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2019 Student Annual

Start:
Wednesday, April 10th
End:
Sunday, May 12th

Teaching Women’s Suffrage with Primary Sources at the Library of Congress

Start:
Tuesday, April 9th
8:00 am
End:
Friday, May 3rd
5:00 pm

TPS Level I 2019 Summer Online Graduate Course

Start:
Tuesday, April 9th
8:00 am
End:
Friday, June 7th
5:00 pm

TPS Level II 2019 Summer Online Graduate Course

Start:
Tuesday, April 9th
8:00 am
End:
Friday, June 7th
5:00 pm

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Start:
Friday, March 1st
8:00 am
End:
Monday, July 1st
5:00 pm

Summer registration begins

Start:
Monday, February 11th
8:00 am
End:
Monday, May 20th
5:00 pm

Summer registration begins

Start:
Monday, February 11th
8:00 am
End:
Monday, May 20th
5:00 pm

Events for April 2019

Monday, April 1st

Social Work Day 2019: The Art of Social Justice: Creating Community Change

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 2017 Social Work Day Conference: Shaping the Narrative: Social Work Action for Engaged Citizenship hopes to be a vehicle for helping social service providers move forward.

Gamma Phi Circus Spring Show Tickets ON SALE NOW

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets are on sale now for Gamma Phi Circus at Redbird Arena. Shows are Sibling Weekend, April 12th and 13th. See you at the circus!!

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Senior Recital: Mason Riedel, trombone

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

Project 122 Marimba Duo

Date:
Monday, April 1st
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Guest Artist Matt Jacklin, Director of Percussion Studies at Olivent Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, will play marimba with ISU Faculty, Ben Stiers.

Tuesday, April 2nd

Final Manager Timesheet Approval Due

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd

Approvals are due by noon in order to meet the payroll processing deadlines.

Excel: Level 1

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel: Topics include basic features such as spreadsheet arrangement (rows, columns, and cells), entering, editing, and formatting data. Also learn about formulas and graph creation. Registration is required.

Drop-Off Day For Student Annual Jurying

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Drop-off day for Student Annual Exhibition jurying.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Civil Service Council Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a regular Civil Service Council meeting. All meetings are open to the public.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

PowerPoint

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an overview on this presentation software's basic tools and functions. You will learn to work with text, images, slide layouts, backgrounds, slide transitions and more. This class is suitable for those who are entirely new to PowerPoint or for those who would like a refresher. Registration is required.

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Students & Employees

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:55 pm

The Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class is a free, four-week mindfulness and meditation class that is the “advanced” class for employees and students who have already completed the Koru 1.0 class. Koru 2.0 builds on the skills developed in Koru Basic and provides an opportunity for participants to further their practice and deepen their skills. This…

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Students & Employees Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Students & Employees WAIT LIST

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:55 pm

**PLEASE ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS WAITLIST SESSION IF THE MAIN SESSION IS FULL** The Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class is a free, four-week mindfulness and meditation class that is the “advanced” class for employees and students who have already completed the Koru1.0. Koru 2.0 builds on the skills developed in Koru Basic and provides an opportunity…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Philippe Collon

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series) University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics "Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, from Ocean circulation to the life and death of stars" Evolving from methods and techniques developed in nuclear physics, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) is a highly sensitive detection technique developed to search for the proverbial nuclear “needle-in-the haystack”. Using this method, we…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

PSI Distinguished Speaker Series – The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Business Entertainment

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
6:50 pm - 7:50 pm

PSI Distinguished Speaker Series - The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Business Entertainment Tuesday | April 2, 2019 6:50 - 7:50 pm SFHB 139 All Majors Welcome. Featured Companies: Groupon | Shannon Duggan, College Campus Recruiter TEKsystems | Lauren Peters, University Relations Recruiter The HON Company | Leslie Eichelberger, Director - Strategic Sales Engagement &…

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious…

Cancelled: Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Rachel Hockenberry, horn

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Rachel Hockenberry (309)438-5063

Wednesday, April 3rd

SoftChalk Create

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Looking for a creative, new way to engage students? SoftChalk can help! This program lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons. You will learn to create interactive learning games such as customizable flashcards, image labeling, matching games, crosswords and more. SoftChalk lessons are easily imported into ReggieNet. Registration is required.

Thesis Defense for: Jenifer Langner; FCS

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Thesis defense by Jennifer Langner.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Developing Your Fulbright Application

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn how to negotiate the Embark online form to apply for the Fulbright award you have identified. Explore how to gather the necessary letters of invitation and recommendation needed for the application, in addition to developing the project narrative. This workshop is appropriate for those interested in applying for the 2019 deadline or in the…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Discussions for spring will be based on chapters from Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science…

International Seminar Series: “Mormonism: The American Religion or the Next World Religion”

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Mormonism: The American Religion or the Next World Religion Speaker: Dr. Patrick Mason Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields…

Walk for Move More Month!

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The first 100 walkers for Move More Month will earn a free sandwich!

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Clickers: Introduction

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clickers are audience response devices which allow instructors to poll a face-to-face class in real time, displaying the results, and engaging students in their learning. Responses can be recorded and incorporated into grades in ReggieNet. You will explore the latest, cloud-based polling system from TurningPoint, the official vendor for campus. Discover how to integrate polls…

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness and Milner Library and get PAWSitively Stress Free! Take a study or work break to pet certified therapy dogs and enjoy other stress relieving activities! Activities are held on the Third Floor of Milner Library. To view all PAWS dates, visit the Health Promotion and Wellness website.

Thesis Defense for: Jacob Piske; GEO

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Jacob Piske.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Financial Literacy with Carol Sears

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Financial Literacy with Carol Sears Learn about employee and internship benefit opportunities, how to ask for benefits, and what you should be asking a potential employer. Wednesday | April 3, 2019 5:00 - 6:00 pm SFHB 131 Sponsored by Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance For more information contact:  Michaela Spreier.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Piano Project

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For additional information contact Geoffrey Duce (309)438-2409

McDowell Stafford Community Presentation

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious…

The Central Illinois Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union Presents: Legal Marijuana In Illinois

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In 2018, voters in Illinois elected a governor who has publicly favored making marijuana legal, and members of the legislature seem ready to go along with the governor. This presentation will consider some of the issues regarding legalization. The experiences of other countries and other states that have already legalized recreational marijuana can provide some…

Graduate Recital: Joseph Tiemann, jazz trombone

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Student recital

Thursday, April 4th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Dissertation Defense for: Bethany Craig; EAF

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dissertation defense by Bethany Craig.

