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News & Highlights

Lab studies explore technology and relationships, teach research methods article thumbnail
Lab studies explore technology and relationships, teach research methodsSusan Sprecher researches the impact technology has on the process of getting acquainted. ...
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ISU scholars use Fivver to examine hiring factorsA simple question led to a research project that has taken two School of Communication graduate students and their professor more than 6,000 miles away from Normal. ...
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Nominations open for 2017 honorary degreesIllinois State University is requesting nominations for candidates for the honorary degree to be awarded at Founders Day 2017. ...
Student receives national Hispanic honor society award article thumbnail
Student receives national Hispanic honor society awardRecent alumna Rita Hess received the prestigious Gabriela Mistral Award from Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. ...
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Redbird scholar discusses A Different World thesis on Steve Harvey’s showIllinois State alumna Natilie Williams got the chance to talk about her thesis on A Different World and meet the cast during an episode of the Steve Harvey show. ...

Updates

Research & Graduate Studies newsletter released

Redbird Scholar is a bi-annual research publication featuring faculty and student research & creative activities.

Deadlines

5/31 Last day for students completing a dissertation for August degree completion to submit Right to Defend materials to the Graduate School.
6/6 Last day for students completing a thesis for August degree completion to submit Right to Defend materials to the Graduate School.
6/20 Last day for students completing a dissertation for August degree completion to submit final deposit materials to the Graduate School.
7/5 Last day for students completing a thesis for August degree completion to submit final deposit materials to the Graduate School.

Defenses

6/22 11:00 AM Schroeder Hall 301, Master's Thesis, John Moreland
6/27 10:00 AM Center for Visual Arts 201, Master's Thesis, Jordan DeWilde
6/27 10:30 AM Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Maclain Scott
6/27 2:00 PM Center for Visual Arts 201, Master's Thesis, Adrielle Schneider
6/28 10:00 AM Center for Visual Arts 201, Master's Thesis, Kara Lomasney
6/28 3:00 PM McCormick Hall 159, Master's Thesis, Vince Bendotti
6/29 9:00 AM DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Cielle Smith
6/29 2:00 PM Stevenson Hall 409G, Master's Thesis, Cody Parish
6/30 1:00 PM DeGarmo Hall 404, Master's Thesis, Agnes Strojewska

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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