 percent, more lab sections were offered, and students wore masks and socially distanced during labs...
Three people work on computers in physics lab.

Building a virtual foundation: Advanced physics class creating at-home experiments with hand-held device

At Illinois State, students in Dr. George Rutherford’s Physics 370 course are paving the path for others should a need for virtual learning ever present itself again.
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.

‘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. 
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.
Illustration of the concept that can confine energy within the volume of the nanospheres

Manna Lab discovers new way to confine energy

Uttam Manna is making new discoveries in understanding interactions between light and matter.
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Spring 2020 Address

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.
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Scholarly work with undergraduate recognized by international society  

The Optical Society of America will highlight the research of Distinguished Professors of Physics Q. Charles Su and Rainer Grobe with junior Austin Penwell in the publication Spotlight on...
Student and Dr. Lisa Szczepura

March 19 CAS Lecture canceled, alternate date to be announced

The Spring College of Arts and Sciences Lecture, which was originally scheduled to be delivered by Dr. Lisa Szczepura on March 19, has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.
Young man tutoring a fourth grade student,

America Reads: ISU students are gladly tutoring the community

Illinois State students are tutoring the Bloomington-Normal community through the America Reads/America Counts program.