Homecoming marks centennial year

Illinois State University's homecoming parade in 1931.

Other than commencement, there is nothing on campus with as rich a tradition as Homecoming. This fall marks the 100th year since the celebration that brings alumni back to ISU each fall began.

The pandemic can’t keep the Forensics Union quiet

Members from both the speech and debate teams gather for a group photo at a tournament last November.

Dating to 1857, the Forensics Union is Illinois State’s oldest registered student organization (RSO). And this school year, the public-speaking and debate group has continued to compete and further its legacy by adapting to the restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The benefits of spending more time out in nature, February 6-7

Aaron T. Ebata, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Aaron T. Ebata, Ph.D., will speak at Illinois State University about his studies regarding spending time in nature as it relates to family relationships during two talks on February 6-7. Part of the Children’s Studies Minor Speaker Series, the events are free and open to the public.

Fear the Bird Kick-Off set for August 18

Join us on Sunday, August 18, from 1–3 p.m. on the first floor of the Bone Student Center by Barnes and Noble as we partner with Welcome Week for a Fear the Bird Kick-Off event!

PRESS 254 book launch and reading, May 1

image of Williams Hall on The Quad of Illinois State University

Join PRESS 254 at the Publications Unit for a book launch and reading event to celebrate the publication of our first full-length book, Tapestries, on May 1.