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    Washington, D.C., area alumni reception, May 21

    Illinois State alumni are invited to an evening at Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar in beautiful Washington, D.C. Don’t miss this opportunity to reconnect with your alma mater, hear the latest news from campus, and meet fellow Redbirds from

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    Half Century Club to induct Class of 1964, May 2-3

    Join us May 2-3 for the annual spring reunion recognizing those who graduated 50 or more years ago and the induction of the Class of 1964 into the Half Century Club.

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Phoenix Area Alumni to hike at Camelback Mountain, November 23 article thumbnail

Come join the Phoenix Redbirds as we hike famous Camelback Mountain Saturday, November 23!  [read more]

MCN Dean Janet Krejci named interim provost at Illinois State article thumbnail

Janet Krejci, dean of the Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN), has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Illinois State University, effective July 1. She will serve until the next provost is appointed, with a search beginning this fall. [read more]

MCN holds first alumni/student mix and mentor event in Naperville article thumbnail

Nursing students gathered April 10 at the Alumni Center looking very professional, as if they were getting ready for a job interview. As they were waiting for everyone to arrive, they chatted about their resumes and where they were going to apply for jobs. [read more]

Illinois State’s first Latino alumni group in the works article thumbnail

A new effort is underway to create Illinois State University's first-ever alumni network specifically for Latino Redbirds. [read more]

PROUD to host Summer Nurse Camp article thumbnail

Mennonite College of Nursing’s (MCN) PROUD Team will host its second annual Summer Nurse Camp June 23-25 at Illinois State University. This year MCN is gearing up for 24 high school students interested in learning more about nursing careers and so much more. [read more]

Braden Auditorium ushers shine in new uniforms article thumbnail

Patrons attending events at Braden Auditorium in the Bone Student Center this spring may notice something different about the ushers. [read more]

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Homecoming Week Mon, September 29, 2014 12:00 AM - Sun, October 5, 2014 11:55 PM See Event Description

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Illinois State Homecoming

Join us for Homecoming 2014 as we Rally the Redbirds Sept. 29-Oct. 5!

Dallas/Fort Worth Alumni Network Gondola party, April 25 article thumbnail

Susan Nelson-Brown '78, one of the network leaders for the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Alumni Network, will be hosting a Gondola party in April! [read more]

Actors Showcase and Design Exhibit, April 28 article thumbnail

Hosted by Illinois State University's School of Theatre and Dance and the Alumni Association, this annual event is a superb showcase of talent, highlighting the creative abilities of the University's gifted acting and design students. [read more]

Peoria Area Alumni Network wine and beer tasting, May 3 article thumbnail

The Peoria Area Alumni Network is hosting a wine and beer tasting at the beautiful Mackinaw Valley Vineyard in Mackinaw. You'll be able to take a tour of the vineyard and sample the local wine and beers with the group. Some appetizers will also [read more]

Half Century Club to induct Class of 1964, May 2-3 article thumbnail

Join us May 2-3 for the annual spring reunion recognizing those who graduated 50 or more years ago and the induction of the Class of 1964 into the Half Century Club. [read more]

Washington, D.C., area alumni reception, May 21 article thumbnail

Illinois State alumni are invited to an evening at Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar in beautiful Washington, D.C. Don’t miss this opportunity to reconnect with your alma mater, hear the latest news from campus, and meet fellow Redbirds from [read more]

View and register for events from the Illinois State University Alumni Association.

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Introducing the 2014-2015 Illinois State Cheerleaders                   Tryout day is always nerve racking.  Every year I [...]

Students demand integrity from the Board of Trustees Despite a lack of administration presence, Associate Professor Richard Sullivan and student activists convened in [...]

Redbirds split doubleheader Illinois State’s softball team (17-24, 9-5 MVC) split a doubleheader at Bradley University (19-24, 10-7 MVC), [...]

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Friday, April 18, 2014 Newscast News, weather and sports from Bloomington-Normal’s only TV news operation.

Friday, April 18, 2014 Ten on Ten Ten on Ten is your weekly entertainment program from the studio of Illinois State University.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 Up to the Minute Your Up to the Minute News update with Zack Madison and Sander Gill.

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Janet Krejci named interim provost Janet Krejci, dean of Mennonite College of Nursing, has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic [...]

Supalo honored with Access Award The American Foundation for the Blind recently honored Assistant Professor of Chemistry Cary Supalo's company, [...]

