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October 2020

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 8th 2020
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Your Voice Matters!

Date:
Thursday, October 8th 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Illinois State University's Voter Engagement Coalition is excited to host "Your Voice Matters!," a virtual panel where student leaders from diversity advocacy organizations will have conversations with local elected officials about their political engagement stories!

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 9th 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Graduate School Series: Personal Statement Secrets

Date:
Friday, October 9th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Personal Statement Secrets helps students considering the pursuit of a graduate degree by providing tips for writing a scholarly written personal statement and being strategic in obtaining letters of recommendation.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Hayk Harutyunyan

Date:
Friday, October 9th 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series)  Department of Physics, Emory University “Ultrafast and nonlinear nanophotonics” The nanoscale confinement of materials opens up new possibilities for controlling and enhancing the light-matter interaction. The reduced dimensionality leads not only to novel electromagnetic phenomena but can also affect the nature of quantum transitions and ultrafast carrier dynamics. In this talk, I will present our latest efforts in the manipulation of light-matter interaction at the nanoscale using plasmonic, metamaterial and 2D material platforms. The first part of…

Creative Con

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Students in art, theater, and music connect with employers and alumni to explore careers that utilize their creativity.

WGLT’s 13th Congressional District Debate

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a debate between the candidates running for the 13th Congressional District in the Nov. 3 election.

Prospective International Student Info Session: Student Life at Illinois State University

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Assistant Director of Student Experience, Dr. Wouter Van Alebeek, and Assistant Director of International House, Matt Schwab, will discuss international student life at Illinois State University, registered Student Organizations, research, jobs, internships, careers help, and more!  Join here: https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/96802029331 

SPECIAL PROGRAM: THE 2020 ELECTION: UNLIKE ANY ELECTION EVER HELD IN AMERICA – VIRTUAL

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday, October 14 9:30-11 a.m. From the primary method by which most will vote to how campaigns will be run, the 2020 election is shaping up to be not only one of the most significant in American history but also one of the most unique. Reasons for the election’s significance and uniqueness will be discussed as well as likely election outcomes. Robert Bradley, Professor Emeritus, Politics & Government, ISU No cost to attend but must register via this link (link…

Virtual chat with Big Red Marching Machine’s Dr. Mack Wood

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us as Barb Dallinger, B.M.E. '81, M.S. Ed. '01, Big Red Marching Machine alum, interviews the new associate director of our Illinois State University marching band.

LinkedIn Lab: Advanced Level

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th 2020
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students will learn how to strengthen their use of LinkedIn to network with employers and alums.

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 16th 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Graduate School Series: Developing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Date:
Friday, October 16th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The “Developing a CV” session will help students prepare an effective curriculum vitae for graduate school, scholarships or academic positions.

Physics Colloquium Series: Professor Thomas Carroll

Date:
Friday, October 16th 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series)  Center for Computational Materials Science, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) “Nonlinear Dynamics of Reservoir Computing” A reservoir computer is a relatively new development in the field of neuromorphic computing. In conventional neural networks, such as used for deep learning, training the computer to solve new problems requires the connections between nonlinear nodes in the neural network to be adjusted. In a reservoir computer, the internal network is fixed and the computer is trained by doing a linear fit…

Prospective International Student Info Session: American Culture & Culture Shock

Date:
Thursday, October 22nd 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Assistant Director of Student Experience, Dr.Wouter Van Alebeek, will discuss many of the unique aspects of American culture that international students might experience during their time at Illinois State and provide insight on how to overcome instances of culture shock in.  Come prepared to ask questions and find out how to get involved on campus!   Join here: https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/97999552588   

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 22nd 2020
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

International Students Career Series: International Students/Alumni Panel Share How to Get a Job

Date:
Friday, October 23rd 2020
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn from a panel of successful international students/alumni who will share their successes and challenges in landing an internship and full-time job in the U.S.

