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News & Highlights

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Video: Graduate program trains students to help kids with hearing lossThe population of children identified with hearing loss is getting younger and younger, a challenge that Illinois State University is addressing head-on by training highly skilled early interventionists. ...
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Graduate student wins scholarship for service learning in EcuadorGraduate student Rita Hess has been selected to receive a scholarship for a service learning experience in Ecuador. ...
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Task Force promotes diversity in psychology fieldThe Diversity Task Force of Graduate Students in Psychology at Illinois State University is a volunteer group that is dedicated to the diversification of the field of psychology. ...
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Illinois State awards doctoral degreesIllinois State University is awarding the following individuals with doctoral degrees: Julie Nelson of Princeton, Ill., received an Ed.D. in Teaching and Learning. Daughter of the late Brian and Dorothy of England and wife of Aaron Nelson of Princeton, Ill., she is the principal of Henry-Senachwine Grade/Junior High School in Henry, Ill. Nelson earned a […] ...
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Group builds stronger voice for Illinois State’s graduate studentsKody Frey and Erica Johnson have a lot in common. But they never would've met without the Graduate Student Association, a registered student organization that’s making a big comeback at Illinois State. ...

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Deadlines

6/22 Last day for students completing a dissertation for August degree completion to submit final deposit materials to the Graduate School.
7/3 Last day for students completing a thesis for August degree completion hold thesis defense.
7/6 Last day for students completing a thesis for August degree completion to submit final deposit materials to the Graduate School.

Defenses

7/17 1:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Devin Gill
7/23 10:00 AM, Julian Hall 224, Master's Thesis, Marshall Law
7/24 1:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Doctoral Dissertation, Jennifer Engelland-Schultz, "Longitudinal Effects of School Climate on Middle-School Students' Academic, Social-Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes"
7/30 12:30 PM. DeGarmo Hall 404, Doctoral Dissertation, Thomas Mulderink, "Children's Responses to Cooperative and Competitive Games:  A Person X Situation Analysis" 

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