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    CAST, Campus Recreation to host 2nd annual Neon at Night 5K Fun Run

    Brighten your night and join us for the Neon at Night 5K Fun Run at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015. This event is part of Science and Technology Week.

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    Video, canvas prints show off ISU 365 photo project

    The ISU 365 daily photo project wrapped up on December 31, posting one new image of campus life throughout 2013 on the University’s Instagram feed and Facebook page.

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    A family legacy

    Illinois State alumni Larry and Pat (Hunkler) Stagen continue to keep their family name alive through their scholarship and three high school scholarships they have created.

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    Your Gift Matters: Ag student gets to state her many passions

    Time is scarce between classes, studying, and extracurricular activities. But Kristen Faucon savors every second of her busy days, time she wouldn’t have without the support of donors who saw the impact in supporting a student like her.

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    Patron of the arts

    For generations the theatre has benefitted from those with an appreciation for the fine arts. Pat Grogg has continued this tradition of generosity through a gift to the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Grogg, professor emerita of the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods faculty, made the gift to celebrate a milestone birthday and support a festival […]

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News and events

Dan Wilson recognized for teaching article thumbnail.

Department of Technology Professor Dan Wilson was recently awarded the Printing Industries of America Education Award of Excellence. [Read the rest]

Nominations open for ISU Social Media Awards article thumbnail.

UMC's new #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards will honor faculty and staff members who manage social media accounts for the University. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, April 3.  [Read the rest]

Redbirds make 1,150+ gifts on Giving Tuesday article thumbnail.

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends came together for Illinois State University on Giving Tuesday. Supporters made 1,152 gifts totaling $331,402 to support scholarships and University programs. [Read the rest]

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