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Ask an Illinois State professor anythingHave you ever had a question even the Internet couldn’t answer? Well, why not try asking one of Illinois State University’s faculty experts. ...
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Hurd named director of Graduate SchoolJohn Baur, associate vice president for research and graduate studies, announced the appointment of Amy Hurd as the director of the Graduate School at Illinois State University. ...
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New members of Graduate CouncilSeven new members will be seated on the Graduate Council in September.  ...
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Photo gallery: ISU Research SymposiumMore than 320 student research projects were on display April 10 in the Bone Student for the annual Illinois State University Research Symposium. ...
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University Research Symposium to showcase student work April 10Pain relief, fiber optics, magnetic fields and farmers’ markets will be some of the subjects covered by more than 500 students in the annual University Research Symposium on Friday, April 10. ...

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4/29 Last day to submit a Proposal Approval form to the Graduate School for August degree completion.


4/24 3:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 435F, Master's Thesis, Joel Dukett
5/4 2:00 PM, Stevenson Hall 324, Doctoral Dissertation, James Kirwan, "Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Knowledge of Generalization and Justification on Geometric-Numerical Patterning Tasks" 
5/5 9:00 AM, Felmely Hall 438, Master's Thesis, Emma Singh Baghel
5/6 3:00 PM, Stevenson Hall 332, Doctoral Dissertation, Megan Nickels, "Mathematics in the Charmed World:  Creating a Mathematical Environment Through Robotics Play" 
5/7 1:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 435F, Doctoral Dissertation, Christine LeFever, "The Relationship of Magical Thinking to Stigmatizing Reactions in Children and Adults"

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