Howard assists in landmark legal case The recent federal case striking down a ban on seme-sex marriage in Michigan was also a victory for Co-director of [...]

Secretary of State here April 24 Renew your Illinois driver's license and purchase vehicle license plate stickers without leaving campus. Illinois [...]

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Engineering technology students tour Bridgestone Firestone plant article thumbnail

Engineering technology students Randy Valencia, Brendan Wiesner, Cole Berglind, Steven Ott, Nick Reichman, Jeremy Wooldridge, Justin Sexton, Nick DiJoseph, and Blake Mitchell, and Associate Professor Lou Reifschneider toured the Bridgestone Firestone plant in Normal April 16.  [read more]

MCN Dean Janet Krejci named interim provost at Illinois State article thumbnail

Janet Krejci, dean of the Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN), has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Illinois State University, effective July 1. She will serve until the next provost is appointed, with a search beginning this fall. [read more]

MCN holds first alumni/student mix and mentor event in Naperville article thumbnail

Nursing students gathered April 10 at the Alumni Center looking very professional, as if they were getting ready for a job interview. As they were waiting for everyone to arrive, they chatted about their resumes and where they were going to apply for jobs. [read more]

PROUD to host Summer Nurse Camp article thumbnail

Mennonite College of Nursing’s (MCN) PROUD Team will host its second annual Summer Nurse Camp June 23-25 at Illinois State University. This year MCN is gearing up for 24 high school students interested in learning more about nursing careers and so much more. [read more]

U-High student presents at 2014 Research Symposium article thumbnail

University High School senior Devin Akman presented his findings related to "Construction of Triangles in the Square Lattice" at the 2014 Research Symposium: Triangles held April 11 in the Bone Student Center. [read more]

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M. Tennis. Redbirds Drop MVC regular-season finale to Southern Illinois, 4-3 The Illinois State men's tennis team (7-12, MVC 1-3) lost a battle to Southern Illinois (10-10, MVC 2-2), 4-3, [...]

Track. Field Events Highlight Day Two of Jesse Owens Classic COLUMBUS, Ohio - Julia Ott broke her second school record in the women's pole vault, jumping to 4.00-meters (13-01 [...]

Softball. Redbirds Dominate Twice for First Sweep of Season With two more dominant victories, the Illinois State softball team (20-24, 12-5 MVC) completed a three-game sweep [...]

Baseball. Craig's Strong Performance Leads Redbirds Past Bears, 6-1 Dylan Craig allowed only one run over seven innings to guide Illinois State (23-12, 6-5 MVC) to a 6-1 Valley win [...]

Baseball. Final: Illinois State 6, Missouri State 1

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Baseball: Southern Illinois vs Illinois State , 04/26/14 2:00 PM CT Southern Illinois @ Illinois State. Normal, Ill.

Softball: Illinois State vs Missouri State , 04/26/14 2:00 PM CT Illinois State @ Missouri State. Springfield, Mo.

Softball: Illinois State vs Missouri State , 04/26/14 12:00 PM CT Illinois State @ Missouri State. Springfield, Mo.

Track: Drake Relays vs Drake Relays , 04/26/14 All Day Drake Relays. Des Moines, Iowa

Women's Tennis: TBD vs TBD , 04/26/14 All Day @ Illinois State. Normal, Ill.

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Extra innings: Softball legend gives back with Redbirds article thumbnail

Bill Dickson means a lot to the Redbird softball team. He’s their volunteer assistant coach. Corner infielding expert. Scorekeeper on the bench. Rules interpreter. Candy supplier. Pregame dance partner. [read more]

Redbird football Spring Showcase set for April 26 article thumbnail

Illinois State's football team will host a full day of family fun at Hancock Stadium on Saturday, April 26. [read more]

Video: Redbird Chloe Nelson finds strength after family tragedy article thumbnail

Fans who watch Redbird women’s basketball player Chloe Nelson generally come away impressed by her wits and determination. What’s not immediately apparent is the strength in the face of tragedy that’s become a driving force for her. [read more]

Video: Young Redbird team finds leader in Bobby Hunter article thumbnail

Bobby Hunter's unusual path to the Redbird men's basketball team included two successful stints at smaller colleges in Florida and Oregon. Now he's a team captain at Illinois State. [read more]

Attend all baseball and softball games for free in 2014 article thumbnail

Redbird fans will be able to watch all Illinois State baseball and softball games at home this season without having to worry about paying to get in the stadium. [read more]

View more Athletics news in the Illinois State News.