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News & Highlights

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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. ...
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Video: Students help Special Olympics athletesAudiology mentor Ryan Mulligan '11 and a team of student volunteers are helping Special Olympics Illinois athletes as they compete in the Summer Games at Illinois State. ...
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Mothers’ bravery in Argentina inspires visual culture gradMeghan Bosko left in early May for Argentina, where she plans to further explore how artists and filmmakers responded to dictatorships that were all too common in Latin America in the 1970s. ...
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Alum shines light on where abuse and HIV collideFor decades, School of Social Work graduate Kat Griffith has been an advocate bringing light to the intersection between HIV and women in abusive relationships. ...
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Costa Rican jungle becomes living classroom for biology studentsFor 10 days over the Thanksgiving break, 12 students in the School of Biological Sciences came eyeball-to-eyeball with tropical monkeys, snakes, and ants in one of the liveliest places in the world. ...

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Deadlines

10/13 Deadline for Master's students planning to complete a thesis for December graduation to submit Right to Defend materials to the Graduate School, 309 Hovey Hall.
10/17 Last day for Doctoral students to hold oral defense of a dissertation for December graduation.

Defenses

10/20 10:00 AM, DeGarmo Hall 304, Doctoral Dissertation, Jodi Hallsten, "Exploring the Relationship Between Faculty Perceptions of Chairperson-Faculty Member Communication Exchanges and Department Climate" 
10/20 12:00 PM, Julian Hall 214E, Master's Thesis, Michael Tarlton
10/21 3:30 PM, Schroeder Hall 301, Master's Thesis, Laura Wiggers
10/22 10:00 AM, Schroeder Hall 441, Master's Thesis, Jeanna Rodda
10/22 11:00 AM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Daniel Nuccio 
10/22 12:30 PM, Schroeder Hall 441, Master's Thesis, Bethany Brown
10/23 2:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 204, Master's Thesis, Lynn Moore
10/24 8:00 AM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Samantha Petrella
10/24 12:15 PM, Schroeder Hall 417, Master's Thesis, Anthony Pierucci
10/24 2:00 PM, Schroeder Hall 332C, Master's Thesis, Andrew Griffin
10/27 3:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 404, Doctoral Dissertation, Edward Mockus, "Victim Response to Hurtful Teasing Episodes:  Perceptual and Behavioral Responses of Middle School Boys" 
10/29 11:00 AM, Schroeder Hall 441, Master's Thesis, JiHye Park

Scholarships/Tuition Waivers

Applications being accepted for Diversity Tuition Waivers 

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