Kriston and Kayla Love

At home with Redbird Legacy families

Illinois State University has about 222,000 living alumni and 2,000 recorded legacies

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2020 University Research Symposium to showcase students’ work online

The online symposium is an opportunity to showcase university-wide research, scholarship, and creative activity. The online display will remain open for two weeks starting April 27.

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Fall 2020 visual arts and drama classes for children to be held online, registration now open

Illinois State University Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts is excited to bring Saturday Morning Visual Arts and Drama classes online beginning this September. Classes will take place each Saturday from September 19 through October 17 and will be held online using Zoom and Google Drive.

Joseph Jangulo (left), Zambia, and Frederick Adomako and Godfred Ankomah, Ghana.

#GlobalRedbirds at CAST share their journey to Illinois State

We celebrate scholars from around the world and encourage them with tools and resources to ensure all-round success at Illinois State

Vicky Nyder photo by Ramona Boston

Impact of the Will to Succeed Award on future orchestra teacher

Nyder was born with a rare disease called Multiple Hereditary Exostosis, which causes painful tumors on her bones. The tumors and related deformities decrease Nyder’s mobility, making it difficult for her to access a complete range of sounds using traditional instruments. The Will to Succeed Scholarship Nyder received has brought her one step closer to achieving her goal.

Redbirds Together Wellness Ambassadors: Illinois State’s health and well-being role models

The Redbirds Together Wellness Ambassadors are a group of students dedicated to providing peer-to-peer education, reminders, and encouragement to their fellow Redbirds about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Our newest Redbirds: A low SAT score didn’t define her

Three hours and four digits do not define her. That’s what LuAnn Bonilla wrote in a financial aid appeal when a low SAT score excluded her from the scholarships she needed to attend Illinois State.

Football player hitting pads during practice.

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 (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to include N95 masks as a…

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 (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to include N95 masks as a…
Volleyball players celebrating during a match.

Connecting the DOTS brings national expertise to help navigate online teaching

Pulling in national experts and teachers on the frontlines of COVID-19 instruction, the virtual series Connecting the DOTS (Distant, Online Teachers & Students) aims to provide parents, students, and…

Updates to Milner Library hours and services due to COVID-19 response

Read more about Milner Library’s adjusted services, and resources in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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