Compeer Financial Classroom at ISU Farm ribbon cutting, October 12

People cutting a ribbon at a grand opening.

The College of Applied Science and Technology and the Department of Agriculture are sincerely grateful for the recent investment by Compeer Financial that contributed to a complete renovation of the Farm classroom. The ribbon was cut on October 12, 2021, in a formal ceremony attended by representatives of Compeer Financial, the College of Applied Science and Technology, and the Department of Agriculture.

Undergraduate student furthers pennycress research during summer internship experience

Portrait of Alex Hafner next to his research in a lab.

Alex Hafner, a senior from Mahomet, decided to pursue a major in molecular and cellular biology due to his interest in research. This same passion drew him to Western Illinois University’s undergraduate research experience this summer where he continued his participation in the Integrated Pennycress Research Enabling Farm & Energy Resilience (IPREFER) Project.

Retirement reception for Derango, June 10

image of the ISU seal

A retirement reception to honor Russell Derango’s 38 years of service to Illinois State University will begin at 5 p.m. June 10, at the University Farm. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m., served by Longhorn Steakhouse.