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Discussions for spring will be based on chapters from Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Cancelled: School of Biological Sciences Spring 2019 Seminar Series

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Epigenetic Mechanisms Adapt Gene Expression to Changing Development and Environmental Influences Dr. Frank Lyko German Cancer Research Center

McDowell Stafford Educational Workshop

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Camtasia: Level 1

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Add your voice to a PowerPoint presentation and make it available to your students online. Learn to use Camtasia, a screen-recording program that lets you narrate PowerPoint presentations, still images, or videos. You will also learn how to upload the final product so students can access it. Registration is required.

Corruption Seminar -Eric Chang of Michigan State University

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Economics Department hosting a seminar for the Institute for Corruption Studies, presented by Eric Chang of Michigan State University, the title to be announced soon. It will be held Thursday, April 4, from 3:30-5:00 in STV 434.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Diversity Employer Expo

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Students from diverse backgrounds meet with employers over dinner to learn about the diversity initiatives at their organizations.

Distinguished Professor Lecture — Dr. Rachel M. Bowden

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sex (Determination) but Were Afraid to Ask Professor Bowden will introduce you to the variety of ways that animals determine the sex of their offspring, focusing on temperature-dependent sex determination and the basis for why it exists and persists in reptiles. Professor Bowden will then highlight some of…

EAF Information Session – Higher Education Administration Ph.D. and P-12 Ed.D.

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Illinois State’s Department of Educational Administration & Foundations (EAF) for information sessions on our doctoral programs in higher education administration (Ph.D.) and P-12 CPED (Ed.D.).

Believe Survivors: Change the Culture

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The panel will include officers from ISU, Normal, and Bloomington Police Departments, representatives from Health Promotion and Wellness at Illinois State, YWCA Stepping Stones, and ISU students. The "What were you wearing?" exhibit from students in CJS 337 will also be on display. 

Panel Discussion – Affordable Housing

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

As part of Act Speak Build Week, the Habitat for Humanity ISU Campus Chapter is having a Panel Discussion on affordable housing.  The chapter has invited community leaders from campus and Bloomington-Normal to talk about the affordable housing crisis in the U.S., and its ramifications on a local level.  Also, after discussing the root cause…

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Date:
Thursday, April 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious…

Friday, April 5th

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

University Research Symposium

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The University Research Symposium offers an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present what they have learned through their research, scholarship and creative endeavor to a large audience in a professional setting.

Cancelled: eLearning a la Carte: Create Consistent Navigation through Sequencing and Chunking

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Develop navigation that is consistent, logical, and efficient. Learn how to use techniques like sequencing and chunking to create the hierarchy, labels, and layout for your course. Registration is required. Learn to design and teach high quality online, blended, or web-enhanced courses. eLearning à la Carte features six, one-hour web conferencing workshops that are attended…

Thesis Defense for: Samuel Johnson; AGR

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Samuel Johnson.

Thesis Defense for Michelle (Misia) Grzybowski, psychology

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thesis defense by Michelle (Misia) Grzybowski titled "Gender-Exclusive Language: Women's Perception of Linguistic Ostracism, Voice, and Power in Politics".

Illinois State Softball vs. Northern Iowa

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Illinois State softball takes on Northern Iowa at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 7, for the third of three games.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Privilege and Power

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How do privilege and power function through society, and how does it affect you, personally? By reflecting on this, you can identify strategies to become more inclusive in your teaching and in the workplace. This seminar will help you better understand your own multiple identities and the presence and absence of privileges based on your…

Thesis Defense for Febrian (Annie) Moten, psychology

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis Defense by Febrian (Annie) Moten titled "Secure Attachment with Parents as a Moderator between Child Sexual Abuse and the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder".

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Illinois State Tennis

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Illinois State Women's Tennis versus Northern Iowa at 1 p.m.

Fulbright Scholars at ISU and Abroad

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All faculty, staff, annuitants and guests are welcome to join us at the University Club.

Hot Stuff: Glassmaking for Redbirds

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A hands-on glass workshop for alumni to make a special Redbird glass piece.

Collaborative Piano Recital

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For additional information contact Tuyen Tonnu (309)438-8423

Open Mic

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come out and get a cup of coffee and listen to some lovely music as local artists perform for this charity open mic to support Habitat for Humanity.

Guest Artist Master Class: Allan Glassman, Metropolitan Opera Tenor

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tenor Allan Glassman has thrilled audiences throughout America and Europe for decades with his vibrant timbre and committed interpretations of roles. Critics exclaim “his very presence on stage made those around him sound better.” A regular at The Metropolitan Opera, Mr. Glassman triumphed as Herod in a production of Salomé and has since been heard…

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious…

Junior Recital: Riley Nahlik, tenor

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Saturday, April 6th

Illinois State Track and Field – Redbird Invite

Date:
Saturday, April 6th

Illinois State University will host the annual Redbird Invite on Saturday, April 6.

TV-10 45th anniversary reunion weekend

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

A weekend of events celebrating 45 years of breaking news, shows, producing, friendships, and more with fellow TV-10 Redbirds.

Hot Stuff: Glassmaking for Redbirds

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A hands-on glass workshop for alumni to make a special Redbird glass piece.

EAF Ph.D. Information Session in Chicago

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Illinois State’s Department of Educational Administration & Foundations (EAF) in Chicago for an information session on our Ph.D. program in Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry. RSVP is required.

Saturday Campus Visit

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State on a Saturday and enjoy extra time to explore our campus and surrounding community. Be sure to take a stroll through beautiful Uptown Normal, which offers several restaurants and retail shops just a few blocks from campus. During a Saturday Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the…

Aces for Awareness Volleyball Tournament – Phi Gamma Nu

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Aces for Awareness Volleyball Tournament - Phi Gamma Nu Saturday | April 6, 2019 McCormick Gym 11:00 - 3:00 pm Teams consist of 6-10 players (minimum of 2 girls on team) All proceeds directly benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention For more information and to register please email:  pgndchi.vpexternaaffaris@gmail.com    

Department of Management and Quantitative Methods Spring Awards Luncheon

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

MQM AWARDS LUNCHEON SATURDAY | APRIL 6, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Old Main Room | Bone Student Center Please RSVP by Tuesday - April 2, 2019.  Registration closes at 12:00 pm. https://forms.illinoisstate.edu/forms/mqm_awards_luncheon The cost for each guest is $25 per person payable by check, or cash. (Sorry, no credit/debit cards.) Please drop off…

Senior Recital: Kevin Rahtjen, tenor

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Illinois State Softball vs. Northern Iowa

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Illinois State softball takes on Northern Iowa for a doubleheader on Saturday with games at noon and 2:30 p.m. 

