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News & Highlights

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Video: Scary Shakespeare inspires ISU Halloween eventThe Illinois Shakespeare Festival partnered with Illinois State's Ewing Cultural Center to present ShakesFEAR, a haunted tour through Shakespeare's most gruesome imagery. ...
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Video game company wins 2014 Startup ShowcaseThe 2014 Startup Showcase was a smashing success. The community showed up with great excitement and support for Illinois State University’s newest crop of student entrepreneurs Student finalists representing four different colleges across Illinois State’s campus presented Friday, November 7, for nearly $90,000 in professional services and mentorship. John Luke, a graduate student from the […] ...
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Meet the student who traveled the farthest to attend Illinois StateArafat Kabir's direction changed to becoming a writer on global politics and foreign policy, and that’s how he became the student who traveled the farthest this year to attend Illinois State University.  ...
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After ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s RamsIllinois State graduate J. Aggabao is an assistant strength coach with the St. Louis Rams, an elite job that’s exactly as cool as it sounds and way more data-driven than you can imagine.  ...
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Video: Students feel poverty’s pull at ISU eventAs 56 undergraduate students split into fake families for a daylong exercise about what it’s like to live in poverty, Raven Davidson’s character was there to steal, cajole, and coerce them into illegal behavior. ...

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Deadlines

10/31 Last day for Master's students to hold oral defense of a thesis for December graduation.
11/3 Deadline for Master's students to submit thesis final deposit materials to the Graduate School for December graduation

Defenses

12/2 9:00 AM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Daisy Bueno
12/2 2:30 PM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Marissa Green
12/4 3:30 PM, Fairchild Hall 321, Master's Thesis, Graciela Arias

Scholarships/Tuition Waivers

Applications being accepted for Diversity Tuition Waivers 

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