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Going global with Model UN

A trip to New York with Illinois State's Model United Nations team is stoking junior Frank Cassata's passion for international relations. Watch Frank's story on STATEside.

Leading in Teaching and Research

Illinois State's proud academic history is supported through the collections and staff at its Milner Library. Learn more about resources available to our students, faculty, and staff.

Explore Illinois State

Illinois State University's campus is in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal near the geographic center of Illinois. Come experience the Illinois State community.

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Events Calendar

University

BENEFIT CHOICE BEGINS MAY 1, 2015
Fri, May 1, 2015, 12:00am - Mon, Jun 1, 2015, 5:00pm
Nelson Smith Building (NSB)
Transfer Day Program
Fri, May 22, 2015, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
(Re)Create Your Gen Ed Course
Fri, May 22, 2015, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Friends of Bill W.
Sun, May 24, 2015, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Academic

Fall 2015 Registration Open
Mon, May 18, 2015, 8:00am - Thu, Jul 30, 2015, 10:00pm
Fall 2015 Registration Closes
Fri, Jul 31, 2015, 7:00am - 10:00pm

Fine Arts

New York Alumni Reception
Mon, Jun 1, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Students

Friends of Bill W.
Sun, May 24, 2015, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wellness Massage
Tue, May 26, 2015, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Wellness Massage
Wed, May 27, 2015, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Emily Gnaedinger's Dissertation Defense
Wed, May 27, 2015, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
DeGarmo Hall (DEG)

University News

Media Relations

New book gives voice to assault on communities of color
Nicholas Hartlep has no illusions that his latest book will solve racism in America, but it will offer a voice.
Illinois Shakespeare Festival presents something for everyone
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2015 season offers remarkable variety, including a Shakespearean comedy and history, a hip-hop adaptation, and a contemporary sequel written in verse. The festival runs July 3 through August 8 at Ewing Cultural Center in Bloomington.
Larry Cat in Space at Planetarium
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present the family program Larry Cat in Space, May 20 through July 17.

STATESide

Illinois State plays supporting role in new Poltergeist film
Illinois State University plays a key (and tough-to-spot) role in the remake of [...]
Commencement: Your best tweets, posts, and photos
Throughout the weekend, our newest alumni and their families and friends were sharing [...]
Photos: Illinois State’s campus, then and now
The historical photos come courtesy of the Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives at Milner Library [...]
ISU’s Ewing Cultural Center offers internship like no other
Interns expect to work in a cramped cubicle. So Amanda Elston felt pretty good when she [...]

The Vidette

Redbird baseball comes to an early end
An inconsistent, up-and-down season for the Illinois State baseball team ended with a 7-1 [...]
Hendren dominant, but same problems doom ‘Birds
Illinois State starter Jacob Hendren was nearly untouchable the entire night, but Wichita [...]
Redbirds drop final regular season series to Indiana State
The Illinois State baseball team dropped its final regular season series against [...]
Hendren named MVC Newcomer of the Year; Redbirds receive four All-MVC Honors
After a historic season, Illinois State baseball pitcher Jacob Hendren has been named the [...]

Alumni

Commencement: Your best tweets, posts, and photos
Throughout the weekend, our newest alumni and their families and friends were sharing [...]
Photos: Illinois State’s campus, then and now
The historical photos come courtesy of the Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives at Milner Library [...]
Coach Spack’s plan and patience elevate Redbird football
Arriving at Illinois State in 2009, Brock Spack has transformed the Redbird program into [...]
ISU alum goes from county board to Congress
A career in public service that started while an Illinois State political science major [...]

Athletics

Large Group of Redbirds Headed To NCAA Track and Field First Round
After a strong outdoor season of competition, a total of nine Illinois State men's and [...]
Redbirds Eliminated From MVC Tournament in Loss to SIU
The Illinois State baseball team's season came to an end as Southern Illinois scored a 7 [...]
Redbirds Fall to Wichita State in MVC Tournament Opener
Wichita State's Sam Hilliard hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the bottom of the [...]
Disney’s Big Hero 6 Caps Off Redbird Athletics Community Appreciation Week
Capping a week-long thank you to fans and supporters, Illinois State Athletics will host [...]
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