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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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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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M.F.A. alums become engines for art in Central IllinoisThe Central Illinois art scene is benefiting from the entrepreneurial spirit of two Illinois State alums: printmaker Lisa Lofgren, M.F.A. ’12, and painter Jeff Robinson, M.F.A. ’11. ...
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Video: ISU math robots help cancer clinic kidsPh.D. student Megan Nickels wants to know how children with cancer and other chronic illness can learn math through educational robotics. ...

Coming Soon

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

10/29 11:00 AM, Schroeder Hall 441, Master's Thesis, JiHye Park
10/29 12:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 417, Master's Thesis, Kevin McKenzie
10/29 1:00 PM, Ropp Agriculture Building 125C, Master's Thesis, Steve Wolf
10/30 5:00 PM, Turner Hall 141, Master's Thesis, Najah Alsaffaf
10/31 11:00 AM, Schroeder Hall 396, Master's Thesis, Wade Tharp
10/31 2:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 301E, Master's Thesis, Joseph Joria
11/12 3:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 304, Doctoral Dissertation, Susan Woollen "Contradicting Conventional Wisdom:  Women Presidents' Abilities to Form Instrumental and Purposeful Relationships for Institutional Outcomes" 

Scholarships/Tuition Waivers

Applications being accepted for Diversity Tuition Waivers 

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