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News & Highlights

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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! ...
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Video: Scary Shakespeare inspires ISU Halloween eventThe Illinois Shakespeare Festival partnered with Illinois State's Ewing Cultural Center to present ShakesFEAR, a haunted tour through Shakespeare's most gruesome imagery. ...
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Video game company wins 2014 Startup ShowcaseThe 2014 Startup Showcase was a smashing success. The community showed up with great excitement and support for Illinois State University’s newest crop of student entrepreneurs Student finalists representing four different colleges across Illinois State’s campus presented Friday, November 7, for nearly $90,000 in professional services and mentorship. John Luke, a graduate student from the […] ...
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Meet the student who traveled the farthest to attend Illinois StateArafat Kabir's direction changed to becoming a writer on global politics and foreign policy, and that’s how he became the student who traveled the farthest this year to attend Illinois State University.  ...
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After ISU, strength coach finds his way to NFL’s RamsIllinois State graduate J. Aggabao is an assistant strength coach with the St. Louis Rams, an elite job that’s exactly as cool as it sounds and way more data-driven than you can imagine.  ...

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Deadlines

1/20 Last day to submit a thesis or dissertation Proposal Approval form to the Graduate School for May graduation.

Defenses

12/11 3:00 PM, Stevenson Hall 409G, Doctoral Dissertation, Meghann Meeusen, "Ideological Trends in Film Adaptation of Children's Literature:  Children's Books on the Big Screen"
12/12 12:00 PM, DeGarmo Hall 304, Doctoral Dissertation, Shiney Thomas-Jacob, "The Social Capital of Female Community College Trustees"

Scholarships/Tuition Waivers

Applications being accepted for Diversity Tuition Waivers 

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