EAF Ph.D. Program Information Sessions in Chicago

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Illinois State’s Department of Educational Administration & Foundations (EAF) in Chicago for information sessions on our Ph.D. programs in Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry and higher education administration. RSVP is requested.

Senior Recital: Mary Pat Robey, soprano

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Recital

Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Beta Gamma Sigma Induction The Beta Gamma Sigma ceremony is Saturday, April 6th at 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in Hancock Stadium  Club.  The event is to induct members of the College of Business into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor society.  Beta Gamma Sigma recognizes business students who rank in the top 10% of their class, or…

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Show times are 2:00 PM Saturdays, January 26 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 20. Phantom of the Universe showcases the exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.   Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton narrates…

Junior Recital: Rhoda Kay Roberts, violin

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Nathaniel Quiroz, violin

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Recital

Opening Reception: MFA Exhibition

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MFA Exhibition will be on view from April 2-12.

Treble Choir Recital

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

For additional information contact School of Music 309-438-7631

Fiesta Latina 2019

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Spanish Club is hosting FIESTA LATINA 2018 on April 27 at the Brown Ballroom - Bone Student Center from 7-11 p.m. The evening will entail live music by SalsaChicago Mambo All-Stars Orchestra from Chicago, a dance performance by ISU Faculty and Student Latin Team, and DJ LEX. 

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang SYNOPSIS In Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld, where she reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, ingenious…

Civic Chorale Spring Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Graduate Recital: Davis Hale, saxophone

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Student recital

Sunday, April 7th

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know…

Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Madrigal Concert

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Karyl Carlson (30()438-2012

Senior Recital: Tyler Walls, euphonium

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Recital

Senior Recital: Lydia Armour, clarinet

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Recital

Senior Recital: Annie Ternes, flute

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Christopher Aman, viola

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

Monday, April 8th

Gamma Phi Circus Spring Show Tickets ON SALE NOW

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets are on sale now for Gamma Phi Circus at Redbird Arena. Shows are Sibling Weekend, April 12th and 13th. See you at the circus!!

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Thesis Defense for: Abby Iocca; FCS

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Abby Iocca.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Thesis Defense for: Jessica Vinson; SOA

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Thesis defense by Jessica Vinson.

Thesis Defense for: Marcel Lopes dos Santos; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Marcel Lopes dos Santos.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

WIB Speaker Series – Mental Health

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Women in Business Speaker Series - Mental Health Chance to learn about mental health illnesses, recognize warning signs, legal aspects and strategies to communicate and help. This event is April 8,9 and 11th from 5-6pm. For more information please contact: Erin Bateman (217) 918-1013 isu.womeninbusiness.membership@gmail.com

Professional Development Dinner (Pre-Registration Required)

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn and practice formal dining skills and conversational practices for interview and work settings at this professional development event.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week — Korean Cuisine Demonstration and Workshop

Date:
Monday, April 8th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Chef Yongae Lee of Bloomington’s Seoul Mama restaurant will teach authentic Korean cuisine with a tasting.

Tuesday, April 9th

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values. Registration is required.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Thesis Defense for: Jacob Walker; CHE

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Jacob Walker.

Thesis Defense for Anna George, psychology

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Anna George will defend her master’s thesis at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Room 435F DeGarmo Hall. The title of the thesis is “The Effect of Thinking about Being Excluded by God on Well-Being: a Replication and Extension”.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Felmley Hall (street side)

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

OneDrive: Getting Started (Online)

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Take your projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage, free for members of the campus community. Learn how to share documents through OneDrive and discuss how to use this service within the boundaries of Illinois State data security policies and FERPA. Bring…

Thesis Defense for Japher Su, psychology

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Japher Su will defend his master’s thesis at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in room 435F DeGarmo Hall. The title of the thesis is “Working Hard and Work Outcomes: The Relationship of Workaholism and Work Engagement with Job Satisfaction, Burnout, and Work”.

                             

Thesis Defense for: Somang Yang; FCS

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thesis title:  DEVELOPING AN ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK:  MEASURING DIGITAL LITERACY OF INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENTS IN A DIGITAL DRAWING COURSE Thesis committee:  Taneshia West Albert, Connie Dyar, Elke Altenburger, Bill Anderson

Thesis Defense for: Logan Spence; COM

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Logan Spence.

Thesis Defense for: Jessica Fowler; BSC

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thesis defense by Jessica Fowler.

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started (Online)

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to…

Thesis Defense for: Charley Koenig; ENG

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thesis defense by Charley Koenig.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Craig Kletzing

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This talk will present the story of the evolution from mundane to hot research topic, some basics of radiation belt plasma physics, and a overview of some of the most exciting results from the Van Allen Probes mission and, in particular, plasma wave results from the Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS).

Extracting natural resources: International scholars to examine impact in Latin America

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ISU is hosting an Interdisciplinary Lecture Series where scholars from around the globe will be exploring the social and environmental impact of withdrawing natural resources from the earth, specifically in Latin America.

Thesis Defense for: Christina LaMaster; ART

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thesis defense by Christina LaMaster.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Department of Finance, Insurance and Law Spring Awards Banquet

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law Spring Awards Banquet will be held on April 19, 2019. 5:00 - 6:00 pm | Social Hour 6:00 pm | Dinner 7:00 pm | Awards Program Radisson Hotel 8 Traders Circle Normal, Illinois 61761 If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law…

WIB Speaker Series – Mental Health

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Women in Business Speaker Series - Mental Health Chance to learn about mental health illnesses, recognize warning signs, legal aspects and strategies to communicate and help. This event is April 8,9 and 11th from 5-6pm. For more information please contact: Erin Bateman (217) 918-1013 isu.womeninbusiness.membership@gmail.com

Thesis Defense for: Rebecca Frank; ART

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thesis defense by Rebecca Frank.

Illinois State Baseball vs. Illinois

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Illinois State Baseball takes on the University of Illinois at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 9.

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week – History of Street Performance in Iran

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Theatre and Dance student Shahrzad Hamzeh will provide a presentation with a question-and-answer session.

Wednesday, April 10th

Thesis Defense for: Md. Mizanur Rahman; POL

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Thesis defense by Md. Mizanur Rahman.