Physics Colloquium Series: Nicholas P. Breznay

Date:
Friday, October 23rd 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series)  Department of Physics, Harvey Mudd College "Searching for new particles in quantum materials: the hunt for Kitaev magnons" As physicists, we are always on the lookout for new particles and new interactions, from the high- energy frontier at the Large Hadron Collider to the “spooky action at a distance” that connects quantum-entangled particles. Crystalline solids – macroscopic materials constructed out of identical unit-cell building blocks – provide a fascinating laboratory for studying broken symmetries where searches for…

Surviving the surge: Supporting yourself and your students through difficult times

Date:
Friday, October 23rd 2020
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In order to prepare for the upcoming election, the Multicultural Center and the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning are co-hosting a panel discussion to help faculty and staff share their ideas about how to support their students and themselves through difficult times.

Join BCA and party with a purpose

Date:
Saturday, October 24th 2020
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Black Colleagues Association invites you to We are One in 2020 and Beyond: A Virtual FUNdraiser experience with DJ Vince Adams.

Halloween spooktacular family drawing tutorial

Date:
Tuesday, October 27th 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From cats and pumpkins to vampires, we invite you to join us while Sean teaches some of the fundamentals of drawing in a fun, engaging, and family friendly environment.

LinkedIn Lab: Basic Level

Date:
Wednesday, October 28th 2020
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students will create their LinkedIn profile and learn the basics of using LinkedIn.

International Admissions: International Student Information Session (presented in English)

Date:
Thursday, October 29th 2020
Time:
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Why should you choose Illinois State University for your studies? Join our admissions and advising staff to discover how ISU has earned their top 100 Public University ranking and all of the opportunities our university has to offer.  Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3402974604254540816     

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 30th 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Physics Colloquium Series: Yu-tin Huang

Date:
Friday, October 30th 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series)  Department of Physics, National Taiwan University "From particle scattering to the mysteries of black holes" When speaking of black holes, we often invoke the no hair theorem, which states that a black hole is characterized by three quantum numbers, the mass, charge and spin. These are precisely the quantum numbers associated with a particle. We will explore how to think about the interaction of massive particles in a purely on-shell fashion, allowing us to establish a kinematic…

November 2020

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 2nd 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, November 6th 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Physics Colloquium Series: Elizabeth Goldschmidt

Date:
Friday, November 6th 2020
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

(Physics Lecture Series)  Physics Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "Quantum information with photons" Quantum information has the potential to be a transformative technology in the coming decades enabling secure information sharing, fundamental metrological advantages, and massive computational speedup for some classically intractable problems. Light plays an important role in many quantum information systems, particularly for transmitting quantum bits, or qubits. I will give a broad overview of the role that optical photons can play in quantum computing and quantum…

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 9th 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

Humor and leadership: How might it matter?

Date:
Wednesday, November 11th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will focus on the types of humor that are beneficial to leaders and those that are not, and other useful tools on humor.

Preview reunion: A virtual friendsgiving

Date:
Wednesday, November 11th 2020
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All alumni and current and past staff who were involved with Preview are invited to this virtual friendsgiving reunion!

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, November 12th 2020
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Welcome Week Alumni Reunion

Date:
Saturday, November 14th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You are #RedbirdWelcome to a Zoom reunion! Graduates of the classes of 2018 and 2019, Brandon Moran, Kara Hagen, Gabriella Trevino, and Annelise Mool first learned to take creative leaps and navigate an around-the-clock work schedule in their role as Welcome Week Interns (formerly Passages). Now they are non-profit, media, and finance professionals looking to strengthen their Redbird network. Similar to you, their COVID-19 work-life challenges have left them feeling like it’s Friday of Welcome Week and you’re trying maintain…

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 16th 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

International Admissions: International Student Information Session (presented in Mandarin)

Date:
Tuesday, November 17th 2020
Time:
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Why should you choose Illinois State University for your studies? Join our admissions and advising staff to discover how ISU has earned their top 100 Public University ranking and all of the opportunities our university has to offer.  Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2209072102257312272 

Fall Dance Concert

Date:
Tuesday, November 17th 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The School of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Dance Concert on November 17-19 at 7:30 p.m.

