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News & Highlights

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Daniel Wienecke: Career connecting culturesFrom serving in Kazakhstan as a Peace Corps volunteer, to being a key decision-maker at a nonprofit in Colorado, Daniel Wienecke has seen the full spectrum of opportunity that comes from being an alum of the Stevenson Center. ...
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Father helps student veteran find passion for criminal justiceCassandra Dodge will earn her master's degree from Illinois State on May 7. So much in Cassandra's life—her military service, her interest in criminal justice—traces back to her dad. ...
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Peace Corps fellow uses statistics to build a safer communityDerek Conley, a Peace Corps fellow in applied economics, is using his expertise in statistical analysis to help keep McLean County safe. ...
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ISU’s ‘shoulder guy’ finds second home in major leaguesIllinois State shoulder expert Kevin Laudner is a hit with Major League Baseball.  ...
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Doctoral nursing students participate in University Research SymposiumThree doctoral students from Mennonite College of Nursing participated in the University Research Symposium on April 8 at the Bone Student Center. ...

Updates

Research & Graduate Studies newsletter released

Redbird Scholar is a bi-annual research publication featuring faculty and student research & creative activities. The fall edition features graduate student Amanda Carter on the front cover.

Deadlines

5/19 Last day for students completing a thesis or dissertation for August degree completion to submit a Proposal Approval form to the Graduate School.

Defenses

5/6 12:00 PM, McCormick Hall 159, Master's Thesis, Erin Lally
5/9 9:00 AM DeGarmo Hall 304, Doctoral Dissertation, Dallas Long, "Librarians and Student Affairs Professionals as Collaborators for Student Learning and Success"
5/11 10:00 AM Fell Hall 446, Master's Thesis, Robert Nyaga
5/13 2:30 PM DeGarmo Hall 331F Doctoral Dissertation, Colin Stewart, "Effects of Improv Comedy on College Students"
5/19 9:30 AM Ropp Agricultural Building 125C, Master's Thesis, Lucy Loftus

Scholarships/Tuition Waivers

Applications being accepted for:
Diversity Tuition Waivers for the summer semester
Ora Bretall Deadlines:  Fall September 15, Spring March 15
Lela Winegarner Deadlines: Fall September 15, Spring March 15

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