Thesis Defense for: Alexis Pandelios; PSY

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thesis defense by Alexis Pandelios.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Thesis Defense for: Aaron Veerman; CJS

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Aaron Veerman.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – McCormick/Fell Hall Exchange

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

International Seminar Series: “Image Makers and Image Breakers: Art and Iconoclasm in the Northern Renaissance”

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Image Makers and Image Breakers: Art and Iconoclasm in the Northern Renaissance Speaker: Dr. Saskia Beranek Presentation Overview: Speaker Bio: Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their…

Thesis Defense for: Aaron Gomez; MUS

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Aaron Gomez.

Thesis Defense for: Emily Lehman; ART

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Emily Lehman.

Thesis Defense for: Mika Richards; COM

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Mika Richards.

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

OUCampus

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes.…

Thesis Defense for: Chase Holford; KNR

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thesis defense by Chase Holford.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required. Please note: Qualtrics has replaced Select Survey for research. Log in to IllinoisState.Qualtrics.com to…

SEAC’s Annual Tree-a-Palooza Music Festival

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome to ISU Student Environmental Action Coalition's annual music festival on the quad, featuring local artists, raffle items generously provided by local businesses, a vegan bake sale, RSO tables, trivia questions with prizes, mascara brush collection, clothing swap and more! There are still a handful of slots open to performers, so message us if you…

Illinois State Softball – Pack the Park

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

It's time for the annual Illinois State Softball Pack the Park game! Your Redbirds are set to square off with the Bradley Braves at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10!

Illinois State Softball vs Bradley

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Illinois State Softball takes on Bradley for a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Opening Reception: 2019 Student Annual

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The juried exhibition, which features work in a variety of mediums and styles, offers many students the first opportunity to have their work reviewed by professionals outside the University.

Katie School Executive on Campus – Lorie Kates: The Dynamics of Today’s Leader

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lorie Kates: The Dynamics of Today's Leader Central Region Field Vice President | Travelers Insurance Please join us in hearing from Lorie Kates as she speaks about leadership and what it takes to stay competitive as a professional in business. Lorie is the current Central Region Field Vice President and was previously the Central and…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week – Filipino Martial Arts

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Guro Sam Spence of Band of Brothers Martial Arts & Fitness will offer a Filipino Martial Arts demonstration.

Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

Science and Technology Week Keynote Lecture: Temple Grandin

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Experience our Keynote Address with Temple Grandin tonight as part of the events of Science and Technology Week at Illinois State University.

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week – Staged Reading of Yellow Inn

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New English translation of a South Korean play, translated by Kee-Yoon Nahm, directed by Myeongsik Jason Jang.

ISU Guitar Ensemble Recital

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309)438-7123

Thursday, April 11th

Seminar – “The Economics of the Electric Transmission Industry”

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
3:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Economics Department is hosting a seminar presented by Terry Harvill, Vice President, ITC Holdings Corp. and President, ITC Grid Development, titled "The Economics of the Electric Transmission Industry." It will be held Thursday, April 11, from 3:30-5:00 in STV 434. Hope you can all be there!

College of Applied Science and Technology’s Academy of Achievement

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate CAST alumni during their induction to the Academy of Achievement.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Thesis Defense for: Nicolette Sheffield; GEO

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Nicolette Sheffield.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

PUB.UNIT Presents: Poet, Editor Jerome Rothenberg, April 11

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Publications Unit in the Department of English is welcoming poet, editor, translator Jerome Rothenberg to Illinois State University on April 11.

Grant Writing

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop will feature staff from ISU’s Research & Sponsored Programs who will give you an overview of the grant writing process. Learn why we apply for extramural supported projects, the administrative process required for submitting proposals, and helpful tips for producing high-quality applications that will make you more competitive in getting awards. Lunch will…

Small Change, Big Impact Reading Community

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Teaching can be an isolating experience. This reading group, intended for those who have been teaching at Illinois State for more than four years, provides an opportunity for faculty to engage in discussions to encourage peer support, networking, and mentorship. Experience new confidence in yourself and your ability to teach! During the Spring semester, we…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is an inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course. Registration is required.

Thesis Defense for: Hannah Mesouani; COM

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thesis defense by Hannah Mesouani.

Administrative/Professional Council meeting

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 1:15 – 3 p.m. Meetings are designed to discuss issues of concern to all A/P staff members and as such, they are open to any A/P interested in attending. The A/P council welcomes your attendance as it is a great…

Thesis Defense for: Caroline Kernan; POL

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Caroline Kernan.

University Program Board – ‘Illinois State’ Fair

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Students can make a stop at the "State Fair" in between classes at this event. University Program Board is bringing all of the best parts of a fair to campus! There will be food ranging from soft pretzels to giant turkey legs, as well as activities for students like riding a mechanical bull! There will…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

WIB Speaker Series – Mental Health

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Women in Business Speaker Series - Mental Health Chance to learn about mental health illnesses, recognize warning signs, legal aspects and strategies to communicate and help. This event is April 8,9 and 11th from 5-6pm. For more information please contact: Erin Bateman (217) 918-1013 isu.womeninbusiness.membership@gmail.com

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week – Origami: Japanese Art of paperfolding

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy warm Japanese tea and confectionery, and learn the art of paperfolding with Mayuko Nakamura, Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology.

MAD Contest final presentations

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Illinois State student contestants in the Mobile App Development (MAD) Contest, sponsored by State Farm, will present their completed project entries to a panel of State Farm IT professionals. The professional panel will select the top entries to receive awards and prizes. Contestants will present functioning applications that will be judged on the basis of:…

Department of Marketing Spring Awards Banquet

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Department of Marketing Spring Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday - April 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Social Time | 6:30-7:00 pm Dinner |  7:00 pm Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center 10 Brickyard Drive Bloomington, IL 61701 If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Marketing at (309) 438-7261.

A Night of Poetry & Community: The SRPR Lucia Getsi Reading

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Spoon River Poetry Review (SRPR) is pleased to invite you to our seventh annual reading event: The SRPR Lucia Getsi Reading Series, which will take place on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at the historic Ewing Manor in Bloomington, Illinois. Named for SRPR's long-time editor and benefactor, Lucia Getsi, the series is co-sponsored by ISU’s Creative…

Junior Recital: Brian Zielinski, clarinet

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Friday, April 12th

Sibling Weekend 2019

Date:
Friday, April 12th

Get your favorite siblings to campus for this year’s Sibling Weekend 2019, April 12-14!