36th Annual Printmakers’ Exhibition and Sale

Start:
Wednesday, November 18th 2020
8:00 am
End:
Friday, January 22nd
11:59 pm

The Printmaking area in the Wonsook Kim School of Art is keeping the annual exhibition and sale tradition going strong with a virtual event now open, online only, through January 22, 2021, with almost 300 works to peruse.

Virtual leadership: Is that even a thing?

Date:
Wednesday, November 18th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

By incorporating the latest research/perspectives, this session will provide participants with important insights into the skills that will be necessary to manage in today’s constantly changing world.

Fall Dance Concert

Date:
Wednesday, November 18th 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The School of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Dance Concert on November 17-19 at 7:30 p.m.

International Admissions: International Student Information Sessions (presented in English)

Date:
Thursday, November 19th 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Why should you choose Illinois State University for your studies? Join our admissions and advising staff to discover how ISU has earned their top 100 Public University ranking and all of the opportunities our university has to offer.  Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3999205675136940560 

Fall Dance Concert

Date:
Thursday, November 19th 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The School of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Dance Concert on November 17-19 at 7:30 p.m.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, November 26th 2020
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

December 2020

Illinois State Insights webinar: The most important communication skill you were never taught

Date:
Tuesday, December 1st 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this intuitive webinar, Michael Sorensen delivers practical, proven techniques for improving any relationship in your life

Virtual BCA annual meeting

Date:
Saturday, December 5th 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Illinois State University Black Colleagues Association (ISUBCA) invites you to attend our annual meeting on December 5.

Redbird Table Talk: Civic Engagement part 2

Date:
Monday, December 7th 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join our dynamic alumni panel as they speak about their experiences becoming civically engaged, doing the work, and thriving in these spaces.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Bridging the multigenerational work gap

Date:
Tuesday, December 8th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ryan Jenkins will bring market insight into the generational gap and why it exists.

Power and politics in organizations: Is it really that bad?

Date:
Tuesday, December 8th 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will provide participants with a much deeper and useful understanding of political activity in organizations and how to enhance their own political acumen.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, December 10th 2020
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Commencement – College of Business

Date:
Saturday, December 12th 2020

Spring, summer, and winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated at the winter commencement ceremonies.

Commencement – Mennonite College of Nursing

Date:
Saturday, December 12th 2020

Spring, summer, and winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated at the winter commencement ceremonies.

Commencement – College of Arts and Sciences

Date:
Saturday, December 12th 2020

Spring, summer, and winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated at the winter commencement ceremonies.

Commencement – College of Education and Interdisciplinary University Studies

Date:
Saturday, December 12th 2020

Spring, summer, and winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated at the winter commencement ceremonies.

Commencement – Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts

Date:
Saturday, December 12th 2020

Spring, summer, and winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated at the winter commencement ceremonies.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Tuesday, December 15th 2020

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

‘Tis the season for a holiday drawing event: Beginner course

Date:
Tuesday, December 15th 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a spectacular holiday drawing event with Sean Thornton ’00.

‘Tis the season for a holiday drawing event: Intermediate course

Date:
Tuesday, December 15th 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a spectacular holiday drawing event with Sean Thornton ’00.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Stop pleasing people and start standing up

Date:
Wednesday, December 16th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this webinar, Dr. Aziz Gazipura will use engaging stories, humor, and disarming vulnerability to cut through the nice conditioning and liberate the boldest, expressive, authentic version of you.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Thursday, December 31st 2020

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

January 2021

The real deal with real estate: A homebuying webinar

Date:
Monday, January 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn the ins and outs of homebuying from Redbird experts.

Filled: Diversity, equity and inclusion listening session

Date:
Tuesday, January 12th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Share thoughts and questions with the newly formed Alumni Association board of directors' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, January 14th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Friday, January 15th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

Redbird men’s basketball virtual rally

Date:
Wednesday, January 20th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hear from our new AD and get ready to #BackTheBirds. First 25 registrants will receive a Redbird cheer box!

ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN ANCIENT ITALY – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, January 21st
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, February 11th
11:00 am

Join the Academy of Seniors to enjoy an overview about art and architecture in ancient Italy, from the predecessors of the Romans through the birth of empire.

Illinois State Insights webinar: The empathy edge

Date:
Thursday, January 21st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join brand strategist Maria Ross, author of The Empathy Edge: Harnessing the Value of Compassion as an Engine for Success and host of The Empathy Edge podcast, as she shares the value of compassion as an engine for success.

Crushing it in 2021: Insights for thriving in this time of interim

Date:
Friday, January 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Although 2021 promises to hold more challenges, it will also present more opportunities to build things anew. Join Amelia Franck Meyer '89, M.S. '95 to learn how to thrive in the new year.

Professional Sales Institute Sales Careers Job & Internships Fair

Date:
Monday, January 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR The Professional Sales Institute is proud to host a job and internship fair focused on sales careers. STUDENTS – Meet companies that have different sales roles, such as Account Management, New Business Development, and or Indirect Sales (Manufacturing representative selling to Distributors). Do territory sales or sales in an office environment. The vast majority of these companies use a base salary, plus commission, and bonus compensation package. Industries Represented - Insurance, independent, agency, and broker; food processing commodities,…

Appreciation or appropriation? Advancing equity and inclusion webinar

Date:
Tuesday, January 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Illinois State University Alumni Association as we explore together how we can elevate versus appropriate cultural differences.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Digital flourishing

Date:
Wednesday, January 27th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this enlightening presentation, happiness expert Amy Blankson will present a new digital flourishing model that will help you self-assess and strategize how to create a dynamic sense of balance in an otherwise unpredictable world.

Immunology and COVID-19 Vaccination (International Seminar Series)

Date:
Wednesday, January 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will kick off with "Immunology and COVID-19 Vaccination" by Dr. Heather Zwickey of the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. The seminar will be presented online, and will include time for audience questions.  In order to participate, advance registration is required to access the event link. Dr. Zwickey launched the National University of Natural Medicine Helfgott Research Institute in Portland, OR, where she applies her immunology expertise to natural medicine, with specific…

ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN ANCIENT ITALY – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, January 28th
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, February 18th
11:00 am

Join the Academy of Seniors to enjoy an overview about art and architecture in ancient Italy, from the predecessors of the Romans through the birth of empire.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, January 28th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Sunday, January 31st

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

February 2021

Global Redbirds and COVID-19: International Student Experiences (International Seminar Series)

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

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on  Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. On February 3, 2021, ISU International Students Valen Pao, graduate student in information systems, and Nehal Shah, undergraduate in marketing and public relations will share their perspective of experiencing the pandemic in their home countries of Taiwan and India. The series is a collaboration between the ISU Office of International Studies and Programs and the Mennonite College…

ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN ANCIENT ITALY – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, February 4th
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, February 25th
11:00 am

Join the Academy of Seniors to enjoy an overview about art and architecture in ancient Italy, from the predecessors of the Romans through the birth of empire.

International Student Career Series: Life after OPT (Optional Practice Training)

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

Get the career support you need to be competitive and increase your confidence in the United States job market.

Staying healthy and active as a family virtual webinar

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

Find ways to stay active and healthy as a family during and after a pandemic.

COVID-19 in Latin America: Panama (International Seminar Series)

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

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on  Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. On Wednesday, February 10, the featured speaker will be Dean Mayanin Rodriguez, Vice Rector of Student Affairs at the Universidad de Panamá Panama City, República de Panamá. Rodriguez will be providing a Panamanian perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic. The Spring 2021 Illinois State University (ISU) International Seminar Series is a collaboration between the ISU Office of International…

Graduate School Series: Admission Secrets

Date:
Wednesday, February 10th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hear firsthand from graduate school coordinators (panel) about how to make your application stand out!

ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN ANCIENT ITALY – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, February 11th
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, March 4th
11:00 am

Join the Academy of Seniors to enjoy an overview about art and architecture in ancient Italy, from the predecessors of the Romans through the birth of empire.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

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

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Graduate School Series Overview of What You Should Know Before Graduate School

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

This session helps students considering the pursuit of a graduate degree by providing an overview of graduate school.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Monday, February 15th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

Cook with a Redbird chef: Virtual winter edition

Date:
Tuesday, February 16th

Learn how to make zoodle avocado pesto from the comfort of your home.

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – VIRTUAL

Start:
Tuesday, February 16th
1:30 pm
End:
Tuesday, March 9th
3:00 pm

A series on women’s suffrage will highlight the Academy of Seniors sessions during the Spring 2021 semester.

Native American Film Series

Date:
Tuesday, February 16th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This Spring 2021 semester, a film series and discussion forum has been planned that focuses on historic and contemporary issues facing indigenous peoples that often go unnoticed.

Homecoming driveway tailgate parties

Date:
Wednesday, February 17th

Show off #RedbirdHomecoming spirit with this new tradition.

Prevalence of Covid at Divinopolis City in Minas Gerais, Brazil (International Seminar Series)

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

On Wednesday, February 17 at noon, Central Standard Time learn about the prevalence of COVID-19 at Divinopolis City in Minas Gerais, Brazil with an online seminar by Dr. Thalyta Mansano and Dr. Vanessa Cortes both from the Universidade Federal de Sao Joao del Rei in Brazil. Mansano is professor and vice coordinator of primary care and family health nursing, and Cortes is PhD supervisor of Biochemistry postgraduate and nursing postgraduate program. The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series is focus on …

Graduate School Series: How to Pay for Graduate School

Date:
Wednesday, February 17th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the pros and cons of various methods for financing graduate school.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Unconscious bias at work

Date:
Thursday, February 18th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this insightful webinar, participants will be equipped with tools to move from a space of comfort into curiosity proactively, and ultimately to embracing being uncomfortable.

Graduate School Series: Researching Graduate Schools and Navigating the Process

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

Learn how to select the right graduate school for you!

InstaCareer for Education Majors

Date:
Monday, February 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gain the confidence and skills you need when meeting potential employers or professionals from actual employers.

Contracts for Artists | Presentation + Workshop with Louise Carron of the Center for Art Law

Date:
Tuesday, February 23rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Whether you work with a dealer or gallery to sell your art, or show in an alternative or community space, license your designs, or hire employees, contracts form an important part of an artist’s career. Join us Tuesday, February 23, and meet with Louise Carron, executive director of the Center for Art Law, whose presentation will help you to learn the basics of contract law and how to negotiate.

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE – VIRTUAL

Start:
Tuesday, February 23rd
1:30 pm
End:
Tuesday, March 16th
3:00 pm

A series on women’s suffrage will highlight the Academy of Seniors sessions during the Spring 2021 semester.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Raising thrivers

Date:
Wednesday, February 24th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This webinar offers tools to raise successful, self-reliant, and less pressured kids who thrive in school and life.

A Comparative Analysis of the Clinical Management of COVID-19 in the USA and Morocco (International Seminar Series)

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

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on  Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 will feature Dr. Azedine Tebba discussing COVID-19 in Morocco, Canada, and the U.S. The Illinois State University (ISU) International Seminar Series is a collaboration between the ISU Office of International Studies and Programs and the Mennonite College of Nursing. Seminar events are open to the public and include time for audience questions.  Register…

Graduate School Series: Writing a Winning Personal Statement

Date:
Wednesday, February 24th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get tips for writing a scholarly written personal statement and how to be strategic when obtaining letters of recommendation for graduate school admission.

Coffee Hour: What is A/P Council?

Date:
Thursday, February 25th
Time:
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Chat with current A/P members to learn about the council and the upcoming election.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

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

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

What’s it like to be a Redbird these days?

Date:
Thursday, February 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There is nothing “normal” about this academic year and our students are experiencing college in a unique way. Find out how at this virtual event.