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News & Highlights

Graduate Council ballot slate released article thumbnail
Graduate Council ballot slate releasedThe slate of candidates for the spring 2015 Graduate Council ballot has been announced. Additional nominations will be taken until Tuesday, March 3. ...
Biology graduate student receives grant article thumbnail
Biology graduate student receives grantAmanda Wilson Carter received a $1,000 research grant from the Illinois Lakes Management Association (ILMA) earlier this month to support her doctoral research. ...
Graduate Council noms due Jan. 30 article thumbnail
Graduate Council noms due Jan. 30The Nominating Committee of the Graduate Council is seeking nominations or self-nominations of full graduate faculty members the Council’s committees. ...
ISU biology graduate student wins presentation award article thumbnail
ISU biology graduate student wins presentation awardSeveral members from the School of Biological Sciences presented the results of their recent research at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. ...
Kinesiology and Recreation recruits Stevenson Center Fellows for fall 2015 article thumbnail
Kinesiology and Recreation recruits Stevenson Center Fellows for fall 2015The Stevenson Center is excited to announce our newest Fellows master’s degree—kinesiology and recreation! ...

Coming Soon

Deadlines

4/3 Last day for master's students to hold oral defense of a thesis for May graduation.
4/6 Last day for master's students to submit thesis final deposit materials for May graduation.

Defenses

3/27 2:00 PM, Ropp Agriculture Building 125C, Master's Thesis, Katelynn Clement
3/27 2:30 PM, Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Todd Marver
3/27 3:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 301E, Master's Thesis, Christina Smith
3/27 4:00 PM, Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Caitlin Landsman
3/30 10:00 AM, Felmley Hall 138, Master's Thesis, Chris Loebach
3/30 11:00 AM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Carissa Kampmeier
3/30 1:00 PM, Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Olivia Hook
3/30 2:30 PM, McCormick Hall 186, Master's Thesis, Kristin Willeford 
3/30 3:00 PM, McCormick Hall 250F, Master's Thesis, Maria Canino
3/30 4:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 301, Master's Thesis, Kera Storrs
3/31 1:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 301E, Master's Thesis Fusheng Luo
3/31 1:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Nicholas Strong  
3/31 2:30 PM, DeGarmo Hall 435F, Master's Thesis, Danielle Freund
3/31 2:30 PM, McCormick Hall 159, Master's Thesis, Taylor Panfil
3/31 3:30 PM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Susan George
4/1 10:00 AM, Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Caleb Malik
4/1 11:00 AM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Shelby Ragan
4/1 1:00 PM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Brian Hedgepeth
4/1 1:00 PM, McCormick Hall 250F, Master's Thesis, Kelly Zook
4/1 2:30 PM, DeGarmo Hall 232E, Doctoral Dissertation, Patricia Watson, "Listen.  I Have Something to Say!  A Critical Inquiry into the Educational and Socio-cultural Context of African American Male Student Achievement in an Urban School Setting"  
4/2 9:00 AM, Center for Visual Arts 115, Master's Thesis, Mary Jo Hart
4/2 11:00 AM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Julie Tran
4/2 5:00 PM, Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Christopher Noel
4/3 8:00 AM, Old Union 129, Master's Thesis, Jared Vogel
4/3 10:00 AM, Old Union 129, Master's Thesis, Michael Sanders

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