Phi Sigma Research Symposium

Date:
Friday, April 12th

The 20th Annual Phi Sigma Research Symposium will start at 8 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Dr. S. Hollis Woodard from University of California in Riverside, California, will be the keynote Sspeaker.  Her research focuses on the behavior and physiology of native bees in rapidly changing and extreme environments. Oral and poster…

Last day to remove pass/no pass (pass/fail) from a second-half course

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Today is the last day to remove the pass/no pass (pass/fail) option from a second-half semester course. Students must come to 107 Moulton Hall with photo ID no later than 4:30 p.m.

Last day to withdraw from the University

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Today is the last day to withdraw from the University for the spring 2019 semester. Withdrawal grades of WX will be assigned. To withdraw, students must come to 107 Moulton Hall with photo ID no later than 4:30 p.m. Students may also email a request from their Illinois State email accounts to Registrar@ilstu.edu.

Last day to withdraw from a second-half semester course with WX grade

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Today is the last day to withdraw from a second-half semester course. A withdrawal grade of WX will be assigned. To drop the course, students must come to 107 Moulton Hall with photo id no later than 4:30 p.m.

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Women in Leadership Conference: Pre-Registration Required

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

A conference focused on professional development, empowerment and success of Women in Leadership.

ISU Innovation Consulting Community Symposium

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:45 am - 2:30 pm

ISU Innovation Consulting Community Symposium The ISU Innovation Consulting Community provides students with a transformational learning experience guided by project mentors with the opportunity to further develop a creative mindset to propose solutions to complex problems and innovation in strategy. Solutions are provided to the for profit and not-for-profit sectors. Open to anyone. The ICC is an extracurricular,…

Thesis Defense for: Stephanie Stephens; KNR

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Thesis defense by Stephanie Stephens.

Spring 2019 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Somnath Lahiri

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if…

SAAM 2019: Day of Silence

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn about how to participate in the national Day of Silence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Thesis Defense for: Jordyn Rine; KNR

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thesis defense by Jordyn Rine.

Spring 2019 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Tina Thompson

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Physics Informal Seminar Series: Professor Dennis Patten

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Professor Dennis Patten Illinois State University, College of Business "Corporate, Social, and Environmental Disclosure"    

Thesis Defense for: Joshua Roach, ART

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Joshua Roach.

Thesis Defense for: Astri Napitupulu; TCH

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Astri Napitupulu.

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Student Internship Workshop: How to Make the Most of Your Professional Practice Experience

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to maximize the opportunities available in an internship or professional practice experience. Reservations are required.

2019 Spring COB Faculty-Staff Meeting

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2019 Spring COB Faculty-Staff Meeting The 2019 Spring COB faculty-staff meeting is Friday, April 12 at 1:00 in SFHB 357. There will be light refreshments served in SFHB 412 immediately after the meeting. For more information please contact the Dean's Office at (309) 438-2251.  

Thesis Defense for: Lauren von Schaumburg; KNR

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Thesis defense by Lauren von Schaumburg.

Thesis Defense for: Hannah Trew; COM

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thesis defense by Hannah Trew.

College of Business Technology Team Meeting

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The next meeting of the COB Technology Team will be held on Friday | April 12, 2019 at 3:00 am - 4:00 pm in SFHB 402.

“The State of the Union?!”

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All faculty, staff, annuitants and guests are welcome to join us at the University Club.

Graduate Recital: Douglas Temples, viola

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

AsiaConnect Asian Heritage Week – The Overture

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

View the 2005 film about a master musician who defends his talent and his family’s reputation against political interference and artistic challenges in this historical drama from Thailand.

The 2019 Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows Opening Night!

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Acafellaz 20th anniversary reunion

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

We're singing from the rooftop that we are celebrating 20 years of practicing, performing, and creating lifelong friendships.

Jazz Festival Concert

Date:
Friday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ISU Jazz Ensembles I and II with festival guest artists Chuck Owen, composer and Jack Wilkins, saxophonist   For additional information contact Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Saturday, April 13th

Sibling Weekend 2019

Date:
Saturday, April 13th

Get your favorite siblings to campus for this year’s Sibling Weekend 2019, April 12-14!

Habitat Home Run 5K

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a color run to help raise money for the ISU Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. All funds go toward building the 25th habitat home on 904 Bryan St. Everyone is welcome to attend! Tickets are $10 for students (K-college) and $15 for adults (non-students). Kids 5 and under are free. We will…

Kids Football Fest

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

It's time for the 10th annual Kids Football Fest! This is free and open to all Reggie's Kids Club members ages 12 and under with adult supervision. Activities include: Catching Station with the Redbird quarterbacks Field Goal Station with the Redbird kickers Throwing Accuracy Station Tackling Stations Obstacle course Participants will also have the opportunity…

The 2019 Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows Matinee with Carnival!

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cancelled: The ISU Planetarium Presents: Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This show has been cancelled.      

Senior Recital: Breann Laermans, viola

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Student Recital

Gamma Phi Circus 90th anniversary alumni reception

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come one, come all, all Gamma Phi alumni and friends that is,  to a special event honoring 90 years of acts, performances, friendships, and memories.

The 2019 Gamma Phi Circus Spring Show!

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Jazz Festival Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ISU Jazz Ensemble I with festival guest artists Chuck Own, composer and Jack Wilkins, saxophonist For additional information contact Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Sunday, April 14th

Sibling Weekend 2019

Date:
Sunday, April 14th

Get your favorite siblings to campus for this year’s Sibling Weekend 2019, April 12-14!

Graduate Recital: Bianca D’Avila Do Prado, cello

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Cancelled: Alumni lunch with a view for Harvey

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Alumni and guests are invited to attend a reception with a view before settling in for the Sunday matinee performance of The School of Theatre and Dance's Harvey.

Infinity War Siblings Weekend Showing

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join us during Sibling's weekend on Sunday, April 14 for a FREE showing of Avengers: Infinity War at The Normal Theater in Uptown Normal. Tickets are limited to students only (plus two guests). Registration is required. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the film will begin at noon. Please bring your student ID for entry.…

Choose to Shine Fashion Show

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Choose to Shine Fashion Show allows individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities to "shine" on the runway. The proceeds from the event will be used to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs.

