Members of the University Housing Services professional hall staff on a Zoom call

Living Our Values: University Housing Services Professional Staff

The professional hall staff in University Housing Services were recently honored with the University’s Living Our Values Award for their work in uplifting the institutional value of...
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update, January 29

This update includes a new opportunity to update gender and pronouns in personal profiles, an upcoming deadline for a scholarship for DACA students, and the inclusive work of the Honors Program.
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Strategic Plan resources now online

Colleges, departments, units, and areas looking to create or revise a strategic plan can access valuable resources with a new toolkit available on the website for the University’s strategic plan.
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...
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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.
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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.
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Latinx Heritage Month: Virtual tour of Paseo Boricua, October 8

As part of Latinx Heritage Month, a virtual tour of the public art in the cultural and commercial district in Chicago, known as Paseo Boricua, will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 8, with...
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Latinx Heritage Month: Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer, caring for a sick brother

Latin American and Latino/a Studies program celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with Visiting Artist Dr. Alberto Ledesma's series on the predicaments of undocumented Latino workers.