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    A twist on wine tasting with Chicago Young Alumni Network, April 16

    Do you enjoy sampling a variety of wines? How about catching up and meeting with fellow Redbirds? Pair those with the opportunity to hear from some of the human resource industry’s finest and you have yourself a spring night out!

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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]

Students, alumni help fuel growing #MCStrong movement article thumbnail

From passing out free cookies on the Quad to giving away children’s books in Uptown Normal, Illinois State students and alumni are helping turn one Redbird’s tragic death into a pay-it-forward movement. [read more]

Video: IT student learns the art of creating apps article thumbnail

Senior computer science major Rachel Schifano isn't afraid to get outside her comfort zone. And this semester, that meant competing in the School of Information Technology's Mobile App Development Contest. [read more]

Sibling Weekend 2014: Your best photos, tweets, posts article thumbnail

Illinois State University's Sibling Weekend 2014 had something for everyone—the Gamma Phi Circus, a carnival, movie night, and much more. [read more]

Another Cold War coming? Professor says not so fast article thumbnail

Illinois State Associate Professor of History Ross Kennedy talks about whether we're headed for another Cold War. [read more]

Graduates: It’s job hunting time! article thumbnail

Illinois State University's Career Center provides assistance for recent graduates and alumni seeking a job, looking for meaningful work, or otherwise undergoing a career transition. [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!

A twist on wine tasting with Chicago Young Alumni Network, April 16 article thumbnail

Do you enjoy sampling a variety of wines? How about catching up and meeting with fellow Redbirds? Pair those with the opportunity to hear from some of the human resource industry’s finest and you have yourself a spring night out! [read more]

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]

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Redbirds best Fighting Illini, 6-2 Following two consecutive victories over Robert Morris and Webster, the Redbirds would enter Tuesday’s game [...]

Kubik takes first at Zone 7 Championships Illinois State’s club equestrian team sent Hunt Seat Show Coordinator Lynne Kubik to the Zone 7 Championships [...]

Little Lacey, big inspiration for Adreian Payne Many athletes grow up idolizing the pros, who they see on TV and who they read about on ESPN. Young basketball [...]

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Up To The Minute 4/15 Up To The Minute News in and around Bloomington-Normal with Zack Madison and weather with Sander Gill.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Newscast News, weather and sports from Bloomington-Normal’s only TV news operation.

Monday, April 14, 2014 Newscast News, weather and sports from Bloomington-Normal’s only TV news operation.

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ISU Emergency Alert Test April 17 The ISU Emergency Alert system will be tested at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The test will include text alerts, [...]

COM Week features Comcast Sports VP Speakers from the Comcast Sports Network and the Photo Editor for InStyle are among those who will highlight [...]

Earth Month Contest Starts April 14 The Earth Month Scavenger Hunt/Twitter Contest runs April 14 to 18. Prizes include bikes, gift cards and Illinois [...]

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ERP course added to curriculum article thumbnail

This semester the School of Information Technology (IT) began offering an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) course as an elective in the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the SAP ERP solution from business process and technical perspectives. IT professionals with hands-on SAP ERP experience are in high demand with 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies running this business management software. [read more]

School of Information Technology names new director article thumbnail

Mary Elaine Califf has accepted the position of director of the School of Information Technology. Califf has been serving as the interim director; her permanent duties will begin on July 1. [read more]

ISU ROTC cadets raise money for Wounded Warrior Project article thumbnail

As part of this year's Science and Technology Week, the Redbird Battalion hosted a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. [read more]

Video: IT student learns the art of creating apps article thumbnail

Senior computer science major Rachel Schifano isn't afraid to get outside her comfort zone. And this semester, that meant competing in the School of Information Technology's Mobile App Development Contest. [read more]

Making I-House a home for an international community article thumbnail

The Marilyn M. Boyd International House is the hub for social, educational and cultural programs with international and American students working together to promote cross-cultural understanding.  [read more]

View all the university news in the Illinois State News.

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Baseball. Headean Fans Career-High Seven; Redbirds Top Illini, 6-2 Will Headean struck out a career-high seven batters as Illinois State (22-11, 5-4 MVC) topped in-state foe [...]

Baseball. Final: Illinois State 6, Illinois 2

Track. Curt Jensen Captures Athlete of the Week Honor ST LOUIS, Mo. - Illinois State senior thrower Curt Jensen was named the Missouri Valley Conference Male Field [...]

W. Basketball. Women's Basketball Summer Camps Announced Illinois State women's basketball coach Barb Smith has announced dates for the 2014 Illinois State women's [...]

Softball. Redbirds Travel to Bradley for Mid-Week Valley Games, Wednesday The Illinois State softball team (16-23, 8-4 MVC) will close out the first half of its Missouri Valley Conference [...]

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Baseball: MacMurray vs Illinois State , 04/23/14 3:00 PM CT MacMurray @ Illinois State. Normal, Ill.

Track: Drake Relays vs Drake Relays , 04/23/14 All Day Drake Relays. Des Moines, Iowa

Baseball: Illinois State vs Illinois Wesleyan , 04/22/14 6:00 PM CT Illinois State @ Illinois Wesleyan. Bloomington, Ill.

Softball: Bradley vs Illinois State , 04/22/14 6:00 PM CT Bradley @ Illinois State. Normal, Ill.

Women's Golf: Illinois State vs MVC Championship , 04/22/14 All Day MVC Championship. Springfield, 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.