Choose to Shine Fashion Show

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
1:00 pm

This event allows individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities the opportunity to “ shine” on the runway! The students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be selling tickets for $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Graduate Recital: Tyler Schaefers, saxophone

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Recital

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Graduate Recital: Macauley Allen, tenor

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Student Recital

Percussion Ensemble

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ISU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. David Collier and Dr. Ben Stiers, will present their spring concert in the Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Illinois State University. The warmth and beauty of melodic percussion is explored as the ensemble performs works showcasing marimba and vibraphone.  The beautiful interweaving of…

Monday, April 15th

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Monday, April 15th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

Pay Day

Date:
Monday, April 15th

Hourly and semi-monthly salaried employees are paid on the 15th and the end of each month. Monthly salaried employees are paid at the end of each month. In the event of pay day falling on a weekend or Holiday/Administrative Closure, pay day is the business day immediately preceding the weekend/closure.

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Department of Finance, Insurance and Law Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Department of Finance, Insurance and Law Spring Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Monday | April 15, 2019 in the State Farm Hall of Business 412 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Thesis Defense for: Matthew Hugg; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thesis defense by Matthew Hugg.

Dissertation Defense for Margaret Christie, Psychology

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Margaret Christie will defend her doctoral dissertation on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in 435F DeGarmo Hall. The title of the dissertation is “Gender and Persistence in STEM Careers: Predictors and Barriers.”

Thesis Defense for: Conrad Niederhauser; PSY

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Thesis defense by Conrad Niederhauser.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Thesis Defense for Sierra Leinweber; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thesis defense by Sierra Leinweber.

Thesis Defense for: Jason Morgan; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Thesis defense by Jason Morgan.

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Thesis Defense for: Ladule Lako LoSarah; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Thesis defense by Ladule Lako LoSarah.

Thesis Defense for: Brian Hinkley; MUS

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Brian Hinkley.

Thesis Defense for: Sean Higinbotham; KNR

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thesis defense by Sean Higinbotham.

Thesis Defense for: David Platt; CHE

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thesis defense by David Platt.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Clinical Practices

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Alycia Carroll, MS-SLP will share her insights and experiences in speech-language pathology in a Q & A presentation. A light snack will be provided. This event is a follow-up to the Fall Semester grant presentation “Why Diversity Matters”.

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Fred Hampton Jr. and Akua Njeri

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Activist Fred Hampton Jr. and his mother, Akua Njeri, will give a talk on the life and legacy of civil rights advocate Fred Hampton, Sr., at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in Schroeder Hall, room 130. The duo will address Hampton Sr.’s dream of social progress fueled by solidarity between races, classes, and divisions.

Chamber Winds

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tony Marinello (309)438-1702

Tuesday, April 16th

Brian Klein Dissertation Proposal, Psychology

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
9:15 am - 11:00 am

Brian Klein will propose his doctoral dissertation on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. in Room 435F DeGarmo Hall. The title of the dissertation is “The Effects of Handwriting and Typing Practice on Transcriptional Fluency and Written Product Outcomes”.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Performance Convocation hour

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact School of Music (309)438-7631

Civil Service Council Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a regular Civil Service Council meeting. All meetings are open to the public.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Patch Adams, MD Speaks on Humor and Health: LOCATION CHANGE TO BRADEN AUDITORIUM

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a presentation by Patch Adams, medical doctor, clown, performer, social activist, is a nationally known speaker on wellness, laughter, and humor as well as on health care.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Cancelled: Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Rebecca Surman

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

While the origins of the light (hydrogen, helium) and intermediate mass (carbon through iron) elements found in our solar system are well understood, we still don't know where roughly half of the elements heavier than iron were made. Here we will discuss two attractive potential sites – core-collapse supernovae and neutron star mergers – and describe how progress in open issues in neutrino and nuclear physics may be the key to unlocking this longstanding mystery.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best.…

Strings and Piano Chamber Recital

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Wednesday, April 17th

Final Manager Timesheet Approval Due

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th

Approvals are due by noon in order to meet the payroll processing deadlines.

InDesign: Introduction

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an introduction to this page layout editor, including a tour of basic tools. Learn to place and move graphics and text to create an aesthetically pleasing format for printing. Registration is required.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Stevenson Circle

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Redbird Career Portfolio – First Finisher Awards Ceremony

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Redbird Career Portfolio - First Finisher Awards Ceremony The Redbird Career Portfolio (RCP) is a certificate program designed to allow students to participate in a variety of experiential learning activities beginning in his or her freshman year and continuing through his or her senior year. Students will have an opportunity to earn eight points per…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Visiting Artist Lecture: Betsy Alwin

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Betsy Alwin received her M.F.A. from Illinois State University, a B.F.A. in sculpture and a B.A. in Spanish language from Minnesota State University. A mid-career artist, she has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at the Berkshire Botanical Gardens (Mass MoCA), the National Botatic Gardens in Washington D.C., The University of Washington, Tacoma, AIR Gallery, New York, and No Globe Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY.

International Seminar Series: “Buddhism in Communist China: Hangzhou as a Case Study

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Buddhism in Communist China: Hangzhou as a Case Study Speaker: Dr. Qiliang He Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Econometrics Workshop – Regional Distribution of College Enrollment in China under a Multiple-Principal Framework

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:35 pm - 1:35 pm

The final Applied Econometrics Workshop will feature Bihua (Renee) Zhou Wednesday, April 17 from 12:35 pm – 1:35 pm

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Illinois State Baseball vs. Sacramento State

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Illinois State Baseball takes on Sacramento State at 5 p.m.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Jazz Combos

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Thursday, April 18th

18th Annual Illinois State Fashion Show

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 18th Annual Illinois State Fashion Show, "STARTING A FASHION REVOLUTION" is on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm.  The Mocktail Hour and Silent Auction begins at 5:00 pm and the fashion show begins at 7:00 pm. Cocktail attire is highly encouraged. Tickets for the event are available at the Box Office…

National Drug Take Back Day

Date:
Thursday, April 18th

National Drug Take Back Day is an opportunity for safe disposal of prescription medications. These drugs can often fall into the wrong hands which can be a safety and environmental concern for all. We encourage others to feel free to responsibly dispose of these medications to the following places: ISU Health Services, ISU Police, Bloomington…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

CAS Spring Dean’s Address and Awards Ceremony

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The College of Arts and Sciences will hold its Spring Dean's Address and Awards Ceremony on April 18, 2019, at 3:30 pm in the Old Main Room in the Bone Student Center.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

School of Biological Sciences Spring 2019 Seminar Series

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Predators Can Spread Disease Through Trophic Cascades and by Killing the Young Dr. Spencer Hall Indiana University Bloomington, IN  

The Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Data from the National Registry of Exonerations shows on average nearly three individuals are exonerated every week in the United States. This community engagement forum will explore the inner-workings of wrongful convictions. Two panelists who were recently exonerated, after spending a combined 32 years in prison, will serve as panelists for a thought-provoking discussion on the…

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Guest Artist Doug Stone Quartet

Date:
Thursday, April 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Friday, April 19th

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

27th Annual ISU Conference for Students of Political Science

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit papers for the 27th annual Conference for Students of Political Science sponsored by the Illinois State University Department of Politics and Government. We welcome papers on any topic related to government and/or politics. For more information, please following the link; https://pol.illinoisstate.edu/studentlife/conferences/

Department of Technology Renewable Energy Advisory Board meeting and Industry Forum

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Department of Technology Renewable Energy Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2019 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm in Turner Hall 132. A Renewable Energy Jobs Forum with industry leaders will take place from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

Cancelled: Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Returning to Work or School explore how to successfully return to school or work as a breastfeeding mom. This class covers on-campus lactation spaces, the importance of pumping schedules, and a guide to help conversations with your supervisor and colleagues. This is a free class open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses/partners. Facilitated by a…

Colloquium with Actor Pat Healy

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

School of Theatre and Dance will host a colloquium with ISU Alumnus, actor Pat Healy.

Cancelled: Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Physics Informal Seminar Series: Professor Michael Webb

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Professor Michael Webb Illinois State University, Department of Chemistry "Metals in Medicine"    

Mplus User’s Group Meeting – Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meeting of College of Business MPlus User's group.  Introduction to Multilevel Analysis For more information please contact Steve Taylor at (309) 438-8772 or staylor@ilstu.edu or the Department of Marketing at (309) 438-7261  

Books to Benefit, a Unique Community Service Organization

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All faculty, staff, annuitants and guests are welcome to join us at the University Club.

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Opera Practicum Performance 1 of 2

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tom Studebaker (309)438-8855

African Drumming and Dance Recital

Date:
Friday, April 19th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Oforiwaa Aduonum (309)438-7340

Saturday, April 20th

Illinois State Tennis

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Illinois State Men's Tennis versus Oral Roberts at 9 a.m.  

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know…

Graduate Recital: Anna Chen, piano

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Tour and Workshop – Art Around You

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Art Around You tour and workshop co-presented with the Children’s Discovery Museum.

Senior Recital: Jonathan Sabin, trombone

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Adriana Sosa, bassoon

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Katy Reed, bassoon

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Solaiman Jamisolamin, guitar

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Sean Breast, euphonium

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

Harvey by Mary Chase

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a kind and affable man with an unusual best friend—a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch invisible rabbit named Harvey.

Opera Practicum Performance 2

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tom Studebaker (309)438-8855

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Monday, April 22nd

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Graduate Recital: Liang Yi Peng, piano

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Making a LinkedIn – National Association of Black Accountants

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MAKING A LINKED IN - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS LinkedIn is the most recognized online network for business professionals. Come learn how to create a captivating headline, summary and first impression! HEADSHOTS WILL BE TAKEN! Monday  | April 22 6:00 - 7:00 pm SFHB 356

Graduate Composers Collective Recital

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A presentation of original compositions by graduate composers Matthew Mancillas, Aaron Gomez, and Brian Hinkley.

Tuesday, April 23rd

Thesis Defense for: Kate Brunk; POL

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Thesis defense by Kate Brunk.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Extracting natural resources: International scholars to examine impact in Latin America

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ISU is hosting an Interdisciplinary Lecture Series where scholars from around the globe will be exploring the social and environmental impact of withdrawing natural resources from the earth, specifically in Latin America.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

Illinois State Baseball vs. Northern Illinois

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Illinois State Baseball versus Northern Illinois at 5 p.m.

Music Factory 1 of 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

For additional information contact Martha Horst (309)438-5447

Music Factory 2 of 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Martha Horst (309)438-5447

Wednesday, April 24th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

International Seminar Series: “What I Learned About the Modern World from Teaching Comparative Global Fundamentalisms”

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: What I Learned About the Modern World from Teaching Comparative Global Fundamentalisms Speaker: Dr. Stewart Winger Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Kendall Ladd Thesis Proposal

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Kendall Ladd will propose her master’s thesis at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in DeGarmo Hall, room Room 435F. The title of the thesis is “Where Words Fail, Music Speaks: Emotion Regulation Strategies Using Music When Experiencing Sadness.”

Thesis Defense for: Luis Martinez; GEO

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thesis defense by Luis Martinez.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting the week of August 27 through November 30, the Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Birds of the Last Decade spring kickoff happy hour

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

We're giving you the first drink for free, and hoping you stick around to meet your Redbird network.

Graduate Recital: Kara Solis, piano

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

SAAM 2019: Communicating Consent

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the intricacies of communicating consent at this interactive workshop for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Health information management reunion

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The health information management program is hosting an HIM alumni reunion the evening before the Illinois Health Information Management Association Convention.

Graduate Recital: Adam Marroquin, piano

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

Symphonic Winds

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State University Symphonic Winds Anthony Marinello, conductor Zachary Taylor, guest conductor Wednesday, April 24; Center for Performing Arts; 8:00 P.M. Donald Grantham (b. 1947) – Baron Piquant on Pointe (2011) Ron Nelson (b. 1929) – Courtly Airs and Dances (1995) Zachary Taylor, guest conductor --Intermission-- Donald Grantham (b. 1947) – Honey in the Rock…

Neon at Night 5k Fun Run

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Get glowing in this evening run! Be part of this fun run that lights up the night on the ISU campus!

Thursday, April 25th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

Lunch n’ Unlearn: Hungry for Justice: Poverty, Class, and Food Insecurity

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for discussion surrounding relevant diversity and social justice topics with the McLean County YWCA. Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available. Please contact Violet Benn at tnbenn@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-5818 with any additional dietary needs. For a list of upcoming Lunch n' Learn sessions, visit Diversity Advocacy.

International Student Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a direct line of communication between the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and the international student community at Illinois State University.  The ISAB is offered the opportunity to provide input on projects and services organized by OISP, and to discuss important issues impacting the international student…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Administrative/Professional Council meeting

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 1:15 – 3 p.m. Meetings are designed to discuss issues of concern to all A/P staff members and as such, they are open to any A/P interested in attending. The A/P council welcomes your attendance as it is a great…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

School of Biological Sciences Spring 2019 Alumni Seminar Series in Genetics

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Of Marvelous Atoms of Matter and MOOCs Dr. Darcy Gordon Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

School of Biological Sciences Spring 2019 Seminar Series

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Predators Can Spread Disease Through Trophic Cascades and by Killing the Young Dr. Spencer Hall Indiana University Bloomington, IN  

MBA Spring Social – Ready… Set… Spring!

