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ISU Hosts Japanese Model UN

The Japanese National ModelUnited Nations Delegation The Japanese National Model United Nations delegation—which consists of eleven college students from universities in Japan,including Waseda University, Keio University, Osaka University, Tsukuba University, Gakushuin University, and the University of Kitakyushu—recently visited Illinois State … Continue reading

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Mock Trial Team Qualifies for National Championship

For the fourth consecutive year, the Illinois State University mock trial team has qualified to compete in one of the most prestigious national tournaments, the National Championship Tournament of the American Mock Trial Association. The team qualified by placing second … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Judy Marshall

Dale and Judy Marshall The College of Arts and Sciences Office cordially invites you to join us in saying farewell to Judy Marshall at a reception on March 23rd in Stevenson 401 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.Judy retired at the end of … Continue reading

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Students Model Illinois Government

Model Illinois Government Team Students from ISU’s Department of Politics and Government competed in the 27th annual Model Illinois Government (MIG) simulation at the Springfield capitol complex earlier this month. The event is a realistic and thrilling opportunity for students … Continue reading

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Emeritus Faculty Profile: Laura Berk

Dr. Laura Berk Within the labyrinth of corridors of DeGarmo Hall is the fourth floor office of Laura Berk, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology. Although she took early retirement in August, 2001, she continues an active career of research, writing, … Continue reading

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Geography-Geology Continues Partnership with IEPA

Dr. Skip Nelson discusses the characteristics of the St. Louis Limestone at Pere Marquette State The Department of Geography-Geology and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) recenty pledged to continue their partnership for a second year. The partnership involves Department faculty providing continuing education … Continue reading

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The Empowering Effects of Nonfiction

Samples of what students read through the reading non-fiction initiative In the era of reality television, English graduate students at ISU are engaged in a project that brings reality to the grade-school classroom. Students in Jim Meyer’s (Assistant Professor of English) … Continue reading

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Mercury I to Race

Mercury I Mercury I solar race team has accepted the challenge of designing, building, and racing a vehicle powered only by the sun’s radiant energy and will compete in the North American Solar Challenge this summer. Undergraduate Engineering Physics major … Continue reading

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CAS Holds Forums

Dean Olson addresses the College’s civil service staff On March 1 and 3, the College hosted its second Civil Service and Instructional Faculty forums. The forums were created last semester to gain input and knowledge from the College’s civil service employees and instructional … Continue reading

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Student Group Works to End Violence

Cast of The Vagina Monologues During Valentine’s Day weekend, members of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA), a student organization in Women’s Studies that is affiliated with the national Feminist Majority Foundation, were busy putting the finishing touches on a … Continue reading

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