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MBA Spring Social - Ready... Set... Spring! Please join us! MBA SPRING SOCIAL  FOR CURRENT MBA STUDENTS AND COB FACULTY & STAFF THURSDAY, APRIL 25 4:00PM – 6:00PM LOWER ATRIUM Food will be provided!

Department of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Department of Marketing Spring Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday | April 25, 2019 at 6:00 - 9:00 pm in the Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center on the Illinois State University campus. If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Accounting at (309) 438-7651.

Junior Recital: Erica Gallermo, piano

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Cultural Showcase

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learning to care for culturally different clients by engaging in a participant-focused discussion on how to respect yourself and others.

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at 309-438-2535 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Symphonic Band and University Band

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Graduate Recital: Samuel Meade, viola

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Friday, April 26th

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Nutri-Fest at the Bone Stone Center

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

2019 Half Century Club reunion weekend day one

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Check out day one of new and traditional events for this year's reunion complete with lunch and tours.

Spring 2019 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Sandeep Jagani

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if…

Nutrifest

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Navigating nutrition information and figuring out what to eat can be confusing. Join Campus Dining Services, Health Promotion and Wellness, and other wellness organizations to celebrate healthy eating at NutriFest on Friday, April 26, in the Bone Student Center. For more than five years this annual event connects attendees with helpful information while they enjoy…

Nutri-Fest 2019

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate healthy eating at this annual event with food samples, cooking demonstrations, and more!

Spring 2019 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Arash H. Zadeh

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Physics Informal Seminar Series: Professor Khondaker Salehin

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Professor Khondaker Salehin Illinois State University, Department of Technology "Network Performance Measurement"    

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Javaeria Qureshi from the University of Illinois to present on “Using Schools to Learn about Birth Order Defects”

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dr. Javaeria Qureshi, of the University of Illinois, will give a seminar entitled, "Using Schools to Learn about Birth Order Defects" on Friday, April 26, 2019, from 1:00-2:15pm, in STV 436

Update on the Bone Student Center Revitalization Project

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All faculty, staff, annuitants and guests are welcome to join us at the University Club.

April staff/faculty social

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Try a flight, support this local brewery, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere with fellow Redbirds at this month's staff/faculty social. All are welcome.

Adobe Creative Jam

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adobe Creative Jam Compete for cash prizes against student teams across the nation in a weekend-long design-a-thon using Adobe XD to create a clickable prototype of an app. Coming up we have an amazing opportunity for students to participate in. Adobe is hosting a virtual Creative Jam for select universities and Illinois State students are…

Illinois State Volleyball vs. DePaul

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Illinois State Volleyball versus DePaul at 6 p.m. in the North Gym of Horton Field House.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at 309-438-2535 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Saturday, April 27th

2019 Half Century Club reunion weekend day two

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Check out day two's new and traditional programming for this special weekend including the induction of the Class of 1969.

Saturday Campus Visit

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State on a Saturday and enjoy extra time to explore our campus and surrounding community. Be sure to take a stroll through beautiful Uptown Normal, which offers several restaurants and retail shops just a few blocks from campus. During a Saturday Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the…

International Fair 2019

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The United International Association (UIA) will be hosting the 48th annual International Fair at Illinois State University on Saturday, April 27th, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. The event, which runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., is free and open to the public. The International Fair provides the Bloomington-Normal community with a unique…

Illinois State Softball vs. Loyola Chicago

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Illinois State Softball double header versus Loyola Chicago starting at noon Saturday, April 27, and one game at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 28.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Show times are 2:00 PM Saturdays, January 26 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 20. Phantom of the Universe showcases the exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.   Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton narrates…

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at 309-438-2535 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Senior Recital: Robert Voelker, tenor

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Rachel Kay Miller, mezzo soprano

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Student Recital

The ISU Planetarium Presents: Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Show times are 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, January 25 – May 4.  There are no shows during ISU’s Spring Break March 8 – 16 or April 19 – 20. Asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout its history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. …

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Times:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at 309-438-2535 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State University Wind Symphony Anthony C. Marinello, conductor Donald Grantham, guest composer Donald Grantham (b. 1947) – J’ai été au bal (1999) TBA – Band Concerto Competition Winner --Intermission— Jennifer Jolley (b. 1981) – The Eyes of the World Are Upon You (2017) Donald Grantham (b. 1947) – Southern Harmony (1998)   Please join…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Graduate Recital: Hanah Gan, piano

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Sunday, April 28th

Senior Recital: Luis Solis, piano

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Erik Eeg, euphonium

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Student recital

Spring Dance Concert

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at 309-438-2535 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Choral Collage

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Karyl Carlson (309)438-2166  

Graduate Recital: Yangyang Tai, soprano

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Joint Composition Recital: Eric Gilardon and Kyle Waselewski

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student recital

Orchestra Concerto Aria

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Late Night Percussion Studio Recital

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Percussion students perform

Late Night Percussion Recital

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Student performance

Monday, April 29th

Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camp Registration Opens 3/1/19

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for Gamma Phi Circus Summer Camps! Run away with the circus this summer and study circus arts and performance with us!

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Adobe Creative Jam Awards

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adobe Creative Jam Compete for cash prizes against student teams across the nation in a weekend-long design-a-thon using Adobe XD to create a clickable prototype of an app. Coming up we have an amazing opportunity for students to participate in. Adobe is hosting a virtual Creative Jam for select universities and Illinois State students are…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Guest Artist Recital: Francis Favis, percussion

Date:
Monday, April 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Former ISU alumnus will perform a percussion concert.

Tuesday, April 30th

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

Pay Day

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th

Hourly and semi-monthly salaried employees are paid on the 15th and the end of each month. Monthly salaried employees are paid at the end of each month. In the event of pay day falling on a weekend or Holiday/Administrative Closure, pay day is the business day immediately preceding the weekend/closure.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can…

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

SAAM 2019: Consent Day

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Explore consent's vital role in healthy relationships at Consent Day as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Daily Campus Visit (Afternoon)

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Daily Campus Visit Come experience Illinois State within a small group setting. Each Daily Campus Visit hosts up to 50 guests, making it easy to have your questions answered and to meet individually with an admissions or financial aid counselor following your tour. During a Daily Campus Visit, you will: Learn more about the University, including…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…